Position Purpose:

To help build and coordinate a spiritual gifts ministry in the congregation where peoples’ gifts and areas of interest are matched with opportunities for service and ministry both within and outside the congregation to further the mission of Light of Christ Lutheran Church.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist members in better understanding and identifying their areas of interest and giftedness.
    • Attending New Member events
    • Maintaining information in church volunteer database
  • Link the skills and gifts with areas of opportunity within the congregation
  • Work with other staff and committees to identify volunteer positions and facilitate the development of volunteer position descriptions.
  • Track volunteer metrics to measure participation, develop a trend analysis, and use to inform our strategy and mission.
  • Attend staff meeting regularly as well as periodic between Sunday services and occasional presentation to church members at Sunday service.
  • Meet with supervisor on a regular basis
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Willingness to learn, or existing ability to operate church volunteer database
  • Working knowledge of email, Microsoft Suite, Google Applications, and Social Media


  • Membership Development: Supports the congregational membership process; actively connects visitors with the life of the congregation; incorporates hospitality, welcome, orientation, membership and deployment.
  • People/Volunteer Management: Achieves results through the efficient, creative and responsible deployment of volunteers; engages people in their areas of giftedness and passion.
  • Initiative: Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and energetic about worthwhile activities, not fearful of taking calculated risks; seizes opportunities; sets demanding but achievable objectives for self and others.
  • Personal Resilience: Can effectively cope with change and uncertainty; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Establishes good working relationships with all others who are relevant to the completion of work; builds appropriate rapport; uses diplomacy and tack; is approachable.
  • Listening: Engages in thoughtful and attentive listening; listens beneath the surface for real intent; overcomes personal bias to genuinely hear the ideas of another.
  • Integrity and Trust: Is seen as trustworthy by others; practices direct, honest and transparent communication; keeps confidences; admits mistakes.
  • Accuracy: have strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy.


This position will be supervised by the pastor.


  • Non-exempt, part-time, up to 12 hours/week
  • Compensation will be in keeping with the guidelines of the Minneapolis Are Synod

Educational Requirements:

Minimum requirement is a high school diploma or GED.

Physical requirements

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.