Englewood, CO United States
Time Commitment: Minimum of 4 years – (Full-Time)
Cadence International is a support-based mission. All appointed missionaries are required to raise their individual support before they are released to the field.
The Missionary Field Staff Adult Ministry position exists to facilitate ministry strategies and programs to accomplish the sharing of the gospel and your life with military people and their families. The end result is to exalt Christ in the nations through the lives of transformed military people.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Create an inviting environment that reflects the kindness and graciousness of our Lord.
Offer relationship with people that allows them to see what life as a believer looks like. Be authentic.
Evangelize the lost.
Equip participants with skills that mature their walk with the Lord and create character traits in line with Christ.
Engage participants with opportunities to be servant-minded and sharing of their time, treasures and talents.
Initiate and maintain contact ministry among military personnel and families in the community.
Plan and execute regular programs Bible studies, support groups, etc.
Practice hospitality, including planning menus, purchasing food and preparing meals.
Plan and execute retreats/special events.
Recruit and train volunteers.
Create opportunities for participants to be involved in both local outreach and global ministry opportunities.
Support the chaplain and the religious activities on base.
Complete required reports and administrative duties according to deadlines.
Attend and participate in Cadence events (monthly meetings, staff conferences, combined retreats).
Provide caring and sympathetic advice, encouragement, support, and Biblical direction to participants.
Travel (possibly international) will be required.
Build a donor support team, raise all necessary funding for their Cadence position, maintain that financial support level and maintain communication with that donor support team.
Minimum Job Requirements:
Born again, mature Christian with an affinity for the mission and work of Cadence International.
Because of the distinctly Christian emphasis of Cadences mission work, willing to sign and comply with Cadence Internationals Code of Christian Conduct.
30 hours Bible training.
Demonstrated spiritual, emotional, marital (if applicable) and financial health.
Knowledge of standard business written communications. Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills.
Proficiency in general computer skills; Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Ability and willingness to learn and become proficient on software applications used by Cadence.
Strengths in administration, multi-tasking, and organizational skills. Able to handle administrative and financial tasks required by Cadence.
Ability to graciously re-prioritize workload as demands change throughout the day.
Flexibility to meet demands of a dynamic work environment.
Master of Divinity or education beyond Bachelors degree: preferably ministry focused.
Experience working with adult ministries in a hospitality/retreat setting
Previous experience preparing and delivering sermons or group discussions
A variety of craftsman skills is useful
Preferred Competencies for Success:
Able to spiritually self-feed.
Teachability and willingness to submit to authority.
Communication skills, including conflict resolution.
Team Skills able to partner with others to do ministry, within Cadence and without.
Demonstrated planning and organizing skills.
Adaptability to culture, change and tempo.
Servant leadership based in humility.
Willingness to embrace and develop a ministry that reflects the Cadence Ministry Frame.
Heart for reaching military and the world reflected through personal serving of others and sharing of resources.
Able to develop and teach Bible studies.