Date Posted: October 11, 2018

Denomination: United Methodist (Mandarin UMC in Jacksonville)

Church Size: Over 1000 weekly at all services

Job Type: Part-Time Hourly $12.00 (10-15 hours per week)

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Rec Assistant will aid the Director of Recreation Ministries in creating exciting experiences for children and youth through sports programs
  2. Rec Assistant will create and facilitate environments for children and youth to learn about God through sports
  3. Rec Assistant will work with adult and youth coaches to enhance their coaching experiences and ensure effective interaction
  4. Rec Assistant will lead devotions during sports programs
  5. Rec Assistant will learn about all facets of ministry along with pastoral interaction.
  6. Rec Assistant will create relationships with families, many of whom have no relationship with Christ, mentoring them in their Christian Walk

MUMC Staff Requirements 

  • Satisfactory pre-employment background screening is a mandatory condition of MUMC employment.
  • Agreement to terms specified in the MUMC Personnel Manual and Child Youth Protection Policy (CYPP).
  • Familiar with MUMC Facility Policy (posted guidelines for use of campus facilities.
  • Familiar with the current MUMC Strategic Plan.
  • CPR / Defibrillator / First Aid certification is required (periodic training is offered).

MUMC Personal Qualities 

  • Demonstrate a desire to share / grow in knowledge, commitment and profession of the Christian faith.
  • Ability to work in a courteous, cooperative, patient and helpful manner with co-workers and others.
  • Ability to manage conflict resolution with honesty, integrity and professionalism.
  • Ability to accept flexible work assignments outside the primary scope of your responsibility.
  • Ability to recruit, motivate and supervise volunteers as necessary to supplement MUMC activities.
  • Commitment to maintain confidentiality with respect to the business of the church.
  • Demonstrated lifestyle that does not undermine your effectiveness as an MUMC employee.

Please send 1) application, 2) resume 3) cover letter by September 1 to or a hard copy to Mandarin United Methodist Church C/O Sandy Strickland 11270 San Jose Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32223. A full job description can be found online at


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