Position Description – Pastor

14

Nov

2022

Ndoto is looking for individuals who are committed to our mission and vision and are excited to use their gifts and skill sets to that end. Please view our current openings below and contact us if you are interested at apply@ndoto.org.

Ndoto is looking for individuals who are committed to our mission and vision and are excited to use their gifts and skill sets to that end. Please view our current openings below and contact us if you are interested at apply@ndoto.org.

 

BACKGROUND

Ndoto: For Africa’s Future is a Christ-centered community development organization that works in the Obunga slum of Kisumu, Kenya. Ndoto is a Swahili word meaning “dream.” We aim to give at-risk youth a chance to dream for themselves, their community, and the kingdom of God through education, discipleship, and development.

Ndoto Community Church Pastor

Job Type: Full Time

Qualifications: BSc in Theology

Location: Obunga – Kisumu

Job Field: Pastoral

As an organization, we believe that forgotten communities can be transformed from the inside out. Our dream is to see entire communities changed, not only individual lives transformed. We encourage our students to dream not only about what job they want to have, and who they want to become, but also what community they want to live in. We invest in people as a whole and empower them to reach their potential, so they will be equipped to become the community leaders of tomorrow. The Ndoto Community Church pastor will work alongside a team at the church and at Ndoto to minister to people of all ages in Obunga and beyond. Compensation will be commensurate with experience and qualification.

For more information about our organization, please visit www.ndoto.org.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Lead and give direction to the NDOTO Discipleship team and the NDOTO Church.
  • Disciple, mentor and counsel NDOTO students by taking them through questions of faith and life and also praying for the students facing difficulties.
  • Document the students’ progress cards within the Discipleship Ministry.
  • Document relevant church documents.
  • Help students set academic goals by collaborating with the Education team.
  • Visit the students’ homes and schools during holidays and on session.
  • Plan and execute annual students retreat and events.
  • Prepare and attend the annual church general meetings.
  • Assign and manage staff and students list in the Discipleship Department.
  • Dream about and plan for new things within the NDOTO Church and Discipleship Ministry.
  • Begin planning for the first expansion of NDOTO Church.
  • Identify areas of training for staff at the Discipleship Department.
  • Lead staff meetings for the Discipleship team.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Executive Directors and the Local Director.
  • Ensure the church finances are managed well.
  • Audit NDOTO’s progress and suggest ideas for change or improvement.
  • Manage money well with integrity.
  • Lead a Bible Study program every week with the NDOTO team.
  • Help prepare the annual student retreat together with the Education Team.
  • Collaborate with the Local Director to ensure that the young girls ministry grows.
  • Work with the Discipleship team to build budgets for every year.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have at least a BSc. In Theology.
  • Must have served in an urban church ministry set up for a minimum of three years.
  • Must have served in a youth ministry setting and understand the dynamics in working with and serving the young people.
  • Must be at least 40 years old.
  • Should be willing to settle within Kisumu City.
  • Must be a married man to a single female wife.

 

HOW TO APPLY

We invite interested candidates who meet the requirements to email their applications to apply@ndoto.org.

Applications should include:

  1. A one-page cover letter explaining why you are applying for this position, and how your recent relevant experience and skills meet the requirements for this position.
  2. A Curriculum Vitae specifying your qualifications, education and relevant work experience.

If successful, we will expect the names, email addresses and daytime contact numbers of three to four referees, one of them being your current or last manager/supervisor.

Closing date for this post will be 10th January 2023.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and a successful candidate may be selected prior to the closing date. Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to participate in an interview.

Due to the high number of applications expected, only successful candidates will be contacted.

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