Youth Director Opening with Neighborhood Christian Center!

The Neighborhood Christian Centers, Inc. seeks a ministry minded, experienced, competent and caring person to develop and manage a comprehensive youth development program for school age youth.  NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE.  Anyone interested in applying and want to be considered for an interview, please forward your résumé to kelbert@ncclife.org no later than 12:00p on

Friday, April 22, 2016. Please see the job description below.

YOUTH DIRECTOR

POSITION DESCRIPTION:                                                                         

STATUS: Full-Time | HOURS: 40 Hours per week | COMPENSATION: $38,000 – $42,000

General Purpose of Position:

Coordinates the development and implementation of an after school and summer youth program that integrates the resources of a strong youth development team.

Responsibilities:

  • Create, track, and manage program outcomes
  • Work with executive leadership and staff to design a cohesive and comprehensive youth development program for youth
  • Oversee implementation of bible study lessons
  • Work with development team to oversee volunteer recruitment and training
  • Develop and implement planning along with project management processes to ensure the effective coordination and integration of the programs and resources
  • Provide support to executive leadership and staff in the areas of planning, management, program execution and communications
  • Collaborate with youth and adult education services management team to ensure the effective coordination of program schedules and related events for youth and families
  • Manage the development and training of youth development staff
  • Assist with funds development for educational programs and youth programs
  • Assist in management of all youth events
  • Foster relationships among local schools, universities, businesses and other community youth and education programs to enhance the development of the learning center
  • Performs any other duties/responsibilities as assigned by Chief Programs Officer

 

Qualifications and Aptitudes:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent with at least three years’ experience in an administrative or managerial capacity in an organization that provides direct services to youth
  • Experience developing curriculum for youth programs
  • Able to understand and present a bible based curriculum
  • Leadership and management experience in youth services, family engagement and K-12 educational programs
  • Ability to articulate a vision about preparing youth for the future—from social, economic, cultural and personal perspectives—to partners, funders and the community
  • Highly positive and enthusiastic style capable of motivating others
  • Skills and energies to build a team and lead effective staff development and training
  • Relationship management skills and experience in fostering a team approach to youth development and creating collaboration among partner organizations in youth development
  • Excellent project management and planning skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate intermediate knowledge and use of MS Office Suite (WORD, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Experience and competencies in working in a multiracial, multicultural environment
  • Experience and/or understanding of the development of educational programs in nonprofit or K-12 settings
  • Experience with and/or understanding of the application of information to educational programs for youth in nonprofit or K-12 settings
  • Understanding and application of college readiness programs
  • Adherence to NCC policies/procedures, including safety practices
  • Interest in and the ability to articulate the NCC Statement of Faith, Mission and Values
  • Valid Tennessee driver’s license and insurance

 

Spirit Realm Divine Manifestation, a ministry of Evangelism-Counseling-Advocacy has partnered with the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA),  the leading peer-directed national organization focusing on the two most prevalent mental health conditions, depression, and bipolar disorder, which affect more than 21 million Americans, account for 90% of the nation’s suicides every year, and cost $23 billion in lost workdays and other workplace losses.

DBSA Spirit Realm DeSoto County is a faith-based, not-for-profit mental health advocacy organization that provides hope, help, support, and education to improve the lives of people who have mood disorders. One of the main services provided is support groups.  DBSA Spirit Realm primarily serves the DeSoto County, MS area and extends to Memphis, TN. Churches and communities seeking resources (educational programs, speakers, counseling, referrals, support groups, etc) are encouraged to contact us for partnership opportunities.

The next support group for those living with the challenge of depression (diagnosed or non-diagnosed) is Thursday, March 24th at 6:00 p.m. at The Rock Church located at 1760 Stateline Road, Southaven, MS.

For more information, please contact Shulanda Hastings, Chapter President at 662.626.DBSA (3272), dbsaspiritrealm@gmail.com or visitwww.dbsaspiritrealm.org

 

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Greetings from the Church Health Center! Please share all the exciting things going on this month at the Church Health Center with your readers, congregants, and contacts. Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

Thank you! ​​​

Award-winning musician Rev. John Kilzer hosts The Way, a service of recovery, at 6 p.m. every Friday at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 1207 Peabody Ave. The Way focuses on recovery, encouragement, and hope. Music is a key component of the service with many local musicians stopping by to perform. The service, which is a joint ministry of Methodist Healthcare, St. John’s, and the Church Health Center, is free and open to the public. For more information, call 901-726-4104 or visit www.stjohnsmidtown.org.

The Church Health Center offers Commit to Quit smoking cessation groups each month. Four-week group sessions start the first Tuesday of every month from 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. Commit to Quit is free for Church Health Center Wellness members and $40 for the community. Call 901-701-2222 to enroll.

The Community Development Council and the Church Health Center will co-host free, in-person assistance on a first-come, first-served basis to individuals who qualify for the Special Enrollment Period, March 15 through April 30, and have not yet enrolled in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act. Log on to churchhealthcenter.org for full schedule.

Walking as One, the Church Health Center’s annual 1.5 mile walk celebrating wellness in action in Memphis, will be held at 9 a.m. onApril 11 at Church Health Wellness, 1115 Union Ave. To register your team, log on to WalkingAsOne.org. Registration is free, but fundraising opportunities are available by calling 901-272-7170 or visiting WalkingasOne.org .

The Church Health Center will host the Westberg Symposium from April 9-12 at the Peabody Memphis Hotel, 149 Union Ave. Participants will build on current knowledge of Faith Community Nursing practice through opportunities to interact in panel discussions and information-sharing forums and by learning from many experts in pre-conferences, workshops, and poster sessions. To register, log on to churchhealthcenter.org/westberg2015.

Church Health Center Child Life will present “Making Family Fun: How to Engage Your Children at Home, School, and the Community” at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, April 13 at 1115 Union Ave. This free workshop will focus on enhancing parental involvement in different aspects of children’s lives. To pre-register, contact Carrie Beard at beardc@churchhealthcenter.org or 901-701-2239 by April 6th.

The Church Health Center will present heART and Soul of Memphis at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 17 at The Shops of DCI, 776 E. Brookhaven Circle. This exciting event features food from restaurants including Philip Ashley Chocolates, Deja Vu, and South of Beale; an art sale; and live music. Tickets are $35. All proceeds from heART and Soul benefit the Church Health Center. To purchase tickets, log on to churchhealthcenter.org.

The first Family Fun Day at Church Health Center Wellness, 1115 Union Ave., is 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 18. Activities include family art, dance, nutrition, photo booth, food trucks, games, giveaways, a live DJ, and more! This event is free and open to the community. For more information, call 901-701-2239.

Church Health Center Wellness will host Liturgical Dance Workshops from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, April 20 and Monday, May 4 at 1115 Union Ave. These workshop-style classes focus on dance as worship and are designed for ages 12 to adult. No dance experience is required. Cost is $5 for the community and free for Church Health Center Wellness members. Please contact Kristina Hall at hallkr@churchhealthcenter.org or 901-701-2241 to reserve your or your group’s spot.

Please join the Church Health Center for Laurelwood Church Health Center Day on Saturday, May 9. Laurelwood Shopping Center is located on Poplar Ave. between Perkins Extended and Grove Park Rd. The day will include donor celebrations in different stores such as Chico’s and Joseph’s. Participating shops will donate 10% of each purchase made to the Church Health Center and will be identified by purple balloons outside of each door. Please contact Megan Carolan at carolanm@churchhealthcenter.org or 901-701-2151 for more information.

Presented by The Oaks at La Paloma of the Foundations Recovery Network, the Heroes in Recovery 6K Run and Walk will kick off at 8 a.mon Saturday, May 30 at Overton Park. This year’s race will benefit the Church Health Center. Log on to heroes6k.com to register.

The Church Health Center will host a wine tasting from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.on Sunday, June 7 at Ecco Restaurant, 1585 Overton Park. The event will include food from Ecco, wine, and entertainment. For more information, log on to churchhealthcenter.org.

Emily Austin, Communications Specialist

Church Health Center | Office: (901) 701-2127 | Cell: (901) 230-8009

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Faith-based Mental Health Seminar
Spirit Realm Divine Manifestation Ministries is hosting their Second Annual, Faith-based Mental Health Awareness Seminar on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.  Located at the The Rock Church, 1760 Stateline Road, Southaven, MS 

This seminar is for pastors, ministry leaders, parents, professionals and congregants that would like to gain more understanding about mental heath, barriers between church and community, locating resources or interested in starting a counseling ministry at their church. 

Topics include: 

•Breaking Mental Health Barriers

•Working with Children

•Helping Teens Deal with Crises

• Connecting Adults with Resources

•The Role of the Pastor 

•Bridging the Gap between Church & Community

Facilitators include:  LaTanya Foreman, Rust College Family First Resource Center; Veronica Hampton, Inspired Therapy Family Counseling; Reginald Taylor, Pastor of The Rock Church, Shulanda Hastings, Director of Christian Counseling/Mental Health Advocacy- Spirit Realm.

Keynote Speaker is Lorri Key Barrett, LCSW-  “Keeping My Faith, While Saving My Mind”. 

CEU/Contact hours available.  To register, visit www.spiritrealmmanifestation.com or contact Shulanda Hastings, Senior Ministry Leader, at 901.606-7792 or healthymindscoach@gmail.com

Hello. We would like to invite you to the upcoming “Setting Captives Free” Human Trafficking awareness training that is unlike anything you have been a part of before. You may be have to trainings on human trafficking before, but just look who is going to be at this training and the session topics. This is a training you and your colleagues do not want to miss…

Where will the training be held? The training will be held at the Tennsco Community Center, 115 Tennsco Drive, Dickson, TN 37055 on 8/8/14. There is plenty of free parking. Registration and continental breakfast will be served at 7:30am and training will begin promptly at 8:00am and end at 5:15pm.

Who should attend the training? This is training is for first responders, medical and legal personal, social workers, the faith-based community, advocacy groups, and those wanting to learn more about Human Trafficking.

What will be offered at the training? Not only will you be able to network with professionals in the anti-trafficking movement; (8) contact hours for professionals; (8) hours POST certification for TN law enforcement. The registration fee is $70 per person, which includes continental breakfast, all conference and training materials, and certificate.

Who will be there? You will hear from specialists in the anti-trafficking movement, such as: TBI; Internet Crimes against Children Division; the Center for Missing & Exploited Children; law enforcement and other first responders; a former trafficker; a former purchaser “John”; rescue teams; advocates; and survivors.

What will be covered? Sessions will include: human trafficking 101 & 201; victim identification; pimp culture; the impact of human trafficking; TN anti-trafficking efforts; the demand of human trafficking; the role of technology in human trafficking and anti-trafficking efforts; missing and exploited children; ritual abuse; and questioning techniques; TN laws; and work through some real cases.

How do I register? There are two ways to register: (1) online at Eventbrite.com and look up by conference name “Setting Captives Free” Human Trafficking Awareness Training or (2) mail registration to A Bridge of Hope, P.O. Box 3960, Cordova, TN 38088. For more information, please contact Kimberly Benson, at A Bridge of Hope at (901) 487-6577 or via email at BuildingBridgesTogether@yahoo.com.

Where do we stay? For those traveling from out of town, we have arranged a special rate for $79/night at the Comfort Inn, located at 1085 East Christie Drive, Dickson, TN 37055 (615) 740-1000 (mention you are with the “Setting Captives Free” Human Trafficking Awareness Conference).

Respectfully,
Kimberly Benson
A Bridge of Hope
P.O. Box 3960
Cordova, TN 38088
(901) 487-6577
Website:www.ABridgeOfHope.org

“Setting Captives Free” Human Trafficking Awareness Conference – Friday, August 8, 2014

We would like to invite you, your organization, and your departments to come to our “Setting Captives Free” Human Trafficking Awareness Conference.

Where will the training be held?  The training will be held at the Tennsco Community Center, 115 Tennsco Drive, Dickson, TN 37055.  There is plenty of free parking.  Registration and continental breakfast will be served at 7:30 am and training will begin promptly at 8:00 am and end at 5:15 pm.

Who should attend the training?  This is training is for first responders, medical and legal personal, social workers, the faith-based community, advocacy groups, and those wanting to learn more about Human Trafficking.

What will be offered at the training?  Not only will you be able to network with professionals in the anti-trafficking movement; (8) contact hours for professionals; (8) hours POST certification for TN law enforcement. The registration fee is $70 per person, which includes continental breakfast, all conference and training materials, and certificate.

Who will be there?  You will hear from specialists in the anti-trafficking movement, such as: TBI; Internet Crimes against Children Division; the Center for Missing & Exploited Children; law enforcement; rescue teams; first responders; advocates; and survivors.

What will be covered?  Sessions will include: human trafficking 101; victim identification; pimp culture; the impact of human trafficking; TN anti-trafficking efforts; the demand of human trafficking; the role of technology in human trafficking and anti-trafficking efforts; missing and exploited children;  ritual abuse; and questioning techniques; case studies; laws; and you will be part of a very interactive training & discussion.

How do I register? There are two ways to register:  (1) online at Eventbrite.com and look up by conference name “Setting Captives Free” Human Trafficking Awareness Training or (2) mail registration to A Bridge of Hope, P.O. Box 3960, Cordova, TN 38088.  For more information, please contact Kimberly Benson, at A Bridge of Hope at (901) 487-6577 or via email at BuildingBridgesTogether@yahoo.com.

 

Where do we stay?  For those traveling from out of town, we have arranged a special rate for $79/night at the Comfort Inn, located at 1085 East Christie Drive, Dickson, TN  37055 (615) 740-1000 (mention you are with the “Setting Captives Free” Human Trafficking Awareness Conference).

**Please forward this to any and all people that you feel would benefit from this training.  The more people who know, the less who don’t.

 

Respectfully,

 

Kimberly Benson

A Bridge of Hope

P.O. Box 3960

Cordova, TN  38088

(901) 487-6577

Website:www.ABridgeOfHope.org

 

Restoring Lives; Rebuilding Lives for those who are hungry, imprisoned, victimized, and broken.

Find the hungry, feed them.

Find the imprisoned, visit them.

Find the victimized, restore them.

Find the broken, mend them.

Church and ministry leaders and health advocates, is your ministry prepared to help Christians with issues attacking the mind? Are you interested in further equipping your church to help those hurting in this stigmatized area? Spirit Realm Ministries is having a faith-based mental health seminar to help bring awareness to stigmatized issues, break mental health barriers and connect the church and community.

PLAN TO ATTEND THIS SEMINAR

Saturday, March 1, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Hosted by Pastor Reginald Taylor and The Rock Church,

1760 Stateline Road, Southaven, MS

To Register or for more information contact:  Minister Shulanda Hastings,

healthymindscoach@gmail.com or 901-281-6730

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A ministry of evangelism, counseling, advocacy

Breaking Barriers to A Healthy Mind in the Black Community!

EDUCATING – EMPOWERING ENCOURAGING

MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCACY