Director of Ashland Area Presbyterian Ministries (AAPM)
Summary: Ashland Area Presbyterian Ministries is a partnership of the Presbyterian Churches of Boyd and Greenup counties joined together to promote missions. The Director will assist in coordinating missions of the five partner churches and is primarily responsible for the operation of Clean Start.
- Supports the Mission and Vision of Ashland Area Presbyterian Ministries
- Coordinates and leads various cooperative ministries and activities involving the five local Presbyterian partner churches.
- Serves as liaison between AAPM and various community agencies such as CAReS, Community Kitchen, Dressing Room, the Neighborhood, etc.
- Encourages and develops new mission efforts in our community and congregations.
- Oversees and disburses the AAPM Emergency Fund and provides a monthly report to the AAPM Board of Directors.
- Plans and leads mission education trips and mission work trips for youth and adults as requested.
- Communicates to each Session and congregation the needs, projects and activities of AAPM.
Ashland Area Presbyterian Ministries operates Clean Start, a mission of Ashland Area Presbyterian Ministries, which provides shower facilities, haircuts, mailboxes, hygiene supplies and cleaning supplies for those in need. The Director is responsible for the operation of Clean Start. To facilitate this mission, the Director shall:
- Develop a schedule of operation sufficient to meet the needs.
- Develop a schedule of volunteers to staff with at least two at all times.
- Develop procedures and policies for the use of Clean Start.
- Maintain the cooperation of the Neighborhood.
- Maintain a household cleaning supply and personal hygiene closet.
- Seek funding from outside sources.
- Work fifteen to twenty hours per week.
Education and Experience: High school graduate or GED with two years related experience.
Language Skills: Competent to converse with and communicate with people of varying socioeconomic backgrounds and levels of understanding.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
Physical Demands: The Director will be required to use his/her hands to handle objects and manipulate computers, paper and common objects. The Director must be able to lift or move at least 25 lbs.
Work environment: The work environment can be loud and distracting.
Standards of Performance and Conduct:
- Exemplifies courtesy and respect with congregations, clients and volunteers.
- Understands and complies with work rules and safety regulations.
- Is alert to others needs and willingly assist others without being asked.
- Respects personal information as private and refrain from gossip.
- Takes personal responsibility for staying informed of church activities.
- Attends staff Meetings and if absent, make efforts to review the information within 15 days.
- Remains technically proficient to perform job with minimal support of others.
- Consistently reports for work on time.
- Keeps work area organized.
- Works to keep site clean by picking up litter and cleaning up spills immediately.
- Does not waste resources and supplies.
- Dresses neat, clean and professional.
- Welcomes, smiles warmly and speaks to people throughout the facility.
- Uses courteous and professional phone skills.
- Is positive, optimistic and gives credit where credit is due.