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Job Details
Company Name :
Joni and Friends
Company Location :
Knoxville, TN 37919
Job Position :
Temporary Event Manager
Job Category :
Jobs in California

Job Description :
This is a part-time, 16 hour/week position.
Perform duties and responsibilities requiring special expertise including, but not limited to:

Plan and implement retreat/event(s) with JAF oversight
Attend regular Family Retreat meetings as designated
Recruit qualified individuals for leadership positions
Finalize all Volunteer and Family registrations
Participate in ongoing dialogue for support to all leaders and teams for Family Retreat event(s)
Act as liaison between Joni and Friends and retreat site staff
Manage processing of family scholarship requests as needed
Deliver training for volunteers
Lead the packing and unpacking for Family Retreat event(s)
Communicate with Global Operations as it applies to schedule changes website updates, or other administrative or procurement event(s) needs
Coordinate with Vendors for facilities, sub-events, and support services
Serve as primary contact for attendees (families and volunteers) leading up to the weeks of Family Retreat event(s)
Use only current theme artwork provided by JAF Global Operations Department
Attend and lead designated Family Retreat event(s)
Process and debrief following Family Retreat event(s) and assist in plans for future events
Provide event reports as needed
Oversee and manage Family Retreat event(s) budget and finances
Policies – Work with the Area Ministries Operations Manager and National Operations Manager to assure implementation of policies and processes for optimal organization impact
Other activities and projects as needed to fulfill the mission of Joni and Friends and Family Retreats


Must possess a vibrant personal relationship with Jesus Christ and agree with the Joni and Friends statement of faith
Desire to serve in a growing and dynamic Christian service ministry
An Associate’s degree or above is preferred
Candidates must be able to travel on an intermittent basis locally
Demonstrate an ability to plan and execute across all departmental functions
Ability to be a servant leader who can lead and support Area Ministry staff
Candidate must be able to implement the vision and mission of Joni and Friends as expressed in operational goals for the event
Strength in integration management of ideas and processes; interpersonal and networking skills; conflict resolution, team building, budgeting, planning, and reporting
Candidate must possess the necessary skills to bridge relations between various volunteers of the ministry
Strong written and oral communication skills are a must
Experience in public speaking, multi-department communication, and team communication

Prior to applying for any position with Joni and Friends, all applicants must review our Statement of Faith and Mission Statement (below) and be in agreement with both.
Ministry Life:
Joni and Friends desire is to glorify God in the way we conduct ourselves, and in the work we do. Employment at Joni and Friends is not just a job but a calling from God to serve and share the gospel with people living with disabilities. We desire to see the local church become a place of belonging for every family living with disabilities. We want every employee to excel in their walk with Christ and at their job. We purposely create a ministry-wide prayer life environment and offer leadership, and general training to help employees “Lead like Jesus” and perform their work with excellence.
Below outlines the biblical commission, vision, mission, values, and pillars of Joni and Friends:
VISION: “A world where every person with a disability finds hope, dignity, and their place in the body of Christ.”
MISSION: “To glorify God as we communicate the Gospel and mobilize the global church to evangelize, disciple and serve people living with disability.”
BIBLICAL COMMISSION: “Go out quickly in the streets and alleys of the town and bring in the poor, the crippled, the blind and the lame…go out to the roads and country lanes and compel them to come in, so that my house will be full.” Luke 14:21-23 (NIV)

Honor God in everything we do
Build relationships based on trust and respect
Maintain integrity and excellence in programs and services
Practice responsible stewardship


Lead Like Jesus*
Excellence in Your Area of Expertise
Best Christian Workplace

* Lead Like Jesus is a course of study provided to all employees and is based on the book written by Ken Blanchard and Phil Hodges of the same name. The Lead Like Jesus course is the model which governs our ministry culture and contributes significantly to Joni and Friends maintaining its certification as a “Best Christian Workplace” according to surveys by the Best Christian Workplace Institute (BCWI).


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