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Protestant Religious Education Coordinator (PREC)

Company: Sanford Federal
Location: Dover
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Sanford Federal Inc. (SANFORD) headquartered in Stafford, VA., is a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business that provides federal professional services, primarily engaged in providing advanced information technology, cyber security, management systems support, as well as business and infrastructure management services.

We are among the most innovative, respected, and ethical providers of technology solutions to the United States government. Our mission is to provide superior-quality, innovative, information technology solutions that help federal agencies best aid, serve, and protect the American people.

Job Title: Protestant Religious Education Coordinator (PREC)

Based at: Dover, DE

Job Summary:

Sanford Federal is looking for Protestant Religious Education Coordinator who will primarily work to execute the Lead Protestant Chaplain's (LPC) and the DAFB Chaplain Corps (HC) Leadership Team's vision (hereafter referred to as the CLT) for Protestant religious education (RE) by planning, coordinating, and executing the relevant deliverables called for in the Chapel Annual Ministry Plan (AMP), Protestant community and RE fiscal year (FY) calendar, and the Protestant FY budget. This position requires flexibility and the capacity to work well with other chapel contractors, volunteers, and military personnel. The PREC shall serve as the primary coordinator, facilitator, and organizer of all Protestant RE events and elements. Additionally, the PREC will teach pre-approved curriculum for Sunday children's church service(s) and PWC children's RE programs when volunteer(s) have not been coordinated.

Requirement :
A minimum of three professional references with contact information (phone/email). Note: One of the references must be from an ordained Protestant clergyperson and it must include a copy of the minister's active credentials. Professional reference cannot include family, friends, or those who have worked with the applicant for less than thirty days.
A minimum of (2) years' experience leading an RE program at a military installation or civilian church and/or three years' experience as a volunteer leader in an RE program.
Provide a letter of good standing from a previous Protestant military chapel or a Protestant congregation.
Fluency and experience with Microsoft Office and Adobe software.
Provide a capability statement on the position description of a hypothetical new volunteer position (e.g., children's church worker).

Duties and Responsibilities:

Pass a background investigation IAW public Law 101-647, Section 231 (Crime Control Act of 1990 and DODI 1402.5, Criminal History Background Checks on Individuals in Child Care Service Position).
Adhere to the requirements of the assigned LPC and CLT endorsing religious organization's requirements while providing for the spiritual and religious needs of all active duty personnel, their families, and other authorized personnel.
Submit and track to completion all background check applications for RE volunteers who will work with children IAW DAFI 52-101.
Serve as the primary Protestant RE Line-of-Sight Supervisor for all events with childcare volunteers; recruit volunteers to serve as Specified Volunteers.
Maintain all volunteers' identification badges who work with children and oversee proper display and use of childcare worker identification.
Serve as the Volunteer Supervisor for all RE volunteers IAW DAFI 52-101.
The PREC will write position description for all RE volunteer positions and submit to the LPC via the PCC.
The LPC will assist the PREC when there is a need to solicit volunteers from outside of PWC. Reports weekly all volunteer hours to the Protestant Community Coordinator (PCC) or the event's sponsoring chaplain, typically the LPC.
Create the annual calendar of events for Protestant RE functions (with budget planning), submit draft to the LPC via the PCC, and execute, as the primary project officer/point-of-contact (POC), all elements of Protestant RE events/projects designated by the normal chapel planning processes.
Normally, the LPC will be the sponsoring chaplain of pre-planned and short-notice events. Some examples of these types of events may include, but are not limited to, RE needs during PWC retreats, Vacation Bible School, family RE fellowships, etc.
Submit facility requests to the PCC for all scheduled RE events on chapel property and de-conflicts RE scheduling/facility issues with the Facility Manager.
Attend weekly chapel staff meeting to keep updated on the chapel's operations and calendar, reports on ongoing assignments, projects, and weekly tasks, and shares feedback from Protestant RE volunteers. This staff meeting requirement can be waved, at the approval of the LPC, on weeks where the PREC cannot accomplish the other contractual responsibilities in the hours available. In this event, the PCC or LPC shall be briefed on all information necessary to share it for the PREC at the chapel staff meeting.
Attend Protestant Advisory Council (PAC) meetings as a non-voting member and brief the PAC on relevant RE issues.

Recruit, train, and supervise all Protestant RE volunteers; work necessary volunteer training requirements IAW DAFI 52-101, Chapter 6 in alignment with the PCC who function as the Protestant Head Volunteer Supervisor.
Program and teach the children's church programs at all WS(s) when available PWC volunteer support is incapable, unwilling, or unqualified to lead children's church. A fully trained and properly vetted volunteer can teach children's church instead of the PREC.
Program and teach Children's RE for PWC events and programs, as required by the LPC, when available PWC volunteer support is incapable, unwilling, or unqualified to lead children's RE. A fully trained and properly vetted volunteer can teach children's church instead of the PREC.
Supervise the leaders of the current PWC auxiliaries (e.g., Protestant Women/Men/Youth of the Chapel) when they serve a primarily Protestant RE purpose (e.g, women's Bible studies); promote the establishment of new Protestant auxiliaries when necessary; facilitate the auxiliaries' RE programs.
Coordinate HC facility setup, equipment, and resources for all RE programs and events, ensuring facilities are opened before the program starts and fully secured and cleaned after the program ends.
Be able to fluently use software provided by and relevant to DAFB HC mission to include, but not limited to: Proclaim Church Presentation Software, Microsoft Office Suite, Planning Center, Canva Graphic Design Software, Eventbrite Event Management Systems, and other programs deemed relevant by the LPC.
Develop and maintain electronic records.
Recommend curriculum/programing for the next FY's Protestant RE cycle to the LPC by 15 July of the current year.
Provide pre-approved curriculum/lesson plans to all scheduled RE volunteers at least one week in advance of the volunteer program execution.
Coordinate and facilitate the annual Vacation Bible School (VBS) and other special RE events as requested by the LPC. The PREC will recruit volunteers, register children, and promote the event(s).
Record attendance at all RE programs and events and report numbers on a weekly basis to the PCC.
Assist the LPC or sponsoring chaplain by providing information necessary for reporting in the Air Force Chaplain Corps Activity Reporting System (AFCCARS) or similar contexts as requested.
Programs specifically for the Children, Men, Women, and Youth lines of the current Protestant Chapel Tithes and Offerings Fund (CTOF) budget in coordination with the LPC. As budget line designation 3 changes occur occasionally, the PREC will seek clarification from the LPC on the lines for which the PCC is responsible to program.
Publicize all Protestant RE events via CLT approved means.
Plan the annual volunteer appreciation event.
Incorporate children and youth during holiday season for worship specials during WS(s) and special Protestant events ICW the Protestant Music Director and PCC.
Draft and file after-action reports at the conclusion RE events, when requested by the LPC, within 14 calendar days of each event, including Children's Church, Christmas programs, Easter programs, and other major RE events.
Comply with all Chapel Air Force Instructions and Chapel Operating Instructions, specifically those regarding facility usage, resource protection, fire protection, and funds utilization, and safety.
Properly subcontracted replacements must provide all hours the PREC will be unable to personally provide due to reasonable and approved.
The PREC is responsible for payment of substitute and ensuring the substitute meets background check requirements to work alone with children.

Why Sanford Federal?

You can take pride in working for a company dedicated to serving our government by providing the best, most cost-effective solutions for the US Government. Our work helps the US Government secure our nation, support the efforts of our military and intelligence communities, and provide lifesaving medical services to our soldiers, vets, and their families.

Please submit your most up-to-date resume. Please be sure to highlight your relevant experience.

Sanford Federal is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

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