Program Director

Website Steps Ministries / Christians United For Buffalo, Inc.

Position Title: Program Director

Title Report to: Ministry Director

Manages these titles: Volunteer team member

Key position outcomes:

The role of Program Director involves running and shaping the current programs that Steps provides and working with the Director in starting new initiatives as God leads. They may live on or off site. They invest themself in the neighborhood and get to know the needs of families, finding ways to serve and make disciples.

Typical work activities:

Developing relationships with neighborhood families
Organizing ministry program/event calendars
Setting up for and running ministry programs and events (Jesus Kids after school program, Youth Group, Freely Give Food Pantry, Deeper Youth Retreat and any new programs started)
Teaching children and youth
Doing some office tasks
Communicating with volunteers, parents and youth
Promoting events and programs in the neighborhood
Assisting Administrative Assistant and Ministry Director with Fundraising events and initiatives
Restocking supplies
Fielding telephone calls and receiving and directing visitors


Education: High School Diploma

Experience: Ministry Experience, Event coordinating, missionary/church work with children

Knowledge/Skills: Use of Microsoft Office programs, strong interpersonal skills, administrative skills.

Helpful personal qualities/characteristics: Punctual, organized, personable, self-motivated, able to think on their feet, spiritually mature.


Exemplify a Christian lifestyle and practice spiritual disciplines such as personal Bible study and prayer.
Hold to the Christian faith and doctrine in a way that is consistent with the leadership of Steps Ministries. (see Statement of Faith and Resident Guidelines)
Seek spiritual harmony with fellow residents, staff & volunteers.
Keep clean and maintain apartment/property with fellow residents.
Work with the Ministry Director to accomplish ministry goals.

Required meetings and participation on cross functional teams

Weekly Staff Meeting
Weekly Youth Gatherings
Weekly children’s after-school program
Quarterly Leadership Meals / Meetings

Travel required?   To events held locally

Accommodation: Accommodation* provided free of charge if necessary.

Pay: In addition to accommodation, this position pays $12.50/hr to start. **

Hours: This position would require approximately 25 hours/week.

*Accommodation includes 1 furnished bedroom and use of shared bathroom, kitchen and living area at 1221 Seneca Street, Apt. 2. It also includes utilities, wifi, and use of the washer and dryer. Whole families would have an entire apartment space.

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