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"Directors, Religious Activities and Education"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Direct and coordinate activities of a denominational group to meet religious needs of students. Plan, direct, or coordinate church school programs designed to promote religious education among church membership. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Directors, Religious Activities and Education"

1) Analyze member participation and changes in congregation emphasis to determine needs for religious education.

2) Collaborate with other ministry members to establish goals and objectives for religious education programs, and to develop ways to encourage program participation.

3) Confer with clergy members, congregation officials, and congregation organizations to encourage support of and participation in religious education activities.

4) Develop and direct study courses and religious education programs within congregations.

5) Identify and recruit potential volunteer workers.

6) Implement program plans by ordering needed materials, scheduling speakers, reserving space, and handling other administrative details.

7) Locate and distribute resources such as periodicals and curricula in order to enhance the effectiveness of educational programs.

8) Publicize programs through sources such as newsletters, bulletins, and mailings.

9) Schedule special events such as camps, conferences, meetings, seminars, and retreats.

 

 

11) Train and supervise religious education instructional staff.

12) Analyze revenue and program cost data to determine budget priorities.


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13) Attend workshops, seminars, and conferences to obtain program ideas, information, and resources.

14) Counsel individuals regarding interpersonal, health, financial, and religious problems.

15) Interpret religious education activities to the public through speaking, leading discussions, and writing articles for local and national publications.

16) Participate in denominational activities aimed at goals such as promoting interfaith understanding or providing aid to new or small congregations.

17) Plan and conduct conferences dealing with the interpretation of religious ideas and convictions.

18) Visit congregation members' homes, or arrange for pastoral visits, in order to provide information and resources regarding religious education programs.

Job Description for "Directors, Religious Activities and Education" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  S-E-A        SOC:  21-2021.00