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New Life Church
Job Title: Financial Stewardship Coordinator
Accountable To: Associate Pastor – Financial Stewardship Ministries
Status: Salaried, Full-time, Director Level 2
Job Titles Supervised: N/A
Purpose: To serve the New Life Church family and the Colorado Springs community by
administering the church’s financial stewardship programs as well as offering
information and compassionate support to those who come to us for assistance
1. Perform a wide variety of tasks utilizing a thorough working knowledge of the policies and procedures of New Life
Church, and accurately representing the vision and values of Financial Stewardship Ministries on a daily basis.
2. Serve as the intake coordinator for all requests for financial assistance that come to New Life Church by promptly
reviewing all applications and responding appropriately in a timely manner.
3. Providing administrative support, as needed, to Pastor Amie Streater.
4. Recruiting, training and coordinating volunteers who wish to serve New Life Church in the area of benevolence,
financial coaching and office support.
5. Pairing church members in need of financial support with appropriate coaches and mentors, and monitoring the
success of those relationships on an ongoing basis.
6. Maintaining excellent relationships with volunteers and church members participating in our ministry.
7. Coordinating New Life’s benevolence ministry with local utilities and social service agencies.
8. Seeking ongoing education in the area of financial coaching and benevolent care.
9. Ensuring that volunteer benevolence counselors have the best possible training through ongoing education,
training and pastoral support.
10. Being available, if needed, to teach classes aimed at helping New Life’s most vulnerable members understand that
God has a plan for their lives and their finances, and teaching them practical strategies to become financially
11. Working closely with other New Life ministries including Women’s, Groups and Generations to ensure we are
serving these members well in the area of financial stewardship.
12. Consistently reviewing benevolence policies and other ministry guidelines and suggesting changes, as necessary,
to meet the changing needs of New Life Church.
13. Establishing and maintaining relationships with outside social service agencies to ensure New Life Church is
operating within its desired scope in the Colorado Springs community.
14. Updating and maintaining necessary application and referral forms and other documentation as required by New
15. Understanding and following state, federal and IRS regulations in regards to benevolence in order to assist the
church’s senior leadership in protecting the legal and financial interests of New Life Church.
16. Maintaining a database of financial assistance applications and disbursements to ensure benevolence stays within
budget and also to provide informational support to other New Life staff members.
17. Provide administrative and office support as needed to Financial Stewardship Ministries.
18. Support New Life Church with your tithe.
19. Attend regular staff meetings, department meetings and additional meetings when requested.
20. Other duties as needed.
Education & Experience: High School diploma or the equivalent, some college preferred. Must complete Financial
Peace University within 90 days of hire, through independent study if necessary. The stewardship coordinator must
also have personal experience with financial stewardship and feel comfortable sharing personal stories and
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Confident leadership skills consistent with a highly motivated, self-starting “people person.”
Volunteer and staff management experience, flexibility and a “team player” attitude.
Counseling and ministry skills that combine compassion and grace with a desire to educate others for life-long
financial health and success.
Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to apply considerable initiative and independent judgment.
The ability to prayerfully make tough decisions quickly without excessive input or oversight.
Strong computer skills, including proficiency with a variety of software applications and databases, such as the MS
Office suite of applications – Word, Access, Publisher, PowerPoint and Excel. Must have familiarity, experience
and ability to navigate and produce documents within the above mentioned software applications as well as strong
Internet researching skills.
Strong organizational and office skills.
Detail-oriented and self-motivated.
Ability to verbally communicate effectively and tactfully at all levels.
Good analytical skills to extract data and draw conclusions.
Personable and helpful attitude.
Ability to handle constantly changing priorities and demands.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Able to work well under pressure with time constraints and ability to multi-task and assess the priority of the
Maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.
Proficiently operate various office machines, such as scanners, copiers, calculators, fax machines, etc.
Testing: Vocabulary, sequential logic, DISC Personality Profile and GiftQuest.
Physical Requirements of the Benevolence Coordinator position
Working Environment Seldom Occasional Frequent
Cold (50o F or less) X
Heat (90o F or more) X
Climbing (Stairs/Ladders) X
Work with Others X
Working Alone X
Crawling or Kneeling X
Repetitive Movements X
Facsimile (Fax) X
Moving Heavy Items: Seldom Occasional Frequent
Reaching Over Shoulder X
Reaching Forward X
Other Requirements: Seldom Occasional Frequent
Visual Acuity: Near X
Visual Acuity: Far X
Color Discrimination X
Manual Dexterity X
Eye-Hand Coordination X
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