Community Engagement Coordinator at Lake Avenue Church
Pasadena, California 91101

We are looking for someone who is first faithful to the Gospel, is spiritually passionate, and builds excellent volunteer teams. This position requires a highly organized, relationally engaging, and motivated individual. We seek someone to lead out of their passion for creative, relational, and welcoming ministry. With our congregation, it is critical to lead across spiritually, ethnically, socio-economically, and culturally diverse groups. Essential to this position are the following:

· The Coordinator reports to the Associate Pastor of Congregational Life. They work alongside a team of directors and coordinators who oversee ministries from birth through adulthood.

· The Coordinator oversees a large team of volunteers. They will care for, connect, and communicate well with teams for ushering, greeting, and hospitality roles.

· The Coordinator collaborates with the Associate Pastor of Congregational Life to coordinate newcomer and membership classes, integrating attendees into church life.

· The Coordinator’s responsibilities include managing the volunteer database, organizing training and appreciation events, and functioning as part of our pastoral/ministry team.

There is no expectation that one would just come in and manage what is happening. However, we expect the coordinator to provide vision and direction for engagement and growth that integrates with our ministry mission and values.

Qualifications include:

· With a commitment to Lake Avenue Church's mission and vision, the candidate must wholeheartedly agree with the ten articles of the Lake Avenue Church Statement of Faith and the church’s positions on gender, human sexuality, and marriage.

· At least three years of ministry experience, with 1-2 years working in volunteer coordination (or related field) and working in an office environment at a nonprofit organization.

· A Bible College degree is preferred.

· A collaborative spirit, able to work closely with church staff and ministry leaders.

· Excellent interpersonal skills with strong written and verbal communication. · Click here to review the job description.

We’d love to hear from you if you or someone you know is passionate about fostering community and helping people find their place in ministry. Please send a cover letter and resume to the Associate Pastor of Congregational Life, Dr. Nick Barrett, at [email protected]. This position is full-time, 40 hours per week, including evenings and weekends, and includes benefits. The pay range for this position is $20.00-$30.00 per hour. No phone calls, please. Those meeting our selection criteria will be contacted for interviews.


Lake Avenue Church
393 N. Lake Avenue
Pasadena, California 91101


Dr. Nick Barrett
[email protected]


Pasadena, California 91101
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Not Exempt
Church Ministry