Assistant Director – Connection and Community at Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church
Walnut Creek, CA


Work with the Pastor of Connection, Community, and Care to cultivate a culture of connection and community at WCPC. This person will oversee weekend hospitality, and other event volunteer teams. They will have a front facing role in connecting with guests, supporting and coaching volunteers, and teaching as needed. And they will maintain the information systems for newcomers, volunteers, and community groups.

Key Responsibilities


  • Oversee weekend hospitality, guest services, and other connection events as needed
  • Lead Sunday volunteer teams using WCPC Connect, Coach, and Care values
    Serve as a primary point of connection for guests and newcomers
  • Oversee, in conjunction with Facilities and Buildings and Grounds, look and feel of newcomer spaces: Lobby, Classrooms, Welcome Center, to provide a welcoming Guest Experience.
  • Manage first-time guest follow up
  • Help coordinate middle hour classes “Explore WCPC” for new people interested in belonging to our church
  • Work with Pastor of CCC to create onramps into WCPC for people not already connected


  • Work with Pastor of CCC to identify and recruit Community Group leaders and/or coaches
  • Support launch of new groups
  • Connect those interested in joining groups with group leaders
  • Work with Pastor of CCC to equip, develop and care for each leader and/or coach
  • Lead/Teach Middle Hour classes as appropriate
  • Stay current on needs among Community Group leaders and coaches and provide real-time guidance when requested
  • Share regular communications with Community Group leaders to keep them informed and help them connect with one another
  • Work with leaders of various ministries to ensure information is current in church database, website, and other communications
  • Ensure Community Group information is current in church database
  • Pray with and for the leaders


  • Work with Communications Manager to support promotion of ministry
  • Support programs administratively as needed (registrations, data gathering and tracking, support for any gatherings (food, etc)
  • Other duties as requested

Expectation of adherence to the WCPC staff values

  • Character- Exercises the fruit of the spirit
  • Competency - Possesses skill and passion for the work
  • Capacity - Has the integrity to work hard without under/over working
  • Chemistry - Gets along with and genuinely loves being around the staff team
  • Culture - Recognizes that creating and cultivating healthy staff culture is crucial

Desired Background and Skill Set

  • Growing and deepening faith in Jesus Christ
  • Maintain a life of integrity that reflects a genuine faith in Christ
  • Team player
  • Passion to create a warm and welcoming church environment and do whatever it takes to move every person toward their first step of belonging and to experience authentic community.
  • Ability to recruit and develop volunteers
  • Strong leadership and relational skills
  • Ability to lead teams and programs
  • Ability to inspire people to action
  • Ministry experience with small groups is preferred (volunteer or staff)
  • Solid listening, coaching and communicating skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Standard computer skills and ability to work with Google docs and Planning Center
  • Undergraduate Degree required

Attends: Weekly Staff, Directors, and Worship Arts Meetings

Supervises: no one at this time

Reports to: Pastor of Connection, Community, and Care

Hours: Full Time

Schedule: Sunday - Thursday

Back up: Pastor of CCC and in some instances Office Coordinator

Hire Contingencies

  • Hire contingent on passing a background check
  • Hire contingent on passing Livescan fingerprinting
  • Hire contingent on passing a credit check


Walnut Creek Presbyterian Church
1801 Lacassie Avenue
Walnut Creek, California 94596


Tommy Branagh


Walnut Creek, CA
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Not Exempt
Personal Interaction
Church Ministry