Job Opportunities

Want to join our team? We are currently looking to hire a qualified staff member for the following positions:

Chinese Administrative Assistant: Full Time
Purpose
HCC is looking for a full-time Chinese Administrative Assistant to create the weekly Chinese bulletin, help organize ministry events, coordinate baptism & membership for the Chinese congregation, and more administrative duties. The Chinese Administrative Assistant will work closely with Chinese ministerial staff to fulfill ministry needs, and they should be available to work office hours on Friday evenings/Sunday mornings.

Responsibilities:
  • make the Chinese bulletin every week
    • coordinate with different groups for announcements/church notices/order of service elements, etc.
    • follow-up on incomplete announcements or requests for short links and QR codes
    • designing and formatting on InDesign
  • maintain/update the Chinese website:
    • upload weekly bulletins
    • handle event promotion through carousels and new webpages, create and share short links, update ministry resources, etc
  • maintain/update the Breeze database: add new attendees, update contact information and pictures, update membership information, organize forms and tags, add Breeze events for check-in
  • translate documents/announcements/prayer requests/promotional materials, etc
  • help coordinate baptism and new members: organizing classes, coordinating interviews, processing applications, preparing certificate/gifts, et
  • write vouchers for outside speakers; maintain the speaker schedule for Mandarin/Cantonese/Pearland
  • help coordinate funerals and special occasions: announcements, printing programs, ordering flowers, catering food, etc
  • cooperate with all Mandarin and Cantonese ministries:
    • print bulletin inserts for events
    • make Sunday School signs and printing/prepping materials needed for Sunday School
    • prepare printouts & equipment requests for fellowships
    • design promotional materials (such as website carousels, bulletin inserts, posters, door signs, and more)
  • handle Zoom and room reservations (including coordinating when people need to change rooms or we need to rearrange to accommodate AV requests)
  • make/update church signs (e.g. welcome signs, COVID signs, etc)
  • send announcements to be posted in Chinese newspapers
  • arrange piano tuner visits
  • order communion supplies as needed
  • assist the Church Council (announcements, preparation for membership meetings, sending email announcements)
  • create the lunch service schedule and sending out weekly reminders to small groups who are serving
  • assist pastoral staff with other scheduling and administrative needs

Relationship
Reports to the Church Administrator, expected to work closely with Chinese ministry staff

Education
Bachelors Degree

Language
Fluency in both written & verbal Mandarin required; ability to communicate proficiently in English required; ability to speak in Cantonese a plus

Skills

  • proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • proficiency with Google Workspace apps (e.g. Calendar, Sheets, Docs, Slide)
  • familiarity with or ability to learn to use design tools (e.g. Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Canva)
  • strong communication skills to work with ministerial staff, administrative staff, church members, and visitors
  • strong event planning and organization skills
  • flexibility to learn to use new apps/tools as needed (e.g. Drupal, Slack, etc)

The Chinese Administrative Assistant must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Youth Minister (Pearland Campus): Full Time

In 2011, a congregation of first-generation Chinese worshippers formed an extension campus in a fast-growing city south of Houston called Pearland. In 2020, we completed construction of a building for the Pearland campus. Currently, we conduct two worship services (Mandarin & English). There is one full-time staff (Mandarin Minister) and two part-time (Administrative Assistant & Children’s Ministry Intern). By 2024, HCC plans to launch the Pearland campus as an independent church plant.

 

At this time, Houston Chinese Church is looking for a full-time Youth Minister for its Pearland Campus. This individual should be passionate about youth ministry, particularly in a first-generation immigrant context. We hope this individual can grow into an English pastor role as the Lord continues to grow and develop the English ministry. By his grace, this individual will help us accomplish our vision to make God-loving and compassionate disciples of Jesus Christ among youth and their families.

 

Education: Undergraduate degree in 4-year college (preferred additional 2-year seminary degree)

Experience: 2+ years experience in Christian Education or Youth Ministry (volunteer or staff)

Language: Fluency in English required; knowledge of Mandarin language a plus

Relationship: Reports to the English Ministry Coordinator, expected to work closely with the Pearland ministry staff 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a team of lay leaders (Youth Ministry Team)  Provide leadership and oversight of the youth/English ministry
    • Sunday English Service
      • Oversee preaching schedule and finding guest speakers
      • Oversee serving planning and the administration of the ordinances
      • Preach at least twice a month
    • Friday Fellowship
      • Develop curriculum
      • Lead weekly Friday fellowship activities (i.e. Bible study, devotion, discussion, games, etc.)
    • Sunday School
      • Develop curriculum and regularly teach a class
      • Coordinate a team of volunteer teachers
    • Special events and retreats
  • Champion parents as disciple-makers and work with families in the discipleship of their youth
  • Create channels to connect youth with the whole church
  • Personally invest in students and student leaders
  • Work with Campus Leadership Team in setting and stewarding annual budget

Additional Qualifications:

  • A baptized believer of Jesus Christ who demonstrates integrity, grace, and love for the church
  • Agrees completely with the Articles of Faith, Constitution, mission, and core values of HCC
  • Knowledge of adolescent spiritual development and approaches to ministry to youth
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, management, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Sensitive to Chinese and Western cultures and values
 

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

IT Coordinator: Part Time

Purpose: To work with various departments and staff for the purpose of sharing the Gospel message and ministering to our community and the world via digital platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Update and redesign church website
  • Oversee the maintenance and administration of the ChMS (Breeze) database
  • Ensure that social media content is updated and fresh
  • Evaluate the administrative and ministry needs and how to migrate into digital platforms
  • Research the need for a dedicated server to church administration and upgrade it as needed
  • Help formulate HCC’s digital strategy, including but not limited to website, social media accounts, communication platforms
  • Oversee the coordination of Audio & Visual (A/V) training and support for volunteer coworkers
  • Oversee tech training (Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, Breeze, and etc) for church staff and volunteer coworkers
  • Maintenance of IT-related hardware and software
  • Act as primary point of contact for all technology related vendors, including but not limited to IT Managed Services Provider (MSP) services, web hosting services, technology related contract work

Organizational Relationships

  • Accountability: The IT Coordinator is directly accountable to the Church Administrator (or Executive Pastor). This accountability is maintained through personal contact and other means. The IT Coordinator will be subjected to a formal review on an annual basis after his/her first year of employment.
  • Staff Relationships: The IT Coordinator will work closely with members of the pastoral staff. He/She shall work to maintain healthy, professional relationships with church staff through mutual support.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge in computer software & hardware maintenance
  • Knowledge in IT helpdesk/desktop support
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with technical and nontechnical end users at all levels of the organization
  • Self-starting & coachable attitude with a willingness to grow, learn and adapt to changing technologies
  • Attention to detail coupled with excellent organization skills
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize on a daily basis
  • Good problem-solving skills required
  • Ability to work well with others, as well as independently
  • The ability to bend, squat, crawl or climb and lift technology hardware as needed

 

Desired Skills

  • Understanding and proficiency of IT Network technologies and processes
  • Excellent working knowledge of up-to-date desktop applications
  • Knowledge/Experience with Breeze Church Management software
  • Knowledge of Windows scripting, batch files and automation
  • Knowledge in Audio Sound board, Visual Projection, basic video camera recording
  • Creativity and advanced knowledge of media production, media, and Microsoft Office is desired
  • Excellent jack of all trade IT skills and suitable for Small Business Environment

 

The IT Coordinator must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Nursery Caregiver: Part Time

Responsibilities & Duties:  At all times, two adults will be present in the nursery classrooms to provide nurture and care. The Nursery Caregivers will set-up the childcare space prior to the children’s arrival, welcome children and parents, pay attention to any specific concerns or needs the parent shares, and provide structure for playtime, snacks, & rest (as needed). This may include learning the names of the children and parents, reading books, singing songs, playing games, and assisting children with hand-washing & eating snacks, changing diapers, holding, rocking, and supporting the safety of the classroom through behavior management. It is the Nursery Caregiver’s responsibility to be sure that all children are cared for in an appropriate manner.

Time Required:  Nursery Caregivers will be scheduled for weekly events (Friday 7:00pm-9:00pm and/or Sunday 9:15am-12:15pm) and on an as-needed basis. All Nursery Caregivers are part-time. Caregivers are expected to be present approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled event and should stay until all the children in their care have been picked up by their parents and the classroom is cleaned up.

Skills needed/to be developed:  A love of children, behavior management skills, and the gifts of hospitality, patience, kindness, and joy. Caregivers should also desire to provide care to the children and should consider the children in their care their number one priority while working. Some experience with parenting, childcare, and/or teaching infants/toddlers is necessary. Fluent in English is required and fluent in Chinese is a plus!

Training Required:  According to Policies, HCC will conduct a criminal background check on all staff and volunteers working with children. Staff must also complete an orientation/training session once a year and additional continuing education in-services, as needed and/or as requested by the Children’s Ministry Team.

To apply, please contact Frank Tan, our Children’s Minister.

 

Job Opportunities

Want to join our team? We are currently looking to hire a qualified staff member for the following positions:

Chinese Administrative Assistant: Full Time
Purpose
HCC is looking for a full-time Chinese Administrative Assistant to create the weekly Chinese bulletin, help organize ministry events, coordinate baptism & membership for the Chinese congregation, and more administrative duties. The Chinese Administrative Assistant will work closely with Chinese ministerial staff to fulfill ministry needs, and they should be available to work office hours on Friday evenings/Sunday mornings.

Responsibilities:
  • make the Chinese bulletin every week
    • coordinate with different groups for announcements/church notices/order of service elements, etc.
    • follow-up on incomplete announcements or requests for short links and QR codes
    • designing and formatting on InDesign
  • maintain/update the Chinese website:
    • upload weekly bulletins
    • handle event promotion through carousels and new webpages, create and share short links, update ministry resources, etc
  • maintain/update the Breeze database: add new attendees, update contact information and pictures, update membership information, organize forms and tags, add Breeze events for check-in
  • translate documents/announcements/prayer requests/promotional materials, etc
  • help coordinate baptism and new members: organizing classes, coordinating interviews, processing applications, preparing certificate/gifts, et
  • write vouchers for outside speakers; maintain the speaker schedule for Mandarin/Cantonese/Pearland
  • help coordinate funerals and special occasions: announcements, printing programs, ordering flowers, catering food, etc
  • cooperate with all Mandarin and Cantonese ministries:
    • print bulletin inserts for events
    • make Sunday School signs and printing/prepping materials needed for Sunday School
    • prepare printouts & equipment requests for fellowships
    • design promotional materials (such as website carousels, bulletin inserts, posters, door signs, and more)
  • handle Zoom and room reservations (including coordinating when people need to change rooms or we need to rearrange to accommodate AV requests)
  • make/update church signs (e.g. welcome signs, COVID signs, etc)
  • send announcements to be posted in Chinese newspapers
  • arrange piano tuner visits
  • order communion supplies as needed
  • assist the Church Council (announcements, preparation for membership meetings, sending email announcements)
  • create the lunch service schedule and sending out weekly reminders to small groups who are serving
  • assist pastoral staff with other scheduling and administrative needs

Relationship
Reports to the Church Administrator, expected to work closely with Chinese ministry staff

Education
Bachelors Degree

Language
Fluency in both written & verbal Mandarin required; ability to communicate proficiently in English required; ability to speak in Cantonese a plus

Skills

  • proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • proficiency with Google Workspace apps (e.g. Calendar, Sheets, Docs, Slide)
  • familiarity with or ability to learn to use design tools (e.g. Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Canva)
  • strong communication skills to work with ministerial staff, administrative staff, church members, and visitors
  • strong event planning and organization skills
  • flexibility to learn to use new apps/tools as needed (e.g. Drupal, Slack, etc)

The Chinese Administrative Assistant must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Youth Minister (Pearland Campus): Full Time

In 2011, a congregation of first-generation Chinese worshippers formed an extension campus in a fast-growing city south of Houston called Pearland. In 2020, we completed construction of a building for the Pearland campus. Currently, we conduct two worship services (Mandarin & English). There is one full-time staff (Mandarin Minister) and two part-time (Administrative Assistant & Children’s Ministry Intern). By 2024, HCC plans to launch the Pearland campus as an independent church plant.

 

At this time, Houston Chinese Church is looking for a full-time Youth Minister for its Pearland Campus. This individual should be passionate about youth ministry, particularly in a first-generation immigrant context. We hope this individual can grow into an English pastor role as the Lord continues to grow and develop the English ministry. By his grace, this individual will help us accomplish our vision to make God-loving and compassionate disciples of Jesus Christ among youth and their families.

 

Education: Undergraduate degree in 4-year college (preferred additional 2-year seminary degree)

Experience: 2+ years experience in Christian Education or Youth Ministry (volunteer or staff)

Language: Fluency in English required; knowledge of Mandarin language a plus

Relationship: Reports to the English Ministry Coordinator, expected to work closely with the Pearland ministry staff 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a team of lay leaders (Youth Ministry Team)  Provide leadership and oversight of the youth/English ministry
    • Sunday English Service
      • Oversee preaching schedule and finding guest speakers
      • Oversee serving planning and the administration of the ordinances
      • Preach at least twice a month
    • Friday Fellowship
      • Develop curriculum
      • Lead weekly Friday fellowship activities (i.e. Bible study, devotion, discussion, games, etc.)
    • Sunday School
      • Develop curriculum and regularly teach a class
      • Coordinate a team of volunteer teachers
    • Special events and retreats
  • Champion parents as disciple-makers and work with families in the discipleship of their youth
  • Create channels to connect youth with the whole church
  • Personally invest in students and student leaders
  • Work with Campus Leadership Team in setting and stewarding annual budget

Additional Qualifications:

  • A baptized believer of Jesus Christ who demonstrates integrity, grace, and love for the church
  • Agrees completely with the Articles of Faith, Constitution, mission, and core values of HCC
  • Knowledge of adolescent spiritual development and approaches to ministry to youth
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, management, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Sensitive to Chinese and Western cultures and values
 

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

IT Coordinator: Part Time

Purpose: To work with various departments and staff for the purpose of sharing the Gospel message and ministering to our community and the world via digital platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Update and redesign church website
  • Oversee the maintenance and administration of the ChMS (Breeze) database
  • Ensure that social media content is updated and fresh
  • Evaluate the administrative and ministry needs and how to migrate into digital platforms
  • Research the need for a dedicated server to church administration and upgrade it as needed
  • Help formulate HCC’s digital strategy, including but not limited to website, social media accounts, communication platforms
  • Oversee the coordination of Audio & Visual (A/V) training and support for volunteer coworkers
  • Oversee tech training (Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, Breeze, and etc) for church staff and volunteer coworkers
  • Maintenance of IT-related hardware and software
  • Act as primary point of contact for all technology related vendors, including but not limited to IT Managed Services Provider (MSP) services, web hosting services, technology related contract work

Organizational Relationships

  • Accountability: The IT Coordinator is directly accountable to the Church Administrator (or Executive Pastor). This accountability is maintained through personal contact and other means. The IT Coordinator will be subjected to a formal review on an annual basis after his/her first year of employment.
  • Staff Relationships: The IT Coordinator will work closely with members of the pastoral staff. He/She shall work to maintain healthy, professional relationships with church staff through mutual support.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge in computer software & hardware maintenance
  • Knowledge in IT helpdesk/desktop support
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with technical and nontechnical end users at all levels of the organization
  • Self-starting & coachable attitude with a willingness to grow, learn and adapt to changing technologies
  • Attention to detail coupled with excellent organization skills
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize on a daily basis
  • Good problem-solving skills required
  • Ability to work well with others, as well as independently
  • The ability to bend, squat, crawl or climb and lift technology hardware as needed

 

Desired Skills

  • Understanding and proficiency of IT Network technologies and processes
  • Excellent working knowledge of up-to-date desktop applications
  • Knowledge/Experience with Breeze Church Management software
  • Knowledge of Windows scripting, batch files and automation
  • Knowledge in Audio Sound board, Visual Projection, basic video camera recording
  • Creativity and advanced knowledge of media production, media, and Microsoft Office is desired
  • Excellent jack of all trade IT skills and suitable for Small Business Environment

 

The IT Coordinator must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Nursery Caregiver: Part Time

Responsibilities & Duties:  At all times, two adults will be present in the nursery classrooms to provide nurture and care. The Nursery Caregivers will set-up the childcare space prior to the children’s arrival, welcome children and parents, pay attention to any specific concerns or needs the parent shares, and provide structure for playtime, snacks, & rest (as needed). This may include learning the names of the children and parents, reading books, singing songs, playing games, and assisting children with hand-washing & eating snacks, changing diapers, holding, rocking, and supporting the safety of the classroom through behavior management. It is the Nursery Caregiver’s responsibility to be sure that all children are cared for in an appropriate manner.

Time Required:  Nursery Caregivers will be scheduled for weekly events (Friday 7:00pm-9:00pm and/or Sunday 9:15am-12:15pm) and on an as-needed basis. All Nursery Caregivers are part-time. Caregivers are expected to be present approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled event and should stay until all the children in their care have been picked up by their parents and the classroom is cleaned up.

Skills needed/to be developed:  A love of children, behavior management skills, and the gifts of hospitality, patience, kindness, and joy. Caregivers should also desire to provide care to the children and should consider the children in their care their number one priority while working. Some experience with parenting, childcare, and/or teaching infants/toddlers is necessary. Fluent in English is required and fluent in Chinese is a plus!

Training Required:  According to Policies, HCC will conduct a criminal background check on all staff and volunteers working with children. Staff must also complete an orientation/training session once a year and additional continuing education in-services, as needed and/or as requested by the Children’s Ministry Team.

To apply, please contact Frank Tan, our Children’s Minister.

 

Job Opportunities

Want to join our team? We are currently looking to hire a qualified staff member for the following positions:

Chinese Administrative Assistant: Full Time
Purpose
HCC is looking for a full-time Chinese Administrative Assistant to create the weekly Chinese bulletin, help organize ministry events, coordinate baptism & membership for the Chinese congregation, and more administrative duties. The Chinese Administrative Assistant will work closely with Chinese ministerial staff to fulfill ministry needs, and they should be available to work office hours on Friday evenings/Sunday mornings.

Responsibilities:
  • make the Chinese bulletin every week
    • coordinate with different groups for announcements/church notices/order of service elements, etc.
    • follow-up on incomplete announcements or requests for short links and QR codes
    • designing and formatting on InDesign
  • maintain/update the Chinese website:
    • upload weekly bulletins
    • handle event promotion through carousels and new webpages, create and share short links, update ministry resources, etc
  • maintain/update the Breeze database: add new attendees, update contact information and pictures, update membership information, organize forms and tags, add Breeze events for check-in
  • translate documents/announcements/prayer requests/promotional materials, etc
  • help coordinate baptism and new members: organizing classes, coordinating interviews, processing applications, preparing certificate/gifts, et
  • write vouchers for outside speakers; maintain the speaker schedule for Mandarin/Cantonese/Pearland
  • help coordinate funerals and special occasions: announcements, printing programs, ordering flowers, catering food, etc
  • cooperate with all Mandarin and Cantonese ministries:
    • print bulletin inserts for events
    • make Sunday School signs and printing/prepping materials needed for Sunday School
    • prepare printouts & equipment requests for fellowships
    • design promotional materials (such as website carousels, bulletin inserts, posters, door signs, and more)
  • handle Zoom and room reservations (including coordinating when people need to change rooms or we need to rearrange to accommodate AV requests)
  • make/update church signs (e.g. welcome signs, COVID signs, etc)
  • send announcements to be posted in Chinese newspapers
  • arrange piano tuner visits
  • order communion supplies as needed
  • assist the Church Council (announcements, preparation for membership meetings, sending email announcements)
  • create the lunch service schedule and sending out weekly reminders to small groups who are serving
  • assist pastoral staff with other scheduling and administrative needs

Relationship
Reports to the Church Administrator, expected to work closely with Chinese ministry staff

Education
Bachelors Degree

Language
Fluency in both written & verbal Mandarin required; ability to communicate proficiently in English required; ability to speak in Cantonese a plus

Skills

  • proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • proficiency with Google Workspace apps (e.g. Calendar, Sheets, Docs, Slide)
  • familiarity with or ability to learn to use design tools (e.g. Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Canva)
  • strong communication skills to work with ministerial staff, administrative staff, church members, and visitors
  • strong event planning and organization skills
  • flexibility to learn to use new apps/tools as needed (e.g. Drupal, Slack, etc)

The Chinese Administrative Assistant must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Youth Minister (Pearland Campus): Full Time

In 2011, a congregation of first-generation Chinese worshippers formed an extension campus in a fast-growing city south of Houston called Pearland. In 2020, we completed construction of a building for the Pearland campus. Currently, we conduct two worship services (Mandarin & English). There is one full-time staff (Mandarin Minister) and two part-time (Administrative Assistant & Children’s Ministry Intern). By 2024, HCC plans to launch the Pearland campus as an independent church plant.

 

At this time, Houston Chinese Church is looking for a full-time Youth Minister for its Pearland Campus. This individual should be passionate about youth ministry, particularly in a first-generation immigrant context. We hope this individual can grow into an English pastor role as the Lord continues to grow and develop the English ministry. By his grace, this individual will help us accomplish our vision to make God-loving and compassionate disciples of Jesus Christ among youth and their families.

 

Education: Undergraduate degree in 4-year college (preferred additional 2-year seminary degree)

Experience: 2+ years experience in Christian Education or Youth Ministry (volunteer or staff)

Language: Fluency in English required; knowledge of Mandarin language a plus

Relationship: Reports to the English Ministry Coordinator, expected to work closely with the Pearland ministry staff 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a team of lay leaders (Youth Ministry Team)  Provide leadership and oversight of the youth/English ministry
    • Sunday English Service
      • Oversee preaching schedule and finding guest speakers
      • Oversee serving planning and the administration of the ordinances
      • Preach at least twice a month
    • Friday Fellowship
      • Develop curriculum
      • Lead weekly Friday fellowship activities (i.e. Bible study, devotion, discussion, games, etc.)
    • Sunday School
      • Develop curriculum and regularly teach a class
      • Coordinate a team of volunteer teachers
    • Special events and retreats
  • Champion parents as disciple-makers and work with families in the discipleship of their youth
  • Create channels to connect youth with the whole church
  • Personally invest in students and student leaders
  • Work with Campus Leadership Team in setting and stewarding annual budget

Additional Qualifications:

  • A baptized believer of Jesus Christ who demonstrates integrity, grace, and love for the church
  • Agrees completely with the Articles of Faith, Constitution, mission, and core values of HCC
  • Knowledge of adolescent spiritual development and approaches to ministry to youth
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, management, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Sensitive to Chinese and Western cultures and values
 

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

IT Coordinator: Part Time

Purpose: To work with various departments and staff for the purpose of sharing the Gospel message and ministering to our community and the world via digital platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Update and redesign church website
  • Oversee the maintenance and administration of the ChMS (Breeze) database
  • Ensure that social media content is updated and fresh
  • Evaluate the administrative and ministry needs and how to migrate into digital platforms
  • Research the need for a dedicated server to church administration and upgrade it as needed
  • Help formulate HCC’s digital strategy, including but not limited to website, social media accounts, communication platforms
  • Oversee the coordination of Audio & Visual (A/V) training and support for volunteer coworkers
  • Oversee tech training (Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, Breeze, and etc) for church staff and volunteer coworkers
  • Maintenance of IT-related hardware and software
  • Act as primary point of contact for all technology related vendors, including but not limited to IT Managed Services Provider (MSP) services, web hosting services, technology related contract work

Organizational Relationships

  • Accountability: The IT Coordinator is directly accountable to the Church Administrator (or Executive Pastor). This accountability is maintained through personal contact and other means. The IT Coordinator will be subjected to a formal review on an annual basis after his/her first year of employment.
  • Staff Relationships: The IT Coordinator will work closely with members of the pastoral staff. He/She shall work to maintain healthy, professional relationships with church staff through mutual support.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge in computer software & hardware maintenance
  • Knowledge in IT helpdesk/desktop support
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with technical and nontechnical end users at all levels of the organization
  • Self-starting & coachable attitude with a willingness to grow, learn and adapt to changing technologies
  • Attention to detail coupled with excellent organization skills
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize on a daily basis
  • Good problem-solving skills required
  • Ability to work well with others, as well as independently
  • The ability to bend, squat, crawl or climb and lift technology hardware as needed

 

Desired Skills

  • Understanding and proficiency of IT Network technologies and processes
  • Excellent working knowledge of up-to-date desktop applications
  • Knowledge/Experience with Breeze Church Management software
  • Knowledge of Windows scripting, batch files and automation
  • Knowledge in Audio Sound board, Visual Projection, basic video camera recording
  • Creativity and advanced knowledge of media production, media, and Microsoft Office is desired
  • Excellent jack of all trade IT skills and suitable for Small Business Environment

 

The IT Coordinator must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Nursery Caregiver: Part Time

Responsibilities & Duties:  At all times, two adults will be present in the nursery classrooms to provide nurture and care. The Nursery Caregivers will set-up the childcare space prior to the children’s arrival, welcome children and parents, pay attention to any specific concerns or needs the parent shares, and provide structure for playtime, snacks, & rest (as needed). This may include learning the names of the children and parents, reading books, singing songs, playing games, and assisting children with hand-washing & eating snacks, changing diapers, holding, rocking, and supporting the safety of the classroom through behavior management. It is the Nursery Caregiver’s responsibility to be sure that all children are cared for in an appropriate manner.

Time Required:  Nursery Caregivers will be scheduled for weekly events (Friday 7:00pm-9:00pm and/or Sunday 9:15am-12:15pm) and on an as-needed basis. All Nursery Caregivers are part-time. Caregivers are expected to be present approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled event and should stay until all the children in their care have been picked up by their parents and the classroom is cleaned up.

Skills needed/to be developed:  A love of children, behavior management skills, and the gifts of hospitality, patience, kindness, and joy. Caregivers should also desire to provide care to the children and should consider the children in their care their number one priority while working. Some experience with parenting, childcare, and/or teaching infants/toddlers is necessary. Fluent in English is required and fluent in Chinese is a plus!

Training Required:  According to Policies, HCC will conduct a criminal background check on all staff and volunteers working with children. Staff must also complete an orientation/training session once a year and additional continuing education in-services, as needed and/or as requested by the Children’s Ministry Team.

To apply, please contact Frank Tan, our Children’s Minister.

 

Job Opportunities

Want to join our team? We are currently looking to hire a qualified staff member for the following positions:

Chinese Administrative Assistant: Full Time
Purpose
HCC is looking for a full-time Chinese Administrative Assistant to create the weekly Chinese bulletin, help organize ministry events, coordinate baptism & membership for the Chinese congregation, and more administrative duties. The Chinese Administrative Assistant will work closely with Chinese ministerial staff to fulfill ministry needs, and they should be available to work office hours on Friday evenings/Sunday mornings.

Responsibilities:
  • make the Chinese bulletin every week
    • coordinate with different groups for announcements/church notices/order of service elements, etc.
    • follow-up on incomplete announcements or requests for short links and QR codes
    • designing and formatting on InDesign
  • maintain/update the Chinese website:
    • upload weekly bulletins
    • handle event promotion through carousels and new webpages, create and share short links, update ministry resources, etc
  • maintain/update the Breeze database: add new attendees, update contact information and pictures, update membership information, organize forms and tags, add Breeze events for check-in
  • translate documents/announcements/prayer requests/promotional materials, etc
  • help coordinate baptism and new members: organizing classes, coordinating interviews, processing applications, preparing certificate/gifts, et
  • write vouchers for outside speakers; maintain the speaker schedule for Mandarin/Cantonese/Pearland
  • help coordinate funerals and special occasions: announcements, printing programs, ordering flowers, catering food, etc
  • cooperate with all Mandarin and Cantonese ministries:
    • print bulletin inserts for events
    • make Sunday School signs and printing/prepping materials needed for Sunday School
    • prepare printouts & equipment requests for fellowships
    • design promotional materials (such as website carousels, bulletin inserts, posters, door signs, and more)
  • handle Zoom and room reservations (including coordinating when people need to change rooms or we need to rearrange to accommodate AV requests)
  • make/update church signs (e.g. welcome signs, COVID signs, etc)
  • send announcements to be posted in Chinese newspapers
  • arrange piano tuner visits
  • order communion supplies as needed
  • assist the Church Council (announcements, preparation for membership meetings, sending email announcements)
  • create the lunch service schedule and sending out weekly reminders to small groups who are serving
  • assist pastoral staff with other scheduling and administrative needs

Relationship
Reports to the Church Administrator, expected to work closely with Chinese ministry staff

Education
Bachelors Degree

Language
Fluency in both written & verbal Mandarin required; ability to communicate proficiently in English required; ability to speak in Cantonese a plus

Skills

  • proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • proficiency with Google Workspace apps (e.g. Calendar, Sheets, Docs, Slide)
  • familiarity with or ability to learn to use design tools (e.g. Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Canva)
  • strong communication skills to work with ministerial staff, administrative staff, church members, and visitors
  • strong event planning and organization skills
  • flexibility to learn to use new apps/tools as needed (e.g. Drupal, Slack, etc)

The Chinese Administrative Assistant must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Youth Minister (Pearland Campus): Full Time

In 2011, a congregation of first-generation Chinese worshippers formed an extension campus in a fast-growing city south of Houston called Pearland. In 2020, we completed construction of a building for the Pearland campus. Currently, we conduct two worship services (Mandarin & English). There is one full-time staff (Mandarin Minister) and two part-time (Administrative Assistant & Children’s Ministry Intern). By 2024, HCC plans to launch the Pearland campus as an independent church plant.

 

At this time, Houston Chinese Church is looking for a full-time Youth Minister for its Pearland Campus. This individual should be passionate about youth ministry, particularly in a first-generation immigrant context. We hope this individual can grow into an English pastor role as the Lord continues to grow and develop the English ministry. By his grace, this individual will help us accomplish our vision to make God-loving and compassionate disciples of Jesus Christ among youth and their families.

 

Education: Undergraduate degree in 4-year college (preferred additional 2-year seminary degree)

Experience: 2+ years experience in Christian Education or Youth Ministry (volunteer or staff)

Language: Fluency in English required; knowledge of Mandarin language a plus

Relationship: Reports to the English Ministry Coordinator, expected to work closely with the Pearland ministry staff 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a team of lay leaders (Youth Ministry Team)  Provide leadership and oversight of the youth/English ministry
    • Sunday English Service
      • Oversee preaching schedule and finding guest speakers
      • Oversee serving planning and the administration of the ordinances
      • Preach at least twice a month
    • Friday Fellowship
      • Develop curriculum
      • Lead weekly Friday fellowship activities (i.e. Bible study, devotion, discussion, games, etc.)
    • Sunday School
      • Develop curriculum and regularly teach a class
      • Coordinate a team of volunteer teachers
    • Special events and retreats
  • Champion parents as disciple-makers and work with families in the discipleship of their youth
  • Create channels to connect youth with the whole church
  • Personally invest in students and student leaders
  • Work with Campus Leadership Team in setting and stewarding annual budget

Additional Qualifications:

  • A baptized believer of Jesus Christ who demonstrates integrity, grace, and love for the church
  • Agrees completely with the Articles of Faith, Constitution, mission, and core values of HCC
  • Knowledge of adolescent spiritual development and approaches to ministry to youth
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, management, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Sensitive to Chinese and Western cultures and values
 

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

IT Coordinator: Part Time

Purpose: To work with various departments and staff for the purpose of sharing the Gospel message and ministering to our community and the world via digital platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Update and redesign church website
  • Oversee the maintenance and administration of the ChMS (Breeze) database
  • Ensure that social media content is updated and fresh
  • Evaluate the administrative and ministry needs and how to migrate into digital platforms
  • Research the need for a dedicated server to church administration and upgrade it as needed
  • Help formulate HCC’s digital strategy, including but not limited to website, social media accounts, communication platforms
  • Oversee the coordination of Audio & Visual (A/V) training and support for volunteer coworkers
  • Oversee tech training (Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, Breeze, and etc) for church staff and volunteer coworkers
  • Maintenance of IT-related hardware and software
  • Act as primary point of contact for all technology related vendors, including but not limited to IT Managed Services Provider (MSP) services, web hosting services, technology related contract work

Organizational Relationships

  • Accountability: The IT Coordinator is directly accountable to the Church Administrator (or Executive Pastor). This accountability is maintained through personal contact and other means. The IT Coordinator will be subjected to a formal review on an annual basis after his/her first year of employment.
  • Staff Relationships: The IT Coordinator will work closely with members of the pastoral staff. He/She shall work to maintain healthy, professional relationships with church staff through mutual support.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge in computer software & hardware maintenance
  • Knowledge in IT helpdesk/desktop support
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with technical and nontechnical end users at all levels of the organization
  • Self-starting & coachable attitude with a willingness to grow, learn and adapt to changing technologies
  • Attention to detail coupled with excellent organization skills
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize on a daily basis
  • Good problem-solving skills required
  • Ability to work well with others, as well as independently
  • The ability to bend, squat, crawl or climb and lift technology hardware as needed

 

Desired Skills

  • Understanding and proficiency of IT Network technologies and processes
  • Excellent working knowledge of up-to-date desktop applications
  • Knowledge/Experience with Breeze Church Management software
  • Knowledge of Windows scripting, batch files and automation
  • Knowledge in Audio Sound board, Visual Projection, basic video camera recording
  • Creativity and advanced knowledge of media production, media, and Microsoft Office is desired
  • Excellent jack of all trade IT skills and suitable for Small Business Environment

 

The IT Coordinator must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Nursery Caregiver: Part Time

Responsibilities & Duties:  At all times, two adults will be present in the nursery classrooms to provide nurture and care. The Nursery Caregivers will set-up the childcare space prior to the children’s arrival, welcome children and parents, pay attention to any specific concerns or needs the parent shares, and provide structure for playtime, snacks, & rest (as needed). This may include learning the names of the children and parents, reading books, singing songs, playing games, and assisting children with hand-washing & eating snacks, changing diapers, holding, rocking, and supporting the safety of the classroom through behavior management. It is the Nursery Caregiver’s responsibility to be sure that all children are cared for in an appropriate manner.

Time Required:  Nursery Caregivers will be scheduled for weekly events (Friday 7:00pm-9:00pm and/or Sunday 9:15am-12:15pm) and on an as-needed basis. All Nursery Caregivers are part-time. Caregivers are expected to be present approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled event and should stay until all the children in their care have been picked up by their parents and the classroom is cleaned up.

Skills needed/to be developed:  A love of children, behavior management skills, and the gifts of hospitality, patience, kindness, and joy. Caregivers should also desire to provide care to the children and should consider the children in their care their number one priority while working. Some experience with parenting, childcare, and/or teaching infants/toddlers is necessary. Fluent in English is required and fluent in Chinese is a plus!

Training Required:  According to Policies, HCC will conduct a criminal background check on all staff and volunteers working with children. Staff must also complete an orientation/training session once a year and additional continuing education in-services, as needed and/or as requested by the Children’s Ministry Team.

To apply, please contact Frank Tan, our Children’s Minister.

 

Want to join our team? We are currently looking to hire a qualified staff member for the following positions:

Chinese Administrative Assistant: Full Time
Purpose
HCC is looking for a full-time Chinese Administrative Assistant to create the weekly Chinese bulletin, help organize ministry events, coordinate baptism & membership for the Chinese congregation, and more administrative duties. The Chinese Administrative Assistant will work closely with Chinese ministerial staff to fulfill ministry needs, and they should be available to work office hours on Friday evenings/Sunday mornings.

Responsibilities:
  • make the Chinese bulletin every week
    • coordinate with different groups for announcements/church notices/order of service elements, etc.
    • follow-up on incomplete announcements or requests for short links and QR codes
    • designing and formatting on InDesign
  • maintain/update the Chinese website:
    • upload weekly bulletins
    • handle event promotion through carousels and new webpages, create and share short links, update ministry resources, etc
  • maintain/update the Breeze database: add new attendees, update contact information and pictures, update membership information, organize forms and tags, add Breeze events for check-in
  • translate documents/announcements/prayer requests/promotional materials, etc
  • help coordinate baptism and new members: organizing classes, coordinating interviews, processing applications, preparing certificate/gifts, et
  • write vouchers for outside speakers; maintain the speaker schedule for Mandarin/Cantonese/Pearland
  • help coordinate funerals and special occasions: announcements, printing programs, ordering flowers, catering food, etc
  • cooperate with all Mandarin and Cantonese ministries:
    • print bulletin inserts for events
    • make Sunday School signs and printing/prepping materials needed for Sunday School
    • prepare printouts & equipment requests for fellowships
    • design promotional materials (such as website carousels, bulletin inserts, posters, door signs, and more)
  • handle Zoom and room reservations (including coordinating when people need to change rooms or we need to rearrange to accommodate AV requests)
  • make/update church signs (e.g. welcome signs, COVID signs, etc)
  • send announcements to be posted in Chinese newspapers
  • arrange piano tuner visits
  • order communion supplies as needed
  • assist the Church Council (announcements, preparation for membership meetings, sending email announcements)
  • create the lunch service schedule and sending out weekly reminders to small groups who are serving
  • assist pastoral staff with other scheduling and administrative needs

Relationship
Reports to the Church Administrator, expected to work closely with Chinese ministry staff

Education
Bachelors Degree

Language
Fluency in both written & verbal Mandarin required; ability to communicate proficiently in English required; ability to speak in Cantonese a plus

Skills

  • proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • proficiency with Google Workspace apps (e.g. Calendar, Sheets, Docs, Slide)
  • familiarity with or ability to learn to use design tools (e.g. Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Canva)
  • strong communication skills to work with ministerial staff, administrative staff, church members, and visitors
  • strong event planning and organization skills
  • flexibility to learn to use new apps/tools as needed (e.g. Drupal, Slack, etc)

The Chinese Administrative Assistant must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Youth Minister (Pearland Campus): Full Time

In 2011, a congregation of first-generation Chinese worshippers formed an extension campus in a fast-growing city south of Houston called Pearland. In 2020, we completed construction of a building for the Pearland campus. Currently, we conduct two worship services (Mandarin & English). There is one full-time staff (Mandarin Minister) and two part-time (Administrative Assistant & Children’s Ministry Intern). By 2024, HCC plans to launch the Pearland campus as an independent church plant.

 

At this time, Houston Chinese Church is looking for a full-time Youth Minister for its Pearland Campus. This individual should be passionate about youth ministry, particularly in a first-generation immigrant context. We hope this individual can grow into an English pastor role as the Lord continues to grow and develop the English ministry. By his grace, this individual will help us accomplish our vision to make God-loving and compassionate disciples of Jesus Christ among youth and their families.

 

Education: Undergraduate degree in 4-year college (preferred additional 2-year seminary degree)

Experience: 2+ years experience in Christian Education or Youth Ministry (volunteer or staff)

Language: Fluency in English required; knowledge of Mandarin language a plus

Relationship: Reports to the English Ministry Coordinator, expected to work closely with the Pearland ministry staff 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a team of lay leaders (Youth Ministry Team)  Provide leadership and oversight of the youth/English ministry
    • Sunday English Service
      • Oversee preaching schedule and finding guest speakers
      • Oversee serving planning and the administration of the ordinances
      • Preach at least twice a month
    • Friday Fellowship
      • Develop curriculum
      • Lead weekly Friday fellowship activities (i.e. Bible study, devotion, discussion, games, etc.)
    • Sunday School
      • Develop curriculum and regularly teach a class
      • Coordinate a team of volunteer teachers
    • Special events and retreats
  • Champion parents as disciple-makers and work with families in the discipleship of their youth
  • Create channels to connect youth with the whole church
  • Personally invest in students and student leaders
  • Work with Campus Leadership Team in setting and stewarding annual budget

Additional Qualifications:

  • A baptized believer of Jesus Christ who demonstrates integrity, grace, and love for the church
  • Agrees completely with the Articles of Faith, Constitution, mission, and core values of HCC
  • Knowledge of adolescent spiritual development and approaches to ministry to youth
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, management, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Sensitive to Chinese and Western cultures and values
 

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

IT Coordinator: Part Time

Purpose: To work with various departments and staff for the purpose of sharing the Gospel message and ministering to our community and the world via digital platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Update and redesign church website
  • Oversee the maintenance and administration of the ChMS (Breeze) database
  • Ensure that social media content is updated and fresh
  • Evaluate the administrative and ministry needs and how to migrate into digital platforms
  • Research the need for a dedicated server to church administration and upgrade it as needed
  • Help formulate HCC’s digital strategy, including but not limited to website, social media accounts, communication platforms
  • Oversee the coordination of Audio & Visual (A/V) training and support for volunteer coworkers
  • Oversee tech training (Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, Breeze, and etc) for church staff and volunteer coworkers
  • Maintenance of IT-related hardware and software
  • Act as primary point of contact for all technology related vendors, including but not limited to IT Managed Services Provider (MSP) services, web hosting services, technology related contract work

Organizational Relationships

  • Accountability: The IT Coordinator is directly accountable to the Church Administrator (or Executive Pastor). This accountability is maintained through personal contact and other means. The IT Coordinator will be subjected to a formal review on an annual basis after his/her first year of employment.
  • Staff Relationships: The IT Coordinator will work closely with members of the pastoral staff. He/She shall work to maintain healthy, professional relationships with church staff through mutual support.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge in computer software & hardware maintenance
  • Knowledge in IT helpdesk/desktop support
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with technical and nontechnical end users at all levels of the organization
  • Self-starting & coachable attitude with a willingness to grow, learn and adapt to changing technologies
  • Attention to detail coupled with excellent organization skills
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize on a daily basis
  • Good problem-solving skills required
  • Ability to work well with others, as well as independently
  • The ability to bend, squat, crawl or climb and lift technology hardware as needed

 

Desired Skills

  • Understanding and proficiency of IT Network technologies and processes
  • Excellent working knowledge of up-to-date desktop applications
  • Knowledge/Experience with Breeze Church Management software
  • Knowledge of Windows scripting, batch files and automation
  • Knowledge in Audio Sound board, Visual Projection, basic video camera recording
  • Creativity and advanced knowledge of media production, media, and Microsoft Office is desired
  • Excellent jack of all trade IT skills and suitable for Small Business Environment

 

The IT Coordinator must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Nursery Caregiver: Part Time

Responsibilities & Duties:  At all times, two adults will be present in the nursery classrooms to provide nurture and care. The Nursery Caregivers will set-up the childcare space prior to the children’s arrival, welcome children and parents, pay attention to any specific concerns or needs the parent shares, and provide structure for playtime, snacks, & rest (as needed). This may include learning the names of the children and parents, reading books, singing songs, playing games, and assisting children with hand-washing & eating snacks, changing diapers, holding, rocking, and supporting the safety of the classroom through behavior management. It is the Nursery Caregiver’s responsibility to be sure that all children are cared for in an appropriate manner.

Time Required:  Nursery Caregivers will be scheduled for weekly events (Friday 7:00pm-9:00pm and/or Sunday 9:15am-12:15pm) and on an as-needed basis. All Nursery Caregivers are part-time. Caregivers are expected to be present approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled event and should stay until all the children in their care have been picked up by their parents and the classroom is cleaned up.

Skills needed/to be developed:  A love of children, behavior management skills, and the gifts of hospitality, patience, kindness, and joy. Caregivers should also desire to provide care to the children and should consider the children in their care their number one priority while working. Some experience with parenting, childcare, and/or teaching infants/toddlers is necessary. Fluent in English is required and fluent in Chinese is a plus!

Training Required:  According to Policies, HCC will conduct a criminal background check on all staff and volunteers working with children. Staff must also complete an orientation/training session once a year and additional continuing education in-services, as needed and/or as requested by the Children’s Ministry Team.

To apply, please contact Frank Tan, our Children’s Minister.

 

Want to join our team? We are currently looking to hire a qualified staff member for the following positions:

Chinese Administrative Assistant: Full Time
Purpose
HCC is looking for a full-time Chinese Administrative Assistant to create the weekly Chinese bulletin, help organize ministry events, coordinate baptism & membership for the Chinese congregation, and more administrative duties. The Chinese Administrative Assistant will work closely with Chinese ministerial staff to fulfill ministry needs, and they should be available to work office hours on Friday evenings/Sunday mornings.

Responsibilities:
  • make the Chinese bulletin every week
    • coordinate with different groups for announcements/church notices/order of service elements, etc.
    • follow-up on incomplete announcements or requests for short links and QR codes
    • designing and formatting on InDesign
  • maintain/update the Chinese website:
    • upload weekly bulletins
    • handle event promotion through carousels and new webpages, create and share short links, update ministry resources, etc
  • maintain/update the Breeze database: add new attendees, update contact information and pictures, update membership information, organize forms and tags, add Breeze events for check-in
  • translate documents/announcements/prayer requests/promotional materials, etc
  • help coordinate baptism and new members: organizing classes, coordinating interviews, processing applications, preparing certificate/gifts, et
  • write vouchers for outside speakers; maintain the speaker schedule for Mandarin/Cantonese/Pearland
  • help coordinate funerals and special occasions: announcements, printing programs, ordering flowers, catering food, etc
  • cooperate with all Mandarin and Cantonese ministries:
    • print bulletin inserts for events
    • make Sunday School signs and printing/prepping materials needed for Sunday School
    • prepare printouts & equipment requests for fellowships
    • design promotional materials (such as website carousels, bulletin inserts, posters, door signs, and more)
  • handle Zoom and room reservations (including coordinating when people need to change rooms or we need to rearrange to accommodate AV requests)
  • make/update church signs (e.g. welcome signs, COVID signs, etc)
  • send announcements to be posted in Chinese newspapers
  • arrange piano tuner visits
  • order communion supplies as needed
  • assist the Church Council (announcements, preparation for membership meetings, sending email announcements)
  • create the lunch service schedule and sending out weekly reminders to small groups who are serving
  • assist pastoral staff with other scheduling and administrative needs

Relationship
Reports to the Church Administrator, expected to work closely with Chinese ministry staff

Education
Bachelors Degree

Language
Fluency in both written & verbal Mandarin required; ability to communicate proficiently in English required; ability to speak in Cantonese a plus

Skills

  • proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • proficiency with Google Workspace apps (e.g. Calendar, Sheets, Docs, Slide)
  • familiarity with or ability to learn to use design tools (e.g. Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Canva)
  • strong communication skills to work with ministerial staff, administrative staff, church members, and visitors
  • strong event planning and organization skills
  • flexibility to learn to use new apps/tools as needed (e.g. Drupal, Slack, etc)

The Chinese Administrative Assistant must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Youth Minister (Pearland Campus): Full Time

In 2011, a congregation of first-generation Chinese worshippers formed an extension campus in a fast-growing city south of Houston called Pearland. In 2020, we completed construction of a building for the Pearland campus. Currently, we conduct two worship services (Mandarin & English). There is one full-time staff (Mandarin Minister) and two part-time (Administrative Assistant & Children’s Ministry Intern). By 2024, HCC plans to launch the Pearland campus as an independent church plant.

 

At this time, Houston Chinese Church is looking for a full-time Youth Minister for its Pearland Campus. This individual should be passionate about youth ministry, particularly in a first-generation immigrant context. We hope this individual can grow into an English pastor role as the Lord continues to grow and develop the English ministry. By his grace, this individual will help us accomplish our vision to make God-loving and compassionate disciples of Jesus Christ among youth and their families.

 

Education: Undergraduate degree in 4-year college (preferred additional 2-year seminary degree)

Experience: 2+ years experience in Christian Education or Youth Ministry (volunteer or staff)

Language: Fluency in English required; knowledge of Mandarin language a plus

Relationship: Reports to the English Ministry Coordinator, expected to work closely with the Pearland ministry staff 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a team of lay leaders (Youth Ministry Team)  Provide leadership and oversight of the youth/English ministry
    • Sunday English Service
      • Oversee preaching schedule and finding guest speakers
      • Oversee serving planning and the administration of the ordinances
      • Preach at least twice a month
    • Friday Fellowship
      • Develop curriculum
      • Lead weekly Friday fellowship activities (i.e. Bible study, devotion, discussion, games, etc.)
    • Sunday School
      • Develop curriculum and regularly teach a class
      • Coordinate a team of volunteer teachers
    • Special events and retreats
  • Champion parents as disciple-makers and work with families in the discipleship of their youth
  • Create channels to connect youth with the whole church
  • Personally invest in students and student leaders
  • Work with Campus Leadership Team in setting and stewarding annual budget

Additional Qualifications:

  • A baptized believer of Jesus Christ who demonstrates integrity, grace, and love for the church
  • Agrees completely with the Articles of Faith, Constitution, mission, and core values of HCC
  • Knowledge of adolescent spiritual development and approaches to ministry to youth
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, management, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Sensitive to Chinese and Western cultures and values
 

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

IT Coordinator: Part Time

Purpose: To work with various departments and staff for the purpose of sharing the Gospel message and ministering to our community and the world via digital platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Update and redesign church website
  • Oversee the maintenance and administration of the ChMS (Breeze) database
  • Ensure that social media content is updated and fresh
  • Evaluate the administrative and ministry needs and how to migrate into digital platforms
  • Research the need for a dedicated server to church administration and upgrade it as needed
  • Help formulate HCC’s digital strategy, including but not limited to website, social media accounts, communication platforms
  • Oversee the coordination of Audio & Visual (A/V) training and support for volunteer coworkers
  • Oversee tech training (Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, Breeze, and etc) for church staff and volunteer coworkers
  • Maintenance of IT-related hardware and software
  • Act as primary point of contact for all technology related vendors, including but not limited to IT Managed Services Provider (MSP) services, web hosting services, technology related contract work

Organizational Relationships

  • Accountability: The IT Coordinator is directly accountable to the Church Administrator (or Executive Pastor). This accountability is maintained through personal contact and other means. The IT Coordinator will be subjected to a formal review on an annual basis after his/her first year of employment.
  • Staff Relationships: The IT Coordinator will work closely with members of the pastoral staff. He/She shall work to maintain healthy, professional relationships with church staff through mutual support.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge in computer software & hardware maintenance
  • Knowledge in IT helpdesk/desktop support
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with technical and nontechnical end users at all levels of the organization
  • Self-starting & coachable attitude with a willingness to grow, learn and adapt to changing technologies
  • Attention to detail coupled with excellent organization skills
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize on a daily basis
  • Good problem-solving skills required
  • Ability to work well with others, as well as independently
  • The ability to bend, squat, crawl or climb and lift technology hardware as needed

 

Desired Skills

  • Understanding and proficiency of IT Network technologies and processes
  • Excellent working knowledge of up-to-date desktop applications
  • Knowledge/Experience with Breeze Church Management software
  • Knowledge of Windows scripting, batch files and automation
  • Knowledge in Audio Sound board, Visual Projection, basic video camera recording
  • Creativity and advanced knowledge of media production, media, and Microsoft Office is desired
  • Excellent jack of all trade IT skills and suitable for Small Business Environment

 

The IT Coordinator must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Nursery Caregiver: Part Time

Responsibilities & Duties:  At all times, two adults will be present in the nursery classrooms to provide nurture and care. The Nursery Caregivers will set-up the childcare space prior to the children’s arrival, welcome children and parents, pay attention to any specific concerns or needs the parent shares, and provide structure for playtime, snacks, & rest (as needed). This may include learning the names of the children and parents, reading books, singing songs, playing games, and assisting children with hand-washing & eating snacks, changing diapers, holding, rocking, and supporting the safety of the classroom through behavior management. It is the Nursery Caregiver’s responsibility to be sure that all children are cared for in an appropriate manner.

Time Required:  Nursery Caregivers will be scheduled for weekly events (Friday 7:00pm-9:00pm and/or Sunday 9:15am-12:15pm) and on an as-needed basis. All Nursery Caregivers are part-time. Caregivers are expected to be present approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled event and should stay until all the children in their care have been picked up by their parents and the classroom is cleaned up.

Skills needed/to be developed:  A love of children, behavior management skills, and the gifts of hospitality, patience, kindness, and joy. Caregivers should also desire to provide care to the children and should consider the children in their care their number one priority while working. Some experience with parenting, childcare, and/or teaching infants/toddlers is necessary. Fluent in English is required and fluent in Chinese is a plus!

Training Required:  According to Policies, HCC will conduct a criminal background check on all staff and volunteers working with children. Staff must also complete an orientation/training session once a year and additional continuing education in-services, as needed and/or as requested by the Children’s Ministry Team.

To apply, please contact Frank Tan, our Children’s Minister.

 

Job Opportunities

Want to join our team? We are currently looking to hire a qualified staff member for the following positions:

Chinese Administrative Assistant: Full Time
Purpose
HCC is looking for a full-time Chinese Administrative Assistant to create the weekly Chinese bulletin, help organize ministry events, coordinate baptism & membership for the Chinese congregation, and more administrative duties. The Chinese Administrative Assistant will work closely with Chinese ministerial staff to fulfill ministry needs, and they should be available to work office hours on Friday evenings/Sunday mornings.

Responsibilities:
  • make the Chinese bulletin every week
    • coordinate with different groups for announcements/church notices/order of service elements, etc.
    • follow-up on incomplete announcements or requests for short links and QR codes
    • designing and formatting on InDesign
  • maintain/update the Chinese website:
    • upload weekly bulletins
    • handle event promotion through carousels and new webpages, create and share short links, update ministry resources, etc
  • maintain/update the Breeze database: add new attendees, update contact information and pictures, update membership information, organize forms and tags, add Breeze events for check-in
  • translate documents/announcements/prayer requests/promotional materials, etc
  • help coordinate baptism and new members: organizing classes, coordinating interviews, processing applications, preparing certificate/gifts, et
  • write vouchers for outside speakers; maintain the speaker schedule for Mandarin/Cantonese/Pearland
  • help coordinate funerals and special occasions: announcements, printing programs, ordering flowers, catering food, etc
  • cooperate with all Mandarin and Cantonese ministries:
    • print bulletin inserts for events
    • make Sunday School signs and printing/prepping materials needed for Sunday School
    • prepare printouts & equipment requests for fellowships
    • design promotional materials (such as website carousels, bulletin inserts, posters, door signs, and more)
  • handle Zoom and room reservations (including coordinating when people need to change rooms or we need to rearrange to accommodate AV requests)
  • make/update church signs (e.g. welcome signs, COVID signs, etc)
  • send announcements to be posted in Chinese newspapers
  • arrange piano tuner visits
  • order communion supplies as needed
  • assist the Church Council (announcements, preparation for membership meetings, sending email announcements)
  • create the lunch service schedule and sending out weekly reminders to small groups who are serving
  • assist pastoral staff with other scheduling and administrative needs

Relationship
Reports to the Church Administrator, expected to work closely with Chinese ministry staff

Education
Bachelors Degree

Language
Fluency in both written & verbal Mandarin required; ability to communicate proficiently in English required; ability to speak in Cantonese a plus

Skills

  • proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • proficiency with Google Workspace apps (e.g. Calendar, Sheets, Docs, Slide)
  • familiarity with or ability to learn to use design tools (e.g. Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Canva)
  • strong communication skills to work with ministerial staff, administrative staff, church members, and visitors
  • strong event planning and organization skills
  • flexibility to learn to use new apps/tools as needed (e.g. Drupal, Slack, etc)

The Chinese Administrative Assistant must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Youth Minister (Pearland Campus): Full Time

In 2011, a congregation of first-generation Chinese worshippers formed an extension campus in a fast-growing city south of Houston called Pearland. In 2020, we completed construction of a building for the Pearland campus. Currently, we conduct two worship services (Mandarin & English). There is one full-time staff (Mandarin Minister) and two part-time (Administrative Assistant & Children’s Ministry Intern). By 2024, HCC plans to launch the Pearland campus as an independent church plant.

 

At this time, Houston Chinese Church is looking for a full-time Youth Minister for its Pearland Campus. This individual should be passionate about youth ministry, particularly in a first-generation immigrant context. We hope this individual can grow into an English pastor role as the Lord continues to grow and develop the English ministry. By his grace, this individual will help us accomplish our vision to make God-loving and compassionate disciples of Jesus Christ among youth and their families.

 

Education: Undergraduate degree in 4-year college (preferred additional 2-year seminary degree)

Experience: 2+ years experience in Christian Education or Youth Ministry (volunteer or staff)

Language: Fluency in English required; knowledge of Mandarin language a plus

Relationship: Reports to the English Ministry Coordinator, expected to work closely with the Pearland ministry staff 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a team of lay leaders (Youth Ministry Team)  Provide leadership and oversight of the youth/English ministry
    • Sunday English Service
      • Oversee preaching schedule and finding guest speakers
      • Oversee serving planning and the administration of the ordinances
      • Preach at least twice a month
    • Friday Fellowship
      • Develop curriculum
      • Lead weekly Friday fellowship activities (i.e. Bible study, devotion, discussion, games, etc.)
    • Sunday School
      • Develop curriculum and regularly teach a class
      • Coordinate a team of volunteer teachers
    • Special events and retreats
  • Champion parents as disciple-makers and work with families in the discipleship of their youth
  • Create channels to connect youth with the whole church
  • Personally invest in students and student leaders
  • Work with Campus Leadership Team in setting and stewarding annual budget

Additional Qualifications:

  • A baptized believer of Jesus Christ who demonstrates integrity, grace, and love for the church
  • Agrees completely with the Articles of Faith, Constitution, mission, and core values of HCC
  • Knowledge of adolescent spiritual development and approaches to ministry to youth
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, management, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Sensitive to Chinese and Western cultures and values
 

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

IT Coordinator: Part Time

Purpose: To work with various departments and staff for the purpose of sharing the Gospel message and ministering to our community and the world via digital platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Update and redesign church website
  • Oversee the maintenance and administration of the ChMS (Breeze) database
  • Ensure that social media content is updated and fresh
  • Evaluate the administrative and ministry needs and how to migrate into digital platforms
  • Research the need for a dedicated server to church administration and upgrade it as needed
  • Help formulate HCC’s digital strategy, including but not limited to website, social media accounts, communication platforms
  • Oversee the coordination of Audio & Visual (A/V) training and support for volunteer coworkers
  • Oversee tech training (Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, Breeze, and etc) for church staff and volunteer coworkers
  • Maintenance of IT-related hardware and software
  • Act as primary point of contact for all technology related vendors, including but not limited to IT Managed Services Provider (MSP) services, web hosting services, technology related contract work

Organizational Relationships

  • Accountability: The IT Coordinator is directly accountable to the Church Administrator (or Executive Pastor). This accountability is maintained through personal contact and other means. The IT Coordinator will be subjected to a formal review on an annual basis after his/her first year of employment.
  • Staff Relationships: The IT Coordinator will work closely with members of the pastoral staff. He/She shall work to maintain healthy, professional relationships with church staff through mutual support.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge in computer software & hardware maintenance
  • Knowledge in IT helpdesk/desktop support
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with technical and nontechnical end users at all levels of the organization
  • Self-starting & coachable attitude with a willingness to grow, learn and adapt to changing technologies
  • Attention to detail coupled with excellent organization skills
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize on a daily basis
  • Good problem-solving skills required
  • Ability to work well with others, as well as independently
  • The ability to bend, squat, crawl or climb and lift technology hardware as needed

 

Desired Skills

  • Understanding and proficiency of IT Network technologies and processes
  • Excellent working knowledge of up-to-date desktop applications
  • Knowledge/Experience with Breeze Church Management software
  • Knowledge of Windows scripting, batch files and automation
  • Knowledge in Audio Sound board, Visual Projection, basic video camera recording
  • Creativity and advanced knowledge of media production, media, and Microsoft Office is desired
  • Excellent jack of all trade IT skills and suitable for Small Business Environment

 

The IT Coordinator must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Nursery Caregiver: Part Time

Responsibilities & Duties:  At all times, two adults will be present in the nursery classrooms to provide nurture and care. The Nursery Caregivers will set-up the childcare space prior to the children’s arrival, welcome children and parents, pay attention to any specific concerns or needs the parent shares, and provide structure for playtime, snacks, & rest (as needed). This may include learning the names of the children and parents, reading books, singing songs, playing games, and assisting children with hand-washing & eating snacks, changing diapers, holding, rocking, and supporting the safety of the classroom through behavior management. It is the Nursery Caregiver’s responsibility to be sure that all children are cared for in an appropriate manner.

Time Required:  Nursery Caregivers will be scheduled for weekly events (Friday 7:00pm-9:00pm and/or Sunday 9:15am-12:15pm) and on an as-needed basis. All Nursery Caregivers are part-time. Caregivers are expected to be present approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled event and should stay until all the children in their care have been picked up by their parents and the classroom is cleaned up.

Skills needed/to be developed:  A love of children, behavior management skills, and the gifts of hospitality, patience, kindness, and joy. Caregivers should also desire to provide care to the children and should consider the children in their care their number one priority while working. Some experience with parenting, childcare, and/or teaching infants/toddlers is necessary. Fluent in English is required and fluent in Chinese is a plus!

Training Required:  According to Policies, HCC will conduct a criminal background check on all staff and volunteers working with children. Staff must also complete an orientation/training session once a year and additional continuing education in-services, as needed and/or as requested by the Children’s Ministry Team.

To apply, please contact Frank Tan, our Children’s Minister.

 

Job Opportunities

Want to join our team? We are currently looking to hire a qualified staff member for the following positions:

Chinese Administrative Assistant: Full Time
Purpose
HCC is looking for a full-time Chinese Administrative Assistant to create the weekly Chinese bulletin, help organize ministry events, coordinate baptism & membership for the Chinese congregation, and more administrative duties. The Chinese Administrative Assistant will work closely with Chinese ministerial staff to fulfill ministry needs, and they should be available to work office hours on Friday evenings/Sunday mornings.

Responsibilities:
  • make the Chinese bulletin every week
    • coordinate with different groups for announcements/church notices/order of service elements, etc.
    • follow-up on incomplete announcements or requests for short links and QR codes
    • designing and formatting on InDesign
  • maintain/update the Chinese website:
    • upload weekly bulletins
    • handle event promotion through carousels and new webpages, create and share short links, update ministry resources, etc
  • maintain/update the Breeze database: add new attendees, update contact information and pictures, update membership information, organize forms and tags, add Breeze events for check-in
  • translate documents/announcements/prayer requests/promotional materials, etc
  • help coordinate baptism and new members: organizing classes, coordinating interviews, processing applications, preparing certificate/gifts, et
  • write vouchers for outside speakers; maintain the speaker schedule for Mandarin/Cantonese/Pearland
  • help coordinate funerals and special occasions: announcements, printing programs, ordering flowers, catering food, etc
  • cooperate with all Mandarin and Cantonese ministries:
    • print bulletin inserts for events
    • make Sunday School signs and printing/prepping materials needed for Sunday School
    • prepare printouts & equipment requests for fellowships
    • design promotional materials (such as website carousels, bulletin inserts, posters, door signs, and more)
  • handle Zoom and room reservations (including coordinating when people need to change rooms or we need to rearrange to accommodate AV requests)
  • make/update church signs (e.g. welcome signs, COVID signs, etc)
  • send announcements to be posted in Chinese newspapers
  • arrange piano tuner visits
  • order communion supplies as needed
  • assist the Church Council (announcements, preparation for membership meetings, sending email announcements)
  • create the lunch service schedule and sending out weekly reminders to small groups who are serving
  • assist pastoral staff with other scheduling and administrative needs

Relationship
Reports to the Church Administrator, expected to work closely with Chinese ministry staff

Education
Bachelors Degree

Language
Fluency in both written & verbal Mandarin required; ability to communicate proficiently in English required; ability to speak in Cantonese a plus

Skills

  • proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • proficiency with Google Workspace apps (e.g. Calendar, Sheets, Docs, Slide)
  • familiarity with or ability to learn to use design tools (e.g. Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Canva)
  • strong communication skills to work with ministerial staff, administrative staff, church members, and visitors
  • strong event planning and organization skills
  • flexibility to learn to use new apps/tools as needed (e.g. Drupal, Slack, etc)

The Chinese Administrative Assistant must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Youth Minister (Pearland Campus): Full Time

In 2011, a congregation of first-generation Chinese worshippers formed an extension campus in a fast-growing city south of Houston called Pearland. In 2020, we completed construction of a building for the Pearland campus. Currently, we conduct two worship services (Mandarin & English). There is one full-time staff (Mandarin Minister) and two part-time (Administrative Assistant & Children’s Ministry Intern). By 2024, HCC plans to launch the Pearland campus as an independent church plant.

 

At this time, Houston Chinese Church is looking for a full-time Youth Minister for its Pearland Campus. This individual should be passionate about youth ministry, particularly in a first-generation immigrant context. We hope this individual can grow into an English pastor role as the Lord continues to grow and develop the English ministry. By his grace, this individual will help us accomplish our vision to make God-loving and compassionate disciples of Jesus Christ among youth and their families.

 

Education: Undergraduate degree in 4-year college (preferred additional 2-year seminary degree)

Experience: 2+ years experience in Christian Education or Youth Ministry (volunteer or staff)

Language: Fluency in English required; knowledge of Mandarin language a plus

Relationship: Reports to the English Ministry Coordinator, expected to work closely with the Pearland ministry staff 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a team of lay leaders (Youth Ministry Team)  Provide leadership and oversight of the youth/English ministry
    • Sunday English Service
      • Oversee preaching schedule and finding guest speakers
      • Oversee serving planning and the administration of the ordinances
      • Preach at least twice a month
    • Friday Fellowship
      • Develop curriculum
      • Lead weekly Friday fellowship activities (i.e. Bible study, devotion, discussion, games, etc.)
    • Sunday School
      • Develop curriculum and regularly teach a class
      • Coordinate a team of volunteer teachers
    • Special events and retreats
  • Champion parents as disciple-makers and work with families in the discipleship of their youth
  • Create channels to connect youth with the whole church
  • Personally invest in students and student leaders
  • Work with Campus Leadership Team in setting and stewarding annual budget

Additional Qualifications:

  • A baptized believer of Jesus Christ who demonstrates integrity, grace, and love for the church
  • Agrees completely with the Articles of Faith, Constitution, mission, and core values of HCC
  • Knowledge of adolescent spiritual development and approaches to ministry to youth
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, management, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Sensitive to Chinese and Western cultures and values
 

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

IT Coordinator: Part Time

Purpose: To work with various departments and staff for the purpose of sharing the Gospel message and ministering to our community and the world via digital platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Update and redesign church website
  • Oversee the maintenance and administration of the ChMS (Breeze) database
  • Ensure that social media content is updated and fresh
  • Evaluate the administrative and ministry needs and how to migrate into digital platforms
  • Research the need for a dedicated server to church administration and upgrade it as needed
  • Help formulate HCC’s digital strategy, including but not limited to website, social media accounts, communication platforms
  • Oversee the coordination of Audio & Visual (A/V) training and support for volunteer coworkers
  • Oversee tech training (Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, Breeze, and etc) for church staff and volunteer coworkers
  • Maintenance of IT-related hardware and software
  • Act as primary point of contact for all technology related vendors, including but not limited to IT Managed Services Provider (MSP) services, web hosting services, technology related contract work

Organizational Relationships

  • Accountability: The IT Coordinator is directly accountable to the Church Administrator (or Executive Pastor). This accountability is maintained through personal contact and other means. The IT Coordinator will be subjected to a formal review on an annual basis after his/her first year of employment.
  • Staff Relationships: The IT Coordinator will work closely with members of the pastoral staff. He/She shall work to maintain healthy, professional relationships with church staff through mutual support.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge in computer software & hardware maintenance
  • Knowledge in IT helpdesk/desktop support
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with technical and nontechnical end users at all levels of the organization
  • Self-starting & coachable attitude with a willingness to grow, learn and adapt to changing technologies
  • Attention to detail coupled with excellent organization skills
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize on a daily basis
  • Good problem-solving skills required
  • Ability to work well with others, as well as independently
  • The ability to bend, squat, crawl or climb and lift technology hardware as needed

 

Desired Skills

  • Understanding and proficiency of IT Network technologies and processes
  • Excellent working knowledge of up-to-date desktop applications
  • Knowledge/Experience with Breeze Church Management software
  • Knowledge of Windows scripting, batch files and automation
  • Knowledge in Audio Sound board, Visual Projection, basic video camera recording
  • Creativity and advanced knowledge of media production, media, and Microsoft Office is desired
  • Excellent jack of all trade IT skills and suitable for Small Business Environment

 

The IT Coordinator must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Nursery Caregiver: Part Time

Responsibilities & Duties:  At all times, two adults will be present in the nursery classrooms to provide nurture and care. The Nursery Caregivers will set-up the childcare space prior to the children’s arrival, welcome children and parents, pay attention to any specific concerns or needs the parent shares, and provide structure for playtime, snacks, & rest (as needed). This may include learning the names of the children and parents, reading books, singing songs, playing games, and assisting children with hand-washing & eating snacks, changing diapers, holding, rocking, and supporting the safety of the classroom through behavior management. It is the Nursery Caregiver’s responsibility to be sure that all children are cared for in an appropriate manner.

Time Required:  Nursery Caregivers will be scheduled for weekly events (Friday 7:00pm-9:00pm and/or Sunday 9:15am-12:15pm) and on an as-needed basis. All Nursery Caregivers are part-time. Caregivers are expected to be present approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled event and should stay until all the children in their care have been picked up by their parents and the classroom is cleaned up.

Skills needed/to be developed:  A love of children, behavior management skills, and the gifts of hospitality, patience, kindness, and joy. Caregivers should also desire to provide care to the children and should consider the children in their care their number one priority while working. Some experience with parenting, childcare, and/or teaching infants/toddlers is necessary. Fluent in English is required and fluent in Chinese is a plus!

Training Required:  According to Policies, HCC will conduct a criminal background check on all staff and volunteers working with children. Staff must also complete an orientation/training session once a year and additional continuing education in-services, as needed and/or as requested by the Children’s Ministry Team.

To apply, please contact Frank Tan, our Children’s Minister.

 

Want to join our team? We are currently looking to hire a qualified staff member for the following positions:

Chinese Administrative Assistant: Full Time
Purpose
HCC is looking for a full-time Chinese Administrative Assistant to create the weekly Chinese bulletin, help organize ministry events, coordinate baptism & membership for the Chinese congregation, and more administrative duties. The Chinese Administrative Assistant will work closely with Chinese ministerial staff to fulfill ministry needs, and they should be available to work office hours on Friday evenings/Sunday mornings.

Responsibilities:
  • make the Chinese bulletin every week
    • coordinate with different groups for announcements/church notices/order of service elements, etc.
    • follow-up on incomplete announcements or requests for short links and QR codes
    • designing and formatting on InDesign
  • maintain/update the Chinese website:
    • upload weekly bulletins
    • handle event promotion through carousels and new webpages, create and share short links, update ministry resources, etc
  • maintain/update the Breeze database: add new attendees, update contact information and pictures, update membership information, organize forms and tags, add Breeze events for check-in
  • translate documents/announcements/prayer requests/promotional materials, etc
  • help coordinate baptism and new members: organizing classes, coordinating interviews, processing applications, preparing certificate/gifts, et
  • write vouchers for outside speakers; maintain the speaker schedule for Mandarin/Cantonese/Pearland
  • help coordinate funerals and special occasions: announcements, printing programs, ordering flowers, catering food, etc
  • cooperate with all Mandarin and Cantonese ministries:
    • print bulletin inserts for events
    • make Sunday School signs and printing/prepping materials needed for Sunday School
    • prepare printouts & equipment requests for fellowships
    • design promotional materials (such as website carousels, bulletin inserts, posters, door signs, and more)
  • handle Zoom and room reservations (including coordinating when people need to change rooms or we need to rearrange to accommodate AV requests)
  • make/update church signs (e.g. welcome signs, COVID signs, etc)
  • send announcements to be posted in Chinese newspapers
  • arrange piano tuner visits
  • order communion supplies as needed
  • assist the Church Council (announcements, preparation for membership meetings, sending email announcements)
  • create the lunch service schedule and sending out weekly reminders to small groups who are serving
  • assist pastoral staff with other scheduling and administrative needs

Relationship
Reports to the Church Administrator, expected to work closely with Chinese ministry staff

Education
Bachelors Degree

Language
Fluency in both written & verbal Mandarin required; ability to communicate proficiently in English required; ability to speak in Cantonese a plus

Skills

  • proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • proficiency with Google Workspace apps (e.g. Calendar, Sheets, Docs, Slide)
  • familiarity with or ability to learn to use design tools (e.g. Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Canva)
  • strong communication skills to work with ministerial staff, administrative staff, church members, and visitors
  • strong event planning and organization skills
  • flexibility to learn to use new apps/tools as needed (e.g. Drupal, Slack, etc)

The Chinese Administrative Assistant must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Youth Minister (Pearland Campus): Full Time

In 2011, a congregation of first-generation Chinese worshippers formed an extension campus in a fast-growing city south of Houston called Pearland. In 2020, we completed construction of a building for the Pearland campus. Currently, we conduct two worship services (Mandarin & English). There is one full-time staff (Mandarin Minister) and two part-time (Administrative Assistant & Children’s Ministry Intern). By 2024, HCC plans to launch the Pearland campus as an independent church plant.

 

At this time, Houston Chinese Church is looking for a full-time Youth Minister for its Pearland Campus. This individual should be passionate about youth ministry, particularly in a first-generation immigrant context. We hope this individual can grow into an English pastor role as the Lord continues to grow and develop the English ministry. By his grace, this individual will help us accomplish our vision to make God-loving and compassionate disciples of Jesus Christ among youth and their families.

 

Education: Undergraduate degree in 4-year college (preferred additional 2-year seminary degree)

Experience: 2+ years experience in Christian Education or Youth Ministry (volunteer or staff)

Language: Fluency in English required; knowledge of Mandarin language a plus

Relationship: Reports to the English Ministry Coordinator, expected to work closely with the Pearland ministry staff 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a team of lay leaders (Youth Ministry Team)  Provide leadership and oversight of the youth/English ministry
    • Sunday English Service
      • Oversee preaching schedule and finding guest speakers
      • Oversee serving planning and the administration of the ordinances
      • Preach at least twice a month
    • Friday Fellowship
      • Develop curriculum
      • Lead weekly Friday fellowship activities (i.e. Bible study, devotion, discussion, games, etc.)
    • Sunday School
      • Develop curriculum and regularly teach a class
      • Coordinate a team of volunteer teachers
    • Special events and retreats
  • Champion parents as disciple-makers and work with families in the discipleship of their youth
  • Create channels to connect youth with the whole church
  • Personally invest in students and student leaders
  • Work with Campus Leadership Team in setting and stewarding annual budget

Additional Qualifications:

  • A baptized believer of Jesus Christ who demonstrates integrity, grace, and love for the church
  • Agrees completely with the Articles of Faith, Constitution, mission, and core values of HCC
  • Knowledge of adolescent spiritual development and approaches to ministry to youth
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, management, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Sensitive to Chinese and Western cultures and values
 

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

IT Coordinator: Part Time

Purpose: To work with various departments and staff for the purpose of sharing the Gospel message and ministering to our community and the world via digital platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Update and redesign church website
  • Oversee the maintenance and administration of the ChMS (Breeze) database
  • Ensure that social media content is updated and fresh
  • Evaluate the administrative and ministry needs and how to migrate into digital platforms
  • Research the need for a dedicated server to church administration and upgrade it as needed
  • Help formulate HCC’s digital strategy, including but not limited to website, social media accounts, communication platforms
  • Oversee the coordination of Audio & Visual (A/V) training and support for volunteer coworkers
  • Oversee tech training (Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, Breeze, and etc) for church staff and volunteer coworkers
  • Maintenance of IT-related hardware and software
  • Act as primary point of contact for all technology related vendors, including but not limited to IT Managed Services Provider (MSP) services, web hosting services, technology related contract work

Organizational Relationships

  • Accountability: The IT Coordinator is directly accountable to the Church Administrator (or Executive Pastor). This accountability is maintained through personal contact and other means. The IT Coordinator will be subjected to a formal review on an annual basis after his/her first year of employment.
  • Staff Relationships: The IT Coordinator will work closely with members of the pastoral staff. He/She shall work to maintain healthy, professional relationships with church staff through mutual support.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge in computer software & hardware maintenance
  • Knowledge in IT helpdesk/desktop support
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with technical and nontechnical end users at all levels of the organization
  • Self-starting & coachable attitude with a willingness to grow, learn and adapt to changing technologies
  • Attention to detail coupled with excellent organization skills
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize on a daily basis
  • Good problem-solving skills required
  • Ability to work well with others, as well as independently
  • The ability to bend, squat, crawl or climb and lift technology hardware as needed

 

Desired Skills

  • Understanding and proficiency of IT Network technologies and processes
  • Excellent working knowledge of up-to-date desktop applications
  • Knowledge/Experience with Breeze Church Management software
  • Knowledge of Windows scripting, batch files and automation
  • Knowledge in Audio Sound board, Visual Projection, basic video camera recording
  • Creativity and advanced knowledge of media production, media, and Microsoft Office is desired
  • Excellent jack of all trade IT skills and suitable for Small Business Environment

 

The IT Coordinator must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Nursery Caregiver: Part Time

Responsibilities & Duties:  At all times, two adults will be present in the nursery classrooms to provide nurture and care. The Nursery Caregivers will set-up the childcare space prior to the children’s arrival, welcome children and parents, pay attention to any specific concerns or needs the parent shares, and provide structure for playtime, snacks, & rest (as needed). This may include learning the names of the children and parents, reading books, singing songs, playing games, and assisting children with hand-washing & eating snacks, changing diapers, holding, rocking, and supporting the safety of the classroom through behavior management. It is the Nursery Caregiver’s responsibility to be sure that all children are cared for in an appropriate manner.

Time Required:  Nursery Caregivers will be scheduled for weekly events (Friday 7:00pm-9:00pm and/or Sunday 9:15am-12:15pm) and on an as-needed basis. All Nursery Caregivers are part-time. Caregivers are expected to be present approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled event and should stay until all the children in their care have been picked up by their parents and the classroom is cleaned up.

Skills needed/to be developed:  A love of children, behavior management skills, and the gifts of hospitality, patience, kindness, and joy. Caregivers should also desire to provide care to the children and should consider the children in their care their number one priority while working. Some experience with parenting, childcare, and/or teaching infants/toddlers is necessary. Fluent in English is required and fluent in Chinese is a plus!

Training Required:  According to Policies, HCC will conduct a criminal background check on all staff and volunteers working with children. Staff must also complete an orientation/training session once a year and additional continuing education in-services, as needed and/or as requested by the Children’s Ministry Team.

To apply, please contact Frank Tan, our Children’s Minister.

 

Want to join our team? We are currently looking to hire a qualified staff member for the following positions:

Chinese Administrative Assistant: Full Time
Purpose
HCC is looking for a full-time Chinese Administrative Assistant to create the weekly Chinese bulletin, help organize ministry events, coordinate baptism & membership for the Chinese congregation, and more administrative duties. The Chinese Administrative Assistant will work closely with Chinese ministerial staff to fulfill ministry needs, and they should be available to work office hours on Friday evenings/Sunday mornings.

Responsibilities:
  • make the Chinese bulletin every week
    • coordinate with different groups for announcements/church notices/order of service elements, etc.
    • follow-up on incomplete announcements or requests for short links and QR codes
    • designing and formatting on InDesign
  • maintain/update the Chinese website:
    • upload weekly bulletins
    • handle event promotion through carousels and new webpages, create and share short links, update ministry resources, etc
  • maintain/update the Breeze database: add new attendees, update contact information and pictures, update membership information, organize forms and tags, add Breeze events for check-in
  • translate documents/announcements/prayer requests/promotional materials, etc
  • help coordinate baptism and new members: organizing classes, coordinating interviews, processing applications, preparing certificate/gifts, et
  • write vouchers for outside speakers; maintain the speaker schedule for Mandarin/Cantonese/Pearland
  • help coordinate funerals and special occasions: announcements, printing programs, ordering flowers, catering food, etc
  • cooperate with all Mandarin and Cantonese ministries:
    • print bulletin inserts for events
    • make Sunday School signs and printing/prepping materials needed for Sunday School
    • prepare printouts & equipment requests for fellowships
    • design promotional materials (such as website carousels, bulletin inserts, posters, door signs, and more)
  • handle Zoom and room reservations (including coordinating when people need to change rooms or we need to rearrange to accommodate AV requests)
  • make/update church signs (e.g. welcome signs, COVID signs, etc)
  • send announcements to be posted in Chinese newspapers
  • arrange piano tuner visits
  • order communion supplies as needed
  • assist the Church Council (announcements, preparation for membership meetings, sending email announcements)
  • create the lunch service schedule and sending out weekly reminders to small groups who are serving
  • assist pastoral staff with other scheduling and administrative needs

Relationship
Reports to the Church Administrator, expected to work closely with Chinese ministry staff

Education
Bachelors Degree

Language
Fluency in both written & verbal Mandarin required; ability to communicate proficiently in English required; ability to speak in Cantonese a plus

Skills

  • proficiency with Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • proficiency with Google Workspace apps (e.g. Calendar, Sheets, Docs, Slide)
  • familiarity with or ability to learn to use design tools (e.g. Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Canva)
  • strong communication skills to work with ministerial staff, administrative staff, church members, and visitors
  • strong event planning and organization skills
  • flexibility to learn to use new apps/tools as needed (e.g. Drupal, Slack, etc)

The Chinese Administrative Assistant must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Youth Minister (Pearland Campus): Full Time

In 2011, a congregation of first-generation Chinese worshippers formed an extension campus in a fast-growing city south of Houston called Pearland. In 2020, we completed construction of a building for the Pearland campus. Currently, we conduct two worship services (Mandarin & English). There is one full-time staff (Mandarin Minister) and two part-time (Administrative Assistant & Children’s Ministry Intern). By 2024, HCC plans to launch the Pearland campus as an independent church plant.

 

At this time, Houston Chinese Church is looking for a full-time Youth Minister for its Pearland Campus. This individual should be passionate about youth ministry, particularly in a first-generation immigrant context. We hope this individual can grow into an English pastor role as the Lord continues to grow and develop the English ministry. By his grace, this individual will help us accomplish our vision to make God-loving and compassionate disciples of Jesus Christ among youth and their families.

 

Education: Undergraduate degree in 4-year college (preferred additional 2-year seminary degree)

Experience: 2+ years experience in Christian Education or Youth Ministry (volunteer or staff)

Language: Fluency in English required; knowledge of Mandarin language a plus

Relationship: Reports to the English Ministry Coordinator, expected to work closely with the Pearland ministry staff 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop a team of lay leaders (Youth Ministry Team)  Provide leadership and oversight of the youth/English ministry
    • Sunday English Service
      • Oversee preaching schedule and finding guest speakers
      • Oversee serving planning and the administration of the ordinances
      • Preach at least twice a month
    • Friday Fellowship
      • Develop curriculum
      • Lead weekly Friday fellowship activities (i.e. Bible study, devotion, discussion, games, etc.)
    • Sunday School
      • Develop curriculum and regularly teach a class
      • Coordinate a team of volunteer teachers
    • Special events and retreats
  • Champion parents as disciple-makers and work with families in the discipleship of their youth
  • Create channels to connect youth with the whole church
  • Personally invest in students and student leaders
  • Work with Campus Leadership Team in setting and stewarding annual budget

Additional Qualifications:

  • A baptized believer of Jesus Christ who demonstrates integrity, grace, and love for the church
  • Agrees completely with the Articles of Faith, Constitution, mission, and core values of HCC
  • Knowledge of adolescent spiritual development and approaches to ministry to youth
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, management, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Sensitive to Chinese and Western cultures and values
 

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

IT Coordinator: Part Time

Purpose: To work with various departments and staff for the purpose of sharing the Gospel message and ministering to our community and the world via digital platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Update and redesign church website
  • Oversee the maintenance and administration of the ChMS (Breeze) database
  • Ensure that social media content is updated and fresh
  • Evaluate the administrative and ministry needs and how to migrate into digital platforms
  • Research the need for a dedicated server to church administration and upgrade it as needed
  • Help formulate HCC’s digital strategy, including but not limited to website, social media accounts, communication platforms
  • Oversee the coordination of Audio & Visual (A/V) training and support for volunteer coworkers
  • Oversee tech training (Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, Breeze, and etc) for church staff and volunteer coworkers
  • Maintenance of IT-related hardware and software
  • Act as primary point of contact for all technology related vendors, including but not limited to IT Managed Services Provider (MSP) services, web hosting services, technology related contract work

Organizational Relationships

  • Accountability: The IT Coordinator is directly accountable to the Church Administrator (or Executive Pastor). This accountability is maintained through personal contact and other means. The IT Coordinator will be subjected to a formal review on an annual basis after his/her first year of employment.
  • Staff Relationships: The IT Coordinator will work closely with members of the pastoral staff. He/She shall work to maintain healthy, professional relationships with church staff through mutual support.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge in computer software & hardware maintenance
  • Knowledge in IT helpdesk/desktop support
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with technical and nontechnical end users at all levels of the organization
  • Self-starting & coachable attitude with a willingness to grow, learn and adapt to changing technologies
  • Attention to detail coupled with excellent organization skills
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize on a daily basis
  • Good problem-solving skills required
  • Ability to work well with others, as well as independently
  • The ability to bend, squat, crawl or climb and lift technology hardware as needed

 

Desired Skills

  • Understanding and proficiency of IT Network technologies and processes
  • Excellent working knowledge of up-to-date desktop applications
  • Knowledge/Experience with Breeze Church Management software
  • Knowledge of Windows scripting, batch files and automation
  • Knowledge in Audio Sound board, Visual Projection, basic video camera recording
  • Creativity and advanced knowledge of media production, media, and Microsoft Office is desired
  • Excellent jack of all trade IT skills and suitable for Small Business Environment

 

The IT Coordinator must demonstrate a commitment to and agree with the statement of faith held by Houston Chinese Church.

For those interested in this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to pastorsearch@hcchome.org

Nursery Caregiver: Part Time

Responsibilities & Duties:  At all times, two adults will be present in the nursery classrooms to provide nurture and care. The Nursery Caregivers will set-up the childcare space prior to the children’s arrival, welcome children and parents, pay attention to any specific concerns or needs the parent shares, and provide structure for playtime, snacks, & rest (as needed). This may include learning the names of the children and parents, reading books, singing songs, playing games, and assisting children with hand-washing & eating snacks, changing diapers, holding, rocking, and supporting the safety of the classroom through behavior management. It is the Nursery Caregiver’s responsibility to be sure that all children are cared for in an appropriate manner.

Time Required:  Nursery Caregivers will be scheduled for weekly events (Friday 7:00pm-9:00pm and/or Sunday 9:15am-12:15pm) and on an as-needed basis. All Nursery Caregivers are part-time. Caregivers are expected to be present approximately 30 minutes before the scheduled event and should stay until all the children in their care have been picked up by their parents and the classroom is cleaned up.

Skills needed/to be developed:  A love of children, behavior management skills, and the gifts of hospitality, patience, kindness, and joy. Caregivers should also desire to provide care to the children and should consider the children in their care their number one priority while working. Some experience with parenting, childcare, and/or teaching infants/toddlers is necessary. Fluent in English is required and fluent in Chinese is a plus!

Training Required:  According to Policies, HCC will conduct a criminal background check on all staff and volunteers working with children. Staff must also complete an orientation/training session once a year and additional continuing education in-services, as needed and/or as requested by the Children’s Ministry Team.

To apply, please contact Frank Tan, our Children’s Minister.