District Manager – Tenerife, Spain
Oversee all facets of Push The Rock’s ministry in the Tenerife, Spain District Office as outlined below.
- Responsible for raising 100% of required financial support as determined by the standard salary and benefit package provided by Push The Rock.
- Individual will be required to attend a support training course and will be assigned a support raising coach and accountability partner.
- Go through TEAM’s application process to become a TEAM missionary.
- Learn the Spanish language, including taking Spanish courses in Tenerife.
- Create, pursue, and develop ministry opportunities, utilizing all available resources including, but not limited to
- Local church and/or local church plant
- Ministry partners
- Local businesses
- Oversee and take part in leading all Tenerife programs/events and any additional duties given by Push The Rock supervisor where needed. Individual will meet with his or her supervisor regarding an in detail discussion of all responsibilities for the following categories upon acceptance:
- Church and/or church planting activities
- Serve as single point of contact for short term trips to the Tenerife District
- Oversee trip and ministry logistics prior, during and after the trip
- Camps/Clinics (direct or coach as needed)
- School programs
- Other ministry opportunities
- Work with local churches and/or church planting teams in Tenerife to run cooperative ministry programs and to build up the church and/or church plant.
- Meet weekly with direct supervisor to evaluate programs and discuss areas of growth/expansion and improvements needed in the district.
- Cultivate and maintain communication and relationships with local church and/or church plant partners in Tenerife.
- Complete a program evaluation and conduct a lessons learned session at the completion of each program or ministry initiative.
- Provide leadership and oversight for on-site interns and volunteers who support the district.
- Participate in opportunities as assigned by TEAM leader(s).
- Oversee development of a long term plan for district.
- Oversee development of the annual district budget and manage actual spending within budget constraints.
- Oversee district fundraising opportunities as possible.
- Establish, maintain and keep in regular contact with Push The Rock supervisor and TEAM leader(s). Individual supervisors serve as a prayer partners who are available to counsel, advise, and provide guidance on issues related to ministry in Tenerife.
- Regular contact would include email updates, evaluations, phone calls, and video conferencing with your supervisor.
- A personal relationship with Jesus Christ and with consistent evidence of fruit in his/ her personal life.
- Involved in an evangelical church and is supportive of Christian ministry.
- A Christian who is committed to Push The Rock’s Vision, Mission and Core Values.
- A Christian who agrees with Push The Rock’s Statement of Faith.
- Entrepreneurial, resourceful, imaginative, bringing creativity to the role.
- Enthusiastic and high energy.
- Motivated to serve the Lord in a sports related ministry.
- Ability to consistently use good judgment.
- Ability to lead and direct Push The Rock programs and ministries.
- Degree in Sports Ministry or Sports Management with a background in athletics/coaching is preferred.
- A minimum of a 3-5 year commitment is preferred.
- Sports-minded: experience playing and/or coaching one or more of the sports associated with Push The Rock’s ministries.
- Working experience with MS Office products and cloud based storage solutions.
- Basic knowledge of business finances including cash-flow and project costing.
- Effective communication and leadership skills with demonstrated ability to direct Push The Rock programs.
- Good organizational skills
Reports to Director of European Operations and the TEAM on-site leader.
Varied. Initially, the main goal is to acquire the Spanish language and support the local church/church plant as appropriate. As language acquisition increases, the Push The Rock responsibilities will increase to complement the church/church plant responsibilities as they work in tandem.
In the Role of Tenerife District Manager, salary is set based on Push The Rock’s standard salary and benefits package. Overview can be provided on request.
These attributes are the core behaviors that lie at the heart of Push The Rock. They will be used to guide every aspect of our organization: from hiring to performance evaluation, from strategy to objective setting and tactical planning. They define the core of who we are and how we behave in all interactions.
Our desired character is consistent with many of the character qualities described in
Scripture: love, joy, peace, patience, gentleness, kindness, goodness, forgiveness, faithfulness, trustworthiness (in word and deed); self-control, teachability, humility, honesty, and compassion. Individuals of strong Christian character have a growing relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. They present candid truthful material in an appropriate and helpful manner; keep confidences, admit mistakes; avoid gossip
and have the organization’s best in mind. They also don’t represent themselves for personal gain.
Romans 12:1-2 – “Therefore, I urge you brothers, in view of God’s mercy to offer your bodies as living sacrifices holy and pleasing to God – this is your spiritual act of worship. Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind ….”
Individuals who display this behavior well: foster exemplary cooperation and collaboration within and between teams; act to surface and resolve conflicts; actively participate as team members including doing their full share of work and completing assignments in a timely manner; support team and organization decisions even when the decision is not their personal preference; are able to modify their personal behavioral style to respond to the needs of others; relate well to all kinds of people –inside and outside the organization regardless of job position; are able to partner with other organizations both internally and
externally; are approachable and foster an environment of openness and trustworthiness; and use diplomacy and tact in all interactions. As members of a team we hold each other accountable and rely on the Lord in carrying out these core attributes.
1 Corinthians 12:25 – “there should be no division in the body but its parts should have equal concern for each other.”
Philippians 2:3-5 – “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others. Your attitude should be the same as that of Jesus Christ.”
Individuals who display this behavior well: are able to communicate verbally and in writing
clearly, concisely and accurately; share relevant information in a timely manner to all the appropriate people; are able to discern the appropriate method and medium for communication; are attentive and active listeners and are able to apply relevant techniques for understanding. They are able to communicate effectively with people within and outside the organization regardless of position including: participants, parents, coaches, donors, partners, board members, peers and management.
Col 4:6 – “Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to
Individuals who display this behavior well: display discipline of execution that bridges the gap between the goals of the organization and the actual results achieved; strive to get the job done right the first time while learning from mistakes; adapt well to changing circumstances and have a strong bias for action; are innovative and willing to take prudent risks, while staying focused on the organization’s strategy and plan. They also take responsibility for positive and negative results; take initiative to overcome obstacles and
resolve problems, and have a mindset of continuous improvement.
Col 3:23 – “Whatever you do work at it with all your heart as working for the Lord, not for men.”
- These attributes will be the core evaluation criteria used in all hiring decisions (from Leadership team members to summer seasonal staff)
- These attributes will be used in all performance evaluations regardless of job level.
- All staff will be held accountable to live out these attributes to the best of their ability in the power of the Holy Spirit.
Job Category Attributes
Building Effective Teams
Individuals who display this behavior well: identify roles and objectives with the team; create an environment that is creative and flexible; invest in understanding teammates, build unity on their team; utilize the vastness of gifts and skills; connect regularly to keep them focused and motivated. They display the ability to give responsibility and authority to others to complete tasks factoring in the skill and experience of those they are directing. They also are accountable for their own and their team’s responsibilities and are able to hold their team members accountable to execute and deliver results.
For individuals on the leadership team staff development is a high priority. Individuals who display this behavior well are able to assess the strengths and development needs of their staff and work with them to mentor and to develop their skills. Staff development includes creating an environment where people are motivated to do their best; providing specific and constructive feedback; and preparing staff for change. It also includes trusting and empowering people at the appropriate level, which includes assessment of their capabilities, experience and motivation.
Problem Solving and Decision Making
Individuals who display this behavior well: have the ability to identify and focus on the highest priority problems or issues; identify appropriate solutions, and weigh the pros and cons of each solution. They also are able to acts decisively when a problem or opportunity arises and distill complex information into the most relevant elements while balancing the needs of all interested parties. They are able to effectively balance the need for timely decisions against the need for effective decisions and the decisions they make or support are sound and insightful even in adverse circumstances. When necessary they are able to make tough and pragmatic decisions and on all cases they take responsibility for their own and shared decisions.
Individuals who display this behavior well have better personal time management and organization, motivates and develops employees, and simply, are apt to get more done. They will also have: clear expectations; be clear in communications; monitor rather than micromanage; recognize the importance of staff development.
Individuals who display this behavior well: anticipate customer needs, understand that even personal work habits should reflect the priority of the customer, actively engage customers in better understanding what their needs are, make the customer a priority, and navigate well and respond appropriately to the positive and negative feedback when it comes.
Individuals who display this behavior well: provide equal opportunity but individual treatment; deal effectively with all ages, cultures, disabilities, nationalities, races and sexes; work hard to understand the differences between people and circumstances without judging; understand their own biases; invest well in others regardless of the differences; celebrate the differences where appropriate; and work hard to make diversity a strength versus a liability.
The Game Plan
“For physical training is of some value, but Godliness has value for all things. Holding promise for both the present life and the life to come”. 1 Timothy 4:8
Push The Rock has One Passion! It’s Jesus Christ! In 1997, we believe that God placed on our hearts a call to win people to our passion, Jesus Christ, through Sport! Sport is a powerful and universal language. Every country, every culture and for all people! Each week, millions of people pass the church Sanctuary for the recreation sanctuary. We live in a leisure oriented, competitive-driven culture. Recreation is important for all aspects of life…From the infant to the Senior Saint!
- The Bible, consisting of the sixty-six books of the Old and New Testaments, in the original manuscripts, is the inerrant and complete Word of God, the final authority in all matters of faith and practice. (2 Timothy 3:16)
- There is one true God, eternally existing in three persons – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit – each of whom possesses equally all the attributes of Deity and the characteristics of personality. (Mt. 28.18-20)
- Man was originally created in the image of God. He sinned by disobeying God; thus, he was alienated from his Creator. That historic fall brought all mankind under spiritual condemnation. (Gen 1:26-27, Gen 3:14)
- Every person is in need of regeneration and renewal by the Holy Spirit. We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life. (John 14:6)
- Jesus Christ lived a sinless life and voluntarily atoned for the sins of men by dying on the cross as their substitute, thus satisfying divine justice and accomplishing salvation for all who trust in Him alone. He rose from the dead in the same body, though glorified, in which He lived and died. He ascended bodily into heaven and sat down at the right hand of God the Father, where He, the only mediator between God and man, continually makes intercession for His own. (Hebrews 9:28)
- Salvation of man is wholly a work of God’s free grace and is not the work, in whole or in part, of human works or goodness or religious ceremony. God imputes His righteousness to those who put their faith in Christ alone for their salvation, and thereby justified them in His sight. (Eph. 2:8-9)
- Jesus Christ is the Head of the Church, His Body, which is composed of all men, living and dead, who have been joined to Him through saving faith.
- God admonishes His people to assemble together regularly for worship, for participation in ordinances, for edification through the Scriptures and for mutual encouragement. (Mt. 16:18)
- Jesus Christ will come again to the earth – personally, visibly and bodily – to consummate history and the eternal plan of God. (Revelation 21:6-7)
- That the Great Commission was given to the Church and that this task of world evangelism is the mission of the Church today. We believe that the Church of Jesus Christ had its historical beginning at Pentecost; is composed solely of believers; is the Body and Bride of our Lord; is distinct from Israel; and that it will be completed as believers fulfill their duty by making Christ known. (Mt. 28:19-20)
- We believe that all human life is sacred and created by God in His image. Human life is of inestimable worth in all of its dimensions, including pre-born babies, the aged, the physically or mentally challenged, and every other stage or condition from conception through natural death. We are therefore called to defend, protect, and value all human life (Ps 139).
- Because God has ordained marriage and defined it as the covenant relationship between a man, a woman and Himself, Push The Rock will only recognize marriages between a biological man and a biological woman. (Mt. 19:4-6; Eph 5:22-33). Further the Board and Staff of Push The Rock shall only officiate in a religious wedding ceremony and solemnize marriage between one man and one woman. When conducting a wedding ceremony, Board and Staff members shall not sign a marriage certificate nor act in a licensing capacity for any couple that they marry. Finally, the facilities and property of the organization shall only host weddings between one man and one woman.
Final Authority for Matters of Belief and Conduct
This statement of faith does not exhaust the extent of our beliefs. The Bible itself, as the inspired and infallible word of God speaks with final authority concerning truth, morality and the proper conduct of mankind, and is the sole and final source of what we believe. For purposes of Push The Rock’s faith, doctrine, practice, policy and discipline, our Board of Directors is our final interpretive authority on the Bible’s meaning and application.
Board and Staff Memebrship
The members of the Board of Directors and Staff of Push The Rock shall be composed of individuals who are believers in the Lord Jesus Christ and affirm the tenets of the above doctrine statement, and agree with our Vision, Mission and Values. They also need to offer evidence of these beliefs by their confession and conduct that they are living in accordance with their affirmation of this document and the By-Laws of the organization. They also need to be actively pursuing and continuing in a vital relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. The Board of Directors of Push The Rock will have final authority in all matters of governance.