Job Application - Celebration Church

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Hospitality Coordinator

Status: Non-Exempt, hourly

Reports to: Event Coordinator

Summary of Role

Coordinate, plan and organize food services for the church to create consistent level of excellence throughout all ministries with a focus on warm hospitality and hosting in congenial manner and presentation. Build and maintain a Dream Team to be involved and assist with food service at services and events.

Position Status & Schedule

Full-time (40 hours), Monday - Friday 9am-5pm. Christmas, Easter and Dream Team Appreciation service dates and times are black out days for time off. There may be other events that you are required to work outside of your normal schedule, you will be informed in advance of any of these requirements.

Primary Functions & Responsibilities


Create food service plans and schedules for events and conferences

Plan menus, purchase, prepare and/or lead vendors for food services at events  

Receive, approve, and coordinate all food service via event software 

Build and/or maintain vendor relationships 

Develop and maintain updated catering and food service-related vendor list 

Maintain, update, stock & standardize food service items and water supply 

Manage and maintain food service record of events including needs, requirements, menus, etc. 

Hold and maintain food handler’s certification and maintain standards throughout the church 

Receive and be the point of contact for deliveries from weekly vendors 

Dream Team

Recruit, train and lead dream team for the Hospitality and Food Service Dream Teams  

Build and maintain relationships with Dream Teamers


Reconcile accounts with food service/supply vendors and submit payment requests via purchasing process

Assist with annual budgeting and monthly budget updates, ensuring resources are being stewarded wisely in the area of food services.

Enter all hospitality and food service expenses into applicable system and maintain up to date expense reports 

Green Room

Plan menus monthly. Send to Event Coordinator and Executive Assistant for approval

Order meals, coordinate delivery times, enter and code items in expense report or purchasing system

Order food and supplies that need re-stocking by utilizing a shared shopping list


Mature Christian who calls Celebration Church home and supports the Church’s culture, vision, and values

Unwavering commitment to place Christ first in all you do

Desire to ensure people are known, loved, and celebrated

Continually seeking growth with Christ and encouraging others to do the same

Passion for excellence, always looking to improve

Deep understanding of the value in being part of a family that is unified for a greater cause

Must complete all steps of Connection Point within 60 days of hire


Proven ability to meet deadlines 

Proficient in Mac OSX & Microsoft Office

Pleasant personality and proven ability to interact in a positive manner using a high degree of tact, diplomacy, discretion, flexibility and courtesy 

Flexible, honest, resilient, tenacious and hospitable with a high level of serving/hosting and professionalism 

Self-motivated, well organized, quick and accurate with the ability to think creatively

Finds joy in serving, comfortable working “behind the scenes” 

Effective team leader who can inspire others to work together to achieve organizational excellence

Tenacious and persistent spirit for achieving named goals

Self-motivated and determined with a strong work ethic

Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment

Must be able to collaborate well with team members

Education & Experience

2+ years experience in the hospitality industry especially conference-size (500+) planning, menu development, cost analysis, preparation and service for large and small group functions 

Knowledge and experience in food handling policies and procedures set forth by the church and the Health Department 

Work Environment & Physical Demands

Must be able to stand, stoop, walk, and lift 20 pounds. 

Open office environment 

Other Information

Celebration Church is an equal employment opportunity employer to the extent required by law applicable to religious institutions. This job description is not inclusive and often includes other responsibilities. Updated: 12/18/2019