Best Church Practices: Small-Group Job Descriptions

Best Church Practices: Small-Group Job Descriptions

Save yourself some time by modifying these job descriptions for small-group roles.

Creating documents and systems that improve the health and strength of a small-groups ministry used to be a real chore. But now we've done the work for you! This Best Church Practices download contains 14 job descriptions for the following positions in small-group ministry: apprentice, discussion facilitator, host, group leader, coach, director, and member. You may use these sample forms - adapting them as necessary - as part of your policy and procedures handbook, especially in view of the great variety of small groups that reach people within and outside of the church. These documents can also help your church develop a standard of excellence for the many levels of workers in a small-group ministry.

Leader's Guide

An Overview of Small-Group Roles
It takes a village to launch and maintain a successful small-groups ministry.
By John Throop and Sam O'Neal

Job Descriptions

Apprentice—Form 1

Apprentice—Form 2

Small-Group Host

Discussion Facilitator

Group Leader—Form 1

Group Leader—Form 2

Group Leader—Form 3

Group Leader—Form 4

Coach—Form 1

Coach—Form 2

Coach—Form 3

Director—Form 1

Director—Form 2

Small-Group Member

Additional Resources

Total number of pages—25

  • Word Document
  • SMG-BSG043-D