Custer Road UMC: Summer Lunch Program Assistant

Date Posted: 3/24/2023

Custer Road UMC, Plano, TX

Job Description

The Summer Lunch Program (SLP) Assistant at Custer Road United Methodist Church shall be a person of genuine and deepening Christian character, willing to grow as a loyal participant of a ministry team, able to work and communicate well with the SLP Coordinator, volunteers and participants in the SLP.

Purpose: The purpose of the Summer Lunch Program Assistant is to assist the Summer Lunch Program Coordinator.

Hours/schedule: The Summer Lunch Program Assistant position will be governed by Custer Road UMC’s Employee Handbook and is a part-time, non-exempt position. This person works approximately 20 hours per week (Monday-Friday, approximately 10 a.m.-2 p.m., May 28-Aug. 8). Training and preliminary duties may be required in April and/or May.

Staff Supervision: Reports to SLP Coordinator and Director of Missions.


  • Co-lead daily training sessions as needed for volunteers at Summer Lunch Program site
  • Communicate volunteers’ responsibilities to them
  • Load coolers daily with ice, lunches, milk, bottled water and ice pops
  • Load trailer, ride to lunch site, occasionally drive
  • Assist with site set-up daily
  • Serve as a leader at the site, instruct volunteers
  • Clean-up site daily
  • Return with truck/trailer to CRUMC, unload coolers, restock for next day
  • Assist summary and documentation of the program
  • Interact with children and families being served by program
  • Offer the children and families being served a transparent look at their walk with Christ, including but not limited to praying before mealtime, inviting children and families to attend Custer Road events, etc.
  • Serve as Site Leader in SLP Coordinator’s absence


  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must have a positive attitude and a spirit of grace and patience while working with staff, church members, volunteers and SLP participants.
  • Must be comfortable sharing their faith with staff, church members, volunteers and SLP participants, with the goal being to invite all into a relationship with Christ
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must be at least 18 years old (21+ years of age preferred)
  • Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License, be able/willing to learn to drive a truck/pull a trailer
  • Must have strong, positive communication skills
  • Must own a cell phone and have texting capability

How to Apply

Email cover letter, resume and three professional references to Director of Missions Stephanie Mills at
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 972-618-3450


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