Director of Youth Ministries

JOB TITLE:  Director of Youth Ministry

HOURS:  Approximately 40 per week

SALARY/BENEFITS:  Per Annual Budget

DEPARTMENT/COMMITTEE:  Youth Ministry

REPORTS TO:  Personnel Committee

DIRECT/INDIRECT REPORTS:  None

PARTNERS WITH:  Senior Pastor, Youth Ministry Committee, Lay Leaders and Teachers

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide oversight, manage and coordinate the youth ministry of 6th grade through post-high school students under the guidance of the Youth Ministry committee.  Develop and maintain age appropriate biblical based curriculum, studies, worship and hands on mission opportunities to foster a Christian worldview for each age group.  Main youth ministry areas include Sunday school, youth groups, worship, and mission opportunities.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Personal:

  • A believer in and a disciple of the Lord Jesus Christ, and a member in good standing of a fellowship of believers.

Personnel Committee:

  • Annual self-assessment, job description review and performance review

Youth Ministry Committee:

  • Provide monthly status report and needs assessment to Youth Ministry team
  • Partner with Senior Pastor, Lay Leaders and Teachers for sharing of ideas
  • Attend Youth Ministry meetings and consistory meetings (non-voting member of consistory)

Oversight/Management/Coordination:

  • Provide guidance and training  to lay leaders and teachers in teaching and presenting curriculum
  • Establish annual budget with Youth Ministry committee, manage annual budget, and purchase items as needed
  • Establish office hours and maintain a personal weekly schedule
  • Establish annual calendar and maintain schedules for Sunday school, youth group, worship, and mission activities (retreats, mission trips, special activities, etc.)
  • Assess and monitor student development through attendance, involvement, etc.

Development/Worship/Teaching Methods:

  • Develop age appropriate biblical based curriculum, studies, worship, and mission opportunities
  • Develop relationships with each age group and provide individual mentoring as needed
  • Foster Christian worldview in all worship, teaching, mentoring, and ministry activities
  • Maintain daily connection with students and leaders using social media

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree

  • Continued education, coursework and/or training in youth ministry is preferred

Job Experience:  3-5 years

  • Background check is required
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Computer system knowledge is required
  • Social media knowledge is preferred

PHYSICAL AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

Limited lifting required.  Minimal to moderate travel required dependent on mentoring and mission activities.

The job description reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not necessarily be construed as a detailed description of all of the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

Denomination:

Congregation Size: 
100 - 250
Phone: 
6165382340

Employment Type:

Job Type:

Contact Name: 
Emily Yskes
Street: 
4450 Poinsettia
City: 
Kentwood

State:

Zip: 
49508
Email Address: 

Base Salary:

How to Apply: 
Send resume to unityreformed@gmail.com