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Forest Home

Director of Junior High Ministries

Forest Home
Forest Falls, California, United States

Date Posted: 12/02/2014
Categories: Christian Camping - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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We are searching for a year round full-time director for our junior high department.  It invloves overseeing a seasonal staff of 17 people, running summer and winter camps, and church relations. 


Forest Home is looking for a Director to provide leadership to our Junior High ministry program. We're looking for someone who has an evident love and passion for Jesus Christ, is grounded in God's Word daily, and is respected as a "Pastor" in their circle of influence. A strong candidate will have demonstrated experience: in teaching/preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ, in a manager/director level position that includes effective oversight of other staff and directing and implementing programs for the junior high school age.


  • Leads and directs Forest Home's Junior High program camps (winter & summer) to run at maximum capacity, while providing the highest guest experience.
  • Works closely with Marketing and Reservations teams to develop and implements strategies for strengthening attendance and church partnerships.
  • Develops and maintains communication/relationships with group leaders who attend programs.
  • Provides leadership (recruiting, hiring, training, supervision and evaluation) to Junior High ministry staff.
  • Teaches the Bible including, but not limited to: large group speaking, Bible Studies, seminar teaching, and curriculum design.
  • Directs the preparation of the short term and long range plans and budgets.
  • Evaluates the results of the overall operations of the Junior High program on a regular, systematic basis and reports these results to the Director of Youth.
  • Performs ministerial services as a licensed Minister of the Gospel within the Jr. High program like baptism, communion, conducting worship services, and spiritual counseling.
  • Accounts for the overall safety and security procedures for Junior High program staff, campers and counselors, visitors and facilities.
  • Actively supports and participates in staff spiritual life activities.
  • Leads our College Briefing and oversees Young Adult Programs
  • Performs other tasks/duties as assigned.