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Mt. Carmel Evangelical Presbyterian Church

Youth Ministries Director

Mt. Carmel Evangelical Presbyterian Church
Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 03/18/2015
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Mt Carmel Evangelical Presbyterian Church

2720 Brodhead Road

Aliquippa PA 15001


Our Purpose: Becoming and making disciples of Jesus Christ by loving God, loving one another and serving the world.


Job Description

Job Title

Director of Youth Ministries


Direct Reports

Youth Committee


Reports to



Work Location

Mt Carmel Evangelical Presbyterian Church

Aliquippa PA



Part-time,  20 hours/week

Mt Carmel Youth Ministries Mission

To intentionally and prayerfully lead the youth ministry program in a direction that disciples students into a relationship with Christ; that grows their faith in Christ; and prepares them to go into the world to reflect Christ.

Specific Duties

  • Coordinate adult volunteers.
  • Administer and manage the Jr and Sr High Youth Groups.
  • Plan and manage the annual Jr and Sr High Retreats (held separately).
  • Oversee the Jr and Sr High small groups.
  • Plan and manage the Sr High Mission Trip every two years.
  • Manage the Jr and Sr High involvement with annual Kingdom Week.
  • Attend Mt Carmel’s Sunday worship service.
  • Maintain communication with the youth with individual weekly contact.
  • Communicate with new students within one week of their attendance at a church event.
  • Frequent and complete communication with parents and entire church family.
  • Update web site with current youth events and announcements.
  • Develop and grow routine activities and programs, including but not limited to: Youth group, youth-led worship, small group Bible studies, seminars and spiritual retreats, mission, evangelism and service outreach to the local community.
  • Integrate parents and adults into the life of youth ministry, with a goal of an adult volunteer/student ratio of 1:5.
  • Coordinate an awareness effort to youth opportunities within the church, school and community.
  • Participate with the Youth Committee in a monthly evaluation and assessment of strengths and weaknesses of all the youth leaders.
  • Demonstration of a numeric trend in attendance in our youth activities.
  • Continuation of own personal and spiritual growth through daily devotional time and study, periodic times of retreat and relaxation, and committing one full day each week as a day of Sabbath.


Specific Duties (con’t)

  • Attend Session meetings on request.
  • Full participating member of the Youth Committee.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function(s).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Deep and abiding love for the Lord, Jesus Christ, and a hunger for His Word.
  • Belief that the Bible is the Holy, inspired Word of God, inerrant in all that it teaches
  • Passionate commitment to come alongside the youth of our communities and invest in their spiritual growth.
  • Clear sense of call to youth ministry in the church.
  • Strong desire to teach the application of Christian faith through their own life experience.
  • High level of energy and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to create and maintain healthy relationships with the parents and adults of the church family.
  • Eagerness to abide by the guidance of the Holy Spirit; a willing listener.
  • Desire to create opportunities for youth to apply their faith in the context of community, locally, nationally, globally.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Perseverance in their relationship with each youth.
  • Ability to be a strong team leader to the adult volunteers.


Experience/Education Requirements

Undergraduate degree in Youth Ministry or related field is preferred.

Experience as a leader in a youth ministry context is required.

Music background helpful.

Working Conditions/ Physical Demands


The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.