Ministry Objective: Oversee the youth ministry (7th-12th Grade). Equip and train parents to engage their youth spiritually.
Time: 15 hours per week; this includes Sunday school, Sunday Worship Services, and Wednesday Night Youth Service. The Director of Youth Ministries is also expected to attend weekly staff meeting and be in the office for one three-hour period
-Scripturally Saturated: We commit to every ministry being undergirded by God’s Word.
-Close Community: We commit to making intentional efforts to know everyone in our faith family.
-Missional Motivation: We commit to carry out the Great Commission by praying, giving, and going.
-Functioning Families: We recognize God uniquely created men and women to fulfill specific roles in the family and in his kingdom, and we further commit to support the gender and family roles outlined in Scripture.
-Selfless Servants: We commit to model the resolve of the New Testament church in care and support of our brothers and sisters in Christ.
-Community Caregivers: We recognize that God has placed us in the context of our local community for a specific purpose, and we commit to ministering to the families of our community by tangibly showing them the love of Christ.
-Eternally Engaged: We commit to living life with a focus toward the eternal reward of dwelling eternally in the presence of God.
-Transparent Testimonies: We commit to live authentic, transparent lives so that fellow believers can be used of God to grow us by grace.
-Persistent Prayers: We commit to undergird all that God has called us to do with personal, family, and corporate prayer.
-Covenant Commitment: We commit to bind ourselves together by submitting to mutual accountability as we seek to fully implement the word of God.
-An ever growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
-A passion to cultivate an environment of spiritual growth in students.
-A willingness to collaborate cross-generationally with other ministries in the church.
-Actively pursuing a calling to ministry.
-Support for church’s doctrinal statement and vision.
-A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred, but other qualified candidates will be considered.
-Experience, either volunteer or part-time, is preferred.
Responsible To: The Director of Youth Ministries will be responsible to the Minister of Education working in conjunction with the Pastor.
-Cultivate a team of volunteer leaders. Meet regularly to coordinate, encourage, and equip them.
-Shepherd the students in your ministry area.
-Lead the mid-week service for our youth ministry.
-Connect parents of students that are not members of our church into our Sunday school ministry.
-Plan and coordinate opportunities for mission service, outreach, and fellowship for the students.
-Correspond with volunteers on a regular basis with reminders, notes of encouragement and appreciation, and announcements.
-Ensure that the schedule of events and ministry reminders are communicated to students and parents through multiple mediums well in advance of events.
-Pastorally care for youth and their families.
-Engage the youth in their outside events as time permits (concerts, sports games, graduations, etc.).
-Actively nurture the relationships of the youth to the rest of the church body.
-Attend weekly staff meetings.
-In conjunction with the Minister of Education, prepare a yearly budget and track expenditures for the youth area.
-Coordinate with volunteers to ensure all activities are adequately chaperoned.
Insurance: None provided
Additional: Cell Phone Reimbursement ($50/month); Mileage Reimbursement
Application Process: Send your resume and statement of youth ministry philosophy to Dr. Robert Pendergraft (firstname.lastname@example.org) by January 6, 2016. Review of applicants may begin immediately.