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New England Chapel

Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministries

New England Chapel
Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

Date Posted: 08/24/2016
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Reformed
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Key Qualifications:

  • Solid Faith
  • At least 3 years of Youth Ministry experience
  • Abilty to learn and adapt to NEC’s style and vision
  • A self starter—highly motivated
  • Has a passion for youth ministry
  • Understands youth culture today
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Team player with effective relational skills (works well with others)

Oversee Middle and High School Youth Ministry (80%)

  • Set the vision for youth ministry (in-line with NEC’s mission) with a plan to carry it out.
  • Develop and lead programs according to the youth ministry vision
  • Recruit and train volunteer leaders to help own and carry out the vision
  • Meet regularly with your volunteers and staff
  • Build into your team with consistent training and equipping
  • Provide annual training opps: events, classes or conferences for your team
  • Build and maintain relationships with kids both churched and unchurched
  • Build and maintain quality relationships with parents
  • Clearly share your vision with parents so they understand the goal of NEC’s YM
  • Create avenues of consistent contact with parents (regular e-newsletters, annual parent meetings, etc.)
  • Become aware of the needs of the parents
  • Network with other youth workers through Crossnet for support and idea sharing
  • Set and oversee the youth ministry budget
  • Involve students in the ministry of the church as a whole, supporting and participating in the church’s vision, worship services, and activities
  • Attend weekly church staff meeting and regular supervisory meeting with FM Director

Oversee Young Adult Ministry (20%)

  • Come alongside existing volunteers and efforts to understand where we are at
  • Research, plan and implement the vision, goals and ministry to young adults within and beyond the walls of NEC
  • ID and develop young adult volunteer leaders.

Other Duties

  • Attend weekly church staff meeting participating fully as a NEC staff team member
  • Attend regular supervisory meeting with FM Director.