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New Albany Trinity United Methodist

Youth Minister

New Albany Trinity United Methodist
New Albany, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 02/14/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Summary:  A full-time position to lead the development of an expanded youth program and assist the Senior Pastor with church administration and congregational ministry.

Position Requirements:  A minimum of an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited college/university; a record of involvement with church programming - either paid or as a volunteer; experience working with youth; excellent skills in written and oral communication and in technology.  Preference will be given to applicants with graduate study in a field related to the position (e.g., Christian education, pastoral counseling, professional education).

Specific Responsibilities:  Direct the Youth Ministry for separate middle and high school youth groups  to include (1) recruiting, training, supervising, and supporting a team of parents and other adult volunteers; (2) leading youth group meetings, events, retreats, and mission projects; (3) establishing open communication with youth and their parents including the sharing of youth ministry goals, publicizing events, encouraging participation, and soliciting feedback; and (4) developing a Youth Ministry budget.  The successful applicant will also assist the Senior Pastor with other ministerial and administrative responsibilities.