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Hope City Church

Youth Ministry Coordinator

Hope City Church
Waterloo, Iowa, United States

Date Posted: 06/16/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:





DATE:                   June 5, 2017

JOB TITLE:           Youth Ministry Coordinator

LOCATION:           Waterloo, IA

REPORTS TO:      Lead Pastor

FLSA STATUS:     Part-Time, Non-Exempt



The Youth Ministry Coordinator will create a compelling and creative Wednesday night ministry environment that connects a diverse group of middle and high school students to the gospel and mission.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Other duties, in addition to these, may be assigned.

  • Create a relevant environment for students that includes practical teaching, worship, technology, and authentic community.
  • Serve as the primary teacher/communicator/shepherd on Wednesday nights.
  • Create a programming calendar that includes topics, series, events, and trips.
  • Identify, train, and deploy volunteers – greeters, meals, small group leaders, etc.
  • Connect with a diverse group of students, both ethnically and socioeconomically.
  • Equip students to be on mission in their schools.
  • Attend games, concerts, and other school-related events.
  • Build relationships with key teachers, principals, and administrators.
  • Build relationships with parents of students.
  • Use web, email, text, apps, and social media to promote the ministry and connect with students and parents.


Coaches, develops, and encourages Wednesday night volunteers.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • Part or all of a Bachelor degree preferred, but not required.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience acceptable.
  • 1-3 years prior youth ministry experience, volunteer or paid, is preferred.




  • Exhibits an abiding relationship and commitment to Christ and his mission, as evidenced in his/her personal life, family relationships, and ministry so as to be an example and leader to others.
  • Possesses strong relational and listening skills with ability to develop effective personal connections.
  • Effective at shepherding and team building, with the ability to lead with a spirit of discernment.
  • Ability to understand and support Hope City’s unique vision and effectively apply established systems and processes to guide self and others toward the realization of the vision.




Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups. Ability to effectively communicate verbally with church members, vendors, and other employees of the organization, using proper grammar without dialect or slang.



Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems efficiently and effectively while maintaining good working relationships.



The physical demands described here 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.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. 



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work assignments will include attendance at meetings and events in a building which is multi-level with several sets of stairs, but is handicap accessible and equipped with an elevator.  It is a nonsmoking environment.




The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of this job and the level of work performed by employees in this position.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties required by their supervisor.


Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.


This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.