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Christ Presbyterian Church

High School Ministry - Associate Director

Christ Presbyterian Church
Edina, Minnesota, United States

Date Posted: 06/15/2009
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Values & Vision—
Christ Presbyterian Church has a vision “to inspire all generations to follow Jesus, love others, and live missionally.”

The Student Ministries at CPC serves about 700+ students (grades 6-12) in the southwest suburbs of Minneapolis. We are blessed to have a strong youth staff with a commitment to teamwork and collaboration. We meet weekly for prayer, study, encouragement, and long-range planning. The High School Staff also meets weekly to oversee the shepherding of our students as well as all program elements of our ministry. Our staff consists of:

1 Student Ministries Directory
1 Associate Director of Leadership Development
1 Associate Director of Elevate (6-7th grade)
1 Associate Director of Commitment Class (8th grade)
2 Associate Directors of High School Ministry (9-12th grade)
1 Part-time Administrative Coordinator

• Assist in the overall development and implementation of the HSM program Help recruit, train, and develop adult volunteer leaders in various capacities
• Develop and monitor service/missional strategy for HSM, including leading the Reach service team.
• Plan and attend appropriate High School Ministry trips (winter mission trip, overnights, summer missions & camping trips, etc.)
• Direct regular HSM Large Group experiences
• Assist in the processes of brainstorming, developing, and writing weekly small group curriculum
• Develop relationships with a broad number of students through Wednesday night programs, intentional one-on-ones, and outside relational contact work (attending games, concerts, etc.)
• Speak/teach occasionally at various program events
• Set aside time each week for use of spiritual reading, studying, & learning

• Must have an authentic, personal, and transforming relationship with Jesus Christ.
• Must be in agreement with and support of CPC’s Core Beliefs and Mission.
• Must have a working knowledge of Scripture and an active prayer life.
• Must have gifts of leadership, teaching, and service.
• Must have a dynamic love for both high school students and young adults.
• Must have a passion to see high school students come to know Jesus Christ and enter into a life-changing relationship with Him.
• Must have an ability to work collaboratively with a team of like-minded, yet diverse Youth Ministers.
• Must be eager to learn and be teachable, and have a desire to be challenged by a thriving ministry of 700+ students (6-12th grade).

Salary Commensurate with experience
Vacation 3 weeks (120 hours) accrued throughout the year
Benefits Full Medical (no dental)
Expenses include:
$500 per year for meals (with leaders, students, etc), $500 per year for mileage,
$500-1000 per year for study expenses (conferences, books, etc.)
$40 per month cell phone allowance