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Alpha Baptist Church
Livonia, Michigan, United States
Date Posted: 07/22/2011
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist -- American
Church Size: 101 to 150
Job Type: Part-Time
VOLUNTEER YOUTH DIRECTOR
Alpha Baptist Church is looking for a part-time youth director to coordinate programming for junior and senior high teens. If you have a passion for young people and are willing to invest 10 – 20 hours per week (negotiable) to see them grow in their walk with the Lord, we want to hear from you. Alpha has been serving the family-friendly community of Livonia, Michigan (in metro Detroit) since the 1950s.
• Be an active member of the church
• Plan and lead weekly youth meetings (currently held on Sunday evenings)
• Plan and lead off-site activities such as retreats, conferences, short-term mission trips, etc.
• Prepare lesson plans for each event
• Recruit and work alongside lay leaders who assist with teen ministry (and disciple lay leaders as needed)
• Disciple teens in their walk of faith through ongoing dialogue and learning opportunities
• Serve as a role model for young people eager to grow in their faith
• Position reports to the church’s Board of Christian Education
• Position is part-time, but timing and number of hours are negotiable (depending on candidate’s schedule and church’s needs)
• POSITION IS CURRENTLY NON-PAID, BUT MAY EVENTUALLY BECOME AN HOURLY OR SALARIED POSITION.
• Experience, training and/or education in teen ministry (students training to become youth pastors are welcome to apply)
• Passion for Jesus Christ and teaching God’s Word enthusiastically
• Commitment to Biblical principles and teachings, both personally and professionally
• Willingness to take direction from lay leadership and senior pastor
• Must be able to pass comprehensive background check
To apply, submit your resume and a cover letter outlining your interest in this position to email@example.com.