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St James Anglican Church

Youth Director

St James Anglican Church
Newport Beach, California, United States

Date Posted: 08/02/2011
Categories: Church Staff
Denominations: Anglican
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Primary Purpose of Position:

To serve St. James youth by developing, coordinating and administering an effective and comprehensive ministry to the junior/senior high and their families. To provide leadership and supervision to the volunteers and other members involved in this ministry. To be proactive in reaching new teens for Christ.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Develop, coordinate and guide a comprehensive ministry for the youth of St. James.
2. Develop one-on-one relationships with youth by being a friend and a positive role model.
3. Teach regular Sunday morning classes and midweek Bible Studies and establish midweek fellowship groups for nurturing and discipling.
4. Develop and disciple youth leaders. Also, recruit, train and motivate other volunteers for leadership in youth ministries.
5. Communicate program plans with parents through regular mailings, parent meetings, e-mail, etc.
6. Plan and coordinate camps, conferences, retreats and trips.
7. Implement service and missions projects, semi-annually for youth to grow in service to the Lord.
8. Work with appropriate committees, vestry and clergy to carry out the youth ministry of the church.
9. Attend staff meetings and retreats

Key Relationships: Youth and their parents, Clergy and Children/Family Ministry Director

Qualifications and Gift Assessment:

• Living in relationship with the Lord
• Passion for youth students’ spiritual development
• Strong leadership & teaching skills
• Ability to model healthy relationships with parents
• Proactive – initiates and follows through to action
• Proficient with written and verbal communication
• Servant’s heart
• Team player