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Concord Trinity UMC

Student Ministries Director

Concord Trinity UMC
St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Date Posted: 09/14/2011
Categories: Young Adult Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
This full-time position will oversee all aspects of youth ministry (6th-12th graders) for Concord Trinity United Methodist Church in St. Louis which has more than 50 active youth and a dozen adult volunteers. This person will have the ability to create a safe and welcoming environment for students to explore and express their faith in Christ. This includes (but is not limited to) overseeing the weekly Sunday School, Sunday night programming, special events, retreats, dessert theater, confirmation, outreach, volunteers, and volunteer development. This person will have a high gift of leadership and be very relational. Prefer undergraduate with youth ministry emphasis or Christian ministries focus.

Job Requirements:
•Primary vision keeper and coordinator of student/youth ministry
•Oversee Middle and High School volunteers
•Provide ongoing recruitment, training and leadership development for volunteers
•Implement follow up with new and current students
•Develop and implement student leadership opportunities
•Create community and relational opportunities through events and activities
•Be proactive and have initiative to troubleshoot and evaluate in order to expand ministry
•Other staff duties as assigned by the Pastoral staff

Character traits needed for this position:
Flexible, teachable and trustworthy • Great sense of humor * Team builder & player • Spiritually mature • Passionate about students and your personal relationship with Christ

Qualifications needed for this position:
High relationship skills • Ability to keep information confidential • Ability to recruit, develop and empower leaders