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First Friends Church

Director of Middle School Youth & Justice Ministry

First Friends Church
Canton, Ohio, United States


Date Posted: 03/14/2012
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations:
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
First Friends Church located in Canton, Ohio is seeking a full-time Director of Middle School Youth & Justice Ministry. Our 1,400 attendee intergenerational church is rooted in the Evangelical Friends tradition, with a contemporary atmosphere in worship and teaching. As a church we are committed to “making disciples” through relationship building, mentoring and reaching the world for Christ. We are looking for a person who can build upon and strengthen a vibrant Middle School youth ministry, which currently involves about 100 youth who participate weekly. This person must have 4 years experience in youth ministry leadership, strong interpersonal and organizational skills and the ability to develop a team of parents, volunteers and interns. This person needs to bring high levels of passion and vision to the different aspects of our church’s Middle School Youth.

A current piece of the position is also leadership in Justice Ministries. This person would continue the development of a church wide strategy for justice oriented education and engaging our congregation in service oriented initiatives. They would need to recruit, develop, and encourage a group of lay leaders to implement First Friends Church’s strategies and programs for Justice Ministry. This part of the position may be negotiable.

Purpose: Glorify God
Vision: Restoring People (to the Father’s heart)
Mission: Making Disciples (in Christ’s likeness)
Goal: Reaching neighbors and nations (in the Spirits power)

Interested candidates need a college degree and can submit a cover letter, resume and references by e-mail to jobs@firstfriends.org. To view the job description go to the First Friends Church web site at www.firstfriends.org/jobs .