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Moon Valley Bible Church

Youth Director

Moon Valley Bible Church
Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Date Posted: 09/26/2012
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Moon Valley Bible Church is a contemporary, evangelical, non-denominational free-grace church in Phoenix, Arizona currently looking for a full-time Youth Director who will lead our middle school, high school, and young adult ministries. Total starting compensation package is $38,000-$45,000 per year, depending on experience.

Roles & Responsibilities
A. Shepherding: serves as spiritual shepherd/overseer to students in middle school through college and their parents
B. Evangelism: mobilizes students to reach their unbelieving friends for Christ; maintains a close relationship with and presence at surrounding schools; looks for ways students can engage their community with acts of love that show off Jesus
C. Discipleship: nurtures students toward completeness in Christ through a consistent balance of worship, relational connection, spiritual growth, and multiplication
D. Leadership Development: recruits, trains, and coaches youth ministry leaders, including staffers, students, parents, and volunteers
E. Teaching: teaches the Bible by interpreting a biblical text accurately and presenting it to students in a way that they can understand and apply; equips and encourages students to read, interpret, and apply the Bible for themselves
F. Parents: partners with parents, keeping them informed and helping to equip them to raise their children effectively
G. Events: coordinates youth camps, missions trips, conferences, etc, with the understanding that success is not measured by the number events that can be put on the calendar, but by changed lives
H. Personal Spiritual Health: attends to personal spiritual health by attending adult worship service, being a part of a life group, personal accountability, quiet time

A. Calling: feels called to youth ministry, loves youth
B. Character: responsible, personal integrity, teachable
C. Chemistry: personality, style and philosophy that works well in established church structure and Moon Valley
D. Ministry Experience: Sufficient experience to demonstrate an ability to accomplish the eight primary roles in Roles & Responsibilities
E. Leadership: able to cast vision, mobilize people to realize it, and mentor
F. Theology: solidly evangelical; able to embrace our doctrinal statement; holds to a free-grace view of salvation
G. Longevity: does not view this as a temporary assignment, but as a long-term opportunity; not prone to go through a youth ministry bag of tricks and move on
H. Ministry Style: relational; easily connects with students and parents, earning the right to be heard by building relational equity; authentic; aware of and adapts to youth culture without being trendy or unbiblical
I. Work Ethic: works hard; willing to assume responsibility; self-motivated; disciplined; proactive; faithful; servant attitude
J. Education: Bachelors Degree (with some Biblical training)

Please do not submit resume through Church Staffing website. Please provide resume and philosophy of youth ministry to or mail to:
Moon Valley Bible Church
Youth Director Search
16207 N 3rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85023