We are actively pursuing a full-time youth minister. Below is the full job description. To inquire about details or to submit your resume, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hours: 40 hours per week
Total Compensation Package: $49,500
Weekday Office Hours: Flexible as long as all responsibilities fulfilled
Education: Bachelor’s degree with formal Bible training preferable
Ordination status: Ordained preferable
Experience: At least one year preferable
Primary Skills: communication, collaboration, organization, digital fluency
Personal Characteristics: solution-oriented, teachable, self-motivated, flexible, positive
Primary Ministry Focus: Children (Birth-5th grade); Youth (6th-12th)
Direct Report: Jason Yeatts, Pastor
Works closely with: Church Board Members, Staff Members, Ministry Leaders, and Volunteers
- Use collaborative software (example: Google Sheets & Planning Center People) that promotes streamlined processes and communication among church staff and leaders
- Maintain a calendar of all children and youth events, classes, curriculum, and volunteers
- Keep contact information for children and youth and their families up-to-date
- Manage the Children and Youth Budget, giving priority to resources that foster Bible learning, relationship building, and outreach
- Oversee the cleanliness, organization, and functionality of all children and youth rooms
- Be willing to preach at least three times a year during Sunday morning worship
- Other duties as assigned
Regular Programming Responsibilities
- Oversee Sunday morning children’s programming (birth-5th grade), which includes ensuring volunteer slots are filled and that the curriculum is Bible-based, age appropriate and purchased and distributed to teachers in a timely manner.
- Coordinate weekly programming for children beyond Sunday morning that is Bible-saturated and engaging.
- Lead weekly Youth Group meetings, teaching Bible-saturated lessons and fostering community among the youth.
Beyond Regular Programming Responsibilities
- Be involved regularly in the community (example: Fellowship of Christian Athletes at the local middle school)
- Make personal contact beyond regular programming with every family that has children and youth attending E10 at least once a month (things like text messages, phone calls, cards, etc.)
- Make contact with children and youth on special occasions (example: birthday cards)
- Take the Youth Group, at least once a year, to one weekend conference/retreat
- Take 2nd-5th graders, at least once a year, to one weekend conference/retreat
- Lead and coordinate VBS each summer
- Schedule and coordinate events and special programs that engage inactive church families and provide on-ramps for non-church children and youth (examples: Easter Egg Hunt, Youth Sunday, etc.)
- Provide parents extra resources to help them disciple their children and youth (things like take-home handouts, digital worksheets, books, podcasts, etc.)
Children and Youth Volunteers
- Run background checks on every volunteer at least once every three years
- Communicate weekly with volunteers providing reminders, updates, and specific information about future programming and events
- Check-in regularly with every volunteer to gauge ministry effectiveness, receive feedback, and express gratitude
- Actively recruit volunteers for classes and events, using primarily personal invitations but also signup sheets and digital forms
- Host an all-volunteer meeting at least twice a year
Time-off Benefits Package: Discussed during the search process.
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