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Part-Time Youth Director

Purpose:

To develop programs and relationships with the youth of our church and their friends enabling them to

grow in Christ and their mission to the world and to reach un-churched youth in our community.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead a youth Bible Study once a week.
  • Teach youth Sunday School or work with a teacher to do so.
  • Plan and facilitate several special events a year (Gym outreach night, canoe trips, winter retreat, etc.)
  • Develop relationships with youth. (Through programs and attending sports games, chorus concerts, etc.)
  • Encourage youth participation at and help lead area conference events (YPU Shore Trip, YPU Volleyball Tournament, etc.)
  • Recruit, train, and lead adult volunteers as youth advisors.
  • Develop and maintain good communication with the parents and church leadership.

Qualifications

  Christian Discipleship

  • Has made a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and is living in a daily relationship with Him evidenced in their personal life, relationships, and ministry.
  • Stands on the authority of Godâ??s word.
  • Accepts, agrees, and supports our vision and statements of faith.
  • Operates with love and grace and is gentle and patient in spirit.
  • Sets a Godly example of a disciple of Christ exhibiting no detrimental habits or behaviors.
  • Will attend Springfield Mennonite worship services regularly and pursue becoming a member.

  Ministry Skills and Attributes

  • Loves youth and desires to nurture their faith in Jesus Christ.
  • Is an excellent communicator and able to teach Biblical truths to youth.
  • Relates well with youth and understands their culture, characteristics, and the challenges they face.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Capable of recruiting, training, and supporting adult advisers.
  • Is a team player.

  Education and Experience

  • College degree or pursuing one required.
  • Youth Ministry degree and/or experience a plus.

Accountability

  • Meet with the Pastor on a frequent basis.
  • Meet Church Council only when requested.
  • Meet with Spiritual Council only when requested.

Compensation and Hours

  • Fifteen hours average per week
  • Two weeks paid vacation
  • $14,000 - $16,000 per year dependent upon education and experience.

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