Director of Youth MinistryPart-Time Position
Accountable to: Pastor of Wolf’s Covenant Church
Relationship to: Works closely with the Pastor, Youth and Family Ministries Committee
Workweek: Part time – 20 hours. (Sundays and special events expected)
Salary: $15,000-$20,000 (based on experience/education)
YOUTH DIRECTOR PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop and lead cohesive programming to nurture spiritual formation of our middle and high school youth
Lead 7th-12th grade students in a growing relationship with Jesus Christ through Bible teaching, mentorship and life example
Coordinate and lead youth meetings along with other special events (ex: youth group, Sunday School, social events, community outreach, etc.)
Create a welcoming environment that challenges students to grow in their faith, community, and service.
Recruit, equip, and coach leaders and volunteers to support youth programming.
Provide regular and proactive communication with families and youth involved in Wolf’s Family Ministries.
Attend occasional staff meetings and be a part of planning and carrying out church programming that supports the mission of the church.
YOUTH DIRECTOR REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:
Fully devoted follower of Jesus Christ - keeps life in harmony with the Word of God
BA in Biblical studies or related field preferred (Family Ministries, Youth Ministries, Children Ministries, Biblical Studies, or similar)
Experience working with family, children, and/or youth ministries
Demonstrated organizational and communication skills
Integrity in spiritual, emotional, and moral health
Contagious passion to see youth come to know and be transformed by Jesus
Self-motivated, efficient and able to prioritize tasks
Familiarity with social media platforms and ability to use technology to support youth programming
Positive contributor to healthy staff team environment
Maintains confidence and exercises discretion
Flexible, adaptable, and teachable
Works with authenticity in accordance with the Covenant Affirmations, Constitution, and Bylaws of this congregation
BACKGROUND CHECKS REQUIRED:
A. Employee shall have and maintain background checks required by Pennsylvania Department of Education and State law on file with the Church prior to employment commencing.
B. Employee shall have, maintain and comply with background checks required by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and State Law including the following:
1. PA Criminal Record Certificate (Act 34 of 1985 and Act 114 of 2006, as amended)
2. PA Child Abuse History Certificate (Act 151)
3. FBI Federal Criminal History Record (Act 114)
4. Criminal history reports shall be no more than one (1) year old at the time of employment.
C. Employee shall be in charge of making sure that volunteers have the above referenced up to date background checks and on file with the Church.
If you have further inquiries or want to submit your cover letter and resume, please contact Wolf’s Search Team: [email protected]