Director of Student Ministries Part time

@ Green Ridge Baptist Church in Roanoke
  • Roanoke, Virginia View on Map
  • Denomination: Baptist - SBC
  • Job Category: Children’s Ministry
  • Salary Range: $20
  • Date Posted: 28 November 2022
  • Application closes: 28 February 2023
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    Job Description

    Summary of Position
    Oversee the ongoing gospel investment in students (grades 6-12) in harmony with the doctrine, purpose, and vision of the church.  Administrate the discipleship systems to these students and their parents.
    ·      Part-time position, 20-25 hours/wk, with occasional retreats and camps.
    ·      Ministry expense account
    ·      Conference/Continuing Education expense account
    ·      SAM’S Club membership
    ·      House provided to live in, plus utilities
    ·      Salary $20,000/yr

    Essential Functions
    ·      Praying regularly for students and families.
    ·      Develop and sustain ministry for Middle School and High School that emphasizes the biblical priority of:
    o   Parents (Caregivers)
    o   Cross-generational evangelism/discipleship
    o   Building healthy peer relationships
    ·      Consistent with Ephesians 4:11-16, enlist, equip, and train church members to serve in the Student Ministry. Invest and engage relationally with parents, students, and volunteers. Delegate and raise up leaders.
    ·      Develop and implement plans for keeping parents updated and included.
    ·      Build relationships with the students and parents through a variety of fun and engaging activities.
    ·      Support students in their school setting by becoming involved to any degree the school permits. This would include attending sporting events or other extracurricular activities that your students are involved.
    ·      Create and direct gatherings that are biblically faithful and engaging.
    o   Sunday & Wednesday night Bible studies
    o   Youth Connect Groups (in conjunction w/ Pastor of Ed & Admin)
    ·      Oversee and administrate an annual calendar:
    o   Summer Student Camps
    o   Youth trips, outings, and outreach opportunities
    o   Help organize and implement Vacation Bible School
    ·      Work alongside the pastoral team to implement the vision of the church and incorporate students into various church ministries as appropriate.
    ·      Counsel students biblically.

    Key Personal Qualities
    ·      A clear call to student ministry; a heart for young people.
    ·      Able to work independently with minimum supervision, yet, humble enough to seek and accept counsel and direction from the pastors.
    o   A strong desire to grow and develop as a leader.
    o   Motivated, energetic, and willing to learn, yet mature enough to lead.
    ·      Giftedness in the following areas:
    o   teaching the Bible with accuracy, clarity, passion, and an engaging spirit.
    o   sharing and modeling the Gospel.
    o   relational and winsomeness towards all students and parents
    o   initiative to engage in conversation with students, parents, and youth leaders.
    ·      An example of godliness, humility, and disciple-making. Committed to pursuing holiness – self-controlled, gentle, trustworthy, gracious, and a loving sensitivity towards the needs of others.
    ·      Affirms the 2000 Baptist Faith & Message

    Application closes: February 28, 2023

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