Youth Ministry Coordinator Part time

@ St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church
  • Findlay, Ohio View on Map
  • Denomination: Methodist - UMC
  • Job Category: Youth & Teen Ministry
  • Date Posted: 24 February 2023
  • Application closes: 31 May 2023
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    Job Description

    Reports to: Lead Pastor
    Status: 25 hours a week

    Job Summary: The youth ministry coordinator is responsible to oversee and lead the youth ministry at St. Andrew’s.

    Essential Functions:
    ● Plan, create, and implement opportunities for discipleship and service.
    ● Recruit, lead, and equip youth ministry servants.
    ● Organize and schedule events for youth to engage in growth through discipleship including but not limited to: small groups, Bible studies, partnering with service missions, opportunities for recreation and self discovery.
    ● Collaborate with local United Methodist churches in youth ministry.
    ● Plan an annual service project (local or elsewhere) each summer.
    ● Support a sense of connection to the Life of St. Andrew’s Church.
    ● Provide opportunities for youth to be directly involved in the life of the church. (Leading in worship, service projects, teaching classes, etc.)
    ● Abide by safe sanctuary policies.
    ● Oversees yearly discipleship through confirmation and provides support for volunteers.
    ● Work closely with the Family Minister to ensure a “hand off” from 5th grade to 6th grade.
    ● Work closely with the Family Minister to ensure both children and youth ministries are aligned with the same goals.
    ● Monitor expenses through the annual youth ministry budget.
    ● Facilitate connections between youth and adults in the congregation.
    ● Oversee discipleship opportunities for youth (Sunday School, Small Groups, etc.
    ● Develop relationships with and among youth, parents, families, and adult volunteers.
    ● Create avenues for service, recreation, and self discovery.

    Core Competencies:
    ● Mission Ownership: Demonstrates understanding and full support of living into the mission, vision, values and beliefs of St. Andrew’s church. Can teach those values to others. Leads his/her leadership team to identify unique mission and vision, which is in line with the mission and vision of St. Andrew’s.
    ● Spiritual Maturity: Models and develops humility, teachability, accountability, and self awareness in working relationships. Regularly practices spiritual rhythms and takes regular time off.
    ● Team Player: Guides leaders in the process of sharing best practices, identifying and solving common problems. The ability to work with the staff along a common mission. Works with volunteer teams to regularly access the health of the family ministry team. Creates and communicates vision, direction, and goals for the team.
    ● Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to lead others. Demonstrates the skills of active listening and openly accepts criticism. Productively engages and resolves interpersonal conflict.
    ● Leadership Development: Stretches people to try new skills and accept new levels of responsibility in line with their gifts and graces.
    ● Thought Partner: Has the ability to see and relate to challenges families face and is willing to brainstorm, create conversation, and listen around new ways of equipping and reaching families. Other Responsibilities:
    ● Attend regular staff meetings.
    ● Participate in annual continuing education events.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    ● Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

    Physical Requirements:
    ● Able to move freely in and out of different settings (churches, business, etc.)
    ● Able to speak in public forums (church, local community settings, outside events.)

    Application closes: May 31, 2023

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