Director of Children and Youth Part time

@ Faith Community Church
  • West Chicago, Illinois View on Map
  • Denomination: Presbyterian - PCA
  • Job Category: Children’s Ministry, Youth & Teen Ministry
  • Date Posted: 6 August 2021
  • Application Closed
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    Job Description

    Our Aim for the Children and Youth of Faith Community Church
    At Faith Community Church, we desire our children and youth to grow into spiritually mature followers of Jesus Christ who “glorify and enjoy him forever.” Our children and youth are vital participants of our church body, and we are committed to training the next generation to worship, love, and serve our Savior.

    Description of Position
    The Director of Children and Youth will lead the youth ministry team (nurserysenior high) and work under the pastor and session to (1) oversee and train our teachers and volunteers for our nursery through
    senior high ministries, (2) teach our children and/or youth, (3) develop a purposeful and comprehensive approach for discipleship of the children and youth under the leadership of the pastor and session, (4) initiate purposeful outreach to the children, youth and families in the local community.

    Areas of Responsibility
    Oversight
    Identify, train, and oversee teachers and volunteers for children and youth ministries

    Teaching
    Teach Sunday school on a regular basis (age group and frequency to be decided in conjunction with the pastor)

    Development
    Work with the pastor to develop and implement a purposeful, Christcentered approach to discipleship for our children and youth

    Outreach
    Initiate and implement means of outreach to children, youth and families in the local community

    Other Areas of Responsibility
    Meet with pastor every other week
    Meet with session approximately twice/year

    Hours Per Week
    The Director of Children and Youth is expected to serve a minimum of 10 hours per week from September to May and a minimum of 5 hours per week from June to August.

    Salary
    The salary for the youth director is $1000.00/month from September to May and $500.00/month from June to August.

    Accountability
    The Director of Children and Youth reports to the pastor and the session.

    Qualifications
    Reformed; preferably with a background in the Presbyterian Church in America
    Willingness to make a 2year commitment
    Children and/or youth ministry experience or training preferred
    College or university graduate; preferably a graduate (or current student) of an evangelical seminary or graduate school

    Personal Character and Ministry Skills
    Spiritually mature
    Welcoming and hospitable
    Diligent
    Creative
    Initiator
    Joyful
    Wise and discerning
    Reliable
    Teachable
    Energetic
    Organized
    Strong teaching skills

    To apply for this position, please send a digital or hard copy of your resume, including a cover letter, to Faith Community Church 

    Application deadline closed.

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