Director of Youth Discipleship Full Time

@ Visalia Christian Reformed Church
  • Visalia, California View on Map
  • Denomination: Christian Reformed
  • Job Category: Discipleship Ministry, Youth & Teen Ministry
  • Date Posted: 23 May 2022
  • Application closes: 31 August 2022
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    Job Description

    Personal qualifications:
    A strong commitment to Christ and his church.

    A robust understanding of, and commitment to the historical reformed tradition.

    A gift for engaging in cultural conversations utilizing a reformed worldview; working hard to speak with Truth and Grace.

    An attitude of humility and a posture of continual learning.

    A team player; excited to work with others and help other ministries succeed.

    A self-starter – able to brainstorm creative ideas that align with the church mission and bring them to fruition without being told what to do or micromanaged.

    Be or become a professing member of Visalia CRC

    Professional qualifications:
    At least a bachelors degree in a related field of study (communication, ministry, theology)

    Be able to develop and utilize creative approaches for youth ministry.

    Be able to easily connect and communicate with youth and parent-aged church members.

    Be able to lead and equip a team of small group leaders

    Youth Ministry Responsibilities (35-40 hrs/week)*
    Lead Junior High and High School Ministry programs and activities that foster a love for
    God, the Bible, and His Church.

    Tailor or write a curriculum for weekly gatherings that is relevant to the youth and aligns with CRC teaching.

    Recruit, train, and disciple small group leaders for both Junior High and High School
    ministries.

    Continue to learn and understand age-specific issues.

    Work with the youth committee along with the other youth director by engaging in
    discussions on, and receiving input for, the vision, goals, and evaluation of the youth
    ministry.

    Work with the Youth and Education committees to coordinate High School Sunday School
    classes.

    Assist in the development of annual budget requests and goals for review.

    Engage with and maintain a presence on the students’ preferred social media platforms.

    Be willing to mentor a summer intern.

    Coordinate with other church staff members.

    Application closes: August 31, 2022

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