Student Ministry Director Full Time

@ Redeemer Presbyterian Church Raleigh
  • Raleigh, North Carolina View on Map
  • Denomination: Presbyterian
  • Job Category: Children’s Ministry
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2021
  • Application Closed
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Job Description

Position summary:
This Director of Student Ministries or Youth Pastor is expected to love the Lord and love being in relationship with students in 7-12th grade. He is responsible for a gospel centered ministry that helps students know and follow Jesus in all areas of life. This person is tasked with executing ministry strategies, running ministry events, teaching, leading discussions, recruiting and equipping volunteers, and most importantly building relationships with students and their families.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Faithfully pursue students by investing time individually in their lives by going to their schools, extra-curricular events, one-to-one meetings, etc.
Promote loving, welcoming, challenging, and fun community for growth in grace
Humbly engage students with the Gospel through grace and love
Develop relationships with the parents of the students
Recruit, equip and encourage adult volunteers to love and disciple students

Participate as part of the teaching team for Sunday School and Large Group Gathering
Lead high school guys small group
Informal teaching/coaching/counseling in one-to-one interaction with students

Oversee and plan large group gatherings, small groups, Sunday school, social events, service projects, retreats, conferences, and mission trips
Maintain up-to-date student information
Oversee the maintenance of the student ministry section of the website
Provide regular communication to parents, students, and volunteers through email, text, social media etc.

Participate in weekly sermon preparation meeting
Collaborate with the Children’s Ministry Coordinator especially on 5th and 6th grade gatherings
Perform other ministry duties assigned by the Redeemer leadership based on the needs of the church and the person’s unique gifts and experience
Meet regularly with the senior pastor for encouragement and equipping
Attend Youth Leader Training (YLT) run by Reformed Youth Ministry (RYM)

Personal and professional expectations
A love for Jesus, the local church, and teenagers
A desire to grow, learn and develop as a child of God and a shepherd of His people
General agreement with the Reformed Faith as summarized in the Westminster Confession of Faith, Larger and Shorter Catechism
Willingness to embrace the mission, values, and philosophy of ministry of Redeemer Presbyterian Church
Ability to clearly and winsomely teach God’s Word
A team player as well as a self-starter who can follow through on tasks
Able to work flexible hours congruent with the schedules of students
Become a member of Redeemer or if ordained, become a member of Eastern Carolina Presbytery

Application deadline closed.

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