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 closes: 31 December 2021
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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 closes: December 31, 2021

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