Youth & Family Outreach Director Full Time

@ Santa Ynez Valley Presbyterian Church
  • Solvang, California View on Map
  • Denomination: Presbyterian - ECO
  • Job Category: Family Ministry, Youth & Teen Ministry
  • Date Posted: 7 June 2022
  • Application Closed
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Job Description

The vision is to lead children, youth and families into a transforming relationship with Jesus and into an authentic community with each other. They will extend to families a welcoming partnership and provide for a safe and supportive environment to learn and experience the
love of Jesus Christ. A primary focus will be team building.

Reports to: Senior Pastor

● Provide overall leadership to Family Ministries, including, children, youth & young families
○ Nurture leadership teams to minister to children, youth and families of SYV                                                                                                      ○ Develop ministry opportunities for families consistent with the outreach vision of the SYVPC
○ Incorporate youth and families into the life of the church
○ Organize special campus events that draw young families for fun & fellowship                                                                                                ○ Intentionally reach out to families of MOPS and SYV Preschool focusing on the vision stated above
○ Work closely with the Children’s Ministry Director regarding family ministries
○ Oversee the Tuesday night Lighthouse for junior and senior high students, including games, worship, programming and message
○ Keep parents (& youth) updated on ministry strategies and plans in a way that encourages partnership and involvement
○ Encourage and oversee small group Bible studies with key students
○ Organize and participate in mission/faith based trips for youth and families

○ Demonstrated maturity and a growing faith in Jesus Christ
○ Personally embrace the vision, reformed theology and values of SYVPC
○ Relational team player who demonstrates humility, kindness, trust and confidentiality
○ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
○ Ability to mentor children, youth and parents
○ 5-7 years’ experience in leadership of children, youth, or family ministry ○ Master’s degree preferred in a relevant field of study with a willingness for further training
○ Skilled at facilitating, training, and coaching groups; designing, establishing, and administering new programs; planning and coordinating events.

Please submit inquiries, resumes’ and applications via email.

Application deadline closed.

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