Youth Coordinator – Atascocita United Methodist Church


2/6/2019

This 25-30 hour per week position is responsible for planning and implementing age level appropriate ministry to and with mid-high, high-school and college students in line with the church’s vision and discipleship plan, with clear goals to grow the participation in all areas.

Youth Coordinator – Atascocita United Methodist Church

Principal Responsibility: 
This 25-30 hour per week position is responsible for planning and implementing age level appropriate ministry to and with mid-high, high-school and college students in line with the church’s vision and discipleship plan, with clear goals to grow the participation in all areas.

To be successful in this position, the incumbent must profess Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, be committed to personal spiritual growth and healthy lifestyle, and a strong example as well as leader of others in the United Methodist faith.

Education, Experience, and Skill Requirements:

§  Must embrace Christian discipline, and United Methodist doctrine and theology.

§  Must be aware of resources for developing the youth ministry programming.

§  Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, and computer skills.

§  Dynamic, energetic person with a passion for leading youth in discipleship path

§  Experience working successfully with youth is preferred.

§  A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is desired.

§  Social media skills are critical.

§  This position can be physically demanding (ie. Mission trips, lock-ins, games, set-up/take down of equipment, etc.) and requires flexibility in scheduling time for evenings, Sundays, occasional Saturdays, and camp weeks.

Summary of Major Job Responsibilities:

Ministry

§  Coordinate Sunday School curriculum for youth (grades 6-12) and recruit teachers. Teach as needed

§  Coordinate and implement UMYF.

§  Coordinate and implement midweek activities/groups for youth

§  Coordinate and implement college aged ministry

§  Mentor youth in developing leadership skills.

§  Coordinate and teach Confirmation classes in partnership with the pastor(s) and other teachers/leaders.

§  Maintain records of youth participation and manage the youth ministry budget.

§  Communicate in a timely manner using all available resources (email, social media, bulletin boards, newsletter, etc.)

§  Be available to youth in a variety of ways (extracurricular activities, visitations.)

§  Take youth to UM ARMY, Big House, District Camp and other mission and connectional events.

§  Establish and maintain relationships with community schools and organizations

Leadership

§  Attendance at weekly staff meetings

§  Recruit and train volunteers who work with youth in youth ministry.

§  Be a liaison between church, community, parents, and church staff.

§  Ensure the Safe Sanctuary Policy is observed in all youth ministry settings.

To apply, email your resume to Pastor Deborah with the subject line “Youth Director Application.”