Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministry

This is a Part Time job in at St. John's Lutheran Church, Phoenixville

Posted On: June 18, 2019

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Job Description

St. John’s Lutheran Church in Phoenixville, PA is seeking a part-time Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries.  St. John’s is an intergenerational congregation that is passionately committed to sharing God’s love through word and deed with one another in our community and throughout the world.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and/or develop new initiatives to empower youth and their familes to grow in their faith.
  • Oversee children’s educational programs including Sunday school, youth ministry, confirmation and Vacation Bible School.
  • Supervises nursery staff.
  • Develop and coordinate social activities/inter-generational events.
  • Be present during Sunday mornings through the educational hour and develop ways for the youth to become futher engaged in Sunday service. The Director may occasionally be part of the Sunday service.
  • The Director will attend staff meetings and monthly Christian Education and Youth and Family Committeee meetings.

Job Requirements are:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • One-year experience working within a faith-based organization affiliated with the ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) or a church with which the ELCA has full communion (The Episcopal Church, United Church of Christ, Presbyterian Church (USA), Reformed Church in America, United Methodist Church, The Moravian Church).
  • Demonstrated experience in guiding all individuals including but not limited to children, youth and families on their faith journey.
  • Experience with event planning, budget management, program development and implementation and working with volunteers.
  • Proficient computer skills, mastery of Microsoft Office Applications, and strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Requires ability to work independently, prioritize, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and adhere to established guidelines.
  • This position demands flexible work hours including some overnight and infrequent travel within and outside of Pennsylvania.

Qualified Candidates should contact:

Sonya Sowards

Parish Administrator

St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church

355 St. John’s Circle

Phoenixville, PA  19460

St. John’s offers a competitive salary and retirement and time-off benefits.

No phone calls, please.

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