Youth and Family Director

Job Posted On: July 19, 2018

We are seeking an individual to lead, guide and grow our children and youth ministries. Responsibilities would include: leading the Sunday School program for our children and youth, overseeing the youth ministries of both Middle School (6-8th) and High School (9-12th) groups, coordinating the finances of children and youth ministries, supervising fundraising efforts for both groups, communicating on multiple platforms with the Pastor, staff, Council, congregation and families of the youth, recruiting volunteers and overseeing the care of the volunteers before, during and after their times of service, and coordinating with Pastor seasonal events.

A complete job description is available upon request.

Skills required for this position are:

  • Must have the ability to maintain relationships with youth and their families with verbal and written communications.
  • Must have the ability to pay attention to details, organize, keep records, meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Must have the ability to develop excellent working relationships with peers, supervisor and church members.
  • Must have the ability to work in a self-directed but collaborative manner with supervisor, peers, volunteers and church members.
  • Strong computer skills using the Internet, Microsoft Office, etc. is required.
  • Physical requirements: Must be able to climb a ladder, lift up to 40 pounds, work in a variety of weather conditions for extended periods of time, play high energy, physical games with children and youth, stay up all night as a supervisor for lock ins, and maintain an enthusiastic presence during programs and events.

Prior experience working with children and youth as an adult is strongly preferred.  We are looking for an outgoing, energetic person with a heart for youth and family ministry and a strong desire to build a program here at St. John. Must be able to provide three references, and satisfactorily complete the necessary background checks and tests as required by our Employee Handbook.

This position is a non-exempt, part-time position, with requirements for work on Sundays, evenings, weekends, and special events and programs in the summer months, and features comparable salary pay for this level of youth work.  Cover Letter and Resume/CV may be emailed to Pastor Sarah Stobie of St. John Lutheran Church at pastorsarahstobie@gmail.com   You may visit our church website for more details about our mission and ministry at www.stjohnbluebell.org

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