Coordinator of Senior High and Young Adult Ministries

This is a Part Time job in at Trinity Lutheran Church, Lansdale

Posted On: July 22, 2021

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Job Description

Job purpose
Responsible for providing Christ-centered ministry for those journeying from their senior high years through age 30.

Essential Functions of the Job
+ Develop a ministry plan for senior high and young adult ministries
+ Recruit and train senior high and young adult leaders
+ Plan and attend the 9th and 10th grade confirmation retreats in a leadership capacity
+ Determine and communicate the schedules for senior high/young adult meetings/events
+ Coordinate plans for mission trips, and the ELCA youth gathering including the recruitment of volunteer staff, selection of mission trip site, fundraising, and making travel arrangements and oversees the
Appalachian Service Project
+ Engage and support senior high youth/young adults and senior high/young adult group leaders in synodical, churchwide, and larger world as opportunities present themselves
+ Advocate and encourage full participation of senior high youth/young adults in Trinity’s various ministries
+ Other duties as assigned by the Director for Faith Formation

Minimum Qualifications
+ Has a well-grounded and robust Christian faith, with the ability to articulate it to young people
+ Possess a deep desire to accompany youth and young adults on their faith journey
+ Possess a Bachelor’s or equivalent degree
+ Proven track record of working with senior high youth and young adults
+ Possess a desire to work collaboratively with others
+ Proven teaching, communication, and motivational skills
+ Strong organizational skills and excellent time management skills
Efficient use of Publisher, Word/Excel, and a comfort level with the Google suite
+ Takes initiative and is self-motivated

Duties may require weekend and evening work, overnight and week-long mission trips and retreats, changing and flexible schedule

Core Competencies
+ Communication Skills – Uses verbal and writing skills for training/teaching others and preparing faith formation related articles for Trinity’s publications
+ Team building – creates effective teams (volunteer staff, small groups)
+ Supervising others – oversees the work of volunteers providing support and direction where needed
+ Team player – works collegially with others
+ Creativity – creates programs to engage and equip others to aid them in their faith journey
+ Planner – Uses a planning process (gather and evaluate data, set goals and objectives, create a plan to implement goals and objectives, and evaluates) to do effective ministry
+ Even temperament – uses good people skills
+ Adaptability/flexibility – prepares for the unexpected and plans accordingly

Terms of Employment
+ A Criminal Background and Safe Sanctuary background check will be required
+ References- Professional and Personal
+ Valid Driver’s License

Working Conditions
This position works in an office environment during a standard work week with the addition of weekend or evening hours.

To apply for this position, submit a cover letter describing your interest and relevant experience in this work and a resume with contact information for three professional references. Email these materials to .

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