Youth Leader – PT – Wawasee, IN

LEADER OF YOUTH MINISTRY

DEFINITION:  Youth ministry is a series of programs and activities to give young people a chance to participate in Church life, develop their own faith and spirituality, and discover new friendships.  It incorporates fun, faith and friends.

GOAL:  Teach the youth basic tenets of the Christian faith and how to apply Christian values to life situations.

SALARY:  Part-time; based on experience.

HOURS:  Wednesday evenings, Sundays, plus special events.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A graduate or college senior (at least 21 years of age) with a major in and passion for, Youth Ministry;
  • A personal commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, as well as a strong desire to serve within the church;
  • Musical skills preferred;
  • A team player with effective relational skills (works well with others);
  • A satisfactory background security check.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate the Middle School and High School age Sunday School classes and Wednesday evening Youth group;
  • Plan outings for the youth.  Be responsible for securing all travel arrangements, adult chaperones, and providing Christian teaching or times for worship during the youth trips.
  • Encourage and recruit young people to participate in the youth activities, worship and educational activities of the congregation and community;
  • Coordinate fund-raisers, as needed, to support special youth activities and trips;
  • Publicize youth activities through the worship bulletin, posters, bulletin boards, etc.
  • Available to youth, as needed;
  • Build and maintain relationships with kids both churched and unchurched;
  • Maintain administrative records (e.g. consent forms);
  • Attend Elder Council meetings, first Monday of each month, and provide verbal report.
  • Coordinate roles and responsibilities of volunteer leaders;
  • Protect the reputation and integrity of the youth or others through strict confidentiality;
  • Network with other youth workers in the community.

Questions, please contact Pastor Brad Cox at (574) 518-1068.  E-mail résumé to Tim Gillum, gillum@bnin.net

Our website: http://wawaseechapel.com/

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