Director of Student Ministries

Website Faith Church of Worcester

Student Ministries, youth, children

Director of Student Ministries

Faith Church of Worcester

Job Description

The Director of Student Ministries at Faith Church of Worcester shall be responsible for the supervision and oversight of the youth programs for children, Middle and Senior High School aged youth in cooperation with volunteer youth staff approved by the Board of Elders and/or the Pastor.

This person shall report directly to the Pastor in all matters and shall enthusiastically support and implement decisions of the Board of Elders as they relate to both the church in general and the youth ministry specifically.

Requirements for Participation

The Director of Student Ministries will be a person called by God to a Christian ministry vocation, with a passion for ministering to and with teens, with a heart for understanding their unique needs and a desire to include this valuable group of people in the ministry of the church. This person must be in agreement with the Statement of Faith as presented by Faith Church of Worcester (Article 3 Confession of Faith), and shall be held accountable to the standards outlined in Article 9, Section 3, of the Constitution and By-Laws.

Education Preferences

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Focused studies in Bible and children or youth ministry
Qualifications

Experience in youth ministry leadership
an upstanding Christian testimony and character congruent with biblical mandates for leaders (I Tim. 3:1-7)
professional and enthusiastic
the ability to connect with and lead students and adults logistically and spiritually
the ability to disciple students through proximity, service, example, and direct Bible teaching
a mature and outgoing personality and excellent people skills, including an encouraging, positive attitude and a team-player mentality
the ability to work with existing student leaders and volunteers and to aggressively recruit new student leaders and volunteers the ability to work with and collaborate with others
must submit to a criminal background check
Basic administration skills

RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES

To work full or  part-time directly with the youth and youth programs and Staff of Faith Church with a view to discipleship, evangelism, worship, Christian service and fellowship.
To coordinate Children’s, Middle and Senior High Sunday School classes, coordinate and attend Youth Group meetings, social functions, Bible Studies, service projects, etc. (unless prior arrangements have been made and authorized by the Pastor or Board).
To recruit, train, and supervise youth workers from the congregation.
To faithfully attend our morning worship services at Faith Church and to encourage young people to do the same.
To be available for professional Staff Meetings called by the Pastor.
To provide written reports on activities as requested by the Pastor or Board.
To develop relationships with youth and their parents. This will assist in deepening young people’s relationships with Jesus Christ.
To develop an outreach ministry to unchurched teens in this area.
To plan a minimum of 2 yearly youth retreats for the purpose of spiritual edification.
To maintain the youth ministry budget and track expenditures throughout the year.
To provide a positive role model for young people to emulate.
To meet with the Pastor for a 1 month, 3 month, and 6 month evaluation, and yearly evaluations thereafter.
Key Skills

Active listening, public speaking, decision making, instructional, leadership, creativity, enthusiasm

Computer Skills

Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and database programs

To apply for this job email your details to revtaylor@gmail.com