The Director of Youth Ministries shall be accountable to the Senior Pastor and work closely with the Elder(s) assigned to this ministry area.
The Director of Youth Ministries must:
- Present a strong testimony and personal relationship with Christ, and evidence the life of faithful discipleship.
- Be dependable, friendly, enthusiastic, creative, and organized and relate well to youth and their family members.
- Work well as part of the ministry team of Christ Presbyterian Church.
- Adhere to the requirements for all paid staff members in the Employee Handbook
- Be experienced in caring for youth, and family ministries either as a part of their career employment or as a key volunteer.
- Have appropriate academic credentials that provide a knowledge base for working with youth, discernment in selection of curriculum, training in assisting youth with special needs.
- Be involved in the life of Christ Presbyterian Church as their place of worship and spiritual formation.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Plan and develop a creative program for middle school and senior high youth.
- Review and develop curriculum to meet the educational needs of middle school and senior high youth.
- Develop one-on-one relationships with middle and senior high youth by being a friend and positive role model.
- Plan and coordinate program with other staff members and committees to provide a well-rounded program for spiritual growth through teaching, music and recreation.
- Recruit, train and equip key people to work as youth leaders.
- Meet regularly with volunteers for team building and planning purposes.
- Recruit teachers and/or teach the middle school and senior high Sunday school
- Plan and coordinate service and mission projects quarterly for youth to grow in service to the Lord.
- Plan and coordinate youth events once monthly to attract friends as evangelistic outreach.
- Attend worship once monthly, regular staff meetings and any committee meetings necessary to carry out the youth ministries of the church.
- Cooperate with the Senior Pastor by performing any other duties when asked to do so.
- Ability to stand/walk/sit for long periods of time.
- Have Close/Distant/and Peripheral vision.
- Ability to stoop/kneel/crouch/crawl.
- Ability to exert force and to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
- This position typically requires reaching, fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions.
- Performance and salary review will be conducted annually by the Pastor and the Personnel Committee. Input from other staff members may be solicited for the performance review as well.
This job description does not constitute a contract of employment and CPC may exercise its employment-at-will rights at any time.