Job Position: Seeking an energetic, caring, creative Youth Ministry Director to organize and lead the Main Street Baptist Church youth program. The Youth Ministry Director shall seek to foster a caring Christian community and build our youth’s faith in the God whose love is embodied in Jesus Christ through worship, fellowship, study and service.
Reports to: Pastor and Christian Education Committee
Organize and lead youth activities to include: Fellowship activities, Service
opportunities (including mission projects in the local church and beyond), Spiritual
growth (including small group faith discussions, Bible study lessons, and other
activities as noted below and as Director sees fit)
Enrich the youth program at Main Street Baptist as the Youth Director sees fit
Conduct on-going outreach to youth, encouraging youth participation and soliciting
their input and feedback. Keep parents updated on youth activities and ministry
strategies in a way that encourages partnership and involvement.
Provide care and spiritual direction to youth on an individual basis.
Reports to Christian Education on a regular basis and attends meetings upon request
Provides monthly reports to Christian Education committee
Encouraged to participate in annual activities
Participate in the local network of youth group leaders from other Broome-Tioga Association Churches to coordinate activities as appropriate, receive encouragement, gain exposure to other teaching ideas, provide support to others and grow spiritually. Continue learning and seeking information to increase knowledge in the field of Youth Ministry.
Seek to integrate youth ministry into all phases of church life to create a culture that is
intentionally intergenerational, striving to unite with and complement other church
Solid understanding of the foundations of the Christian faith and a strong desire to
nurture young people in the Christian faith
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate well with youth, seeking to build
trusting and caring relationships
Energetic and creative
Prior experience and/or training in youth ministries or working with youth
Strong organizational, communications, and leadership skills
A commitment to active participation in church and Sunday activities
Interested candidates should e-mail resumes and contact information by *August 20th, 2012*. The Youth Director position will start on September 16th, 2012.