Title: Director of Next Generation Ministries Reports to: Senior Pastor
Hours: Full-Time (40 hours weekly)
Benefits: No health benefits; Paid vacation days
Salary: $30,000 annually
PURPOSE: Build young disciples for Jesus Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to children and youth ministry (in the areas of group building, worship, discipleship, mission, and outreach) while serving as a spiritual leader and role model.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Represent the face of Christ to the community and church.
- Develop a youth planning team, plan and execute youth events and build relationships with church and community youth.
- Receive training and assist in Godly Play. (Godly Play is a creative, imaginative approach to Christian formation and spiritual guidance for children and is used Sunday mornings Sept.-May)
- Plan and execute children’s programing which currently includes Sunday mornings, Wednesday nights, musical rehearsals, Family Fusion (two hours monthly and one week in June) and special events.
- Recruit volunteers for children and youth ministry activities and events; request background checks; assist in Sanctuary trainings.
- Assist in planning and implementation of Alternative Worship which will launch in Spring 2020.
- Attend weekly staff meetings, church council (quarterly), alternative service planning and implemented, youth & children planning teams, appropriate community activities
EDUCATION (preferred): Bachelor’s degree in Children and/or Youth ministry, comparable degree and /or experience.
EXPERIENCE: Previous experience in developing community relationships with youth and adults helpful.
PERSONALITY: Outgoing, personable, flexible, Christian, organized, and efficient are some of the qualities that are being sought for this position.
CONFIDENTIALITY REQUIREMENTS: Maintain confidentiality as is appropriate and in alliance with Safe Sanctuary requirements.
TO APPLY: Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or Anderson First United Methodist Church, 1215 Jackson Street, Anderson, IN 46016, Attn. Rev. Corinne Boruff
Anderson First United Methodist Church
United Methodist Church
1215 Jackson Street, Anderson
August 8, 2019