Director of Youth Ministries

First Congregational Church of Hudson is seeking a new full-time Director of Youth Ministries. This individual is a leader who will bring their own innovation and creativity to a vibrant, and large youth program.

The Director of Youth Ministries is a vital part of:

  • A 1500+ member congregation, with active lay leadership and innovative ministries and missions.
  • An established and well-attended youth ministry with strong budgetary and volunteer support, as well as, engaged families.
  • A staff that is supportive and creative, who see youth as a priority in the church.
  • A church that provides competitive compensation and encourages professional development opportunities to help you grow in your calling.


Director of Youth Ministries Position Description

Position Summary
The full-time Director of Youth Ministries is responsible for all youth programming grades 6-12, in collaboration with the Youth Education Board and Associate Minister.

Duties and Responsibilities
Primary

  • Develops and recommends curriculum for middle and high school education, including Sunday mornings, Confirmation, and Bible studies.
  • Selects and leads mission and service opportunities for youth.
  • Develops and leads fellowship activities.
  • Provides spiritual guidance and counsel for youth.
  • Attends youth events and activities outside of church.
  • Serves as staff liaison to the Youth Education Board.
  • Supervises the Summer Missionary program.

Secondary

  • Prepares the annual budget with the chair of the Youth Education Board.
  • Works in conjunction with the Director of Music Ministries and the Director of Children’s Ministries, ensuring support and continuity of programs.
  • Works with office staff to schedule youth ministry programs.
  • Provides support and care for volunteers who work alongside to help create a vibrant youth ministry.
  • Participates in the broad life of the church as available and time permits.
  • Many other opportunities are available depending on the skills, interests, and talents of the applicant.

Knowledge and Skills:
Must be able to relate well to youth and understand their culture and experiences; establish personal relationships and lead; work effectively with different church populations and a large (20+) church staff and be comfortable working independently; possess strong communication (written and oral) skills, program, and group management skills. Should be a faith-centered individual who is able to articulate the United Church of Christ faith.

Education and Experience:
Education: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree
Experience: Ideally, at least 3-5 years of experience working with middle school and high school students.Salary: Competitive compensation

Contact Email: ydsearch@hudsonucc.org

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Stats

Organization name:
First Congregational Church of Hudson

Denomination:
United Church of Christ

Contact:
shockstra@hudsonucc.org

Location:
47 Aurora Stree

Website:
https://hudsonucc.org

Date Posted:
November 10, 2021

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