Youth Minister

Position Description:
Saint Paul UMC and Northside UMC have joined together to form a joint youth/student ministry to grow the faith of young people (6th-12th grades). The Youth/Student Minister is responsible for planning, leading, and coordinating the youth/student ministry. This is a part-time position (20 hours/week).

Foundational Goals:
• Cultivate faith within youth/students
• Develop youth/students’ ability to interpret their world through a Christian lens
• Give youth/students tools to make life choices centered on Jesus Christ

Qualifications:
• Required:
o Passion for youth/students as demonstrated in prior experience
o Healthy personal spiritual life, demonstrated through faith practices
o Willingness to grow in personal faith and take direction from pastors
o References to attest to Christian morality and character
o Willingness to submit information required for a criminal background check
and to follow all Safe Sanctuary procedures
o Computer and social media skills
o Organization, communication, motivational skills o Positive outlook, patience, and grace
• Preferred:
o Wesleyan background
o Volunteer coordination experience o Teaching experience
o Service experience

Responsibilities:
Build Relationships
• Be present with youth/students in their daily lives outside of ministry activities
• Demonstrate passion to invest in the lives of the youth/students
Facilitate Christian Formation
• Teach Wesleyan theology that relates/applies to the world the youth/students live in
• Model Christian morality and character for the youth/students
• Teach youth/students tools/skills for personal discipleship
• Plan and lead regularly scheduled youth/student gatherings (weekly, bi-weekly)
• Encourage regular worship attendance
Create Experiences
• Plan and execute a minimum of one overnight retreat each year
• Create and facilitate opportunities for service within and outside the church walls
• Coordinate with leadership to encourage youth/student participation in
Salkehatchie Summer Service or other summer service camp
• Plan and execute fun events outside of the regular youth/student meeting
Other
• Attend meetings of the Youth/Student Council
• Coordinate adult volunteers
• Meet regularly with the pastors

Hours:
The hours will vary with the week and season, averaging approximately twenty hours per week. We expect most hours will be worked outside of the church building.

Compensation:
Currently planned at $15,000 annually.

To Apply Submit The Following to saintpaulumc1107@gmail.com:
1) A cover letter with personal introduction and call to youth ministry.

2) CV with relevant history.
3) Two character references and one experience reference.
For questions or more info call: 864-235-3494

Stats

Organization name:
Saint Paul and Northside UMC Joint Youth Ministry

Denomination:
United Methodist Church

Contact:
Saintpaulumc1107@gmail.com

Location:
1107 S. Main St. Greenville, SC 29609

Website:
http://Saintpaulgreenville.org

Date Posted:
November 19, 2020

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