Director of Youth Ministries (12-15 hrs/week), Arlington Heights,IL

Southminster Presbyterian Church, located in Arlington Heights, Illinois, is seeking a Christian with a heart for youth, able to relate with today’s youth and their families. He or she has experience in a faith community and demonstrates high Biblical standards and who both teaches and exemplifies a Christ-centered life.

PURPOSE: To minister to the youth of our church and community; to administer, develop, and implement youth ministry programs designed to meet the spiritual, social, and emotional needs of the youth, leading them to spiritual commitments and growing them as disciples of Christ.

RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to:

• Plan, implement, and attend weekly activities for the youth during the school year that include,
Bible study, worship, fellowship and fun! The activities need to be relevant and effective in
instructing, training, nurturing, and equipping youth for leading a Spirit-filled life of faith and
forging deep Christian friendships.

• With the help of the Youth Ministry Team, develop and help coordinate hands-on opportunities
for service projects and mission trips for youth as they learn to serve others.

• With the help of the Youth Ministry Team, help facilitate youth retreats and other youth events
such as conferences, concerts and off-site events such as Dare 2 Share.

• Participate in youth ministry and individual spiritual development training as available on an
annual basis (usually offered by the Presbytery).

• Regularly attend the youth Sunday school classes and teach as needed.

• Assist the Associate Pastor in teaching the Confirmation program as needed.

• Work effectively with parents to foster support of the youth program, including ongoing
communication to provide opportunities for input and feedback.

• Work alongside other church staff members as a team player, attend staff meetings as possible,
and share in the broader mission and ministry of Southminster Church

• Pray for the youth.

ACCOUNTABILITY:
– Endorse and follow the Southminster Behavior Covenants
-Work hand in hand with the Senior Pastor, Associate Pastor, and the Youth Ministry Team at SPC

To apply, send resume to sandy_ushev@yahoo.com
Sandy Ushev,
Personnel Ministry Team

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