Director of Youth Ministries, Wildwood, IL

Wildwood Presbyterian Church in Wildwood, IL is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries (part-time).

Purpose:        

The Director of Youth Ministries ministers to the youth of our church and community in Middle School and High School.  (S)he develops, implements, and administers youth ministry programs designed to meet the spiritual, social, and emotional needs of our youth.

Responsibilities:

  1. Serves as the youth leader for the Middle School and High School youth including, but not limited to, weekly youth group gatherings, retreats, mission trip, and educational activities.
  2. Maintains regular communication with youth, parents, and the congregation concerning youth ministry activities.
  3. Recruits and equips adult advisors from within the congregation to regularly help with youth group, meetings, and other activities.
  4. Teaches, models and encourages application of basic Christian values to life situations.
  5. Works efficiently and effectively in team situations.
  6. Works with volunteer teaching staff to implement post-confirmation Sunday School curriculum and the spiritual education component of youth group.
  7. Leads projects involving youth and youth programs, including fundraising.
  8. Abides by and enforces the Youth Advisor Covenant with adult volunteers.

Relationships:

Reports to the Head of Staff Pastor and the Christian Education Committee.  The Director of Youth Ministries regularly reports to the Christian Education Committee of the session regarding the Youth Ministries.  The personnel committee serves as a support and evaluating group, using input from the Head of Staff Pasto and Christian Education Committee.  In addition, the Director of Youth Ministries will maintain a close working relationship with the Director of Christian Education to maintain overall consistency in our approach to the education of the Youth.

Evaluation:

The personnel committee reviews work objectives and performance at least annually, using fulfillment of the above responsibilities as a guide.  The personnel committee annually reviews the adequacy of compensation and make recommendations for change to Session.

Time: 

The Director of Youth Ministries works a minimum of 20 hours per week.  Hours are reported to the Office Manager on a biweekly basis.           
 
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