Student Ministry Director at Grace Community Church
Universal City, Texas


Come join our exciting and incredible staff team! We are looking for a dynamic and highly relational Student Ministry Director to lead our student ministry (6th - 12th grade) at Grace Community Church. Our Student Ministry falls under the overall umbrella of Family Ministry and it is our strategy to partner with parents while leveraging dynamic large groups that point to relational small group environments to truly reach and disciple students.


We strive to connect what we do every week, in every family ministry area, with the home. We are looking for the right person who works well in a team environment to help us continue to do that, and also help us take our student ministry area to new heights.


Position Summary:

The overall expectation for this role is to create and lead a healthy and growing ministry of middle school and high school students and the volunteers who serve students and their families each week. To organize and lead adult volunteers so that they are well equipped and inspired to lead and serve students while feeling connected to a vibrant team. To partner with parents in ministry to students in every way possible and coordinate all the parts, resources, and people to carry out well–executed and exciting weekend large group experiences that effectively point students back to small group communities led by adult small group leaders.


Essential Functions:

Lead out vision, mission, and 5 core values of Grace Community Church
Lead Student Ministry under the banner of Family Ministry and the overall Family Ministry strategy
Champion the idea of leading small where small group leaders are invested in the lives of every teen: they are present in their lives, create a safe place, partner with parents, make it personal, and move them out.
Provide leadership and community for adult volunteers in the student ministry area
Organize and assist in leading quarterly training times for your team of leaders
Oversee the recruitment, training process, and schedule of weekly volunteers
Organize all materials and supplies for Student area
Collaborate with the rest of Family Ministry Team to form and maintain effective and essential practices
Collaborate with Family Ministry team during weekly meetings
Collaborate with Grace Staff Team during regular meetings
Organize and champion effective, clear, and consistent small group environments with excellence
Organize and champion effective, clear, and consistent large group environments with excellence
Form and deliver clear and consistent communication with leaders, parents, and family ministry team
Organize and champion effective, clear, and exciting Student activities, Camps and Retreats
Strategize and model way to engage students outside the walls of the church
Prioritize the implementation and oversight of health and safety procedures


Other Functions:

Participate in other Family Ministry functions outside of your specific area
Assist in the oversight of Family Ministry First Impressions Team
Attend regular meetings with Family Pastor
Attend regular all staff meetings
Potential expansion into Young Adults Ministry leadership in the future


Minimum Position Requirements:

High School Diploma
2-5 years experience working with students
Ministry leadership experience
Experience recruiting and leading a group of volunteers
Must work well in a team environment
Must currently or quickly be able and willing to uphold and cast vision, mission and strategy of Grace Community Church and the Family Ministry
Must be willing to live out the 5 core values of Grace and adhere to Staff commitments outlined in Staff Handbook
Must be available to be in office each day during the week
Must be flexible and willing to step out of comfort zone when need be
Must be teachable
Must be highly organized


Online Application (must be complete to be fully considered for position)



Salary: $40,000 per year
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Paid time off
Retirement plan



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Grace Community Church
701 Kitty Hawk Rd
Universal City, Texas 78148


Grace Community Church
+1 210-659-8200
[email protected]



Universal City, Texas
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Not Exempt
Church Ministry