About the job
To lead high school and middle school students to become followers of Jesus.
Create an atmosphere in which Christian and uncommitted students are drawn to explore the faith; providing leadership and supervision for youth programs, including Sunday morning programming, midweek programming, small groups, retreats, and special events. The primary role of this Director will be as a team leader to facilitate these ministries.
STUDENT MINISTRY VISION
We want to see students who don’t go to church coming to church, students who are not Christians becoming Christians, and students who are Christians growing in Christ-likeness, a knowledge of the Scriptures, involvement in the church, and outreach to their peers and families.
NECESSARY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
This person should be able to articulate the Christian faith in a way that is engaging to students and families. They will have the highest standards of personal integrity in all contexts. They will be loving, collegial, and humble in their relationships among staff and families. They will be dynamic and energetic, able to demonstrate significant organizational and supervisory skills, creating teams around innovative ideas. They should have strong communication skills. They will be a trainer and leader of volunteer staff. This will require previous experience in leading dynamic student ministries.