/Director of Youth Ministries

Director of Youth Ministries

By |2019-01-08T14:57:40+00:00January 8th, 2019|

Website RR_Harbor Rocky River United Methodist Church

It's all about the story

Job Summary:

Identify, plan for, and lead all aspects of youth ministries grades 6-12 to engage in spiritual growth and navigate a Christian led life.

Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to leading Sunday School, Confirmation, Youth Group Activities, Fellowship Gatherings, Mission Trips, Youth Annual Conference, Service, and Volunteer Opportunities, and Community Events focused on all youth at all campuses throughout the year as well as other duties as needed.

Given the scope of this work, the candidate will actively engage with the youth and garner support within the church to help bring the vision of youth ministries to life. The candidate will partner extensively with the Director of Children’s Ministry, Youth Steering Committee, and other key positions and committees within the church to bring RRUMC’s vision to life—to meet our youth in the midst of their stories.

Skills and experiences:

Experience working with youth in a variety of settings

Experience leading youth Christian services and programming

Comfort in navigating and speaking to the Bible and applicability in today’s World

Excellent verbal, written, collaboration, listening, guiding, and facilitation skills; one must be inclusive and engage youth, parents, and volunteers in a variety of mediums and settings

Is energizing, approachable, creative, fun, relational, inspirational, and willing to be vulnerable with others to instill trust and create a positive, inviting environment

Ability to instill calm in others when needed

Proficient in Microsoft office

Strong social media expertise

Ability to garner support and volunteers and align them to the vision

Strong program and project management

Takes initiative

Qualifications and education:

Living into a Christian faith and willing to share a personal story

Degree with a focus in areas such as youth ministry, ministry, psychology, education, counseling

3+ years’ experience working with and leading youth

Trained in CPR, first aid, mental health, contemporary youth issues

Other considerations:

Certain events require long hours in transportation, sleeping in a variety of settings, loud noise, managing multiple teams and volunteers at the same time, and an abundance of positive energy

The work environment can be in an office shared with others, gym, outdoors, a local coffeehouse, youth room, place of worship, etc.

Casual to business casual work atmosphere

To apply for this job email your details to office@rrumc.org