Solid Rock United Methodist Church
Thursday, June 24, 2021
... building lives on the foundation of Jesus Christ

Solid Rock UMC

Job Description: Youth Director (Part Time 20 hours)

Church Mission: The mission of the church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Church Vision: Sharing and experiencing the life-giving message of Jesus, to restore wholeness and build and intentional community of hope, relationship, and purpose for everyone.

Main Objectives:

  • To lead students in practices of worship, prayer, scripture reading, service to others, and fellowship to act as a foundation upon which they can build their faith in years to come.
  • Bring structure and organization to the youth ministry as it grows and develops.

Qualifications:

  • Have a calling and desire to share the gospel of Jesus.
  • Support the vision, values, and beliefs of Solid Rock UMC.
  • Have excellent communication skills.
  • Be team oriented; be able to work with a team of volunteers
  • Have excellent organizational skills; able to plan, prepare, and implement programs and activities.
  • Previous experience working with children / youth is a plus.
  • Pass a background check.

Responsibilities: Rock Foundations (4-6th grade) and Rock Solid Youth (7-12th grade)

  • Build strong and lasting relationships with students.
  • Develop and implement Bible based discipleship lessons.
  • Plan and lead periodic youth group events.
    • Examples: outings, fund raisers, parties, service projects, retreats, etc.
  • Attend after school events of students
    • Examples: sporting events, drama, choir / band concerts, etc.
  • Attend summer camps of students attending camp
  • Recruit and train volunteers
    • Plan and develop a schedule / rotation for volunteers.
  • Communicate well with parents and come alongside families.
    • Engage parents as vital partners in discipling their children.
    • Plan and organize a schedule for parents.
  • Communicate well with church leaders and others in the church.
    • Give a monthly report / update to AD Council.
  • Write a monthly newsletter article.
    • Examples: updates / upcoming events.
  • Oversee the youth budget along with the lead pastor.
  • Plan and organize the Youth Christmas Eve Service with the worship team.
  • Be an active member of The WAY (Warren Area Youth).
  • Provide support for Children’s ministry – Curriculum for Sunday School, Children’s Church and Kids Club.
  • Meet on a regular basis with the lead pastor.
    • Spiritual growth, guidance, and accountability. 

Salary $14K, plus some mileage reimbursement

Submit resume to jane@solidrockumc.com.

For more information, call Jane Hitzfield at (260) 375-3873.