Director of Youth Ministries
Job type: Full-time
Category: High School/College Ministry
Location: Palm City, FL Post Date: July 10, 2017
Position: Director of Youth Ministries
Employment Status: Full-time (40 hrs.) includes benefits
Work Location: Palm City Presbyterian Church, 2700 Martin Highway, Palm City, FL 34990
Work Hours: Core office hours Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday 8:00 a.m. – noon, plus program times. There is expected to be variability and flexibility in the work schedule as agreed to with the Sr. Pastor.
Purpose: To introduce teenagers to Jesus, to help them develop friendships with other Christians, to grow in faith, to become more like Christ, to help those in need, and to honor God with their life.
Position Description: • Select or write curriculum for youth ministries and lead youth programs • Plan youth programs alongside Sr. Pastor • Plan and lead annual events • Care for Students (through mentoring, discipleship, connection times outside of youth, etc.) • Recruit and provide leadership to part time youth staff and volunteers • Monitor youth budgets and provide input for annual budget • Recruit and consult with the youth ministry advisory team • Review accomplishments annually with PCPC head of staff and P&A team • Lead Confirmation and coordinate membership efforts for Confirmands • Provide weekly activities. For example: o Separate youth groups for middle and high school students o First Priority (Hidden Oaks Middle School) o Sunday School o Ambassadors o 1 on 1 discipleship/mentoring sessions • Plan and Lead (or co-lead) Annual Events. Currently held events include: o Martin County High School Baccalaureate ▪ Held at PCPC 2010-2017 ▪ Planned/co-led (with other local youth pastors) o D-Now (discipleship-now) weekend in the winter or spring o Love Your Neighbor / 30-hour famine event (co-led with other local youth pastors) o PCPC youth annual summer mission trip. ▪ Organize and lead fundraising, planning, and hosting the thank you meal o Rock the Universe trip o See You At the Pole gathering • Perform additional activities. For example: o Greet at 9:30 contemporary service o Participate in the Christmas Eve Family Service o Support youth programs at the PCPC mission fair o Write a monthly newsletter article o Lead family events (i.e.: family Olympics, family dodgeball, fall festival, etc.) o Support church picnic o Plan and lead special events o Participate as liturgist at 8:30 and / or 11:00 traditional service on occasion o Participate in Young Life o Attend select events of the teens (i.e.: sports games, graduations, parties, etc.) o Attend the Youth Pastor's Network meetings. (The network connects new youth pastors in our area and coordinates community-wide events) o Volunteer with local missions Above activities with consultation of the Sr. Pastor
Position Requirements: • Grow in faith in Jesus Christ • Agree with the doctrine, mission, and leadership of PCPC • Have Associates Degree or 5 years minimum related experience o Previous youth ministry experience a plus • Adhere to church policies including child protection and sexual misconduct • Agree to a background investigation by Protect My Ministry, Inc.
Competencies: • Verbal and written communications skills • Organizational skills • Computer/social media/ technology skills including Microsoft Office Suite. • Leadership • Team oriented • Compatibility with teens and young adults
Position reports to Senior Pastor, Head of Staff
How to apply
Applicants interested in this position please contact Personnel & Administration representative Al Hastings. firstname.lastname@example.org