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Youth Director

Job type: Part-time

Category: Other

Location: Teaneck, NJ Post Date: August 14, 2017

Overview

The Youth Director is expected to shepherd, disciple, and teach Middle School and HighSchool students (grades 6 through 12), and to equip youth ministry leaders and parents ofyouth. This involves a collaborative partnership with pastors/elders, lay leaders, andparents. These ministry responsibilities involve as much investment and interaction withparents and lay leaders involved in the youth ministry, as with the youth themselves.

Description

Qualifications:
  • Candidate must be a committed follower of Jesus Christ, in agreement with the heart of biblical Christianity (as defined by the PCA's Statement of Faith)
  • Candidate should have a strong desire to relationally invest in youth students, utilizing creative strategies, all fueled by a Gospel-centered approach.
  • Candidate must be committed to equipping lay leaders and youth parents.
  • College-graduate (bachelor's degree or equivalent). College-level Bible courses or seminary-in-progress preferred, but not required.

Primary responsibilities include:

Overall Youth Ministry Leadership:

  • Implement vision for youth ministry
  • Collaborate with Asst Youth Director and pastoral/Session leadership team
  • Recruit and equip youth leaders
  • Oversee communication with youth families and youth leaders
  • Invest in individual and small group time with youth students.
  • Support and equip youth parents

Programs and Events:

  • Oversee Sunday School ministry, including curriculum and teaching team.
  • Schedule and coordinate efforts related to bi-monthly New Life (Friday night) youth gatherings.
  • Coordinate annual efforts including the Great Escape youth retreat, summer youth missions efforts, GRC's Got Talent Show, etc.
  • Coordinate special seminars/panel discussions. Some recent examples at GRC would include a suicide awareness discussion, a dating panel, youth parent discussions, classes covering social media, sexuality, etc.

How to apply

Submit C.V/Resume, references and 2 writing samples (of any sort) to recruiter@graceredeemer.com.