Title: Youth Director
Reports to: Executive Pastor of Locations
Hours: Part time (15-20 hours/week)
The Youth Director is responsible for all aspects of ensuring the spiritual growth and development of middle and high school students (grades 6 through 12) for all Epic locations. This includes leadership of weekly and monthly programs and periodic special events (camps, conferences, trips, service projects, etc.).
- Build and develop a strong team of volunteers.
- Provide leadership and training.
- Provide resources needed to lead students.
- Pastor team members and help them
- Lead a team of volunteers in the creation and operation of a student ministry, including weekly small groups, monthly Collide events, and other special events.
- Ensure relevant, biblically-based, quality programming at Sunday morning meetings.
- Plan and execute quality, culturally relevant, and high energy Collide events for students on a monthly basis.
- Create and manage a student ministry calendar that will drive all the activities and teaching of the ministry.
- Direct the recruitment, training, and development of volunteers as needed to staff weekly and monthly programs and special events.
- Develop and disciple a group of student leaders.
- Implement student registration, program management, and security policies/practices in support of weekly and monthly services and special events.
- Design, plan, and conduct periodic parent meetings in order to meet the needs and expectations of families attending the church.
- Assist in the development of an annual budget for high school student ministries and manage spending to budget.
- Lead the youth to participate in church-wide activities such as Worship Nights, serving on Sunday mornings, major community outreach projects, and to be involved in the life of the church.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Characteristics
- Committed follower of Jesus.
- Passionate about reaching every person in the city.
- Have excelled in leadership roles in either church or corporate environment.
- Ability to lead leader and build volunteer teams.
- A strong communicator.
- Organized and able to handle administrative duties.
- Embrace change and can adapt quickly with a “we can do anything” attitude.
- Make things better through evaluating and improving processes.
- Able to figure it out, follow through, and get it done.
- Lead the way in generosity and faithful in giving.
- Like to laugh, have fun, and enjoy celebrating.
- A hungry learner and a track record of leading yourself well.