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Youth Director

Job Description

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Title: Youth Director
Reports to: Executive Pastor of Locations
Hours: Part time (15-20 hours/week)

Summary

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.).

Responsibilities

  • 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.
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