Job Description

Director of Youth Ministries


The Director of Youth Ministries will provide overall direction, coordination, and implementation of the youth programs and Christian education ministries.


A strong personal commitment to Jesus Christ is first and foremost; a Spirit directed desire for working with young people and meeting their needs within the evangelical Christian framework is also of great importance.  Commitment should be to youth and education as a career focus.  We seek stability in this position, and it should not be viewed as an interim position.  A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required.

    • Develop and implement ministries designed to make fully formed followers of Jesus
    • Interact and communicate effectively with youth by building strong, vibrant interpersonal relationships
    • Provide opportunities for youth to experience ministry, mission, and outreach opportunities, both within and outside the church
    • Function as the leader of ministries for students in 6th – 12th grades
    • Recruit, organize, train, motivate, and supervise children and youth ministry volunteers and leaders through regular team meetings and focused training
    • Work with or teach Sunday School classes on a regular basis
    • Select educational materials used in pre-school through high school programs in partnership with the children and youth volunteers
    • As a key member of a team ministry, the Director will:
      • Attend Consistory and Education and Evangelism committee meetings as appropriate.
      • Attend staff meetings
      • Maintain flexible office hours for interaction with students and other members of the congregation and community.
      • Oversee technology – projection during worship, online worship ministry and the website
      • Support the Senior Pastor by assisting with tasks as assigned.
    • Assist in worship services – including but not limited to the children’s sermon
    • Partner with the Senior Pastor to develop student roles and engagement in the worship service
    • Opportunities to fill pulpit periodically if desired for further growth
    • The Director is accountable to Consistory under the direction of the Senior Pastor
    • The Director shall submit a monthly report to Consistory outlining key activities planned and completed
    • The Director shall submit to a regular review by the Executive Committee of Consistory for the purpose of encouragement, celebration, and constructive criticism
    • Salary range will be commensurate with education, experience, and qualifications