Develop and provide spiritual, relational, organizational, and administrative leadership to the youth (grades 7-12) with Discipleship being a priority.
Education/Certification: High school diploma or GED Church bus driver certification /endorsement
Special Knowledge/Skills: Must affirm the “The Baptist Faith and Message, 2000 version” without reservation. Have a sense/call and a passion for working with youth and team members. Have spiritual maturity and high moral and ethical standards (1 Timothy 3:2-7, Titus 1:6-9). Be friendly and enthusiastic. Have effective organizational, communication, interpersonal, and verbal skills. Have effective computer/technology skills.
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
1. Plan and implement the design of the youth program under the direction of the pastor 2. Provide leadership in teaching Sunday school, discipleship training, and Wednesday night activities 3. Train, equip, and nurture the leadership of the Student Ministry 4. Integrate students into the church body for service and discipleship opportunities 5. Support the entire direction and program of the church 6. Work with the youth committee in carrying out the spiritual and social programs as needed 7. Encourage and provide learning opportunities for parents of the youth 8. Coordinate (with the assistance from the youth committee) special events or programs such as: youth emphasis services, retreats, evangelism, mission endeavors and camps 9. Plan all youth committee meetings and coordinate with the pastor’s secretary to avoid conflicts with other committee meetings 10. Be responsible for the basic care of the youth building and church bus after its use 11. Attend training and/or professional development as needed or required 12. Submit receipts and invoices to the treasurer in a timely manner 13. Advise the pastor of any absences (anticipated or not) 14. Be responsible for other duties as assigned by the pastor
Working Conditions: Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors: Maintain emotional control under stress; moderate walking, bending, lifting