Apr 24, 2024

Youth Coordinator

$600 monthly
  • Spirit of Faith Church
  • 740 North 129th Street, Omaha, NE, USA (www.SOFomaha.com)
Part time Youth Ministry

Job Description

Title:  Youth Coordinator

Reports to:  Sr. Pastor and Administrative Council

 

ROLE:

As a spiritual overseer, the Youth Coordinator shall exhibit a life that has been changed by Christ (John 13:34-35; Galatians 5:13, 22-23; Ephesians 4:2-3; Philippians 4:9), and be in good standing with the Church.

1.    Leading a vibrant youth ministry (i.e. Middle School and High School) that fosters Biblical knowledge, a personal relationship with Christ, Christian character formation, sharing about their faith and works of service

2.    Engaging the youth in a variety of Christ-centered activities and learning opportunities

3.    Modeling a personal lifestyle that conforms to solid Biblical principles.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.    LEADERSHIP-Plans and leads age-appropriate programs, activities and educational endeavors for middle school and senior high students

2.    SPIRITUAL CARE- Provides spiritual care as needed and appropriate for the youth, maintains confidentiality, and refers individuals to professional counselors as appropriate

3.    TEACHING-Creates a learning environment that provides safety, caring and validation where biblical truths are taught and applied to life

4.    OUTREACH-Plans an annual retreat/missionary outreach for the youth to encourage them and help them grow in their faith

5.    RECRUITMENT-Recruits volunteers to support the youth program and recruits youth to be involved in church activities

6.    COMMUNITY- Builds relationships within and outside of the church, connecting to the community for the purpose of growing Christ’s church 

7.    MEETINGS-Participates as directed in Administrative Council meetings, writing a monthly report for those meetings, and from time to time, attends various planning meetings

8.    MODELING-Participates in most church sponsored events where youth are included

9.    COMMUNICATION-Proactively provides informational updates to all stakeholders

10. CONTINUING EDUCATION-Enhances personal and professional skills and knowledge base through continuing education

11. OTHER-Other duties as assigned that fall within the Church Bylaws, policies and procedures.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

1.    A grasp and understanding of the centrality of Jesus Christ as our Model for living life along with an ability to apply biblical truths to daily life

2.    Prior experience working with youth

3.    A strong commitment to the Bible as the inspired Word of God and to Jesus Christ as the only way of salvation

4.    Agreement with the mission, values, beliefs, and purpose of Spirit of Faith Church

5.    Member in good standing of Spirit of Faith Church or willing to become one in a reasonable amount of time, as mutually agreed upon

6.    If driving to conduct Spirit of Faith business, incumbent must have valid driver’s license in good standing with the State.

 

A strong candidate will possess:

1.    Post-secondary education in theology, biblical studies, youth ministry, religious studies or a related line of study.

2.    Leadership skills

3.    Excellent oral and written communication skills

4.    Ability to relate well to youth of diverse backgrounds, ages and life situations

5.    Ability to build and nurture relationships

6.    Ability to communicate well with the parents of all youth who participate in the youth programs

7.    Effective initiating, planning and organizational skills

8.    Ability to make decisions, problem-solve and exercise sound judgment

9.    Familiarity with social media

10. Familiarity with ideologies affecting today’s youth

11. Basic administrative and computer skills.

 


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