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Job at Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church
We are searching for someone who has experience leading a thriving student ministry--someone who is energetic, enthusiastic, relevant, dedicated to following Jesus, has a heart for students, great communicator, and team player
Ensures a loving, nurturing and safe environment for the youth of SHPC (grades 5–12) and their families. Responsible for development and implementation of a comprehensive program of spiritual growth for middle school and high school youth. Responsible for implementing the biblical process of call to invite, train, equip and develop teachers and volunteers working in the ministry.
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to:
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field and
Experience: Three years of experience in youth ministries, youth education programs or related experience, including supervisory experience in a professional environment.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Knowledge of principles and practices of student ministry for youth from grades 5-12 with a proven track record in student ministry, either as a volunteer or staff, a portion of which was performed in a church setting; and a commitment to family-based student ministry.
Skills in building strong teams, resolving conflicts and developing relationships with adults of all ages.
Skills in communication (written and verbal), organizational, administrative and computer skills;
Skill in being detail-oriented, entrepreneurial and getting work done through others.
Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with SHPC staff, volunteers, members of the congregation and outside organizations;
Ability to be punctual, pressure-tolerant and dependable in meeting deadlines and goals.
Ability to demonstrate a mature personal spiritual relationship with God and a deep commitment to Jesus Christ and His Church, and to uphold the reformed tradition of the church.
A love for middle school and high school students and a commitment to help them grow and mature in their Christian faith.
As a church, we are dedicated to empowering each of us to live out Jesus’ commandment by going deeper to worship, connect, serve, invite, and grow. Our worship is joyful and vibrant. We stay connected through unity in our diversity. We serve with joy and sacrifice both in Austin and around the world. We invite others to join us in our journey and we are dedicating to growing in our faith as a community and as individuals.
You can’t love what you don’t know. And the more we know, the more we appreciate what God – the Father, our Creator, Jesus, our Savior and Redeemer, and the Spirit, our Counselor and Guide – has done for us. A deeply rooted faith can withstand the storms of life, is unafraid of questions, and sustains a thoughtful response to God’s love for us. The deeper we go, the more we want to go deeper.