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  • Youth / Student Ministry

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  • is Non-denominational
  • has an average worship attendance of 250

Job at LifePoint Community Church

Youth Leader

Job Description

Job Description
STATUS: Full-time, Salaried + Benefits

Required Qualifications and Aptitudes:
Someone with the ability to relate to youth and perform physical tasks.
Adhere to theology and values in harmony with LifePoint’s mission and values as well as statements of belief at Clear, observable commitment to Jesus Christ.
A relational and pastoral heart.
Must have vision and a demonstrated ability to plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement a student and family ministry within the parameters of the church.
Must have good written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, and computer skills.
Must have a proven ability to work effectively with youth, young adults, parents, diverse individuals, and teams of volunteers.

Support the mission and vision of LifePoint Church.
Be an advocate for youth and young adults and educate the congregation about the hopes, concerns and needs of youth in the local church and community.
Plan and execute biblically accurate, culturally relevant, and high-energy services for youth.
Help plan, develop, and implement all aspects of a balanced youth ministry.
Stay abreast of new resources and changes in youth ministry and youth culture and adjust our programming as needed to maintain a current and effective program.
Participate in continuing education events and training opportunities.
Provide parents with continuing education and training in the area of raising their youth.
Recruit and train volunteers to serve in various aspects of youth, and young adult ministry and ensure adequate adult to youth ratios.
Be a liaison between the church and other community organizations, people, and resources that relate to youth ministries.
Coordinate Sunday curriculum for youth (grades 6-12) and recruit youth coaches to assist with the weekly teaching and mentoring the youth.
Select the curriculum, teach or coordinate others teaching, for all mid-week classes.
Provide leadership for youth coaches, mentors, and parents beyond the classroom.
Work in partnership with schools in the area to effectively reach youth in the community and develop a strategic ministry outreach plan.
Create a culture of community by planning events such as concerts, camp, and other activities outside of the church facility.
Keep records of youth participation and manage the youth ministry budget.
Communicate with the youth and parents in a timely and consistent manner and as effectively as possible using all available resources (email, website, bulletin, newsletter, texting, etc.).
Be available to encourage, challenge, and counsel the youth, young adults and parents towards effective lives as followers of Jesus (i.e. lunch at school, after school visits, attendance at extracurricular activities, home visitations, and support during times of crisis, etc.).
Work in concert with the gifts and talents of other staff members and maintain a strong teamwork mentality.
Mentor youth and young adults in developing their leadership skills.
Attend all weekly Staff Meetings as well as any other regularly scheduled meetings.
Help to build a successful pipeline between children’s ministry, youth ministry, and young adult ministry.
Adhere to bylaws and policies set forth in LifePoint Church's employee policies.
Ensure that the Child Protection Policy is observed in all youth ministry settings.

Other Responsibilities:
Develop and maintain the sign ministry by ensuring that the road signs are put out every Friday and picked up on Sunday as well as displaying additional promotional signs and banners as necessary. Recruit and train members for the sign ministry.
Start working with the Lead Pastor in formulating a young adult ministry.
Participate in the general church functions (VBS, Outreach Programs, etc.).
Participate in other aspects of church ministry (non-youth related), crucial to the ministry of the church in order to fulfill the mission of LifePoint.
Connect with other Youth Leaders/Pastors in town on regular basis.
Attend all weekly Staff Meetings as well as any other regularly scheduled meetings.
Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30,000.00 /year + Benefits

LifePoint Community Church

Diverse community.
Steady Growth.
Bible Based.