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  • is Episcopal
  • has an average worship attendance of 1.4 thousand

Job at Christ Episcopal Church, Ponte Vedra Beach

Christ Episcopal Church in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, is seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Youth Ministry to join our Family Ministry team.

Job Description

The Assistant Director of Youth Ministry will work to implement a relational ministry with middle school and high school youth and their families consistent with the Christ Church mission statement, “transforming lives through the love of God in Christ.” This person will join the Family Formation Team, working alongside the Director of Youth Ministry and reporting to the Director of Family Ministry.

This is a full-time position requiring approximately 40 hours per week including nights, weekends, and multi-day summer trips.

The Assistant Director will:

Develop relationships with youth, their families, and volunteers by being present at all youth functions, and communicating by text, phone, email, face-to-face meetings, and social media.

Work collaboratively with staff and volunteer teams to maintain a sustainable model of youth ministry.

Maintain healthy boundaries in relationships with youth as their spiritual leader and friend, but not their peer.

When pastoral needs are present in youth or their families, collaborate with Family Formation team to pray for and address specific needs.
  Work collaboratively with Family Formation Team to design and implement youth ministry programs that are fun, educational, inclusive, purposeful, and consistent with the Episcopal Church.

Train, schedule, and equip a team of adult volunteers to lead all youth programs and establish long term relationships with youth.

Attend all youth programs as co-host and assistant to Director of Youth Ministry.

Ensure that all needed curriculum and supplies are ready for all programs.

Youth Programs include:
Weekly youth groups for middle and high school students; Sunday morning formation classes for middle and high school students; annual event to raise funds for summer missions; Wednesday evening homework and fellowship time, followed by parish dinner; three summer mission trips, one winter weekend retreat, and one confirmation weekend retreat; monthly service opportunities with local outreach organizations; and Confirmation classes.

Candidates should have: A well-grounded and robust Christian faith, with the ability to articulate it to young people; a commitment to working with young people, parents, and volunteers in a high-energy and dynamic environment; a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and willingness to learn proficiency in church management software.

Candidates should exhibit Christ centered behavior at all times (e.g. treating people with respect, compassion, and integrity).

Full job description can be found at

Interested candidates are asked to send a resume and cover letter to Yolanda Gorman at [email protected]

Christ Episcopal Church, Ponte Vedra Beach

Christ Episcopal Church is a 6,400 member congregation in the beautiful beach town of Ponte Vedra, Florida. We are a loving community that includes and welcomes everyone, at any point in life and from any background. Our nine Eucharistic services each Sunday include intimate, traditional, and contemporary worshiping opportunities. In Christ Church’s Youth Ministry, our youth are building a foundation of faith in a safe and inclusive community. In real and relevant ways, our young people are taking their place in their community, their church, and the world, loving and serving others in the example of Jesus Christ. Learn more about Christ Episcopal Church at