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  • Youth / Student Ministry
  • Children's Ministry
  • Christian Education

Our church…

  • is United Church of Christ (UCC)
  • has an average worship attendance of 160

Job at St. John's United Church of Christ

Youth Group and Sunday School Coordinator

Job Description

St. John’s United Church of Christ, Indianapolis

Youth Group and Sunday School Coordinator Job Description Part-time Position (10-15 hours/week)
October 2019

Position Overview The position is part-time focusing on the spiritual needs of children and youth through Youth Group and Sunday School programming at St. John’s United Church of Christ. In accordance with the church’s values and beliefs, the position oversees the guidance and instruction of children and youth.

The position works in conjunction with and reports directly to the Senior Pastor. The position functions in close coordination with other church staff, the Board of Christian Education, and volunteers. The position requires a well-organized, self-motivated team player who has a love for Christ, children and youth, along with a passion for leading others to a greater relationship with God.

Requirements/Skills/Qualities -A strong Christian faith and respectful understanding of the United Church of Christ where possible -High School diploma or equivalent -Current college or graduate student focusing on theology, education, religion, social work preferred -Demonstrated creativity in engaging children and young adults in Christian missions and spiritual life -Strong administrative skills including good time management, program planning and organizational skills -Ability to get along with people of all ages, patience, flexibility, good listening skills, maintain confidentiality, and be able to lead -Basic knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint, email, and social media in use by the church -Clear and concise verbal and written communications skills -Must have verifiable references and background check -Must have valid State of Indiana Driver’s License

Essential Job Functions To continue and develop children and youth programs and ministry that focus on developing and growing the relationship that participants have with Christ.

Tasks include:
-Primary coordinator of Christian Education programs for all children and youth -Administer and coordinate key events for children and youth including Sunday School, Youth Groups, seasonal retreats and/or trips as able. -Ensure communication of all activities through weekly bulletins, monthly newsletter (the Herald), or any other communication methods utilized by the Church (e.g. e-mail, telephone, social media, and website) -Other duties as needed or assigned

Working Conditions The position requires flexibility in hours available for work, including weekends and evenings. The position is a part-time position between 10 and 15 hours per week. The schedule may vary at different times of the year depending upon level of activity and programming. Accessibility is expected via email and phone. Office, phone, computer, voicemail, email, internet connection service, copying service, and secretarial support are offered for work related to this position.

St. John's United Church of Christ

We are well-established church on the southside of Indy that offers a smaller contemporary service and a larger traditional service. We stay TRUE to the gospel by
Teaching Christian Principles
Reaching Out Through Mission
Uniting as Family
Engaging our Community