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I live in Greenville NC, and am not willing to relocate.

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I would like to work in…

  • Youth / Student Ministry
  • Camp Ministry
  • Young Adult / College Ministry

I would like to work at a…

  • Baptist (Southern) church
  • Presbyterian (PCUSA) church
  • United Methodist church
  • Non-denominational church
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Nick Zichettella's résumé

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Experience

YOUTH DIRECTOR, DIRECTOR OF MISSIONS
Wilmington Island United Methodist Church | Savannah, GA | June 2010- June 2020
Full-time youth director responsible for leading ministry and planning programs,
including Bible studies, fundraising events, and weekend retreats. Primary
youth meetings held on Sunday night and Wednesday night supper with youth
bible study. I spent time with students outside the church, schools,
extracurricular events, and home visits. Inherited a small ministry that averaged
5-7 young people; ministry grew to as many as 35-40 students. I encouraged
involvement with the students and student ministry in the life of the church.
Regularly scheduled events included D-Now (done with other local churches),
Mission Trips (stateside and International), and summer camp. I organized and
executed two significant fundraisers each year, selling pumpkins and selling
Christmas Trees. I assisted the Senior Pastor with pastoral duties, including
visitation and preaching, as needed. I was in charge of Sound and Media
ministry. I organized local and international Mission Trips for the congregation.

SENIOR SALES ASSOCIATE, MANAGER IN TRAINING
Family Christian Stores | Atlanta, GA | 2006 - 2010
Provided stellar customer service to guests and understanding their needs.
Responsible for driving all company initiatives numbers goals for the sales floor.
I was responsible for training all new associates, scheduling, and coaching, as
well as being “manager on duty” when the store manager was out.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, Dogwood Acres Camp | Presbytery of Florida | Summer 2006
I worked alongside the Camp Director to plan the summer camp programs for youth
ages 2nd grade through seniors in High School. I assisted the camp director in training
all summer staff in program elements and how to work and deal with youth. I helped
resolve conflict among staff and check-in with the team on a nightly basis to provide
any support needed. I was responsible for weekly evaluation of staff and ways to
improve the program in consultation with the director.

YOUTH DIRECTOR, First United Methodist Church Thomaston, GA | 2005 - 2006
Full-time youth director with responsibility of planning and leading the ministry;
Bible studies, fundraising events, and weekend retreats. Primary youth meetings were on Sunday and Wednesday nights, and visiting students at schools and other events as necessary, usually 1 to 2 times a week. I inherited a robust program that averaged 30 young people.

YOUTH DIRECTOR, Grace Presbyterian Church, PCUSA | Panama City, FL | 2002 - 2004
Full-time youth director with responsibility for planning programs, Bible studies,
fundraising events, and weekend retreats. Primary youth meetings were Sunday night
and Wednesday night. I also spent time with students outside the church. I inherited a
strong program that averaged 50-60 young people. Involved the youth in the life of the
church, making them a visible part of the congregation. I also worked on the Presbytery
level planning annual weekend youth retreats.

VIDEO PRODUCER, RECREATION DIRECTOR
Centrifuge Youth Camp, Lifeway Christian Resources | Nashville, TN | Summer Position
1999, 2000, 2001, 2004
As Video Producer, my responsibilities included shooting and editing video
footage each day. As the Recreation Director, I was responsible for planning,
training staff, and implementing a recreation program for youth ages 13-18
each week.

Education

ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE UNIVERSITY
Bachelor of Arts History, 2001

Skills

Microsoft Office
Media Shout
Web Design
Social Media
Leadership
Teamwork
Customer Service

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