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Nick Wallwork's résuméLast updated
Walking with young people through their adolescence with the love of Jesus
I have bean in Youth Ministry for 17 years as a Camp Counselor, Volunteer, Intern, and in as a Paid Youth Leader for the past 10 Years.
Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries Feb 2012 – present
Grace Presbyterian Church, Montclair, NJ
Work with 46 6thto 12th grade youth Grow Children’s Program from 2 students to 45 Plan events and activities including transportation and volunteer recruitment Work with church governing bodies to plan and implement long term goals for youth ministry Offer young people a safe and accepting place to grow and thrive Recruit, train and manage volunteers to work with youth Walk with parents as they help nurture their children
Chaplain June – August 2011 Johnsonburg Presbyterian Camp & Conference Center, Johnsonburg, NJ
Help develop and implement the summer’s Bible study curriculum Provide pastoral support for summer staff Work with clergy and other leaders from the community Help with the spiritual journeys of the greater camp community
Director of Youth Ministries Oct 2009 – June 2011 Presbyterian Church of Upper Montclair, Upper Montclair, NJ
Counseled young people, 6thto 12thgrade Planned events and activities with youth Helped teach Biblical principles Provided moral guidance in a challenging world Offered young people a safe and accepting place to grow and thrive Recruited and managed volunteer youth advisors
Summer Youth Ministry Intern Summer 2009 Presbyterian Church in Westfield, Westfield NJ
Planned and led 4 trips - 2 mission trips, 2 spiritual trips with 40-75 youth at a time Spent one on one or small group time with many of the 100+ youth in the program Helped youth in transition between leaders Coordinated volunteer involvement in 4 summer trips
Outreach Coordinator Dec 2008 – Apr 2009 Passaic County Court Appointed Special Advocates, Wayne, NJ
Spoke to local organizations about CASA’s mission Reached out to other organizations in the area to build partnerships Organized all paperwork required for volunteers Conducted interviews and screenings of 35 new volunteers Acted as “Human Resources” for up to 75 volunteers at a time Generated weekly reports about the progress of volunteer recruitment for review by the Executive Director
Camp Counselor/Retreat Leader Sept 2001 - Aug 2004 Johnsonburg Presbyterian Camp & Conference Center, Johnsonburg, NJ
Worked with groups of up to 15 children varying from age 7 to 17 in week-long sessions. Worked as an instructor on the Challenge Course, which taught campers team building, problem solving, and self-acknowledgement. Led small group discussion on weekend retreats for 6th to 12th grade students.
Master of Arts in Christian Leadership - University of Dubuque
BA in Political Science - William Paterson University
I am a strong empath as well as highly organized and motivated.
I am also proficient in social media, web design, and other church level technology.
I play guitar and lead worship.
Core Team Member - Presbyterian Youth Worker Association - October 2012 – October 2015
Board of Trustees - Johnsonburg Camp and Conference Center - May 2011 –Mar 2013
Advocate - Court Appointed Special Advocates of Morris and Sussex County - Jan 2005 – June 2005