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We're located in Norwalk, OH

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This is a job in…

  • Youth / Student Ministry
  • Children's Ministry
  • Family Ministry
  • Young Adult / College Ministry

Our church…

  • is Non-denominational
  • has an average worship attendance of 300

Job at The Foundation Church

Family or Youth Director

Job Description

Job Description:

Our church is looking for the right person to fill the Family Director position. The Family Director will oversee the children’s and youth ministries. This ideal candidate should possess a strong relationship with Jesus, is disciplined in personal Bible reading/studying, and has a rooted prayer life. Also, this person should be vision-oriented, passionate about youth and kids, and be highly relational. The candidate will also be a coach, recruiter, and leader; as well as someone who is willing to be coached and led.


  1. Youth: Build a thriving and sustaining Youth Leadership Team. Mentor and coach, the current youth leadership team. Recruit, mentor, and coach new youth leaders.
  2. Youth: The ideal candidate should have a clear & concise vision (stemming from the church vision and mission) and a strategic process by which to achieve the desired results.
  3. Youth: This process should integrate a healthy culture of disciple-making. The strategy should include celebrating benchmarks that clears a pathway for youth taking responsibility for their own relationship with Jesus Christ; while also inviting the involvement of parents and the spiritual development in their home.
  4. Youth: Oversee the teaching aspect of group time; with the candidate being a primary teacher.
  5. Children: Bring oversight and direction to the children’s ministry; including the assistant children’s directors and team leaders.
  6. Children: Consistent training and leading for the current assistant directors and team leaders. Recruit, train, and lead new leaders and helpers for the children’s ministry.
  7. Children: Ensure excellent quality of team and ministry execution.
  8. General: Engage & build relationships with families and youth within the church and in the community.
  9. General: May be given ministering responsibility of the Young Adult Ministry.
  10. General: Will be given the opportunity to preach throughout the year, as assigned by the Lead Pastor. Participate and perform other functions as given by the senior staff and elders.

Qualifications & Expectations

  1. Experience working in youth ministry and/or other youth type ministries (youth camps, CRU, etc.)
  2. Bachelor’s degree in Youth Ministry or related field highly recommended; graduate/seminary degree preferred.
  3. Committed to personal growth in their relationship with Jesus.
  4. Has shown the ability to recruit, train, and develop leaders.
  5. Ability to communicate and show a servant’s heart.

The Foundation Church

The Foundation Church is a young, growing, and thriving non-denominational church of approximately 300 people, established in 2006 in Norwalk, Ohio. Through the love and transforming power of Jesus, our mission is simple: "Growing together, making disciples, and transforming communities for Jesus Christ." The Foundation Church desires to minister and love on all of God's people, both inside and outside the church walls. This is evident through our contemporary style of worship service; where we like our coffee hot, our music loud, and the preaching of God's Word at the very center of our lives.