JOB TITLE: Youth Director / Volunteer Coordinator
DEPARTMENT: Youth Ministry (6th – 12th grade) / Family Ministry
SUPERVISOR: Lead Pastor
Living Hope Church is a modern, Spirit filled, non-denominational, Bible Church in the heart of North East Michigan. Our mission is "to do whatever is takes to turn ordinary people into passionate, devoted followers of Jesus Christ." Everything that we do has our mission in mind.
GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION / MINISTRY OBJECTIVE
General Job Description:
This position is twofold. The first part of this position is the Youth Director which leads the youth ministry of Living Hope Church. This position encourages and equips all of Living Hope Church’s 6th – 12th grade students to walk in the ways of Christ. The second aspect of this role is that of Volunteer Coordinator. The main, general role of this position is the assisting of ministry leaders in coordinating and scheduling volunteers that support Sunday morning worship services.
The ministry objective of this role is also twofold:
First, to grow the youth ministry and disciple students within the youth ministry through weekly teaching, personal discipleship, and relational gatherings.
Second, to ensure that Sunday morning worship services have adequate volunteers (children’s classrooms, greeters, hospitality), thus helping us accomplish our mission and reaching our community.
DAY TO DAY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead Youth Ministry for a mid-week service.
Build a team of Youth Leaders to help facilitate the Youth Ministry as well as equip and encourage the students of Living Hope Church
Care for the Youth Ministry volunteers in the youth ministry: pray for them,
communicate prayer needs to the Prayer Team, encourage them, and lift them up
Provide Godly care and counsel for your students, when needed.
Research and prepare curriculum for mid-week service.
Plan and lead youth related community events.
Meet with the Lead Pastor regularly to discuss vision and planning for youth ministry.
Communicate with parents on upcoming events and any concerns that may involve their child.
Creating, populating, and managing Church Community Builder scheduling for Sunday morning volunteers.
Assisting Ministry Leaders with recruiting volunteers.
Processing background checks
Assist the Family Pastor with volunteer “onboarding.”
Filling in Sunday morning roles if volunteers are unable to keep their commitment
including but not limited to greeters, hospitality, children’s classroom assistant and
General office duties including but not limited to answering phones, filing, welcome
guests during the week.
Directing and assisting the needs of those who come into the office of Living Hope
Church during office hours to the appropriate source.
A passionate, rooted personal relationship with Jesus
A clear call to lead middle and high school students into a deep, authentic relationship with Jesus Christ.
Outgoing and enthusiastic personality
Excellent verbal communication skills
At least 21 years of age
The ability to stay organized
At least two years of experience as a youth director/leader (under the leadership of a Youth Director/Pastor) at a previous church or an associates degree in a ministry related field
Proficiency / working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Effectively communicate the basic truth of the Gospel of Jesus Christ from scripture
General Administrative duties
o Answering phones
o Taking memos
o Assisting with office documentation
Clearly communicate with individuals inside and outside the church both verbally and written
A ministry mentorship from the Lead Pastor
Paid days off
Possible tuition reimbursement program
Partial paid moving expenses (negotiable)