The Harriman Church of God is seeking a Youth Pastor.
Job Classification: Full Time, Salaried Reports To: Lead Pastor Updated: April 2018
To serve as Director of Youth Ministries by overseeing the total operation of the Harriman Church of God Youth Ministry.
NATURE OF WORKING IN A CHURCH ENVIRONMENT
The person assuming this responsibility must be spiritually and emotionally mature, friendly and have a good attitude while in the work place. It is also imperative to have good people skills, problem- solving skills, communication skills and general computer skills. This position must also be able to function on a team and work closely with volunteers as well as the other staff members. In addition, the candidate must be able to distinguish between the nature of a church environment which depends heavily upon its volunteers versus a secular environment which works mostly with paid employees. This distinction is critical to the function and success of this position. As a part of the Christian community, it is imperative that employees of the church understand they are viewed as an example of Christian virtues and must be sensitive not to violate these virtues through behavior, attitudes, actions, or speech.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The duties shall include the following:
Oversee and coordinate the success of the following areas:
Drama, Youth Choir, Discipleship, Tech Team, Follow-up, Activities, Junior High. Senior High, Youth Staff and Worship services
Teach and train youth grades 7-12 giving them insight to practical application of scripture in their lives.
Provide training for Student leaders.
Insure that all teen visitors from Sundays and Wednesdays are properly followed up with. Keep track of regular attenders with mailers and/or phone calls.
Provide a variety of fellowship and relationship building events for teens to participate in and invite their friends to attend.
Recruit and monitor leadership for spirituality and effectiveness in youth ministry.
Conduct regular meetings with Youth Staff and ministry leaders for training and accountability.
Make sure all Youth property and areas are cleaned and maintained in an excellent manner. Manage and stock the Snack-Shack and ensure that all foods are safe. updated and properly stored.
Maintain and manage the total FORWARD Youth Ministries Budget. including fund raisers. monthly budgeting, and departmental accounting.
Attend weekly staff meetings and give a general report on the ministries in this position portfolio. Fill out a Report to the Senior Pastor to be submitted each month at the staff meeting.
Participate in a book read assigned by the Senior Pastor (I Book per quarter).
Attend a monthly All Church Staff meeting and direct the portion that covers your ministries. Attend a quarterly All Day Staff Planning Session and bring a .3 month calendar of events for your ministry area.
EDUCATION OR CREDENTIAL PREREQUISITES:
This position requires a High School Diploma or G.E.D. certificate and a minimum of 1 year appropriate experience. The applicant must have excellent people skills, communication skills, attitude skills and computer skills. The candidate must be organized, accountable and faithful.
B.A., B.S., M.A., M. Div., Th. D .. D. Min or Ph. D. degrees will be taken into consideration for higher rates of pay.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.
Starting Salary: To be determined during interview process.
Please contact Rev. Jeff Blackburn, Lead Pastor @ 1-865-804-4128 or [email protected]