Assistant Youth Director & Young Adult Coordinator

  • Church Name: Sequoyah Hills Presbyterian Church
  • Church Website:
  • Church City: Knoxville
  • Church State: Tennessee
  • Church Denomination: Presbyterian Church (USA)
  • Job Requirements:

    Youth Ministries:

    1. Under direction of the Director of Youth Ministries and in partnership with the Youth Ministry Committee, develop and execute a ministry that nurtures faith in Christ and love for his church among youth in our church and within our community.
    2. Weekly presence and leadership at main youth-related programming (e.g. Sunday mornings, Sunday evenings).
    3. As directed by Director of Youth Ministries, assist in recruiting and empowering lay leaders and volunteers for appropriate discipleship, supervision, and support of youth and youth events.
    4. Regular and appropriate relational presence in the lives of our youth and their families.
    5. Youth-related ministries are intended, on average, to comprise roughly 75% of responsibilities.

    College and Young Adults:

    1. In coordination with the Associate Pastor for Missions, Outreach and Fellowship and the Congregation al Life Committee, coordinate outreach and fellowship efforts for young adults and promote deeper engagement and assimilation into the worship, discipleship, fellowship, and service ministries of SHPC.
    2. Initiate and develop relationships with college students who had grown up at SHPC and currently attend college, whether at UTK or elsewhere.
    3. Initiate and develop connections with campus ministries at UTK, especially UKirk, and Maryville College.
    4. Initiate and develop relationships with young adults (under age 30) who had grown up at SHPC and currently reside in the Knoxville area.
    5. Initiate and develop outreach and fellowship efforts for undergraduate students, graduate students, and other young adults who currently reside in the neighboring community.
    6. College and Young Adult-related ministries are intended, on average, to comprise of roughly 25% of responsibilities.


    1. Demonstrate a living faith in Jesus Christ.
    2. Serve alongside other SHPC staff with excitement, humor, excellence, and integrity.
    3. Weekly presence and eager participation at Sunday worship, as well as occasional worship leadership (e.g. as a liturgist or Scripture reader).
    4. Weekly presence and engagement at SHPC Staff meetings.
    5. Abide by all SHPC policies, especially Safe Sanctuary policy.
    6. Other duties as assigned.
  • Part-Time or Full-Time: Full-Time
  • Contact Name: Brandon Bajema
  • Contact Email: