Director of Youth Ministry

  • Church Name: Resurrection Lutheran
  • Church Website: https://orovalley.org
  • Church City: Oro Valley
  • Church State: Arizona
  • Church Denomination: ELCA
  • Job Requirements:

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS will include but not limited to:

    1. Provides leadership for and functions as the primary staff person relating to the Youth Ministry.
    2. Working through the Pillars of Worship, Learn and Serve, plan and implement age-appropriate ministries for Middle and High School youth and their families that accomplishes the above purpose. This includes the ministries of Confirmation and High School Sunday School and Social Media.
    3. In cooperation with the Pastor of CYF, oversees the recruitment and training of adult volunteers to work with Middle and High School age groups.
    4. Performs administrative functions for CYF including but not limited to:
      1. Preparation and management of an annual budget;
      2. Recordkeeping for future planning of program activities and consent forms; and
      3. Preparation of monthly reports for the Congregational Council and a year-end report for the congregation.
      4. Develops and disseminates communications marketed directly to youth and families
    5. Coordinates fund-raising activities that support special youth activities and trips.
    6. Prepares and coordinates timely and accurate schedules of youth activities to keep the congregation informed of youth events and the publicity for youth activities through the appropriate vehicles provided by the church.
    7. Performs other duties as assigned.

     

     

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    1. Youth and Family Ministry, Education or significant experience in Youth Ministry.
    2. A clear testimony of faith and a vital, personal, and growing relationship with Christ evidenced by attitude and behavior. An understanding of Lutheran tradition is preferred

     

    SKILLS AND TALENTS:

    1. Effective leadership skills in working with and training both youth and adults in a group setting or one-on-one basis. Ability to maintain control and establish clear boundaries and high expectations, while ensuring an enjoyable and meaningful relationships and experience for program participants.
    2. Flexible and adaptable to various situations and when interacting with different personalities and age groups.
    3. Strong work ethic, commitment to excellence, ability to work independently and reliably.
    4. Excellent, interpersonal (with multiple generations), time-management, organizational and verbal and written communication skills.
    5. Values open communication and team understanding of ministry.
    6. Appropriate judgment in the areas of discretion, sensitivity and leadership.
    7. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, various social media tools and ability to learn other church databases as needed.
    8. Must pass a background check, have a valid driver’s license and be insured
  • Part-Time or Full-Time: Full-Time
  • Contact Name: Rev. Erin Morris
  • Contact Email: emorris@orovalley.org