Youth Director

  • Church Name: Lettered Streets Covenant Church
  • Church Website: https://letteredstreetscc.com
  • Church City: Bellingham
  • Church State: WA
  • Church Denomination: ECC
  • Job Requirements:

    Lettered Streets Covenant Church (LSCC) is an intergenerational congregation whose purpose is:

    To be and make disciples of Jesus who love God, love our neighbors, and care for his creation, all in the power of the Holy Spirit. We seek to live out this purpose through our core values of Authenticity and Acceptance, Listening, Learning, and Questioning, Living an Integrated Life Together, and understanding our Vocation as Mission.

    LSCC is seeking a Youth Director who will (working in concert with the staff and congregation) encourage our middle and high school students to follow Jesus in their emerging contexts as well as part of the broader congregation in worship, service, and belonging.

    JOB DUTIES:

    Leadership

    • Working within the ethos of LSCC, cast vision for an approach to youth ministry that raises up disciples of Jesus who are equipped to engage in the world and actively participate in the life of the local church
    • Bold leadership to lean on the Spirit for direction rather than just traditional youth ministry models
    • Take responsibility for creating and/or curating teaching content
    • Communicate youth schedule clearly and well in advance to volunteers, students, andfamilies
    • Recruit, train, and encourage youth volunteers
    • Oversee the youth budget with integrity and stewardship
    • Participate in annual youth ministry budget planning with the lead pastor to communicatevision and needs for the following yearMinistry
    • Recruit, train, and encourage adult volunteers
    • Working in concert with the congregational schedule, create a regular plan for youthgatherings, events, discipleship moments
    • Encourage involvement in ECC youth retreats and events
    • Establish meaningful personal relationships with the young people in the congregation andcommunity by investing in their lives, such as attending lunch at the area schools and attending their extracurricular activities as able (ie: sporting events, concerts, school plays, and awards ceremonies).
    • Create a culture of outreach and invitation in the ministry so that new people feel welcomed
    • Regularly pray for the youth and their families
    • Work with the church staff to incorporate the youth in the life of the church through service,worship, and participation
    • Be an occasional presence in front of the congregation on Sundays in exercise of your role(youth announcements, youth involvement in worship, etc.) and/or in exercise of your gifts(preaching, music, etc.)
    • Other duties as assigned

    Initials _____ February 10, 2024

    Job Description: Youth Director

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPECTATIONS:

    • Demonstrate an authentic life of living faith in Jesus
    • In agreement with the vision, values and ethics of Lettered Streets Covenant Church and theEvangelical Covenant Church
    • Desire to be a committed partner at LSCC and participate regularly in the worship life of thecongregation
    • Commitment to relational ministry
    • Demonstrated supervision and leadership skills
    • Effective written and spoken communication skills
    • Able to work effectively and positively with youth and adults
    • Ability to recruit, train, encourage, and foster positive relationships with volunteers
    • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree
    • Experience in youth ministry highly desirable (paid or volunteer)
    • Participate in weekly staff meetings
    • Be present for major Christian holidays and significant church events
    • Pursue lifelong learning in biblical, theological, and/or youth ministry related subjects
    • Proficiency with the Mac Computers desirable
    • Valid Washington state driver’s license and completion of a background check
    • Possess or able to obtain CPR/AED and First Aid training (Training for certification will beprovided).
    • Commit to a minimum of two yearsHours: Approximately 25 hours/week Reports to: Senior Pastor
      Salary: $29,900/year
      Benefits:
    • Paid time off on approval
    • Flexible schedule
    • Reimbursement for attending Covenant conferences on approval
    • Reimbursement for attending continuing education conferences on approval
    • Laptop computerPlease send your resume and application to: Bridget@letteredstreetscc.com or Lettered Streets Covenant Church, PO Box 5645 Bellingham, WA 98227
  • Part-Time or Full-Time: Part-Time
  • Contact Name: Bridget Reeves
  • Contact Email: Bridget@letteredstreetscc.com