Assistant Director of Student Ministry

Valley Presbyterian Church

Job Description

Do you ache to see the next generation come to know Jesus? If so, this job is for you! Valley Presbyterian Church is hiring a new Assistant Director of Student Ministry. This full-time position is ideal for someone who loves Christ wholeheartedly and wants to help raise up kingdom leaders within the context of the local church. The mission of VPC Student Ministry is to cultivate an environment where students are adopted into the body of Christ by ensuring they are known, loved, and sent as transformed disciples. This is an amazing opportunity for someone who wants to live into this mission, get great hands-on pastoral ministry experience, and work hard to help grow an already vibrant ministry to the next level in the season ahead (*those interested could also pursue pastoral ordination in the ECO denomination in this role*). To apply send cover letter and resume to Jim Schaller (Student Ministry Elder) at [email protected]. Please include “VPC Assistant Director Application” in the email subject header.


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Full Time, Salary DOE


I. MAJOR PURPOSE:

Support Pastor of Next Generation Ministry to create a comprehensive and dynamic Student Ministry that attracts and equips students and families to grow in faith, lead, and serve in Christ’s kingdom.


II. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

A. Support the Pastor of Next Generation Ministry in the execution of the vision and measurable goals for Student Ministry.

B. Work in coordination with Pastor of Next Generation Ministry to connect with and nurture discipleship in students.

C. Work in coordination with Pastor of Next Generation Ministry to recruit and train volunteers.


III. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

A. Support the Pastor of Next Generation Ministry in planning, leading, teaching, coordinating Sunday

morning gatherings, midweek meetings and other student ministry events/opportunities for Junior High, High School, and college students.

B. Help implement and lead summer experiences (camps, mission trips, and other discipleship opportunities) for Junior High, High School, and College Students.

C. Work in coordination with the Pastor of Next Generation Ministry to recruit, train, and support volunteer leaders for Junior High, High School, and College Groups.

D. Help the Pastor of Next Generation Ministry communicate with students, parents, and the greater church community including executing quarterly physical mailings, weekly mass emails (Mailchimp), graphic design (Canva), regular Remind texts, and related communication needs.

E. Meet regularly with students engaging in contact work, discipleship, and mentoring.

F. Spearhead implementing an online social media presence for VPC Student Ministry through online tools with the goal of outreach and discipleship (e.g. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

G. Help develop and lead the Youth New Members Class for high school students.

H. Ensure all VPC youth ministry supplies and spaces are organized and welcoming.

I. Ensure the safety of all students and volunteers.


IV. WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

A. Reports directly to the Pastor of Next Generation Ministry.

B. Works cooperatively with all members of the VPC staff, VPC members, ministry partners, Student Ministry V.A.S.T. (Vision & Support Team), and volunteer leaders.

C. Maintains a high level of commitment to the families of students and works collaboratively with Director of Family Ministry, recognizing that youth ministry is best seen as partnering with parents.


V. QUALIFICATIONS:

A. A passionate, committed Christian with leadership experience and a heart for middle, high school, and college students.

B. Has the spiritual gifts of teaching and leadership and is highly organized.

C. Experience developing age appropriate curriculum that attracts and nurtures students into the fellowship and mission of the church.

D. Proficient in Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint) and various administrative tasks.

E. A high level of fluency with written and oral communication, with an emphasis on social media engagement and aesthetic design.

F. Ability to work effectively in a team environment with staff, volunteer leaders and teachers, parents, families and students.


To apply send cover letter and resume to Jim Schaller (Student Ministry Elder) at [email protected] Please include “VPC Assistant Director Application” in the email subject header.

About Valley Presbyterian Church

VPC is a place where faith works and people belong! That means we strive to be a staff and Pastoral team who do Christ’s redemptive work in and around our community. We look for people who bring their unique God-given abilities, talents, and passions to partner with each other in faith. Working with and for a faith community brings unique opportunities and unique challenges, and we’re eager to hear from people ready to meet the calling God has for VPC.

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Experience Required
1 – 5 years

Type
Full-time

Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
3 weeks ago
Location
Paradise Valley, Arizona

Denomination
Presbyterian

Church Size
1,000-1,500 people


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