Senior High Ministry Associate Director

Wooddale Church

Job Description


Wooddale’s Senior High Ministry Associate Director partners alongside the Senior High Ministry Director to provide discipleship direction to Senior High students and their families. Wooddale Church is a dynamic, multi-site church in the Twin Cities committed to honoring God by making more disciples for Jesus Christ. Wooddale is looking for a creative and Christ-centered leader to join our Student Ministry team. This is an opportunity for a visionary leader to build on a strong student ministry foundation and create a gospel movement among high school students in Twin Cities. 


The Senior High Ministry Associate Director will report to the Senior High Ministry Director. As the key ministry partner to the Senior High Ministry Director, this role will:        

  • Help cast vision for the Wooddale’s senior high ministry
  • Strategically plan, coordinate and implement student ministry events as assigned
  • Develop engaging online content including social media and/or other resources.
  • Share leadership of ministry camps, retreats, and activities geared towards shepherding students in their spiritual journey with Christ.
  • Equip and train volunteer leaders for student ministry by ensuring they understand the mission and vision of Wooddale and the Senior High Ministry 
  • Attend weekly ministry planning meetings, training sessions and Student Ministries Team activities.
  • Organize teams of student and adult musicians/artists and prepare messages and content to creatively provide environments of worship.
  • Coordinate communication with students and families through various forms of media (emails, social, print, video etc.)
  • Champion the leadership, direction and implementation of local serving opportunities and short-term Missions trips
  • Initiate active involvement in relational student discipleship by attending student-focused events (e.g. Graduation parties, extra-curricular events, Etc.)
  • Assist with content and teachings for weekly programs and other key ministry initiatives.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience working or volunteering in a large high school or college ministry setting (100+ students) strongly preferred
  • Life experience that demonstrates resilient faith and missional lifestyle (5+ years preferred)
  • Training, education, or degree that provides experience in student ministry strongly preferred
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills; a love of people and commitment to ministry as service to God and the Wooddale family
  • Ability to relate to Senior High students and families
  • Subscribe to and affirm the Statement of Faith and serve as a representative of Wooddale Church
  • Evidence of a commitment to Wooddale Church’s Purpose Statement, honoring God by making more disciples for Jesus Christ
  • Be a regular participant in public worship at Wooddale Church
  • Remain a member in good standing of Wooddale Church


  • Reports to the Senior High Ministry Director
  • Works in close partnership with the NextGen, Worldwide and Discipleship teams


This position regularly requires flexible hours (weekday, weeknight and weekend work) and the ability to travel to all campuses and off-site programs, as needed.


  • Frequent bending, standing and walking during student ministry programming


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 We use E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

 EOE – Equal Opportunity Employer 

Interested candidates please apply at

About Wooddale Church

Wooddale Church is 1 church in 4 locations. We seek to honor God by making more disciples for Jesus Christ. To learn more, visit:

Experience Required
Entry Level


Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted
11 months ago
Eden Prairie, Minnesota


Church Size