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Elmslie Memorial Church

George Town, NA, Cayman Islands

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Christian Teacher - Church/Ministry
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Elmslie Memorial Church
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Job title: Youth Director


Responsible to: the Board of Elders through the minister


Job Purpose: To give spiritual leadership' and oversight to all aspectS of the children and youth ministry in the George Town Charge of the United Church.


Main responsibilities:

     1. Planning and organizing

             . Develop a long-term (initially 3-5 years) vision for the youth ministry of the George

                       Town Charge, involving all relevant stakeholders - parents / youth leaders / youth!





Develop a strategic plan for the youth ministry, to be approved by the Outreach committee of the Board of Elders

. Produce a handbook for the youth ministry, which includes clear, agreed aims, policies,

     procedures and guidelines

. Oversee all the youth work and give direction and leadership through regular meetings

with section leaders . Plan, organize and/or deliver training as and when needed . Work closely with Sunday school Superintendent teachers and other youth work

     volunteers to ensure effective delivery of ministry


2. Monitoring, evaluating and reviewing all the youth work

  . Devise efficient ways of monitoring the effectiveness of each youth group, based on

           agreed criteria in the Youth Handbook

    . Carry out a twice-yearly review of the youth programmes in the Charge and-present an

           evaluation to the Outreach committee of the elders, along with specific recommendations,

           based on the strategic plan


3. Communication and pastoral involvement

    . Devise methods of keeping the congregation updated on all youth activities, and

            encouraging them to be involved

    . Present a report twice per year - based on agreed criteria (see above) - to the Outreach

            committee, and updates as requested for congregational meetings

  . Oversee regular home visitation of the youth as needed

    . De.yelop :methods of regular communication with parents / carers and way of involving

            them in the ministry

  . Ensure that counseling is available


Required qualities of all church staff


. Spiritual maturity

. Ability and commitment in the area in which they work . Personal integrity

. Ability to communicate clearly

. Good inter-personal skills

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Elmslie Memorial Church

The roots of the United Church in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands go back to 1800 in Jamaica and 1846 in the Cayman Islands. The Church under its present name was the result of the union in 1992 of the then United Church of Jamaica and Grand Cayman and the Disciples of Christ in Jamaica. The United Church of Jamaica and Grand Cayman was itself the product of the union in 1965 of the Presbyterian Church, in Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, and the Congregational Church in Jamaica. Our Logo contains symbols representative of these denominations. More...