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Faith United Methodist Church-Neenah WI

Youth and Young Adult Director

Faith United Methodist Church-Neenah WI
Neenah, Wisconsin, United States

Date Posted: 07/23/2008
Categories: Missions
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

REPORTS TO: Senior Pastor

Mission, Vision, & Purpose
The Youth Director will at all times uphold and promote the Mission, Vision, & Purpose of Faith United Methodist Church.
Mission: To make disciples of Jesus Christ
Vision: Lives transformed, families strengthened, neighborhoods impacted, the world touched ... all by the love of Jesus Christ
Purpose: To build a community where people experience the power and presence of God, meet and accept Jesus Christ, receive the Holy Spirit, and serve as He leads

Primary Job Responsibilities
* Develop programs to promote spiritual growth of youth and young adults
* Recruit, provide for training, and supervise Youth & Young Adult Ministries adult leaders
* Budget & plan for ministry needs, expenses, and supplies
* Work with administrative committees, e.g., Trustees and Finance, for facilitating an effective and efficient ministry, including, but not limited to, space & technology needs, facility usage
* Provide ministry to youth, both in person and through the adult ministry team in order to build healthy, Christian relationships with youth
* Promote Youth & Young Adult Ministries within the church and in the community
* Communicate regularly with Senior Pastor on the needs of youth & young adults to best coordinate and assist with the work of ministry to these age groups

Essential Job Behaviors
* Leadership
- Leads subordinates in a way that inspires, uplifts, and motivates
- Sees what needs to be done and directs the appropriate persons to accomplish their respective tasks
- Sees things through to completion
- "Plans the work and works the plan"
- Maintains necessary confidentiality
* Christian lifestyle/spirituality
- Has experienced and can articulate a regenerate experience with Jesus Christ
- Incorporates Christian disciplines into daily life (Bible reading & study, prayer, worship, giving, serving)
- Attends corporate worship at Faith Church regularly
- Participates in at least one class or small group each year
- Has experienced or is seeking the baptism of the Holy Spirit
* Teamwork
- Works well with others
- Communicates plans and expectations with team members/staff/volunteers/ministers
* Administration
- Good organizational skills
- Practices fiscal responsibility