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Elmslie Memorial Church

Youth Minister

Elmslie Memorial Church
George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Date Posted: 06/28/2016
Categories: Church/Ministry
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job title: Youth Minister


Responsible to: the Board of Elders through the Minister.


Job Purpose: To give spiritual leadership and oversight to all aspect 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.
  • Develop methods of regular communication with parents/guardians 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.