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Director of Youth Ministries

Streamwood, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 10/15/2010
Categories: Communications - Social Services
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Awana helps churches and parents worldwide raise children and youth to know, love and serve Christ. Based in Streamwood, Illinois, Awana is the only organization with fully integrated evangelism and discipleship programs for ages 2 to 18 that actively involves parents, church leaders and mentors. Each week, more than one million kids take part in Awana in over 20,000 churches in the U.S. and around the world.

We are currently seeking candidates for a Director of Youth Ministries. The Director of Youth Ministries will be responsible for the strategic direction and growth of the youth ministries brand, 24-7 Ministries. The successful candidate will have the experience and skills to develop 24-7 ministries into an influential brand within youth ministry circles in order to meet long-range goals. The Director of Youth Ministries works closely with the field organization, networks with Awana Missionaries, builds youth advocacy teams, and engages churches to communicate the vision of youth ministry and increase utilization of the Awana 24-7 program.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, at least 10 years of related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; Knowledge or coursework in biblical studies is desirable; Extensive management and leadership experience and exceptional communication skills are required.

Applicants must be able to communicate the Christian values of Awana and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others. For consideration, please apply to

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