Student Ministries Director — Young Life Church Partner

Description:

​This is a student ministry position, shared between Young Life and Trinity Lutheran Church in Midland, Mich.

Responsibilities:

​The student ministries director shall give overall ministry leadership to the middle school and senior high students of the church and build and lead a Young Life club team:
  1. Recruit, equip, mobilize and participate with a team to spend quality time with middle school and senior high students, getting to know individuals and ministering to them.
  2. Develop and participate in ministries, including Sunday youth groups, Young Life club and other weekly and periodic events, with a focus on both evangelism and discipleship.
  3. Recruit, train and supervise volunteers — both adult volunteers working with students and creating leadership opportunities for students with children or peers.
  4. Communicate clearly, confidently and in a compelling way life truths from the Scripture in large and small group settings.
  5. Recruit students and leaders to retreats (fall and winter) and camp (summer).
  6. Coordinate and lead periodic service projects and short-term mission trips.
  7. Maintain meaningful contact and participation with parents of middle school and senior high students.
  8. Attend weekly church staff meetings and bi-weekly Young Life area leader’s meetings.
  9. Manage ministry within an approved budget.
  10. Participate in other ministry functions as assigned by the senior pastor.

Qualifications:

  1. ​Bachelor's degree.
  2. Ability to effectively communicate the truth of the Bible to students.
  3. Ability to understand and relate to middle school and senior high students and their families.
  4. Ability to recruit, equip, motivate and train volunteer leaders.
  5. Endorse and support the Young Life Statement of Faith.

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