Date posted Oct 25, 2023
Deadline Dec 01, 2023

The job of the Student Minister is to provide vision, direction, development, and management for all aspects of Southwest Christian Church’s ministry to youth of middle school & high school ages (6th – 12th grade). This includes supervising leaders/teachers, volunteers, curriculum, programming, facility, budgets, and planning.

Responsibilities and Activities:

  • Oversee Youth ministries for middle & high school aged students of the church
  • Create & implement regular extra-curricular fellowship, educational, team-building, and evangelistic activities, including annual mission/service-based trip
  • Oversee formation and development of an effective ministry team
  • Recruit, train and encourage volunteers and interns for Sunday and Wednesday programs, along with ongoing contact programs and annual events
  • Ensure youth members and families are visited &/or contacted during times of need
  • Assist with special events such as church-wide events, class parties, mission trips and other group functions or outings
  • Coordinate with other Ministers for special events (i.e. Service Projects, Vacation Bible School, Fall Festival, etc.)
  • Preview, select, order, and distribute appropriate curriculum, materials, and resources
  • Focus on personal spiritual well-being through worship, study, and prayer
  • Track attendance patterns and develop a follow up system with the families of absentees
  • Be able to clearly walk a student through what it means to be a follower of Jesus Christ
  • Participate and provide leadership for youth camps and conventions
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Develop and maintain appropriate budget accounts
  • Support safety and security systems for the church including background checks for all workers
  • Assist the Senior Minister, including preaching periodically, hospital visits and other areas of service/need
  • Assist &/or conduct marriages, funerals, and memorial services upon request
  • Clear and consistent communication with the Youth Ministry Team, other staff members and with volunteers

Full job description: here

Southwest Christian Church Ministry Profile

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