Job Opening

Student Ministry Leader

First Presbyterian Maumee’s student ministry exists because we believe it is eternally spiritually critical for students in grades 6 - 12 to explore their faith in Jesus Christ as they discern their place in the challenging world around them.

We provide a welcoming place where disciples of Christ are formed through the study of God’s word, while meaningful personal relationships are built, inspiring students to go and serve others in Christ’s name.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Christian character
  • Good communication skills
  • Professional training in education and/or youth ministry desired
  • Ability to recruit, train and manage volunteers
  • Practical experience in Christian education/discipleship
  • Ability to relate to people, both staff and members of the congregation, and with all ages and developmental stages
  • Familiarity with the essential tenets of the Reformed faith and the practice of our Presbyterian traditions

ACCOUNTABILITY:  

  • The Youth Leader is accountable to the Assistant Pastor and discipleship elder

RESPONSIBILITIES:

With the guidance and assistance of the Assistant Pastor, the Student Ministry Leader will lead adult volunteers in the planning and execution of:

 Jr. High Ministry and Sr. High Ministry (grades 6 - 8 & 9 - 12)

Lead volunteers in the planning and execution of

  • Wednesday night gatherings
  • Annual retreats, outings, etc.
  • Annual summer camp trips
  • Assist with fundraising efforts
  • Develop relationships with students, parents and adult volunteers
  • Weekly Gateway Middle School program with Young Life leaders

Along with

  • Developing relationships with Gateway Middle School administrators
  • Developing relationships with area youth pastors
  • Teaming with area Young Life leaders in High School ministry
  • Developing relationships with Maumee High School administrators

Confirmation and Commissioning Class

  • Assist the Assistant Pastor with planning and teaching C&C
  • Organize and co-lead C&C retreat with the Assistant Pastor

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Keep up to date work and events calendar
  • Maintain communications with students, parents, and congregation

Hours of Service and Compensation

This is a half time position of 20-25 hours per week. Significant flexibility is afforded in the development of the weekly work schedule. Compensation is commensurate with education and experience. A range of $15-$20 an hour is currently forecasted. The ideal candidate will have a degree in education with experience in youth ministry or a related field

Accountability : Position reports to the Assistant Pastor of Discipleship, who will review performance annually.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00 to $20.00 /hour

Apply:  Please send resume and cover letter to Jason Armstrong at