Hope UMC - Youth Ministry Developer
Employment

Description:
Do you love Jesus and working with high school students? Give us a call. This is an amazing part-time job opportunity overseeing a Youth Group made up of students from local middle, junior high, and high schools. This position will be trained by staff and supported by a team of adult volunteers. Approximately 15-20 hours a week.
Responsibilities:
Entrepreneurial - Vision to lead and grow Youth Group from Anthony Wayne Schools (middle, junior-high, and high school).
Enjoy Working with Students and Parents - Will lead the ministry and a team of volunteers.
Heart for getting students plugged into the local church.

Qualifications:
Called.
Grit.
Loves Jesus.
Member of a local church.
College degree preferred.
Contact Work (no less than 10 hours per week)

Because teenagers (and their parents) don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care, Hope UMC is looking for someone who will show kids they care by going where kids are, meeting them as they are, and believing in who they can be. Within ministry with children and youth we call the persistent going out into the world of kids "contact work," but kids just call it friendship.
Attend events off campus where our church families are involved: soccer, baseball, softball, recitals, etc. (approximately 5-10 hours per week)
Work with Boy Scout Troop 97 to meet scouts and their parents when they are on our church campus. (approximately 2 hours per week during the school year)
Increase presence in community by participating in Whitehouse area events, like downtown trick-or-treat, and Cherry Fest.
Follow-up with and re-engage inactive families.
Plan and lead informational gatherings for parents.

Sunday (4 hours per week; 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Assist NextGEN in Planning and implementing meaningful, Christ-centered age appropriate study and fun.  Attend 11:00 a.m. worship.  Lead Youth Group from Noon until 2:00 (or 2:30) p.m.

Recruit, Train, and Retain Volunteers (3-4 hours per week)
Engage adult leaders in bible study and training.
Meet (at least) monthly with NextGEN Team
Update Safe Sanctuary training annually
Plan and lead volunteer appreciation event(s)

Part-time: Approximately 20 hours per week
Pay: Competitive and in line with candidate’s experience