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Title:                             One-Eighty Teen Center Program Director

Organization:               One-Eighty Youth Programs

Location:                     17 West Lockeford St. Lodi Ca 95240

Phone Number:            209-339-2308

Website:                      180lodi.org

 

 

One-Eighty Overview

 

One-Eighty is a private, non-profit, faith-based youth organization serving teenagers & families in Lodi, CA. Established in 2002, the One-Eighty Teen Center is a 5,500 sq. ft facility, featuring a full espresso bar, internet & art lounge, pool tables, basketball court… even a climbing wall! The Teen Center serves as an after-school café for Jr. & High school students, is an exciting place for teens to hang out on Friday night, and provides teenage resources (collaborating with local churches and nonprofits).

 

The Teen Center is one part of One-Eighty Youth Programs, a three-pronged organization which also includes a professional counseling center and a missional neighborhood outreach program. Our stated goal is to help at-risk youth make 180º turns emotionally, physically, and spiritually. We do this by providing relational, professional, and physical resources, as well as fun activities. We choose to love our community in this tangible way because God first loved us. It has become our privilege to display God’s love to our community in a way that is authentic, respectful, and personal.

 

The One-Eighty Teen Center Program Director is an integral part of our organization. As Program Director, your responsibility will be to provide the creativity, energy, and passion necessary to make the One-Eighty Teen Center an exciting venue for the young people of our community, specifically for the at-risk youth. You will help ensure that the many broken & hurting kids in our area have a place of refuge where they will experience unconditional love, discover they were created for a purpose, and find the confidence and courage to make positive changes in their future.

 

 

 

 

 

Detailed Job Responsibilities

 

General

 

–       Maintain a positive, teachable attitude in all things

–       Maintain an active, growing relationship with Jesus Christ and be involved in a local church

–       Participate in all organizational staff meetings, training, retreats and fundraising

–       Operate as a team player within the larger organizational ecosystem, collaborating with other One-Eighty Directors and reporting to the Executive Director

–       Network & build strong relationships with local school administrations, other youth ministries, youth organizations, and interested businesses in the area

–       Develop relationships with donors and supporters of the organization

–       Proven to be a good communicator and resolves conflicts in a healthy manner

 

Programming

 

–       Mentoring—Develop and implement the One-Eighty mentoring program, utilizing staff, volunteers, community members, and school sites.

–       Friday Night Venue (FNV)—Create a thriving FNV which compliments the current culture & gains frequent visits (social-media & to the center itself).

–       Skate Park—Provide leadership and programing for local skate park, scooter sales, volunteers, community outreach, and two bi-yearly events.

–       Jr. Intern Program—Develop and implement a Jr. Intern Program, networking with local youth pastors to train seniors in the area of service to peers and the at-risk community.

–       Intern Program—Co-create and implement an Intern Program with 180 Leadership Team which focuses on personal growth and opportunities to cultivate mentor relationships in the community (includes: weekly school visits, staff/volunteer trainings, family dinner in the community, etc.).

–       Promotion—Interact and promote 180 programs, events, and deepen friendships through social media and other creative forms of publication.

–       180 Adventures—Offer support through brainstorming, collaboration, and participation of One-Eighty Adventures.

–       Daily Clubs—Provide leadership, communication, resources, and publication for our daily clubs and the volunteers who lead the programs (includes: Job Readiness, Anchored In, Trade-Shop Group, Digital Music, etc.).

–       Summer Programming—Responsible to plan and execute weekly off-site day (or 1/2 day) trips.

 

 

Managing (think “Business”)

 

–       Responsible for planning intern and volunteer schedules (make sure shifts are covered and students are safe).

–       Responsible for overseeing intern daily responsibilities.

–       Maintain Teen Center facility pride (cleanliness, attractions, attractiveness).

–       Accountable for budgets: events, ministry, mentoring program, mentors / volunteers, interns, Jr. interns, & sales.

–       Responsible for 1 fundraiser per year (typically at the movie theater)

Hours

Monday 9am-1pm Admin, 2-6pm Skate Park

Tuesday 9am-1pm Admin, & School visits 2-6pm floor shift

Wednesday 9am-12pm leadership mtg, 1-2pm all-staff meeting, 2-6 floor shift

Thursday 9-1 Admin & School visits, 2-6pm floor shift

Friday 2-5:30pm floor shift, 6-11pm Friday night venue
Compensation

 

–       Full-time position with opportunity for health benefits.

–       $45K-$55K based on experience and personal support funding.

–       Paid vacation available after probation period.

 

Experience, Education, & other Requirements

 

–       Bachelor’s degree from an accredited 4-year institution (preferred).  High School diploma required.

–       Prior workplace experience with excellent recommendations and references are required.

–       Work or volunteer experience mentoring, teaching, or leading at-risk youth is required.

–       MUST VOLUNTEER 1 FRIDAY NIGHT SHIFT during or previous to application process

 

Please prayerfully consider how you might be used in this exciting and life-changing program. If you are interested, please send full resume and cover letter via email to jake@180lodi.org. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

ERBC is looking for a passionate, high-energy individual excited by the challenge of reaching Eagle Rock students and passing on a contagious, transforming faith to the next generation. This individual must love students and have the courage and creativity to devise effective new ways to reach broken students and lead them into a growing relationship with Christ.

 

General Overview and Responsibilities:

·       Collaborates with Student Ministry in planning, implementing, and engaging students in weekly programs that attract others, foster community and lead students to Christ.

·       Assist in the leadership of Sunday morning (8:30 am – 12:30 pm) and Wednesday night (5:00pm-9: 30 pm) Student Ministry programs.

·       Assist in the development of a strong Student Ministry volunteer team.

·       Monthly teaching responsibilities in Sunday morning program.

·       Develop relationships with students and encourage them to take the next steps in their relationship with Jesus, whatever their starting point is.

·       Perform necessary administrative tasks (parent emails, social media, procuring supplies, etc.)

·       Based on gifting and fitness there are also opportunities to participate in leadership roles in our adult weekend services and connections ministry.

·       15-20 hours per week.

 

Expectations:

·       A committed follower of Jesus with a demonstrated passion for working with youth and families.

·       A proven ability to engage and relate to students in both Middle & High School, along with their families.

·       Compliance with Eagle Rock Baptist Church policies and procedures.

 

Qualifications:

·       A goal oriented individual who is a mature, organized, self-starter with a warm personality and strong communication skills.

·       At least three years of experience working with students.

·       Valid CA driver’s license and insurance.

·       Preference will be given to the candidate pursuing a career in vocational ministry.

·       Preference will also be given to the candidate with experience leading worship.

For instructions on how to apply for this position, please visit our website and click on About Us, Staff and Leaders, Job Opportunities.

Purpose: To provide a bridge between Elementary and Youth ministries at University Covenant Church (UCC), by assisting the Pastor of Student Ministries and Children’s Ministry Director in providing support for ministries to 5th through 9th graders. This is done through relationship building with students and leaders, training and mentoring volunteers, executing vision, and leading programs.

Local Context: Davis, California is a town 15 miles from Sacramento that is known for its strong university presence (University of California), cycling community, parks, Farmer’s Market, local agriculture industry, and independent streak. University Covenant Church was founded in 1966 and is a member of the Evangelical Covenant Church. UCC currently has three Sunday services with a total average attendance of 800-850. Our vision is “That all people would know Jesus.” We are seeking to do this by Making Disciples, Multiplying Leaders, and Unleashing Compassion.

Reports to: Pastor of Student Ministries

Key Areas of Ministry Responsibility

Develop, implement and oversee 5th & 6th Grade Sunday Morning Programs – 12 hours per week

  • Lead half of all Sunday morning programs for 5th & 6th graders
  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteer leaders, including a Sunday morning leadership team for half of all Sundays
  • Develop and implement age-appropriate curriculum
  • Communicate effectively with staff, leaders, volunteers, and parents
  • Partner with parents to equip them to be effective spiritual influences in their kids’ live

 

Develop, implement and oversee 5th & 6th Grade Youth Group (Glacier) – 7 hours per week

  • Participate in on-site leadership of all 5th & 6th grade youth group programs and events
  • Recruit, train, and supervise volunteer leaders
  • Develop and implement age-appropriate curriculum
  • Communicate effectively with staff, leaders, volunteers, and parents
  • Partner with parents to equip them to be effective spiritual influences in their kids’ lives

 

Leadership development in Jr. High ministry (Edge)  – 7 hours per week
a.   Assist Student Ministries Pastor in recruiting, training, and encouraging volunteer team
b.   Oversee volunteer programs as needed
c.   Meet weekly with Student Ministries Pastor and with Children & Youth team
d.   Meet regularly with the Executive Director of Children & Youth
e.   Develop and lead the Breakaway leadership program for youth volunteers

 

Execute Jr. High ministry programs – 12 hours per week
a.     Assist with Sunday Morning program for junior high students, this includes leading half of all Sundays.
b.     Provide leadership and pastoral presence for junior high ministries
c.     Manage administrative duties related to coordinating events, communication, and weekly programs
d.     Assist in development of curriculum for weekly programs
e.     Be part of preaching and teaching team for youth groups, Sunday Mornings, and high school Confirmation classes
f.      Participate in the on-site leadership for Jr. High ministry camps and retreats

Participate in, and assist in leading, church-wide initiatives and programs  – 2 hours a week
Examples:  Christmas Eve, Easter, Breakaway, All-Church Retreats, etc.

Core Competencies and Qualifications

  • Spiritual leadership
  • Strong skills in strategic planning, vision, and systems thinking
  • Leadership multiplication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with youth and adults of all ages
  • Collaborative and skilled at working on teams
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Available for flexible schedule that regularly includes evening and weekend hours
  • Familiar with the needs, desires, and developmental stages of youth
  • Must exhibit good judgement when faced with decisions regarding safety and propriety
  • Valid California Driver’s License
  • Willing to complete background check with the Justice Department
  • Computer Skills
  • A professional work ethic – organized, committed, proactive, energetic and dependable with administrative skills and good time management

 Expectations of all UCC Ministry Directors

  • Strong knowledge of and love for the Lord
  • Agreement with the vision, mission, and values of University Covenant Church and the Evangelical Covenant Church
  • Work cooperatively with other team members to support the whole ministry of the church
  • Ability to manage a medium amount of stress
  • Oversee and support volunteers to support ministry work
  • Punctual and dependable attendance
  • Ability to manage a medium amount of stress
  • Staff adjust their normal work hours (with prior supervisor approval) when extended time is needed for ministry events.

For instructions on how to apply for this position, please visit our website and click on About Us, Staff and Leaders, Job Opportunities.

Student Ministries Director
Position Description

 

Bethany CRC’s Mission:
Bethany CRC is intentionally structuring its life together to assist one another in fulfilling our commitment to transforming lives and communities through the purposes of Christ’s church:

  • Magnifying God (Worship)
  • Membership in Christ’s Church (Fellowship)
  • Maturity in Christ (Discipleship)
  • Ministry to others (Service)
  • Mission in the world (Witness)

 

Student Ministries Position Objective
The Director is responsible for all aspects of middle school and high school ministries in harmony with Bethany’s purposes.

The Student Ministries Director serves Christ through Bethany Church by partnering with leaders, parents, and students to make more and better disciples who are authentically living and loving like Jesus.

 

Responsibilities

 

1. Identify, Attract, Lead, and Develop Leaders and Teams
a. Build relationships with those who share a passion to reach students with the gospel
b. Continually equip volunteers to lead programs, ministry teams, and small groups
c. Director is not to just do ministry to/with students, but gather others to do the same

 

2. Connect with Students (starting with 70 on our contacts list)
a. Visit schools, athletic events, concerts, chapel services and other important events that students are involved in with a minimum of twice monthly for both middle and high school students
b. Available for counseling, prayer and spiritual encouragement for all students
c. Be in contact with in-active or less-than-active students of Bethany
d. Have posted office hours weekly

 

3. Equip students
a. Teach the Word to give biblical understanding and life application of the gospel
b. Challenge students to live and practice their faith at home, school, work, church
c. Identify the ministry passions and spiritual gifts of students and possible ministry roles
d. Identify and train prospective youth leaders in community development and youth ministry through an Internship Program

 

4. Communicate with Church, Staff, Council, Parents, and Students
a. Weekly bulletin announcements, Website updated monthly
b. Quarterly calendars/newsletters to keep students/parents/church regularly informed about trips, retreats and special events
c. Create brochures/flyers for special events, camps, retreats, service projects
d. Make occasional presentations to the Council and congregation as requested

 

5. Direct MS and HS Ministry Programs
a. Sunday mornings & evenings, Wednesday evenings, weekly small groups, etc.
b. Local service projects and mission experiences
c. Winter and Summer camps, other seasonal retreats, youth conventions, special programs & fundraising events
d. Relate to and coordinate with area churches in doing some combined events

 

6. Administration
a. Create a balanced, annual long-range plan for topics, speakers, events, etc.
b. Develop annual Youth Ministry budget and coordinate/monitor expenses
c. Keep office and rooms orderly to provide a warm and inviting atmosphere

 

Qualifications

 

Character
·      Fully devoted to God and His Church and committed to expressing that devotion through prayer, worship, and obedience
·      Maintains a vital, growing personal walk with God through Jesus Christ and His Holy Spirit
·      Walks with with moral integrity to be above reproach in life and ministry
·      Models faithful leadership and ministry effectiveness by being humble and teachable
·      Pursues personal growth and ministry development opportunities, people, books, etc.

 

Gifts, Abilities, Experiences
·      Demonstrated passion to reach MS and HS youth that do not know Jesus Christ
·      Ability to meaningfully relate to a variety of people groups (church council, staff, parents and youth, congregation and community, and other ministry leaders/churches)
·      Has at least two-years of student ministry leadership experience and effectiveness
·      Completion of college/university desired
·      Has an understanding and commitment to Reformed doctrine/theology
·      Is, or will be, a professing member of Bethany CRC

 

Accountability
·      The Student Ministries Director is accountable to the Senior Pastor and will meet with the Senior Pastor and Personnel Team for annual reviews

 

Compensation & Employment Terms
This is an exempt, salaried, full-time position (40+ hours per week)
Compensation commensurate with experience, education and performance
Position is eligible for Family Health Insurance Benefits and Housing/Allowance
Three-weeks paid vacation to be used within each church year

 

Position is available now.  Start date to be negotiated.

 

To Apply, email the following to:   search@bethanycrc.org
 
1. Letter of Introduction (one-page)
2. Resume (ministry experiences, educational background, family relationships)
3. Questions:
a. What is your philosophy of ministry to students?
b. If you were a super hero, what super power would you have, and why?

 

First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley

Director, Youth and Family Ministries

Full Time Exempt, Benefits

Priority deadline to apply:  March 22, 2019, open until filled

 

Job Summary:                                                                                                Date: February 2019

Develop, oversee, and grow the Youth and Family Ministry at First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley in fulfillment of the church’s mission and vision, with direct involvement in the High School Ministry.

 

Major Responsibilities/Activities:

Christian Formation of High School Students through Weekly Programs (30%)

·         Develop and implement short term/long term goals and coordinate curriculum and vision for Youth Ministry.

·         Develop and oversee Sunday morning High School and Middle Hour program including curriculum development, worship, and activities.

·         Lead weekly Thursday night High School program.  Develop and/or select Bible Study curriculum.

·         Develop, train, and equip a high school leadership and volunteer teams to take ownership of the youth ministry.

 

Discipleship (30%)

·         Meet with students and leaders on a regular basis, walking with them as they seek to be faithfully formed into the image of Christ.

·         Connect regularly with parents as pastor to them, partnering with parents in the formation of their children.

·         Train and motivate adult volunteers for leadership in Youth Ministry, and meet with them on a regular basis, equipping them for faithful ministry.

 

Special Events  (25%)

·         Provide leadership, training, and participation for retreats and special events.

·         Organize special mission trips (e.g. Mexico).  Prepare self and students, train volunteers, and participate in trips.  Arrange for necessary logistics.

·         Plan missional and social events appropriate for High School students.

·         Participate in annual All Church Conference.

·         Partner with Director of Children and Family Ministries in the development and implementation of Vacation Bible School (VBS).

 

Church Leadership/Administration (15%)

·         Ensure the visibility of the Youth in Sunday Worship, including worship leadership responsibilities.

·         Attend staff and church leadership meetings as appropriate.

·         Supervise Youth Coordinator in the leadership of Middle School Ministry.

·         Collaborate with Director of Choirs in development of Network Choir.

·         Create and maintain yearly Youth Department budget.

·         Adhere to Church Policies regarding forms and safety procedures.

·         Maintain Youth Department weekly newsletter and website for regular communication.

 

Minimum Requirements

Education:  Bachelor’s Degree, Masters of Divinity or Theology; Masters Youth Ministry desired

 

·         A growing and deepening faith in Jesus Christ.

·         Three to five years of prior experience in leading youth ministry, including curriculum and event planning, speaking, and supervising other youth staff and volunteers.

·         Possess a solid theology and philosophy of how youth ministry fits in the life of the church.

·         Demonstrated ability to develop, oversee, and grow a ministry program.

·         Demonstrated ability to be a mature and engaging presence in the lives of students
and families.

·         Demonstrated ability to recruit, motivate, and work graciously with volunteers.

·         Excellent communication skills to large and small groups, including interpersonal and people skills, discretion, and ability to hold confidentiality.

·         Desire to grow as a teacher and mentor.

·         Strong organizational and administrative skills to prioritize and implement multiple programs.

·         Proficient knowledge of software programs and web-based applications, which may include: Microsoft Office 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Microsoft Publisher, Google Drive and Docs, and familiarity with using database programs. Willing and able to apply advanced features in software and applications, and learn new programs and applications as needed.

 

Reports to: Associate Pastor for Christian Formation

 

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts the right of First Presbyterian Church leadership to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

How to Apply:

·         Visit www.fpcberkeley.org/employment.asp for our application form.

·         Return the completed application form along with your cover letter and resume to Bonnie Rauscher, Human Resources Manager at bonnier@fpcberkeley.org
or mail to Bonnie Rauscher, First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley, 2407 Dana St., Berkeley, CA  94704

 

Priority Deadline:  March 22, 2019. Rolling review upon receipt.

Early Applications are encouraged.

Position will remain open until filled.

Final job offer will be contingent on passing a criminal record background check.

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