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Our Church:
www.trinityonline.org

 

Trinity Church is a family of Jesus followers ROOTED IN JESUS AND REACHING OUR WORLDS.

We pursue this mission primarily through engaging worship services, life changing relationships found in small groups, Biblically-based discipleship and intentional influence in our relational worlds.

 

Our Core Values

• You belong here
• The Bible is God’s Story given to transform you and to be the authority in your life
• Your calling is to influence your world with Jesus
• We pursue spiritual growth and life-change in community
• God loves your family and so do we
• You are designed with a role in mind

 

Job Purpose

To provide spiritual leadership to Trinity Church primarily through:

To provide spiritual leadership to Trinity Church primarily through:

To give oversight, direction and leadership to Trinity’s high school ministry
To recruit, train, develop and oversee volunteer ministry staff
To disciple young people at crucial stages of transition in their lives so that they are equipped to live of Jesus’ influence in their relational world
To develop a multi-level program that addresses the spiritual needs of non-Christians, casual Christians, growing Christians and deeply committed Christians
To minister to young people, in the context of their families, and to support and assist parents of adolescents
To maintain appropriate personal contact for friendship and counseling with students and youth staff
To prepare and administer the high school ministry budget
To regularly collaborate with the Student Ministries team to maintain consistency, teamwork, and shared values.
To lead the high school ministry consistent with the overall church ministry philosophy and discipleship strategy
To continually evaluate the ministry under his supervision and to keep current on youth needs and strategies to meet those needs

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of the High School Director include:

  1. Plan & facilitate Tuesday night youth group for high school students
  2. Plan & facilitate additional weekly discipleship opportunity for high school students
  3. Write/ adapt curriculum (small groups, summer discipleship program, retreats, etc)
  4. Develop student leaders
  5. Recruit, train, and shepherd volunteer ministry staff
  6. Recruit, train, and shepherd paid ministry staff (if applicable)
  7. Meet with students: counseling, relationship building
  8. Meet with parents
  9. Plan & facilitate age appropriate events for high school students
    • Outreach events
    • Service opportunities
    • Community building events
    • Camps/ retreats
  10. Local school campus involvement

 

Qualifications

To effectively serve as the High School Director of Trinity Church, an individual must meet some basic qualifications.

Qualifications include:

1. Spiritual

An individual of growing spiritual maturity who demonstrates integrity and consistency as he lives out his spiritual convictions.  A positive role model that lives a life young people will want to imitate.

2. Personal

An individual who displays personal maturity, who loves students and is able to work well with adults.  A team player who wants to multiply himself in others.  Possesses a teachable spirit and a strong work ethic.

3. Doctrinal

Biblically trained with at least a Bachelor’s level of biblical education .Can agree to the doctrinal statement of Trinity Church without hesitation.  Is able to articulate biblical convictions clearly in ways that relate to young people.

4. Ministry

a) youth ministry experience, preferably in a church context

b) a vision for youth ministry with a desire to lead youths to Christ

c) a clear philosophy of ministry that meshes with Trinity’s

5. Leadership

a) a team builder

b) an ability to attract, motivate and involve kids

c) ability to plan, administrate, delegate and supervise

d) an ability to recruit and build a cross-generational team

 

To Apply

Please email your resume to hhylkema@trinityonline.org

Our Church:
www.trinityonline.org

 

Trinity Church is a family of Jesus followers ROOTED IN JESUS AND REACHING OUR WORLDS.

We pursue this mission primarily through engaging worship services, life changing relationships found in small groups, Biblically-based discipleship and intentional influence in our relational worlds.


Our Core Values

• You belong here
• The Bible is God’s Story given to transform you and to be the authority in your life
• Your calling is to influence your world with Jesus
• We pursue spiritual growth and life-change in community
• God loves your family and so do we
• You are designed with a role in mind

 

Job Purpose

To provide spiritual leadership to Trinity Church primarily through:

  1. To give oversight, direction and leadership to Trinity’s middle school ministry
  2. To recruit, train, develop and oversee volunteer ministry staff
  3. To disciple young people at crucial stages of transition in their lives so that they are equipped to live of Jesus’ influence in their relational world
  4. To develop a multi-level program that addresses the spiritual needs of non-Christians, casual Christians, growing Christians and deeply committed Christians
  5. To minister to young people, in the context of their families, and to support and assist parents of adolescents
  6. To maintain appropriate personal contact for friendship and counseling with students and youth staff
  7. To prepare and administer the middle school ministry budget
  8. To regularly collaborate with the Student Ministries team to maintain consistency, teamwork, and shared values.
  9. To lead the middle school ministry consistent with the overall church ministry philosophy and discipleship strategy
  10. To continually evaluate the ministry under his supervision and to keep current on youth needs and strategies to meet those needs

 

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of the Middle School Director include:

  1. Plan & facilitate Sunday morning worship service for middle school students
  2. Plan & facilitate Tuesday night youth group for middle school students
  3. Write/ adapt curriculum (small groups, summer discipleship program, retreats, etc)
  4. Develop student leaders
  5. Recruit, train, and shepherd volunteer ministry staff
  6. Recruit, train, and shepherd paid ministry staff (if applicable)
  7. Meet with students: counseling, relationship building
  8. Meet with parents
  9. Plan & facilitate age appropriate events for middles school students
    • Outreach events
    • Service opportunities
    • Community building events
    • Camps/ retreats
  10.  Local school campus involvement

 

Qualifications

To effectively serve as the Middle School Director of Trinity Church, an individual must meet some basic qualifications.

Qualifications include:

1. Spiritual

An individual of growing spiritual maturity who demonstrates integrity and consistency as he lives out his spiritual convictions.  A positive role model that lives a life young people will want to imitate.

2. Personal

An individual who displays personal maturity, who loves students and is able to work well with adults.  A team player who wants to multiply himself in others.  Possesses a teachable spirit and a strong work ethic.

3. Doctrinal

Biblically trained with at least a Bachelor’s level of biblical education. Can agree to the doctrinal statement of Trinity Church without hesitation.  Is able to articulate biblical convictions clearly in ways that relate to young people.

4. Ministry

a) youth ministry experience, preferably in a church context

b) a vision for youth ministry with a desire to lead youths to Christ

c) a clear philosophy of ministry that meshes with Trinity’s

5. Leadership

a) a team builder

b) an ability to attract, motivate and involve kids

c) ability to plan, administrate, delegate and supervise

d) an ability to recruit and build a cross-generational team

 

 

To Apply

Please email your resume to hhylkema@trinityonline.org

Executive Director – Youth for Christ East Michigan

 

The Executive Director is:

·         the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation and is responsible to the Board of Directors for the chapter’s day to day operations within the Board’s directives.

·         accountable to the National Service Center (NSC) in matters of credentialing and chartering and to the local board for the operations of the Youth for Christ (YFC) Chapter and fulfillment of its mission.

 

This Executive Leadership position exists to lead and manage the YFC ministry in East Michigan. This includes casting vision, implementing strategy, managing a healthy financial position, supervising staff and volunteer leaders, establishing fruitful and sustainable ministry while maintaining YFC policies for compliance and standards of safety.

 

All Leaders in YFC are trained and developed in a specific leadership target.  It is attached to this job description as a reference to the essential job functions listed below.

 

The Executive Director is responsible to see that the four “Roles of Leadership” as outlined in the Executive Leadership Target are executed with excellence.

 

The four Roles of Leadership are:  Visionary Strategist, Team Developer, Ministry Developer and Resource Steward.  It is unlikely that any one person including the Executive Director would be gifted to lead all four “Roles of Leadership” therefore:

Some “Roles of Leadership” will always be the direct responsibility of the Executive Director.
Other “Roles of Leadership” may be shared to one degree or another by several of the chapter’s senior staff and/or board members.
And some additional “Roles of Leadership” may be delegated to specific senior staff and/or board members based on gift mix, skills and talents.
In smaller chapters such as ours, the Executive Director will be responsible for all areas with some delegation to gifted/talented board members or volunteers.

 

Essential Job Functions and Duties

Visionary Strategist (15%-25% of time)

·         Create and Communicate Vision

·         Kingdom Perspective Decisions

·         Shape & Execute Strategy

Team Developer (15%-25% of time)

·         Demonstrate Christ-like Character

·         Mentor & Coach

·         People Selection & Development

Ministry Developer (15%-25% of time)

·         Authentic Christ-sharing Relationships Focused

·         Create Missional Communities

·         Plan, Implement & Evaluate Ministry Outcomes

Resource Steward (50%-70% of time)

·         Fund Development

·         Operations, including Financial

·         Asset Management

 

Spiritual Responsibilities

Because the overriding religious purpose and mission of Youth for Christ/USA is to communicate and introduce the Gospel of Jesus Christ to young people and their families, and in that regard to make, educate and encourage life-long disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ, it is very important that you as a leader in the movement of Youth for Christ either be commissioned or licensed as a minister of the Gospel through the established Youth for Christ process, and/or ordained by an outside body recognized by Youth for Christ/USA. As such, the following additional responsibilities of a spiritual nature will apply to this position:

1.       Seek God’s guidance and wisdom, through prayer and meditation, for the organization as a whole as well as for specific ministry initiatives.

2.       Oversee and lead regular times of prayer and worship by the staff at the NSC as well as in the field.

3.       Perform sacramental functions such as the taking of communion and leading times of corporate prayer, confession and praise.

4.       Perform and lead religious ceremonies such as weddings, baptism and funerals when called upon by staff and other members of the YFC community.

5.       Teach and preach from the Holy Bible at YFC staff meetings and conferences.

 

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred experience in youth ministry

 

Pre and Post Hiring Requirements

The Executive Director must:

·         be approved by the National/Associate Field Director and be credentialed or be in process of being credentialed.

·         meet YFC/USA’s continuing education/training requirements.

·         lead a from a life centered in Christ.

 

Youth for Christ East Michigan is seeking applicants with a heart to reach lost 11-19 year old’s with the Gospel.  Applicants must have spiritual and organizational leadership skills, ability to work with and through other people, communications skills and ability to minister to youth in evangelism and discipleship within the context of the YFC program and methodology.  Experience in Development Ministry is desirable.

 

We ask that interested individuals please provide the following:

– Cover Letter

– Resume

– Three (3) references, including your Pastor

 

Program Description-

Located in beautiful Truckee, California, Tahoe Forest Church (TFC) is situated on 52 acres bordering the pristine Truckee River.  Set in an idyllic mountain location, the Tahoe Resident Leadership Program (TRLP) develops and guides aspiring Christian leaders for one year through experiential ministry training. The program provides participants with professional skills for planning, organizing, and developing Christian ministries. Tahoe Residential Leaders experience a unique perspective into vocational ministry through leadership training and serving alongside pastors and ministry leaders. The program will be tailored to the skill sets and interests of the selected leaders and allow each to complete an in-depth project of their choice that contributes to the Church community. Participants will live in a beautiful house on the Church property as part of the residential program, which will foster close-knit relationships. Residents will enjoy an unique, immersive experience with the natural setting of the property.

Program Highlights

  • Immersion in a Christian community with fellow resident leaders
  • Theological, spiritual, and life mentorship from TFC Staff and Mentors
  • Experiential training in spiritual disciplines- Leading while learning
  • Completion of a capstone ministry project
  • Unique and meaningful service projects (local, regional, global)
  • Inclusion in a dynamic and healthy church, located on a 52 acre campus
  • Network with multiple churches, leaders and pastors from all over United States
  • Immersive, authentic, experiences that pushes boundaries
  • 300 days of sun
  • Outdoor skill training/certification

Outcomes

  • A transformative life-changing experience
  • Growth in spiritual maturity
  • Increased self-reliance, direction, leadership skills, and purpose
  • Life-long relationships
  • Preparedness for real-world work

Program Cost- $3,500.00

Ages-18-25

Program Dates- June 1, 2020 through May 1, 2021 OR August 15th, 2020 through December 27th 2020

Apply at Tahoe Forest Church http://www.tahoeforestchurch.org/trlp/

The River is an ECC (Evangelical Covenant) church in San Jose, CA. We are a diverse community, in age and cultural background, unified by our pursuit of the fullness of life Jesus promised. We desire to make his goodness tangible in our community and around the world. We have a large and vibrant youth group The River, and as a church family we are committed to investing in them relationally and financially.

 

We are looking for a Youth Pastor/Director to lead our 120 middle and high schoolers into a growing relationship with Jesus and help them learn to put God’s love into action. The job title and salary will depend on your experience. A complete Position Description can be found at: http://www.the-river.org/about-us/jobs/

 

Plan, lead or coordinate regular gatherings of youth:  weekly mid-week meetings (for middle & high school) of fun, worship, teaching & inter-personal sharing; Sunday morning study classes; Sunday evening gatherings; and one-on-one relationships outside of programmed activities.

Plan and coordinate special avenues for growth, renewal and service through retreats, camps, mission trips and fundraising events, as well as local opportunities to serve in the church and community.

Recruit, train and supervise volunteers and (potentially) paid part-time interns and/or staff.

Assist in worship as part of the worship leadership team rotation and preach occasionally.

This is a newly developed position that grows out of what has been our College & Youth Ministries position, designed for someone who is called to work with young people in order to raise up the next generation of church leaders. The vision is that this position is primarily focused on youth (High School and Middle School), but with the intention that it will increasingly involve ministry to families as a natural extension of working with youth.  The Assistant Pastor would be a vital, creative presence in helping to formulate and implement the missional vision of reaching youth and families in our community.

Additionally, the Assistant Pastor would be involved in leading worship, with opportunities to preach multiple times a year.

Family health insurance negotiable.

The Missional Youth Leader will be a primary leader within the life of FAITH carrying out the mission/vision of “Changing lives through the power of Jesus SO THAT we can be the hands, feet and voice of Jesus in the world,” with an emphasis on empowering youth and other adults in youth’s lives. Specifically, the M.Y. Leader will be responsible for continued development of Faith’s missional youth ministry where youth are 1) Connecting with authentic community (cross generations) 2) Developing further a foundation for faith in Jesus and 3) Preparing for and living to serve God by serving others. Additionally, the M.Y.Leader will help create space and place for parents and the other adults in kid’s lives, where they will be equipped to build authentic community with youth at home, school, church, and in the world, and help youth lead missional lives engaged in the world around them. This is a part-time position at present and you can learn more by contacting Pastor Jane Jebsen at jane@faithgolden.org

UALC, a thriving two campus church in Columbus, OH is seeking a full-time Director of High School Ministries. This position is part of a dynamic staff team dedicated to cohesive spiritual growth across all ages. Full job description and online application available at www.ualc.org/application.

I.               Purpose of the Job:
To serve the vision of New Life Church by way of student life, development, and pastoral care.
 
II.             Experience and Knowledge Required:
·       Minimum of 3+ years of hands on student ministry experience.
·       Effective pastoral leadership.
·       Consistent involvement with the pastoral needs of students.
·       Systematic team building and leadership development.
·       Ability to communicate vision.
·       Student ministry health assessment, analysis, and restructuring.
·       Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook. Must be willing to learn new programs and technology as needed.
·       Leadership and administrative experience
·       Must be energetic and able to stand or sit for lengths of time as needed

III.          Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
·       Develop a strategy for reaching students in local schools and getting them attending and involved at New Life Church.
·       Utilize life group environments, recruit, train, and empower leaders to leads groups of students.
·       Consider implementing a once a month gathering that connects students to the growth track, dream team, worship, praying, building healthy community and challenges them to grow as leaders within the church.
·       Build teams that involve students and empower them as leaders.
·       Strategically promote students using mediums other than Sunday morning announcements.
·       Actively participate in social media on a regular basis for students and parents to stay connected to student life.
·       Intentionally build relationships with affiliated churches through ARC and other NLC partnerships.
·       Connect with schools within the community in order to enable students to participate in student services.
·       Actively follow up with every student that fills out a connection card from a student service, life group, or weekend service.
·       Relationally serve students in pastoral care needs and create personal growth plans for students to receive and or experience healing, restoration, deliverance, freedom, and the process of redemption.
·       Liaison for all Life Group systems and structure implemented by NLC staff.
·       Liaison for all Growth Track systems and structure implemented by NLC Staff.
·       Liaison for all Dream Team systems and structure implemented by NLC Staff.
·       Lead summer internship programs. Coordinate summer schedule, create and maintain budget, personally intervene when necessary for all pastoral care needs.
·       Raise up Student leaders.
·       Organize all Student events and leadership opportunities.
·       Strategically keep students involved in the life of the dream team, events, and weekend services at NLC.
·       Provide ongoing youth ministry training for other churches that may look to us for leadership and ideas.
·       Organize and oversee student involvement for Conferences/Retreats/Church-wide events

IV.           Other Duties and Responsibilities:
·       Availability for hosting services, hosting guest pastors.

V.             Employee’s possess and exhibit the following core values in their daily lives:
·       Love for God
·       Love for People
·       Work Ethic that is excellent, protective and frugal with time and money
·       Attitude of a servant, enjoyable to be with and devoted to the call of God and the Church

VI.           Skills & Attributes
·       Christ-like, servant attitude
·       Devoted to the call of God and the vision of New Life Church
·       Operate with a spirit of excellence
·       Committed to the core values and purposes of New Life Church
·       Committed and personally vested in the well-being and success of life groups at New Life Church
·       Leader, team builder
·       Passion for the Lord and people

VII.     Physical Demands:
·       Light lifting
Please submit interest through Youth Specialties Job Bank.

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