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St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is looking for a Director of Youth Ministry that fits the island culture of Fernandina Beach, Florida.  With newly renovated youth space and a growing youth ministry, the church is poised to continue to reach generations of residents “on the island.”  This welcoming and generous church has an incredible variety of worship experiences throughout the year and is well known for being a place where the community gathers for meetings, activities and the many festivals that take place up and down historic Centre Street.  Fernandina Beach is a vacation destination with wonderful restaurants, as well as home to two mills.  Residents move here to stay.  Please email your resume and cover letter to applicants@yminstitute.com to apply to be the next Director of Youth Ministry at St. Peter’s.

Woodlake United Methodist Church in Chesterfield, Virginia, is seeking a full-time Associate Director of Youth Ministries to oversee programs and special events for sixth-eighth graders in our middle school ministry. The Associate Director will also engage in high school ministry and general youth ministry initiatives in collaboration with the Director of Youth Ministries. Woodlake’s middle and high school ministries are designed to provide opportunities to build faith communities among peer groups and with adult mentors with the goal of leading youth to know God and live as disciples of Jesus Christ.

This role is part of a cohesive Next Gen ministry for children and youth from birth to high school graduation so they may INVITE others that they may live in the life-changing power of knowing Jesus, ENGAGE with others as we “do life together” while digging deeper into what it means to follow Jesus, and SERVE both inside and outside our walls to offer hope to a world that desperately needs it.

In this ministry, you will need to live out the Club Beyond Core Value Statement:

 

Club Beyond is a Christ-centered community of leaders with an exclusively military focus. Our methods are incarnational, and our perspective is ecumenical. We leverage strategic partnerships for the highest results. We value professionalism from our staff and excellence in our stewardship.

 

We are currently doing incarnational ministry with teens at many military installations around the world. You will have the opportunity to lead and oversee the overall Young Life Military program, known as Club Beyond, at West Point Military Academy. The ministry is ecumenically focused and outreach-oriented. Previous experience with military culture is helpful but not necessary as we train all staff to be successful in a military community.

 

Job Responsibilities:

1. ​​​​Actively develop healthy relationships with adults, as well as kids, and build vibrant relationships with the local community, the military installation​ and the chapel community.
2. Be a role model (incarnational) and assist with developing community outreach to “unchurched” teens, discipleship to Christian teens, and leading and equipping volunteers to do “hands-on” middle and high school Christian youth programs.
3. Work well in an environment that sees (due to high military operational tempo) a high degree of turnover among teens, families, chaplains, and volunteers.
4. Be respectful of and embrace a community that is deeply influenced by a military culture.

 

Job Qualifications:

  • A deep love for Christ ​and lost teens​
  • A passion for people and the ability to work well with others
  • Teachable heart
  • Willingness to make a three-year commitment
  •  Youth ministry experience preferred
  • College degree preferred.
  • Willingness to raise part of salary through personal support

In this ministry, you will need to live out the Club Beyond Core Value Statement:

Club Beyond is a Christ-centered community of leaders with an exclusively military focus. Our methods are incarnational, and our perspective is ecumenical. We leverage strategic partnerships for the highest results. We value professionalism from our staff and excellence in our stewardship.

We are currently doing incarnational ministry with teens at many military installations around the world. You will have the opportunity to lead and oversee the overall Young Life Military program, known as Club Beyond, at West Point Military Academy. The ministry is ecumenically focused and outreach-oriented. Previous experience with military culture is helpful but not necessary as we train all staff to be successful in a military community.

Job Responsibilities:

1. ​​​​Actively develop healthy relationships with adults, as well as kids, and build vibrant relationships with the local community, the military installation​ and the chapel community.
2. Be a role model (incarnational) and assist with developing community outreach to “unchurched” teens, discipleship to Christian teens, and leading and equipping volunteers to do “hands-on” middle and high school Christian youth programs.
3. Work well in an environment that sees (due to high military operational tempo) a high degree of turnover among teens, families, chaplains, and volunteers.
4. Be respectful of and embrace a community that is deeply influenced by a military culture.

Job Qualifications:

  • A deep love for Christ ​and lost teens​
  • A passion for people and the ability to work well with others
  • Teachable heart
  • Willingness to make a three-year commitment
  • Minimum of three years’ youth ministry experience preferred
  • College degree preferred.
  • Willingness to raise part of salary through personal support

Covenant Church, Shepherdstown WV seeks a full-time Pastor of Student Ministries.  Covenant is located within the tri-state region, currently drawing approxmately 600 attendees and members from West Virginia, Maryland, and northern Virginia. The Lead Pastor is in his fourth year of leadership. The church has experienced  growth in attendance and  financial support, and is currently in need of a Pastor who is a godly, spiritually mature, competent Pastor of Student Ministries.

The Pastor of Student Ministries will be responsible for the church’s comprehensive ministry to students (Junior/Senior High/College) and their parents. This Pastor will provide oversight to the planning and execution of the church’s ministry plan which emphasizes the gospel’s connection to lost students, the spiritual growth of those reached and the shepherding required in caring and protecting them in partnership with their parents. More specifically, the position requires the recruiting, training and supervising of effective lay leadership teams in addition to being the primary face of the ministry to the students.

 

We are looking for God’s man to encourage youth in their spiritual journey by modeling what it means to live a passionate, Christ-centered life. Christ Community Church (CCC) is an elder-led, non-denominational church with approximately 1300 people in our weekly worship services. Our youth programs range from 65-100 in attendance between Sunday and Wednesday night ministries.

 

We are committed to gospel-centered worship, teaching, discipleship, and reaching the community with the life-changing truth of the gospel. The individual we are seeking should have significant experience working with youth; be a strong team member and team player; be committed to carrying out the mission and vision of CCC; and must be able to endorse the constitution, bylaws and doctrinal statement of CCC and follow the leadership of the elders.

 

This man will be a committed Christian who continues to grow in his relationship with God through Jesus Christ; lives consistently with the biblical standards of 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1; and has the support of his family in this ministry. We would prefer an individual with a seminary degree. However, a combination of Bible College and experience working with youth will also be considered. Experience in other areas of adult ministry will be required as the individual in this position will be called upon to assist with weddings, funerals, pastoral care and pastor-on-call duties, and adhere to our church doctrinal statement.

 

The Pastor of Middle School is responsible for leading our middle school students towards Christ, equipping volunteers to disciple and mentor students, and partnering with parents as they disciple their kids.

 

Please submit your resume  to Sarah Over at sover@ccctucson.org. Due to the confidential nature of this job posting, please do not call or contact the church office. We will review resumes and contact you if we require further information.

St. Andrew’s by-the-sea in San Clemente is looking for the person God is calling to become our Director of Youth Activities. Fulfilling this position will take 15 to 20 hours per week. Salary discussions begin at $20 per hour, depending upon experience.

 

The successful candidate is committed to Jesus and has a strong desire to share the life and ministry of Jesus with others.  A positive and willing relationship with the Church will be required. She or he must have proven success, or demonstrate great promise, for ministry.

 

Familiarity with the United Methodist Church will be helpful. St. Andrew’s is open, affirming, and accepting of LGBTQ youth and the successful candidate will be as well.

 

The major duty of the successful candidate will be to program and implement engaging activities and events for St. Andrew’s youth as well as to welcome participation of youth who are not yet part of the St. Andrew’s family of faith.

 

If the successful candidate might be you, please email St. Andrew’s at office.sabts@gmail.com. You will be asked for a letter of interest and a resume/summary of work background.

 

The position will remain open until filled.

Club Beyond is looking for Youth Ministry Directors!

Club Beyond is looking for men and women willing to step into the world of Military teens and invest in their lives. Could this be your call to be the person who offers consistency, friendship, and conversations about faith and life? We are Christ-centered, welcoming kids from all backgrounds and denominations and building their faith and resiliency.

Our ideal candidate is a spiritually mature, and competent communicator, capable of building a vibrant culture of fun, friendship, an adventure for middle through high schoolers.

Our Organizational Story

There are over 200 military installations around the world- “home” to over 300,000 military teens. These teens move an average of seven times during their school-aged years and will say goodbye to more significant figures in their life by 18, than many will in their entire lifetime. Home isn’t a location for them, but a sense of belonging and community. The questions of identity and belonging that all teens face become even more challenging to answer while having to start over and meet new friends at each location.

 

This is where you can be the difference in a military teen’s life! By being in their world, walking alongside them, and creating a community where they experience the truth of God’s love and purpose for them. One of our goals is providing a space where they can develop friendships and connections. Giving them a safe place to experience laughter, build hope, and generate the resiliency that life requires of us all.

 

Qualifications:

  • Spiritually Mature
  • Competent communicator with youths, parents, and senior military leaders
  • Familiar with, or willing to learn about military life
  • Committed to a relational ministry approach
  • Energetic
  • Small event planning skills
  • Strong Initiative
  • Willing to fundraise for some of salary
  • Willing to make a three-year commitment to the community
  • Able to build adult support teams

Responsibilities: As a Club Beyond community director, you are responsible for reaching out to military teens in your assigned location. We do this through building relationships, creating inviting events, providing spiritual direction, and developing a volunteer team of leaders who have the same vision to reach military teens. You will also learn how to gather a team of adults in the community who want to support you and Club Beyond.

As a non-profit organization, our staff is responsible for raising a portion of their salary. We have been reaching out to military teens since 1980 and have a team of experienced people who train and help our staff tell the story and raise the support they need.

Job type:

Full time
Salary variable- based experience

Experience/Education:

Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
3 Years of youth ministry experience (volunteer OR paid) required

Benefits Offered:

Occasional Travel
Extensive benefits package available, including vision and dental

Club Beyond works on military installations all over the world. We also have openings at:

Fort Riley, KS
Fort Sam/Houston, TX
Fort Bragg, NC
West Point, NY

 

Phil Alfrey: YLMilitary@mcym.org

 

Want to know more about our mission and culture?

Please check out clubbeyond.org to learn how Club Beyond has been changing the lives of military teens for over 39 years or watch this video!

Along with the Lead Pastor, provide direct oversight, pastoral care, leadership development and strategic vision for students. Also help provide smooth and seamless transitions/hand-offs within the Next Gen Ministries and lead with the Next Gen Collaborative Team – working with Children’s Pastor, Young Adult Leadership and the Executive Pastor of Ministries. In addition, this person will have a seat and a voice at the Core Leadership Team that drives and implements Summit’s mission and vision. Seminary, Bible college or undergrad degree. Produce and equip people and teams for ministry success. Be a super encourager.

Cypress Lake United Methodist Church in Ft. Myers, Florida, is accelerating forward!  With nearly 700 people joining the church in the last five years, a 96% increase in the operating budget and a growing number of families with children and youth in their neighborhood, the church is moving from a part-time to a full-time Director of Youth Ministries.  The community feels like a small town in the geographic center of the city.  The church is ten minutes from everything you could want, including the beach.  Ft. Myers is the spring training home to two major league baseball teams, miles of bicycle paths and many cultural events.  Two colleges with a total of over 30,000 students are within ten miles of the church.  The church is ready to invest in this next stage of ministry.  If you are interested in being part of this dynamic community, email a resume and cover letter to applicants@yminstitute.com.

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