Woodinville Community Church is a vibrant church in the heart of Woodinville, where our mission is Sharing the transforming love of Jesus Christ, across the street and around the world. We are seeing to be continually growing young and whole. Our desire is to encourage and exhort our students through involving them in keychain leadership throughout the church as a whole, and prioritizing young people everywhere.

Woodinville Church is seeking a spiritually mature Christian leader who is passionate about young people and encouraging students to grow in their faith. Working together with the lay youth ministry staff, he/she will lead, promote and oversee the spiritual formation of students by teaching them to worship, learn and obey the Word, serve the body, and reach out to others in the community. Together with the Adult and Families Director and the Children’s Ministry Director, he/she will assist parents in the development of biblical parenting skills.

Character & Qualifications:

Must be a growing Christian that is committed to deepening his/her personal relationship with Christ and modeling this to others.
Have a strong desire to lead youth in growing in their faith as disciples of Jesus Christ.
Have the ability to work with appropriate church leadership and work well with staff (be a team player)
Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Have a servant heart.

Organize and facilitate the Wednesday night youth gathering, providing an inviting environment with age-appropriate games, teaching, and activities.
Prepare relevant, scripturally sound lessons for Sunday school and for the mid-week youth gathering. Schedule and communicate with alternate teachers.
Recruit, train and coordinate volunteer staff. Invest in student leadership by delegating and mentoring.
Be available to meet with students and parents, providing counseling, prayer and encouragement where needed.
Direct and coordinate camps, retreats, mission trips, and special activities.
Review the youth budget annually. Coordinate with the Finance Committee and Treasurer to keep track of expenses.
Ensure proper background check protocols for all leaders.
Participate in weekly staff meetings and the monthly Ministry Steering Team meeting.
Faithfully attend church service and church activities

Loveland UMC is looking for our next Youth Director.  Are you a person with a deep, abiding faith in Jesus Christ who has a passion for working with teenagers (7-12th grade)?  Are you able to connect faith with life by leading teens to dedicate their lives to Christ and grow in discipleship?  This is a part-time role (15 hrs.).  The responsibilities include leading a weekday gathering of about 15 kids called F.U.E.L, providing spiritual direction for Sunday School, coordinating outreach focused events, planning a mission trip, participating in staff meetings, and serving as a spiritual coach and teacher. All interested parties may apply by sending a resume’ to Ron.Henrich@lakotaonline.com.