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DESCRIPTION OF STUDENT MINISTRIES:

The Student Ministry Associate position is a full-time, paid position. A college degree with biblical coursework and ministry experience is strongly preferred. The primary responsibility of this position is to lead Junior High Ministry, with oversight from our Student Ministries Pastor.  This is a two-year position that provides opportunity to learn and do youth ministry while discerning and affirming a vocational call. We ask the Student Ministry Associate to make a two-year commitment to this position, giving their heart and soul to God’s kingdom work while discerning gifts and calling in vocational ministry.

Student Ministries at Modesto Covenant Church is led by Caleb Byron – our Student Ministries Pastor.  Caleb provides overall direction to Student Ministries while focusing on High School Ministry. Our Student Ministries Associate leads our Junior High ministry, with oversight from Caleb.    The Junior High Youth Group at Modesto Covenant Church has about 30 students each week, with about 60 students on the roster. The Junior High ministry also has a team of 8 young adults who lead the ministry with the Student Ministry Associate.

MISSION STATEMENT:

Modesto Covenant Student Ministries exist through the power of the Holy Spirit to lead students to become fully devoted, lifelong followers of Jesus Christ.   Our core values (around which we shape all ministry) are: Mission, Christ, Community.

 

PERSONAL COMMITMENTS & GIFTS:

Modesto Covenant Church is looking for someone who is:

Passionate in their relationship with Jesus Christ and growing in faith through the study of God’s Word, 
prayer, accountability, and fellowship
Desiring to use God-given gifts to love and disciple students
Discerning a call to vocational ministry
Outgoing, energetic, teachable, self-motivated
Able to clearly and creatively communicate biblical principles
Desiring to see young people come to know and experience Jesus so that they are growing in their faith and being used by God in their world
Capable of organizing and delivering weekly programmatic content as well as monthly events that combine fun, relationship-building and relevant Biblical content.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The primary responsibility of the Student Ministry Associate will be to assist the Student Ministries Pastor in the following areas of ministry.

Teaching
Teach weekly at Jr. High Youth Group and biweekly Sunday School (Confirmation)

Recruiting/Training/Supporting Leaders
Assist in developing quality volunteer leaders for Jr. High School ministry
Assist in developing and training student leaders

Develop Discipleship Ministries
Initiate, plan, supervise and delegate discipleship ministries according to the MCC core values of Mission, Christ, Community for Junior High School students, including:
Midweek youth group meetings
Sunday School (Confirmation)
Retreats
Mission trips and local mission experiences
Any other events or activities
Actively involved in discipleship of students and leaders

Outreach and Evangelism
Coordinate and lead local outreach and mission experiences
Plan outreach events and reaching out to students outside the church

Pastoral Care
Be intentional in developing and maintaining relationships with students, and to provide consistently sound, Biblical counsel to students

Administration
Database: print out attendance sheets, input attendance, maintain database
Events: purchase supplies, recruit drivers, maintain driver paperwork (according to MCC Transportation Policy), acquire medical release information for students
Process check requests
Weekly Meetings: prepare slides for announcements and message
Assist in maximizing our teaching curriculum resources, making the most of graphic content, social media recommendations, and parent communication tools

Communications and Publicity
Update and maintain social media accounts/remind app
Assist in creating flyers/communications for events
Communicate a calendar of events to church and parents through bulletin and email
Communicate regularly to parents through weekly emails and monthly parent team meetings

Personal and Professional Development
Meet weekly with the SM Pastor
Be a part of weekly pastoral staff meetings
Cultivate a growing relationship with God

Ministry involvements outside of Student Ministries
Participate in and support young adult ministry
Attend twice-a-month young adult group meetings
Support young adult leaders when possible
Intentionally connect with 6th graders coming into Jr. High Ministry
Attend Wednesday Night Club events in spring to meet 6th graders

Salary and Benefits

Base Salary: $18.17/hour for 36 hours/week, totaling $34,000/year (as a non-exempt employee, overtime pay is given for weekend retreats or events with prior authorization of SM Pastor)

Health Benefits: Individual medical, dental, vision, and disability (Premiums paid in full by Modesto Covenant Church. No employee contribution required other than co-pays or deductibles)

Or, a stipend of $100 per pay period in lieu of medical insurance

Ministry Expenses: To be reimbursed according to Student Ministries Budget

Seminary Classes: IGNITE PROGRAM – The church will provide $1500/year for seminary classes through the Ignite Program (half of the program cost), plus $600 in related costs.  The SM Associate would be responsible for the other half of the tuition costs plus additional expenses not covered. The Ignite Program allows participants to earn an MA degree in three or four years through North Park Seminary, taking four classes a year in a cohort through an extension program in the Pacific Southwest Conference http://pswc.org/ignite/.  It is not required that the SM Associate be involved with Ignite.

Vacation / Days Off

Annual paid vacation of ten workdays per year (2 weeks).

Six days of sick leave allowed per year

Moving Expenses

Reimbursement up to $1,000 for expenses to move to Modesto, to include transportation of personal belongings and travel expenses to Modesto.  Receipts must be submitted.

Church Description

Modesto Covenant Church is a great place to do ministry!  We are in a new season of ministry at our church having just finished a Sanctuary remodel with the addition of a new Front Room and Café.  We have a solid group of volunteer youth leaders and very supportive parents. Our numbers have been growing steadily over the past year and we are excited to be offering new programs and growth opportunities for students.

Our ministries to students – junior high, high school, and college – are vital to our church.  Through our core values of Mission, Christ, and Community we seek to  lead students to become fully devoted, lifelong followers of Jesus Christ.  These core values are reflected in the weekly meetings, events, discipleship groups, and relational time spent with students.

Currently our High School Youth Group averages 40 students each week and our Junior High Youth Group averages 30 students. There are also about 15-20 college students that meet together regularly during the school year, more during the summer.  The primary focus of our Student Ministries Associate is to lead Junior High ministry and participate relationally within the young adults ministry. The Student Ministries Associate position is supervised by our Student Ministries Pastor. This is a full-time, two-year position that leads Junior High Ministry.  Our young adults ministry is currently led by a group of volunteers.

Modesto Covenant Church is a 60 -year old church with an average Sunday morning worship attendance of about 450.  We have two identical, multigenerational worship services on Sunday morning at 8:30 and 11:00 AM with a Sunday School hour in between the worship services.  The worship services are led each week by a band, vocal teams, and on occasion our worship also includes a praise choir, orchestra, and hand bells.

Modesto is located in the Central Valley of California with a population of 210,000.  While having many attactions of a larger city, Modesto maintains a small town feel.  Modesto is centrally located within a two-hour drive of the ocean (Santa Cruz, San Francisco) and mountains (including Yosemite National Park).  Modesto is also in the heart of one of the nation’s greatest agricultural areas, with dairy products, nuts, fruits, wine grapes, poultry products, and other products.

Persons interested in being considered for this position:

Email a cover letter and resume to Caleb Byron, Student Ministries Pastor at Modesto Covenant Church – caleb.byron@mcclife.net

Also, if possible, include a video or audio link of you teaching in your email.

The National Presbyterian Church (NPC) is seeking an Associate for Youth Ministry, to support their growing and active youth ministry. The Associate for Youth Ministry will work with the Director of Youth Ministry to develop the relational aspect of the existing youth ministry programs, specifically with a focus on boys’ discipleship. The Associate for Youth Ministry may also have an “R and D” role in exploring new ministry initiatives with young adults. NPC is an historic and vibrant Presbyterian Church (USA) congregation located in northwest Washington DC, near American University. This position is open to both part-time or full-time applicants.

If applicable, NPC will enroll the Associate Youth Director in the Center for Youth Ministry Training Graduate Residency program (cymt.org) which provides a full scholarship for a Master of Arts in Youth Ministry degree and practical coaching.

To learn more and apply for this position, please visit nationalpres.org/jobs.

Primary Responsibilities for this position include:

  1. Developing discipleship relationships with individual youth and building relationships with families.
  2. Developing a connection plan, to ensure that every youth is contacted at least once/year.
  3. Implementing of a new visitor follow-up process.
  4. Supporting weekly Sunday School, High School Small Group, and Youth Group.
  5. If applicable, developing a youth worship component on Sunday mornings, and developing youth leadership in music.
  6. Serving as staff liaison for young adult ministry initiatives.

Qualifications for this position are:

  1. Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent ministry experience
  2. Demonstrated enthusiasm for working with youth, with a willing spirit to serve and be used by God in the lives of youth.
  3. Demonstrated willingness to learn, to be mentored and taught, and to improve leadership skills.
  4. Good skills in listening and oral communication.
  5. Demonstrated ability to manage responsibilities with minimal supervision.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work creatively, cooperatively, and collegially with staff, parishioners, volunteers, and as a team member.

To apply, please submit the following to npcyouth@nationalpres.org:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of 3 references

Applications will be received until the position is filled.

We are a dynamic, Spirit-filled, multi-ethnic, Assembly of God church located in South Florida. We are seeking a full-time youth/young adults pastor (a couple is preferred) who is comfortable and adept at working in a multi-cultural environment (mainly Hispanic and Caribbean).

Qualifications and Position Requirements:
• The candidate (and their spouse) should exhibit a personal and growing relationship with God, a teachable spirit, a healthy family life, and be a team player.
• The candidate should be baptized in the Holy Spirit, have a passion for God’s Word, a love for young people, a servants heart, and a passion for evangelism both personally and at the ministry level.
• The ability to execute a long term vision for the youth ministry (Junior High and High School) and Young Adults Ministry (18-35 years old).
• An engaging teacher and preacher, with a strong biblical and theological background, who is in agreement with the Assemblies of God Statement of Faith.
• A self-motivated leader, capable of casting and imparting vision for ministry possessing relational skills with students, parents, and staff.
• Musical ability and ability to speak Spanish is a plus, though not required.

Please emal resume to:  pastormaria@nl-fl.org
Pastor Maria Khaleel
New Life Assembly of God
7885 Pines Blvd, Pembroke Pines, Fl 33024
nl-fl.org

 

Overview: The Associate Director of Student Ministry is responsible for working alongside the Director of Student Ministry in carrying out the mission of discipling middle school and high school students (with a particular focus on young women) in a way that connects them with Christ and builds lifelong faith. This person will bring leadership in the coordination and implementation of the student ministry of First Presbyterian Church of Kingwood.

Specific Duties include:

1. Work under the direct supervision of the Director of Student Ministry with a commitment to fulfill the vision and goals for the student ministry of First Presbyterian Church of Kingwood.

2. Work with the Director of Student Ministry to plan and oversee various programs, events, and gatherings throughout the year. This can include being in charge of or helping with budgeting, gathering supplies, coordinating space and people, monitoring registration, communicating with parents and volunteers, teaching lessons, planning games, and promoting sign ups.

3. Work with the Director of Student Ministry to coordinate and recruit volunteers for the student ministry.

4. Take care of day-to-day administrative work which can include calendaring and scheduling, monitoring and handling payments and sign ups, occasional clerical duties, planning and preparing curriculum, and communication with parents and students.

5. Help attend to female specific ministry needs and be ready to have conversations with and mentor both parents and students as it relates to Christ and their faith.

6. Assist in the running of various social media accounts and posting relevant news and pictures to said accounts.

7.  Perform all other duties as assigned by the Director of Student Ministry.

8. Most importantly connect with students and parents, build relationships, and be looking to constantly point people towards and push people closer to Christ.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent job experience, personal relationship with Jesus Christ, a heart for students and children, willingness to be flexible and open to God’s call for you and this ministry.

All interested applicants please send resume to youthministry@fpc-kingwood.org

The High School Associate Pastor provides leadership to the High School Ministry by partnering with the High School Pastor to help students connect, grow, and reach. The High School Associate shepherds high school students while helping create a culture aligned with Calvary’s vision and purpose.

QUALIFICATIONS

A growing relationship with Jesus Christ

A life above reproach and consistent with 1 Timothy 3:1-7

Demonstrate strong relational skills: team player, hospitable, compassionate, loving, gracious, truthful

Demonstrate proficient communication skills, both written and oral

Demonstrate proficiency in computer and technology use: google drives, office platform, planning center, propresenter

Demonstrate teachability; is a self-starter and problem solver

Completed or actively pursuing appropriate education (bachelors degree or greater biblical knowledge) and professional work experience to fulfill job responsibilities

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Support the vision and leadership of Calvary.

Provide support to the High School Pastor in carrying out vision + direction for the High School Ministry.

Help create an atmosphere where High School students can connect, grow, and reach at Calvary Church.

Lead the people and programs to assimilate + shepherd High School students grades 9-12 into the High School Ministry – with an emphasis on male students.

Coordinating with High School Pastor in organizing and leading weekly HSM Programming: Sunday Mornings, Wednesday Nights, monthly activities, camps, and mission trips throughout the year.

Develop teaching series + LifeGroup curriculum alongside High School Pastor. Occasionally teaching within High School Ministry services.

Develop a healthy partnership with parents by providing guidance, encouragement, and counseling as needed.

Assist in development of male volunteer staff to facilitate HSM Life Groups. Help organize monthly staff meetings for training + fellowship.

Help HSM students integrate to Calvary Church at large.

Visit local public and private high schools for FCA, chapels, or Christian Clubs.

Partner with REACH team to continue HSM local and international outreach involvement.

Help develop transitions from Middle School ministry and looking forward to move students into College ministry and all-church spaces.

Work with High School Pastor and Creative Team to provide marketing materials/ web/ and a well-polished social media presence for promotion.

Lead personal and professional time to maintain healthy life balance. Regularly communicate your needs and ministry progress updates.

 

Full time pastoral position. 32 hours/ week.

If interested, send your resume to Courtnie Dowdy at cdowdy@calvarylife.org

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