12/2/16: Youth Ministry Assistant (Ponte Vedra, FL)

What are you looking for?
Youth Ministry Assistant
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. Francis-in-the-Field Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Ponte Vedra, Florida
What do you want this person to do?
The Youth Ministry Assistant (YMA) one of a team of several YMAs. The person must be teachable and accept that he/she is on staff to learn from the experience of hands-on ministry under the guidance of seasoned ministers as a preparation for future ministry. The person’s purpose is to aid in development of FieldLife by providing vision, support and participation. He/she is supervised by and answerable to the Assistant Rector.

The Youth Ministry of St. Francis-in-the-Field Episcopal Church (aka FieldLife) exists to nurture a growing Christian faith in the middle school and high school students of the parish and region. Current meeting times are Sunday afternoons (4:30-6:00 pm) and Sunday mornings (9:00-9:45 am) during the school year.

**Qualifications**
Personal faith commitment to Jesus Christ and ability to articulate the gospel
Love for adolescents and their parents
Experience working with youth in a ministry context
Organization and administrative gifts
Experience working with various multimedia tools (TV, computer, HDMI connections, Powerpoint/Keynote) desired
Strong communication skills
Some college preferred (one year)
Experience in the Episcopal Church is not necessary, but participation in weekly worship is expected

**Responsibilities**
Pray for the students who come to St. Francis-in-the-Field and their families.
Create a safe, fun, gospel-focused weekly program for the elementary-aged members and visitors of St. Francis-in-the-Field along with our existing team of 3 adult FieldLife volunteers.
Assist in leadership of all weekly FieldLife meetings
Develop mentoring relationships with the students of FieldLife through intentional contact outside of program times (face-to-face and possibly through social media.)
Attend regular staff meetings.
Complete a background check and maintain online Safeguarding God’s Children Training
Perform other duties as requested by the Assistant Rector.

Please send resume and letter indicating relevant experience to The Rev. Ian McCarthy, Assistant Rector, St. Francis-in-the-Field Episcopal Church, 895 Palm Valley Rd, Ponte Vedra, FL 32081 frian@stfpv.org, 904-615-2130, fax: 904-810-5529

What type of commitment are you looking for?
  • Part time
  • Seasonal
  • Internship
Does this job pay?
Yes
When is the application deadline?
12/20/2016
Do you have a website?
http://www.saintfrancisepiscopalchurch.org