12/27/16: Director of Youth Ministries (Decatur, GA)

What are you looking for?
Director of Youth Ministries
What’s the name of your church or organization?
Holy Trinity Parish
Where is the job site located?
Decatur, GA
What do you want this person to do?
The Position Holy Trinity Parish seeks a Director of Youth Ministries to help our youth form a loving community, understand and deepen their Christian faith, and live out that faith through service, worship, and fellowship.
This is a 1/2 to 3/4-time position (20 to 30 hours per week, variable by week). It can be shaped to fit the needs of the right candidate. Benefits available based on 1/2-time or 3/4-time employment.
Parish Mission Statement To open hearts to God and open doors to community.
Youth Ministry Mission Statement The youth ministry of Holy Trinity Parish walks together as a loving
community, worships and seeks to know God, and serves as the body of Christ in the world.
Preferred Qualifications
An active Christian faith and an ability to share that faith with our youth
Trustworthiness as a director of youth ministries, as a pastor to the youth, and as a colleague
Emotional health and maturity
Basic organizational and communication skills
Episcopal background and theological training is preferred, but opportunities for theological education can be provided through continuing education budget
Duties
Calendar of Activities – Create a calendar of regular community and service events for the year, including diocesan youth events, and promote them to the youth and their families.
Pastoral Care – Be a supportive pastoral presence in crisis and non-crisis times, and work with the adult volunteers and clergy to provide good care for our youth.
Sunday School – Recruit and support teachers for our junior and senior high classes. Review and refine the curriculum from time to time.
Worship – Encourage attendance and participation in Sunday worship and help organize youth Sunday in the spring.
Acolytes – Lend support and occasional help to existing long-time acolyte volunteer and vergers in recruiting youth from the parish.
Pilgrimage & Mission Trip – Plan and lead a youth pilgrimage every other year, and a mission trip on the alternate years.
Fundraising – Xmas wreath sales for general funds, and 1 fundraiser yearly for the pilgrimage/mission trip.
Support Team – Organize a support team of youth and adults to support you both personally and programatically.
What type of commitment are you looking for?
Part time
Does this job pay?
Yes
When is the application deadline?
01/15/2017
Do you have a website?
http://www.holytrinitydecatur.org