4/20/17: Children and Youth Minister (Durham, NC)

What are you looking for?
Children and Youth Minister
What’s the name of your church or organization?
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church
Where is the job site located?
Durham, NC
What do you want this person to do?
Purpose: To coordinate and execute a ministry to serve the children and youth of St. Stephen’s and their families, as they seek to know and share the love of Christ in this parish and community (Note: For this position, children: Preschool-5th grade; youth: 6th-12th)

Qualifications:
• A Christian (Episcopalian preferred) who is committed to and excited about working with and learning from children and youth (prior experience in this area preferred)
• Takes initiative and demonstrates creativity for new ideas and programs
• Ability and desire to collaborate with others in shaping this ministry
• 4-year college degree or in the process of obtaining one

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Christian Education – plan and lead Sunday School each week for youth
• Offer and encourage service and outreach opportunities in the community
• Offer children and youth/family activities outside Sunday morning context throughout the year
• Organize youth fundraising efforts
• Serve as staff support for the acolyte ministry
• Encourage attendance at diocesan youth events
• Recruit and coordinate additional leaders/volunteer base for children and youth activities
• Foster and sustain a safe environment where children and youth are encouraged to explore their faith and to build lasting relationships with one another
• Maintain consistent communication with families about all events (including weekly announcements, email updates, and contributions to the monthly newsletter)
• Maintain proper documentation for all children and youth involved in the program (i.e., emergency medical forms, media/picture releases, permission slips for any travel)
• Attend Safeguarding God’s Children training (if not already completed) and ensure compliance with those guidelines at children and youth events

Reports to: Director of Christian Education and Programming

Time: Part-time, approximately 10-12 hours per week (.25 FTE)
• Sundays required; other hours flexible

Compensation: $9,600 annually

Target start date is July 1, 2017, though this can be negotiated.

What type of commitment are you looking for?
Part time
Does this job pay?
Yes
What is the application process?
If interested, please send cover letter, résumé, and three references to Jeremy Godwin, Director of Christian Education and Programming, atjeremy.godwin@ssecdurham.org.
When is the application deadline?
05/05/2017
Is there a link to the job posting or application somewhere?
https://goo.gl/swAV0D
Do you have a website?
www.ssecdurham.org