Student Ministry Position Opening

JOB DESCRIPTION

PART-TIME MINISTER OF STUDENTS
Internship with an option to extend

PRINCIPAL FUNCTION:  Provide effective leadership to the student ministry, encouraging Middle and High School students to establish a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ and become all that God has called them to be.

SUPERVISOR:  Senior Pastor

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Provide effective leadership to the student ministry in keeping with the overall ministry plan of the congregation.
  2. Advise the nominating committee when enlisting the student ministry leadership team.
  3. Provide leadership to Student Ministry Bible Study teachers and outreach leaders on Sunday mornings.
  4. Prepare and lead a mid-week Bible Study experience for the students.
  5. Advise the student ministry committee or leadership team when planning an appropriate balance of fellowship, mission, Bible study/discipleship, and outreach events.
  6. Plan and conduct special events throughout the year (i.e. summer camp, retreats, student-led worship services, etc.)
  7. Provide periodic opportunities for the students to participate in hands-on mission experiences.
  8. Provide support and counsel to students and/or parents and make appropriate referrals when necessary.
  9. Attend various school/community events in which the students are involved, whenever possible.
  10. Develop and coordinate fund-raising opportunities for students.
  11. Cultivate relationships with prospective students and their families.
  12. Regularly attend staff meetings and church council.
  13. Lead in worship services as requested.
  14. Various other duties as required.

YEARLY EVENTS:

FEBRUARY:               Valentine Banquet
MARCH:                     March Mission Madness
MAY:                           Youth Sunday

Intergenerational Mission Trip and/or Youth Mission Trip.
Summer Camp and/or Summer Retreats
Other summer events (Six Flags, pool parties, etc.)

SEPT. OR OCT.         Fall Retreat
Dinner/Dessert Theatre in the fall or spring.

DECEMBER:              Christmas Party
DEC. OR JAN.            Winter Ski Retreat

WEEKLY SCHEDULE:

SUNDAY:
Sunday School at 9:45 a.m.
Worship at 11:00 a.m.
Sometimes afternoon or evening activities or play practices

MONDAY:
Staff Meeting (changeable)

WEDNESDAY:
5:30 Dinner
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Youth Group (Bible Study, Hot Topics, Fellowship, Game Night, etc.)

For further information or to submit a resume, please email asmith@parkway-baptist.org