Serving the Brighton area for over 120 years!

Job Opening: Youth Ministry Coordinator

Youth Ministry Coordinator

Purpose of the Job:  To plan, coordinate, and oversee a youth ministry program that includes worship, fellowship, discipleship, and missions. Participate in planning and coordination of children’s programs in cooperation with the Christian Education Committee.

Schedule:  Part time salaried; varied schedule averaging 10 hours per week

Reports to:  Senior Pastor, Staff/Parish Relations Committee

Job Duties:

*Worship

  • Attend Sunday worship services and act as a role model for youth during worship.
  • Guide youth in planning and participating in worship service activities.

*Fellowship

  • Develop a team of parents, youth and other volunteers to assist in planning and supporting all youth ministry functions.
  • Coordinate volunteers, plan, and lead weekly UMYF meetings that include fellowship and service activities.
  • Plan and participate in at least one youth lock-in and one youth conference or retreat annually.

*Discipleship

  • Serve as youth ministry liaison between UMYF, Christian Education, and youth Sunday School teachers to assure consistency and carryover of our teachings.
  • Serve as an expert resource to provide consultation on youth education and discipleship training.
  • Work in partnership with the Senior Pastor to lead confirmation classes for youth annually or as needed.

*Missions

  • Develop and implement a fundraising plan and schedule to support an annual mission trip and other special youth activities.
  • Plan and participate in a service-based mission trip annually, providing mission focus and education.
  • Organize community-based service projects at least quarterly.

*Other

  • Assure that at least two adults are present at every youth activity, and that all activities comply with Safe Sanctuary policies and practices.
  • Maintain regular communication with the Senior Pastor, Office Manager, participating youth, and families about current activities and future plans.
  • Oversee funds designated for youth activities and approve Youth account expenses.
  • Reach out to other youth in the congregation and community to invite them into Christian fellowship.
  • Engage youth in a welcoming and safe environment using both current technology and standard formats.
  • Attend Administrative Council meetings monthly and keep the Council apprised of youth program plans and activities.

Qualifications:

  • Strong commitment to the Christian faith and teachings. Experience working with youth in a Christian environment
  • Must pass a background check
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification or the ability to obtain certification within three months
  • College degree or youth ministry certification preferred
  • Awareness of safety and child/youth protection requirements and boundaries
  • Good technology skills and the ability to apply them to youth programs safely and appropriately
  • Strong communication skills using a variety of formats
  • Ability to encourage and foster enthusiasm in youth

A full job description and application are available from the Church office.

Phone 303-659-2022 or visit 625 South 8th Ave, Brighton, CO 80601.

Download application: Employment Application

You can email it back to: office@brightonunitedmethodistchurch.com or srslaughter@comcast.net, or drop it off at the church.

 

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