Critical Job Relationships:
The Youth & Family Coordinator will receive staff guidance from the Lead Pastor and will handle administrative employment issues through the Personnel Committee. This position will work in close partnership with the Youth and Family Committee and Education Committee, and will form relationships with families and youth throughout the congregation.
Critical Job Knowledge and Skills:
The Youth & Family Coordinator shall have a clear understanding of the congregational mission and ministry, comprehend faith and worship from a Lutheran perspective, and seek to incorporate Christ-centered Youth Activities in the worship life of the congregation. The Youth & Family Coordinator shall possess excellent youth leadership and organizational skills.
Job Responsibilities:*Build meaningful and faith-filled relationships with youth
*Plan and coordinate activities for youth at various levels of faith development
*Plan and resource intergenerational faith-building activities for families
*Coordinate Youth and Family and Education Committee fundraising
*Promote and encourage involvement in faith development across the congregation
*Recruit and develop volunteers
*Collaborate with other church and community organizations to engage youth outside of Rejoice
*Integrate youth ministry with education ministry for a holistic faith development plan from birth to graduation
*Responsibilities will be further updated as this ministry position develops
Professional Qualities:*Demonstrated understanding of Lutheran theology and practice
*Creativity and innovation
*Ability to work with both youth and parents/families
Personal Qualities Required:*Commitment to Christian faith
*Passion for helping others grow in their relationship with God
*Gracious attitude about life, faith, the Church, and its mission
Time and Financial Terms:*15-20 hours per week
*Salary terms negotiated
*Reimbursement for business mileage according to the IRS standard rate
*Continuing education allowance of $250 per/yr. Allowance payable for travel, logging, registration at conferences and seminars as stipulated in the Personnel Manual.
The Congregation of Rejoice Lutheran Church will:
*Offer support with love, goodwill and prayers
*Provide the use of office equipment and supplies as needed
*Conduct an annual job performance review and goal setting meeting administrated by the Lead Pastor with, or on the behalf of, the Personnel Committee.
The position description and application forms can be found at: www.rejoicelutheranchurch.org .