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Children and Youth Ministries Director

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UrbanPromise Ministries INC.
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Pennsauken Township, NJ

UrbanPromise Ministries INC.


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Published 8 days ago

January 2, 2021
December 7, 2020
$57,000 - $59,000


Position Title: Children and Youth Ministries Director

Department: Children and Youth Ministries

Position Type: Full-Time, 12 months

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 9AM to 5PM with some evenings and weekends

Reports To: Executive Director

Exemption Status: Exempt

Salary: $57,000-$59,000

Position Summary: 

UrbanPromise is seeking a committed and innovative person with the relevant experience to lead UrbanPromise’s Children and Youth Ministries (CYM) Department in Camden, New Jersey. 

The CYM Programs focus on non-school hours (after school, evenings, and summers), with the goal of positively impacting the lives of hundreds of children and youth in Camden, in afterschool, summer, StreetLeader, and internship programs. 

This community and neighborhood-based model seeks to offer programming and opportunities throughout childhood, culminating in a 4-year youth leadership program that includes job training, employment, enrichment, school/graduation support, SAT Prep, and college mentorship. 

The Director oversees, manages, and innovates all the CYM Programs, incorporating UrbanPromise’s mission and values.  Also, the Director is responsible to lead, inspire, train and mentor the CYM staff.  The Director is responsible to ensure the quality of programs, build community partnerships and collaborate across the organization to integrate wellness and experiential learning in its programming, while balancing administrative and development needs.  

Job Duties:        

  • Implement the UP and CYM mission by directing and managing CYM programs in Camden, which consists of 3-8 locations involving UP owned properties and community partnerships.
  • Engage with the broader community in Camden, develop key relationships and partnerships.
  • Implement strategies that will lead to long term academic, life skills, spiritual, and Christian Leadership development of Camden’s children and youth.
  • Develop and manage the CYM budget of (for example $1.2 million) and fundraising efforts, in partnership with the Development Office, to generate revenue to meet budget goals.     
  • Provide oversight for CYM Special Events.
  • Hire, train, professionally develop, supervise, care for, and hold accountable CYM team.
  • Serve as a Christian leader and role model for staff, teens, and children and uphold the spiritual atmosphere of the programs.
  • Oversee data tracking and program improvement efforts.
  • Facilitate partnerships within and without UP to bring additional resources and expertise to the programs, including but not limited to, universities, employers, police, food sources, youth and family resources.
  • Oversee operations aspects of CYM including buses, vans, and housing.
  • Serve on UrbanPromise’s Leadership Team.
  • The CYM Director works in collaboration with the Director of OEL and the Director of Wellness to more fully integrate these programs into overall programmatic approach to CYM.


Essential Job Requirements:

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s Degree in Urban or Youth Ministry or related field with at least ten years of related experience OR preferred master’ degree and at least five years of related experience.


EXPERIENCE

5+ years’ experience in Urban Ministry or youth programming in which 2 years should be in a higher-level supervisory capacity. This experience must include program management and supervision.


REQUIRED SKILLS

●       Highly relational, and self-initiating leader

●       Strong verbal and written communication

●       Administratively gifted

●        Passion for cross-cultural and urban ministry

●       Proven team player & excellent collaborator

●       Skilled at leadership development

●      Excellent interpersonal skills


**Equal Opportunity Statement

UrbanPromise values diversity, inclusion, and equity as matters of fairness and effectiveness. We

are committed to hiring and retaining a staff that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve, fostering an inclusive working environment where staff of all backgrounds feel welcomed and engaged in the UrbanPromise mission and to promote racial and social equity in our work.

UrbanPromise is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants who believe they meet the

stated qualifications are encouraged to apply.




Position Title: Children and Youth Ministries Director

Department: Children and Youth Ministries

Position Type: Full-Time, 12 months

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 9AM to 5PM with some evenings and weekends

Reports To: Executive Director…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Managerial

Benefits

401(K) package with 25% match up to 4% of salary, healthcare (with 86% employer contribution) dental, vision, tuition reimbursement and 50% tuition scholarship with local University partners and generous paid time off etc.

401(K) package with 25% match up to 4% of salary, healthcare (with 86% employer contribution) dental, vision, tuition reimbursement and 50% tuition scholarship with local University…

Level of Language Proficiency

English but Bilingual Spanish speaker preferred

English but Bilingual Spanish speaker preferred

Location

3700 Rudderow Street, Pennsauken Township, NJ 08110

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