Nonprofit

Director of Children, Youth, and Families

On-site
Work must be performed in or near Austin, TX
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Published 13 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Contract / Freelance
Start Date
July 7, 2024
Application Deadline
July 1, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Intermediate
Salary
USD $19,000 - $23,000 / year

Description

Job Summary

The director of children, youth, and families oversees all areas of the children’s and youth ministries at UBC. They are responsible for maintaining welcoming, safe, and engaging opportunities for connection and spiritual formation throughout the year. 

Essential Functions:

  • Oversees all Sunday morning programming for children and youth (infants through 12th grade), selecting Sunday School curriculum (in collaboration with Sunday School teachers and the Spiritual Formation Director), teaching as needed, providing necessary resources for other leaders, and ensuring a safe and effective drop-off and pick-up process. 
  • Facilitates children and youth integration in worship by leading the children’s moment each Sunday, maintaining and updating children’s worship bags and children’s area in sanctuary each week, sitting with the youth group and helping manage the transition of young children to the Kid’s Place during worship.
  • Coordinates additional events for children and youth during the school year, including UFriends (Sunday afternoons once or twice per month) and Parents’ Night Out (first Friday of each month). 
  • Plans and organizes summer programming, including youth camp, Vacation Bible School, and youth service learning trip. 
  • Provides pastoral care for children, youth, and families by building relationships, offering support in times of loss and transition, reaching out to new and visiting families, and creating a space of welcome and inclusion for kids and youth of all genders, sexual orientations, ethnicities, abilities, socio-economic or religious backgrounds.
  • Recruits, trains, schedules, and supervises adult volunteers and childcare employees; communicates with volunteers and childcare employees weekly. 
  • Maintains and updates child protective policies, risk management policies, medical consent and release records for children and youth, and volunteer background checks and child safety training completion.

Other Responsibilities

  • Participates in weekly staff meetings and worship planning with an eye toward creating opportunities to welcome/include children and youth in the life of the church. 
  • Serves as staff liaison for Children, Youth and Families committee at monthly meetings; develops and maintains the youth and children’s budgets in collaboration with the committee.
  • Oversees organization and care for the Kid’s Place and Youth Room. 


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (seminary training preferred)
  • Previous experience working with children and youth
  • Administrative experience (budgeting, organizing volunteers, maintaining records)


Job Summary

The director of children, youth, and families oversees all areas of the children’s and youth ministries at UBC. They are responsible for maintaining welcoming, safe, and engaging opportunities for connection and spiritual…

Location

On-site
2130 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705, USA

How to Apply

Please send your resume & cover letter to employment@ubcaustin.org.

Please send your resume & cover letter to employment@ubcaustin.org.

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