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Youth Ministries Coordinator

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Dayspring United Methodist Church, Tempe, AZ is seeking an individual to serve as Youth Ministries Coordinator. This person will spearhead the congregation’s work of helping youth (grades 7-12) to become faithful, authentic, and justice-seeking followers of Jesus Christ. We’re not looking for someone to “babysit” our teenagers or spoon-feed them canned Bible studies. Rather, we’re looking for someone with an entrepreneurial spirit, an innovative approach to ministry, and a deep desire to accompany youth as they discover their God-given gifts and learn how to use them for God’s purposes in our church and world. 

Qualifications Required:

1.     BS/BA degree preferably in education or counseling (Consideration will be given to other academic areas.)

2.     Alignment with the mission of Dayspring United Methodist Church and an appreciation of Progressive Christianity (cf. https://progressivechristianity.org/the-8-points)  

3.     Trustworthiness and ability to keep confidences

4.     Listening, communication, organizational and prioritizing skills

5.     Experience in Christian Education for Youth Ministry strongly preferred

6.     Demonstrated ability to meet, recruit and work with youth, parents, volunteers and colleagues

7.     Driver’s license and clean driving record

8.     Current State of Arizona Department of Public Safety Finger Print Clearance Card 

Duties and Responsibilities:

1.     Provide regular supervision, training, and coordinating events for teachers/leaders and volunteers 

2.     Visit youth classes/groups on a regular basis

3.     Create and facilitate a Youth Council 

4.     Work with the Pastors and Youth Ministry Teams to provide a grounded and well-rounded Christian Youth education program aligned with the Dayspring UMC mission.

5.     Coordinate with appropriate committees for special events and emphasis, mission and other trips, regular programing, District and Conference events

6.     Share and promote programs/information with the youth and congregation through Youth News emails and other social media outlets (Facebook, Instagram, Remind 101, Snapchat, etc.) 

7.     Supervise/order materials for Sunday School Formation and other youth programing 

8.     Help identify ways youth can be involved in meaningful ministry and missions at church and in the community 

9.     Continue to identify ways for ongoing assimilation of all youth (Newsletter, Texting, Instagram)

10.  Follow up on absentees from our Youth Ministry Programs 

11.  Understand the structure of Dayspring United Methodist Church and the Desert Southwest Annual Conference 

12.  Attend staff meetings as available 


Dayspring United Methodist Church, Tempe, AZ is seeking an individual to serve as Youth Ministries Coordinator. This person will spearhead the congregation’s work of helping youth (grades 7-12) to become faithful, authentic, and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    July 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    June 1, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$17,000 - $18,500N/A

Benefits

N/A

N/A

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficiency in English

Proficiency in English

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Tempe, AZ
Associated Location
1365 E Elliot Rd, Tempe, AZ 85284, USA

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