director of student ministry
reports to: director of family ministries
What This Role Entails:
Scope: This position oversees 7th-12th grade students, with some influence over 5th-6th grade Bridge ministry.
» Engage students in local high schools and middle schools with creative ministry.
» Create a super-fun weekly gathering where kids laugh, build relationships and bring unchurched friends.
» Recruit, train and shepherd a volunteer student ministry team with diverse gifts and personalities.
» Communicate clearly and frequently with parents, keeping them informed of ongoing activities.
» Provide counseling and spiritual direction to students and parents as needed.
» Help to implement a Preparing for Launch ministry plan, which focuses on equipping parents to disciple their children.
» Assist in the development and oversight of the Student Ministry budget; also manage student fees for events and trips in a timely fashion.
» Seek to integrate students into all phases of church life.
» Create and manage a student ministry calendar that reflects creative ideas for reaching students and families with the Gospel.
» Be a team player and assist other ministries.