High School Ministry Director

$50,000 - $55,000 yearly
  • Calvary Church
  • Golden Valley, MN, USA
  • Apr 04, 2019
Full time Youth/Student Pastor/ Director

Job Description

Position Description: To lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ by developing Christ-centered and biblically based ministry environments. This position will serve as ministry director for students in grades 9-12. This role will include designing and implementing creative ministry environments, biblical teaching, equipping and empowering leaders, and supporting families.

General Expectations:

  • Live out Calvary’s vision, mission and core values, applying them in your personal and professional life with vigor and excellence.
  • Operate as an accountable, authentic, caring, collaborative, team-first staff member, encouraging, praying for and building up co-workers, volunteers, congregants and guests.
  • Be intentional about one’s spiritual growth and development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve on the middle school and high school teaching teams.
  • Establish bridges to help kids transition from one life stage to the next in healthy and meaningful ways.
  • Cultivate relationships on campus at local high schools.
  • Model relational discipleship to adults, students, kids and families.
  • Develop and implement ministry opportunities with high school students, including weekly school year programming (NEXT and ethos) and summer opportunities (VBS, camps, mission trips, etc.).
  • Partner with the CYF pastor, ministry directors and ministries assistant to develop programs that are organized, supervised and promoted.
  • Recruit, empower and develop a team of volunteers (small group leaders, Lenten mentors and special event volunteers).
  • Develop and equip student leaders for children's and middle school ministry.
  • Develop a ministry that impacts the community and honors Calvary’s roots.
  • Help develop the annual budget for high school ministry.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge:

  • A growing, Christ-centered faith
  • Strong relational skills with kids and adults
  • Ability to work creatively and collaboratively with multiple teams
  • Minimum 4-year degree
  • Prior youth ministry experience (2-4 years preferably in a large church context)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven organizational and administrative skills