General Information

Job Title:

Youth Director

Job Description:

The CPC youth group is a fellowship where every young person is taught and encouraged to have a personal, growing relationship with Jesus Christ. We want our youth group to be an enthusiastic environment based on the Word of God. The goal of CPC is that our church and youth group will be a place where every young person has fun, develops healthy relationships with God, with family, and with friends; applies the Lordship of Christ through the teaching of the Word of God in every area of daily living, and is working toward true discipleship (becoming a disciple maker).

Description

  1. Pray with and for our youth and youth leaders
  2. Primary leader, teacher and shepherd for the middle school and high school ministries
  3. Share responsibility in teaching Sunday School to Middle or High School students
  4. Lead weekly youth events, including Sunday evening activities
  5. Spend time with youth (often outside of normal working hours) at school, sporting events, concerts, etc.
  6. Organize and participate in yearly (or more often) mission trips (local, domestic and international)
  7. Organize and / or support multiple routine activities these include but are not limited to: >Discipleship groups >Local short term service events >Bible Studies >Youth meetings and events
  8. Set aside intentional unstructured time for student interaction
  9. Plan, recruit and attend student retreats (perhaps two per year – winter and summer)
  10. Conduct no less than two service projects per year. These may include local or long distance mission trips and must have options for both Middle School and High School
  11. Support exiting discipleship groups and help establish new discipleship groups
  12. Counsel individual youth as appropriate and as needed (Refer to professionals as appropriate.)
  13. Work independently to engage and motivate the youth
  14. Develop and maintain relationships with local schools
  15. Communicate with parents and students through emails, text, social media, newsletters, mailings and other means weekly
  16. Develop, maintain and support adult volunteers to assist in all ministry aspects. Support existing lay leadership and assist in the development of new youth lay leaders 2020 Chapin Presbyterian Youth Director Search Team Job Description
  17. When applicable, assist in the recruitment, instruction and supervision of summer interns
  18. Prepare and provide monthly youth and family ministry updates to Session and/or Youth Leadership team
  19. Collaborate with and work under the supervision of the pastoral staff and the lay leadership
  20. Attend called and special Session meetings as requested
  21. Other duties as assigned by session or supervisor
  22. Maintain confidentiality
  23. Pursue youth ministry professional development

Position Qualifications:

  1. Bible College, Youth Ministry or equivalent theological education.  Appropriate Bachelors Level Degree or Equivalent will be considered if candidate demonstrates sufficient experience or training in Christian ministry.
  2. In agreement with Reformed Theology
  3. Experience in expositional teaching
  4. Experience in youth ministry
  5. Proficient social media and computer skills
  6. Good driving record
  7. Must pass background check

How to apply:

To apply please send the following to youth.director.search@chapinpres.com:

  • Resume (Prefer PDF)
  • Statement regarding your philosophy of youth ministry
  • Cover letter addressing this position description and your qualifications

See www.chapinpres.org for more information about our church.

Application Deadline

Job Type:

Full Time

Salary Range:

TBD

General Information

Church/Organization Name

Chapin Presbyterian Church

Contact Name & Contact Info

(803) 345-0500
youth.director.search@chapinpres.com

Industry

Church

Denomination

Presbyterian Church in America (PCA)

City, State

Chapin, SC

Description of Organization

Chapin Presbyterian Church is a member of the Presbyterian Church in America. The congregation was founded in 2002. The church constructed its current facilities in 2006 and completed an expansion project in 2011. Chapin Presbyterian Church has a blended worship style (leans traditional) in its main services. The church is led by a senior pastor. The church also has several full and part time individuals, of which the youth director is one. The youth group at CPC consists of approximately 30+ students. Their grade levels range from 7th to 12th grade.

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