Careers at Faith Church

 

 

Open Positions

Title: 
Director of Student Ministries

Purpose:
The Director of Student Ministries shall be a committed Christian who helps students, their families and adult leaders connect, grow, serve and go by overseeing the congregation’s ministries with and for students in grades 6-12.

Responsible To: 
Lead Pastor

Hours: 
Full-Time or ¾ time, served as necessary by the needs of Student Ministries at Faith Church, and under the direction of the Lead Pastor.

Description of Duties:

  • Oversee and equip a team of safe-sanctuaries trained volunteers to lead various aspects of Faith Student Ministries.
  • Provide opportunities, with the team, for students in grades 6-12 to participate in worship, ministry, discipleship, community and evangelism.
  • Invite students to become deeply devoted followers of Jesus: build relationships, teach, mentor and counsel students.
  • Effectively bring new families into the community of Faith Church by reaching out to students and by assisting parents in the spiritual and moral formation of their children.
  • Develop student and adult leaders.
  • Teach or provide for regular Bible studies, as well as offer additional discipleship opportunities.
    Plan and provide resources for programs, curriculum, events and activities, including leadership of FSM68 and FSM912
  • Work with the Lead Pastor to oversee the confirmation process for students
  • Oversee Faith Church’s implementation of the Safe Sanctuaries policy.
  • Work with Lead Pastor to determine short-term and long-term goals for the church’s ministries  with students and their families.
  • Develop and oversee budget and expenditures for student ministries.
  • Serve as member of Leadership Team with other key staff.
  • If the position and the applicant connect for a full-time placement, approximately ¼ of the full-time position shall be used to serve in areas that serve the overall mission of Faith United Methodist Church.  Some examples of this might include areas of communication, social media, worship, tech, graphic design or outreach.  The specific area(s) will be established with the lead pastor according to the gifts of the director of student ministries and where they meet the missional needs of the church.