Director of Children and Youth Ministries – Shalom Lutheran Church

Posting Date: March. 10th, 2022

Applications will be taken until the position is filled. 

Position Title: Director of Children and Youth Ministries

WebsiteShalom Lutheran Church

Hours: Maximum of 20-25 hours per week, depending on work load

Salary: Pay to start: salaried at $517.50 /wk. Probation period is 6 months. After successful probation rate increases to $547.50/ wk

Location: Alexandria, MN

Job Description:

Part-time Director of Children and Youth Education Ministries will develop and provide leadership for a comprehensive children and youth ministry from birth through high school graduation. The Director will assist the congregation in its mission to invite, guide, and lead our children and youth toward a deeper relationship with Christ and take an active role in leadership positions within the global church.

Mission:

Provide opportunities for children of all ages to grow in the knowledge of the written word. Our mission is to excite children and youth to participate in what is offered, to invite others to experience the grace of God, to discover their identity and calling in Christ, and follow the living Word as informed disciples of Christ Jesus.

Duties and Skills:

• Provide schedules, curriculum, recruit volunteers and teachers, training materials and supplies for children and youth programs. (Including, but not limited to Sunday School and Vacation Bible School.)
• Lead and teach Confirmation classes including text message updates, sermon notes, recruiting and efficiently using volunteers.
• Schedule, promote, and lead weekend events as well as Cross Training and Go Deep. Seek out other volunteers and role models.
• Plan and celebrate faith milestones at worship, coordinate with Pastor, worship committee and other interested and supportive core groups. (Including but not limited to, First Communion, Bible Presentation, Affirmation of Baptism, and Senior Recognition.)
• Lead and work in conjunction with Children and Youth Education committee to prepare monthly agendas – report monthly to council.
• Organize and supervise mission trips, youth gatherings, etc.
Will train as necessary for selected tasks.

Please send all application materials to Ken Rothman at krothman@gctel.net