Youth Minister

Lexington, KY
Type: Lay
Posted Feb 9, 2019
Job Title
Youth Minister
Name of church or organization
Good Shepherd Episcopal Church
Job Location
Lexington, KY
Job Description
Church of the Good Shepherd, Lexington KY

Episcopal Church Youth Minister Job Description

Title: Youth Minister
Status: Full-Time
Reports to: The Reverend G. Hendree Harrison, Jr.
Salary Range: In the range of $35,000, commensurate with experience
In addition, a competitive benefits package that includes 100% paid health insurance for the employee
Job Summary
Support and lead the ongoing youth ministries at Church of the Good Shepherd by building deep and meaningful relationships, modeling a Christ-like lifestyle of faith, assisting and leading ministry events, aiding in the transformative education of youth in accordance with the teachings and rites of the Episcopal Church, and becoming actively involved in the life of Good Shepherd. And to fulfill the mission of the staff to equip, empower and enable our members to carry out the mission of the church.
Qualifications
• A Christian committed to Christ and the church as the Body of Christ
• A respect and appreciation for the Episcopal Church’s expression of faith
• A lifestyle that reflects an authentic commitment to Christ and one that can be modeled for youth
• An enthusiastic desire to engage with and learn from young people and parents alike
• Help parents determine spiritual goals for their students
• Work closely with all staff at Church of the Good Shepherd, especially the Children’s Minister
• A valid driver’s license

Essential Responsibilities
• Lead and develop middle and high school age youth in faith formation and active participation in parish life, this will include the transition from children to youth
• Coordinate Sunday morning youth Christian Education class and Confirmation
• Build relationships with middle and high school youth and their families
• Plan and implement regularly-scheduled activities for the EYC throughout the fall and spring semesters, as well as periodic activities during the summer
• Recruit and train adult assistants as needed
• Serve as the contact person for Diocesan Youth Community (DYC) events
• Participate, as able, and encourage youth participation in DYC events
• Build and maintain relationship with Rector regarding all Youth activities
• Submit an annual budget for Youth activities

Application Procedure

Please send letter of interest, résumé, and list of references to: apply@goodshepherdlex.org

Note: A full background check and completion of Safeguarding training is required prior to employment
Non-discrimination Statement:
Good Shepherd Episcopal Church does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, age, national origin, veteran status or any other protected class status.

Type of commitment
  • Full time
Does this job pay?
Yes
Application Process
Please send letter of interest, résumé, and list of references to: apply@goodshepherdlex.org
Application Deadline
03/01/2019
Website
www.goodshepherdlex.org