Employment Opportunity - Director of Youth and Worship

DIRECTOR OF YOUTH AND WORSHIP MINISTRIES

Strathroy East Christian Reformed Church seeks to hire a full-time musically talented Director of Youth and Worship to lead the youth and young adult ministry programs and inspire dynamic worship. 
The successful candidate must also be able to work with the Pastor, Praise Team and Worship Committee providing support, encouragement and resources where appropriate.  A detailed job description is available below. 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume with references to
Harry Verburg, 27 Buttery Cr., Strathroy, Ontario Canada N7G 3H7 hverburg12@gmail.com  



 

JOB DESCRIPTION

TITLE:                                   

Director of Youth and Worship Ministries

VISION:                                               

Congregational Vision for a Life in Christ

                Celebrate – through joyful worship in our service and in our daily lives

                Cultivate – each person’s gifts for service by equipping them to grow in Christ

                Care – for the needs of our church family and community demonstrating the compassion of Christ

                Communicate – the Good News to all people

 

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

                Inspire dynamic worship

                Build leadership in education and group ministry

                Lead the youth and young adults groups

 

GIFTS and PASSIONS REQUIRED:

                Passionate and Dynamic Christian

                Strong interest in worship

                Musically talented – plays a piano or guitar and can lead worship other than    preaching

                Ability to lead and empower others to lead

                Has passion to work with youth, bringing them to a stronger relationship with Christ

                Speaks “youth language” and has good rapport with adult members

                Self-Motivated

                Committed to Jesus Christ and subscribes to biblical truths and teachings of the Reformed tradition

                Member in good standing of a Christian church

                A person of deep faith and prayer who engages in regular personal Bible study

                Experience working with youth and/or in youth-related ministries

                Shall possess the interpersonal, relational skills for working with youth and adults within the church community and the community at large

                Shall possess the administrative skills necessary to perform his/her duties

                Shall possess excellent communication skills written and verbal

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

                Reporting to the Personnel Committee, takes direction from and works with the pastor to accomplish their goals

                Attends council meetings as council requires

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

                Program Ministry

                Works with the leaders of existing and new programs to ensure that the leaders have the support encouragement and resources they need

                Lead youth and young adult groups, attend other youth programs as needed

                Provide support to adult small group ministries within the church

                Promote and encourage Leadership Development & Succession Planning

                Worship Ministry

                Assist in leading and planning worship

                Work with the Praise Team in an organizing and/or resource capacity

                Work with the Pastor and Worship Committee in an innovating capacity

               

SALARY & BENEFITS:

                Compensation will be commensurate based upon education and/or experience