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  • is Presbyterian (PCUSA)
  • has an average worship attendance of 550
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Assistant Director of Youth Ministry

Job Description

Assistant Director of Youth Ministries Reports to: Director of Youth Ministries

Status: Full Time
FLSA: Exempt

Job Summary:
The Assistant Youth Director will work to develop a sound Christian foundation for youth at First Presbyterian Church by providing theological insight and understanding of how scripture is relevant and equipping them with the knowledge and ability to articulate and live out their faith. The Assistant Youth Director will work to create and develop a relational ministry with middle school youth and their families at First Presbyterian Church in Charlotte.

Essential Functions:
-Provide spiritual leadership to middle school students and their families, equipping students to be followers of Christ -Create a safe haven for students to interact with others, provide mutual support for each other, and explore their faith -Initiate relational time with students in one-on-one, small and large group settings -With input and guidance from DYM, plan and coordinate Confirmation for 8th graders, their families, and sponsors -Promote and encourage leadership among students and adult volunteers -Plan, implement, and evaluate educational, fellowship, and mission opportunities for middle school youth -Recruit and assist in training adult volunteers to serve as teachers, advisors, mentors, and partners in ministry -Communicate effectively and consistently with families and youth -Strive to incorporate youth in all aspects of the church’s life and within the greater Church -Assist the Director of Youth and Families in constant evaluation of existing ministry programs, building new programs, and discontinuing old programs when appropriate

Other Responsibilities:
-Participate in staff, committee, and planning meetings -Network within the Charlotte, PCUSA, and ecumenical communities to develop and share ministry ideas -Other duties as assigned by the Director of Youth Ministries

Minimum Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Christian Education or Religious Studies (or equivalent) -Ministry experience in a church environment -Ability to plan and travel with youth on mission trips and retreats -Ongoing, vibrant commitment to learning and growing in personal relationship with Jesus Christ through continuing education and professional development opportunities

First Presbyterian Church - Charlotte

Since 1821, First Presbyterian Church has been uniquely positioned in the dynamic and diverse uptown area where we are a strong presence “for Christ in the Heart of Charlotte.” We are a multi-generational church with 2,000 members and an inspired leadership team focused on strengthening, expanding, and extending our ministry.