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  • Youth / Student Ministry
  • Miscellaneous / Other

Our church…

  • is Presbyterian (PCUSA)
  • has an average worship attendance of 110

Job at Fanwood Presbyterian

Youth Pastor/ Office Administrator

Job Description

Seeking Full-time Director of Youth and Children's Ministries/ Office Administrator

The Fanwood Presbyterian Church, a loving, gracious, and supportive community of 300 members, is seeking a full-time leader who can nurture our children and youth in the faith of Jesus and manage our office. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Please send your resume to Pastor David Jahnke at [email protected]

Job Summary for the Calling to our Youth and Children:

The ideal candidate will be a faithful Christian, gifted in teaching and with a passion for sharing his or her faith with and building friendships among youth and children. Two years experience teaching and/or leading youth or children is required. A bachelor's degree is required and some theological education is preferred. Planning and leading Wednesday children's and youth groups, teaching Sunday school and otherwise connecting with youth and parents during the week is expected, along with four weekend retreats and two 3-5 day mission trips.

Key office administrative responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Serve as first point of contact and office manager during office hours
Maintain church calendar and manage rentals and room reservations
Pick up mail and distribute or process as needed
Maintain membership database and directories (CMS software)
Monitor building condition and report issues to trustees
Provide general support to pastor, staff, and congregation

Key administrative requirements:

Office management experience preferred
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, E-mail and web searches
Customer service oriented
Ability to set priorities and complete tasks in a proactive and timely manner.

Fanwood Presbyterian

At the Fanwood Presbyterian Church we are all "Growing in God's Love, and Serving All God's People through Rejoicing, Renewing and Reaching Out."   We have about 60 children and youth but less than half are very active and we want to find the person with such love for Jesus and youth that the youth will be drawn into life in Christ in, through and beyond the church.  We are very active in our wonderful NJ community which is about 20 miles from New York City and about 25 miles from the Jersey shore.  Please consider applying and becoming a part of an excellent staff, and a gracious, supportive and loving community with bright and compassionate youth. Check out our website at for more information.