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  • is United Church of Christ (UCC)
  • has an average worship attendance of 150
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Job at Second Congregational/First Presbyterian Church

Dynamic, energetic, passionate, mission-focused youth director

Job Description

IF YOU APPLIED BEFORE JUNE 21ST, PLEASE RESEND YOUR MATERIALS. WE JUST DISCOVERED AN EMAIL GLITCH, WHICH PREVENTED US FROM RECEIVING ANY APPLICATIONS. THANK YOU!!!

Position Overview: SecondFirst Church (www.secondfirst.org), Rockford, Illinois, is seeking a self-starting individual with an entrepreneurial spirit to grow a youth ministry program. SecondFirst Church seeks to energize downtown Rockford and beyond with God’s grace and is looking for a progressive Jesus freak to love and shape the spiritual development and church involvement of the youth (6th to 12th grade) of our church and community. Working closely with our Director of Member Care and Neighborhood Connections, you will create and maintain a safe, inviting and dynamic atmosphere for learning and spiritual growth on Sunday mornings. With the support of the Christian Education Ministry Team and other church members, you will have the opportunity to explore meaningful service and fellowship opportunities for youth throughout the year.

Core Responsibilities:
• Encourage youth participation in the life of the church • Recruit and empower a team of adult youth ministry volunteers • Invest in the lives of Middle School and High School students and their families • Create and implement youth programming geared toward spiritual growth and service • Engage parents and church members in students’ faith journey • Support the Confirmation Class led by the Senior Pastor • Reach out into the community to create unique connections and form relationships with youth and their families

Desirable Characteristics:
• Faithful and service-oriented spirit • Energized and organized • Team player with professional demeanor • Self-starter who can implement his/her creative ideas • Multi-cultural with a love of and ability to work with all people • Mandatory background check

Part Time: 15 hours per week including most Sundays and Wednesdays through the academic year. Four Sundays and weeks off per year. Time off arranged with advance notice. $15,000 yearly salary. Ordainable position in PCUSA or UCC if qualified.

The position and salary can increase with growth of the program and additional creative ideas.

Please submit a cover letter telling of your interest in the position, along with a resume to [email protected] Applicants will not be considered without a cover letter.

SecondFirst Church is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals of all backgrounds, race, gender, and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply.

Second Congregational/First Presbyterian Church

We are a diverse, welcoming, energetic, mission-focused church located in the heart of downtown Rockford. Five years ago, our two congregations came together as one. Our vision is to energize downtown Rockford and beyond with God's grace.