Director of Youth Ministries
Christ Church of Atlanta
Applications accepted by:
Rev. Chase Campbell, Associate Rector
The Director of Youth Ministries will work under the supervision of the Associate Rector. His or her primary responsibilities will be:
- To plan, coordinate, and promote youth programs and events which lead students to faith in Jesus Christ and further disciple students’ faith.
- Develop relationships with the youth and their families, and nurture them in Christian discipleship.
- Bring outside and unbelieving students into the parish.
- Work with the Associate Rector in developing the ministry vision, values, and goals to best serve the youth and their families.
- Work with the Associate Rector in developing strategies, program structures, and events to effectively pursue the ministry vision, values, and goals.
Programming and event responsibilities:
- Oversee and implement effective programs and events which serve the youth and parents. This includes but is not limited to planning and prepping weekly programs and special events; serving as the primary volunteer recruiter and trainer; teaching and participating in weekly programs and at special events.
- Develop the students’ formation in the Evangelical Anglican identity.
- Organize, coordinate, and train the acolytes.
- Evangelize unchurched youth in the community.
- Develop relationships with the youth and parents inside and outside the church.
- Pray regularly with and for the Youth Ministry Team and youth of our church.
- Year-long calendar planning.
- Maintain contact with youth and parents, keeping them informed of ongoing activities, e.g., monthly newsletter, semester calendar, and emails.
- Keep parents updated on ministry strategies and plans in a way that encourages partnership and involvement.
- Assist in the development and oversight of the youth ministry budget.
- Seek to integrate youth ministry into all phases of church life, including acolyte recruitment.
- Responsible for safeguarding of youth. This will include, but is not limited to, background checks, sexual abuse training, first-aid, CPR training, implementation of safety policy and procedure.