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Director of Youth & Young Adults – Greenwood, SC


Position Description:

Is God calling you to lead youth in a church home whose focus is on building relationships, serving others, and growing closer to God? God may be calling you to First Presbyterian Church of Greenwood, SC. First Presbyterian is looking for a dynamic, highly relational, and passionate Youth Director to join our team. As a pivotal member of our team, you will have the opportunity to make a lasting impact, shaping the lives of youth and nurturing their relationship with God. What you’ll be doing:
  • Developing and leading weekly programs for middle and high school students
  • Planning, coordinating, and overseeing special student events such as annual retreats, conferences, trips, small groups, and service projects
  • Fostering and maintaining relationships to equip youth, as well as their families
  • Creating a compelling culture and environment that draws in middle and high school students in our community
  • Helping students and adult leaders discover their gifts and connecting them to service opportunities within the church or in the community
  • Creating a safe and nurturing environment where young people can learn, grow, and develop
  • Providing guidance and mentorship to youth to help them to reach their individual goals as you train them to develop their faith and learn about themselves.
First Presbyterian Church of Greenwood SC is a congregation of 300 located in a rural community setting in the South Carolina Upstate Region. The church community leaders strive to attract, welcome, and nurture individuals and families who are seeking God and to help them grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. The town of Greenwood offers a great climate, affordable cost of living, not to mention close proximity to lakes, shopping and entertainment, annual festivals, golf courses, parks and more. You would experience a very compassionate, fun, and engaging church community that has a passion to minister to others!

Position Qualifications:

The ideal candidate would possess the below skills and values:
  • A Heart for Youth: You genuinely care about young people and are committed to guiding them through the challenges of adolescence with love, compassion, and understanding.
  • Creative Visionary: You’re brimming with fresh ideas and innovative approaches to engage youth in meaningful worship, discipleship, and service opportunities.
  • Relational Leader: You excel at building authentic connections and mentoring relationships with youth, empowering them to grow spiritually, emotionally, and socially.
  • Team Player: You thrive in a collaborative environment and are excited to partner with our church staff, volunteers, and families to create a vibrant and inclusive youth community.
  • Passion for Ministry: You have a deep-rooted faith in Christ and a desire to share His love with others, inspiring youth to live out their faith boldly and authentically.
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