Youth Discipleship Director – Headland, AL

Position Description:

Headland Methodist Church in Headland, AL, seeks a Youth Discipleship Director who will:

  • Lead and organize effective youth programs implementing fellowship, worship, biblical teaching, discipline, discipleship, and evangelism, as well as ministry and mission opportunities;
  • Recruit, train, and shepherd volunteer youth with diverse gifts and personalities;
  • Support HMC parents in effectively fulfilling their Christian parenting roles, in concert with other pastoral staff;
  • Seek to integrate youth ministry in all phases of church life to create a culture that is intentionally intergenerational, striving to unite with and complement other church ministries;
  • Give oversight and appropriate organizational help to all youth-focused programs
  • Manage and build up all aspects of the Youth Outreach and partner with other area churches.
  • Plan and execute biblically accurate, culturally relevant, and high-energy bi-weekly services for youth.
  • Help to build a successful pipeline between children’s ministry, youth ministry and young adult ministry;
  • Maintain a well-planned, carefully balanced program throughout the year coordinated with the church calendar of events;
  • Manage other administrative duties and community interfacing

Position Qualifications:

  • One who exhibits a personal and growing relationship with God, a teachable spirit, and can work well with others.
  • One who possesses a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field or 2-3 years of ministry experience.
  • One who is gifted and is called to youth ministry loves young people, and has a passion for evangelism and outreach, both personally and at the ministry level;
  • An engaging teacher, with a strong biblical and theological background;
  • A self-motivated leader, capable of casting and imparting vision for ministry, possessing strong work ethics with an attitude of excellence and personal responsibility/ownership;
  • Must have a solid grasp of written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, and computer skills;
  • Must be a people person
  • Must have strong, proven, administrative and program development skills.
  • Must possess a proven ability to work effectively with youth, diverse individuals, and teams of volunteers as well as relational skills with students, parents, and staff.

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