Middle School Director – Roseville, MN

Position Description:

Calvary Church is seeking a Christ-follower and emerging leader, who is an organized communicator and has a passion for engaging middle school students, developing volunteers, and creating fun environments. If you’re looking for a great place to work with growth potential in a multi-campus setting, we’d love for you to apply. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION IN OUR HIRING PACKET.

The Middle School Director oversees all aspects of ministry to 6th–8th grade students at both campuses of Calvary Church. The following gives an approximation of how responsibilities are distributed in this role:

  • 50% ADMINISTRATION AND PROGRAM PREPARATION A substantial portion of focus is given to the many organizational details and significant preparation required for a ministry with an audience of 70+ students. This role requires farsighted scheduling, creative planning, thorough preparation, and proactive communication.
  • 20% RELATIONAL CARE While building relationships with students and families is a significant part of this job, an even greater relational requirement is with adult volunteers and Fusion staff. By inviting, caring for, and empowering these leaders, relational ministry is multiplied for middle schoolers.
  • 15% PROGRAM FACILITATION A key aspect of this position is maximizing time together by ensuring the programming you’ve planned runs smoothly. At varying events this will include engaging with students, speaking from the front, setting the tone, handling logistics, keeping the schedule, empowering leaders, troubleshooting issues, and much more.
  • 15% CROSS MINISTRY COLLABORATION While leading ministry to students, the Middle School Director will also be part of Calvary’s Leadership Team—participating in strategic meetings, collaborating with other pastors and directors, and supporting church-wide ministry efforts.

View our HIRING PACKET for more information about this position.

Position Qualifications:

A baccalaureate degree is required for this position and graduate theological education is desired.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to search@calvarychurch.us or click apply now.

 

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Director of Youth Ministry, New Prague – MN

Position Description:

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church seeks a Director of Youth Ministry who will provide a leadership role in developing and implementing a comprehensive ministry program for birth through 12th grade. The Director of Youth Ministry shall seek to foster Christian community through building relationships with children and their families in a way that strengthens their connection to the church and grows their faith in Jesus Christ. The candidate should have a passion for working with children, an inclusive spirit, a strong Christian faith and an ability to connect personally with children of all ages, parents/caregivers and co-workers.

Essential Functions:

  • Function as a primary staff person relating to children and their families;
  • providing leadership for ongoing ministry opportunities for students to grow relationships with one another, with the greater congregation, and most importantly, with God.
  • Develop a scope and sequence for the faith formation of children, which includes oversight for the implementation of children, youth and family ministries.
  • Plan ministry opportunities for youth that align with Holy Trinity’s overall mission and vision for faith development. Such ministries might include small group Bible studies, retreats, mission trips, service projects, day trips and activities.
  • Recruit and train adult volunteers to work with birth-12th grade age groups and supply leaders with timely access to teaching materials and supplies.
  • Ensure that the youth ministry practices are consistent with Holy Trinity’s Child Protection Policy and corresponding procedures.
  • Research and acquire curriculum that aligns with the vision and theology of the ELCA.
  • Operate within budgeted resources.

Position Qualifications:

The Director of Youth Ministry plays a major role in the faith development of the younger members of the church, both as a leader, and as an example. Holy Trinity seeks a professional leader who has a solid understanding of the foundations of the Christian faith, Lutheran tradition, and who has a strong desire to nurture young people in their Christian faith. We seek a person who generates new ideas and programs and a person who values a team concept of ministry. Therefore, the following qualifications are desirable: – A Bachelor’s degree. – Minimum of two years’ experience in leading children, youth or family ministries. – Good organizational and interpersonal skills. – Ability and desire to utilize technology to strengthen communication.

Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to Jamie Bisek at office@holytrinityonline.org. Deadline to apply: December 24, 2021

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Direct Care Staff, Winona – MN

Position Description:

Direct Care Staff are responsible for the engagement, supervision and guidance of teens at Hope Harbor with particular emphasis on the development of resident goals in the Life Skills and Spiritual Growth components of the Hope Harbor program. Direct Care Staff reports to the Site Director and may receive direction and supervision from Program Coordinator. Direct Care Staff will support residents’ forward movement in their educational and counseling goals.

Position Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Pass a Background Check
  • Passion for working with teens and families in a nonprofit setting Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong Christian faith and value system
  • Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, Ministry, or other related field
  • Experience working with individuals who have mental health issues
  • Experience with direct services, program development and/or case management
  • Physical Qualifications: Able to climb stairs, be on your feet for 6-8 hours with short breaks, lift 10-20 lbs, and engage in light to moderate physical activity with residents during the course of normal daily program activities

Interested candidates, please apply by submitting an application, resume, cover letter, references, statement of faith optional but encouraged at https://hopeharbormn.org/careers/

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