Youth Coordinator - Forest Grove, Oregon


Youth Coordinator - Forest Grove, Oregon

8/16/2012

Contact: Liz Swenson

 
 
Youth Coordinator for local church (Forest Grove United Methodist Church) 10 hours/week
 
Forest Grove UMC is seeking a part time Youth Coordinator to provide a youth ministry that nurtures faith development through leadership and training of volunteer leaders and administrating the youth program.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
1.               Organize and oversee a youth ministry program that meets the needs of the youth on every level through weekly meetings and extra events.
2.               Recruit, train, and nurture leaders and mentors for youth ministry.
3.               Plan and lead a weekly youth meeting time.
4.               Schedule and coordinate events and service opportunities for youth.
5.               Communicate with youth, parents and congregation regularly about youth events
6.               Schedule an annual parent night that provides meaningful support and discussion.
7.               Keep youth calendar current.
8.               Promote district & conference events and the conference camping program
9.               Assist Pastor with confirmation, as appropriate.
10.            Promote and encourage youth to be in leadership roles in the church, district and conference level events.
11.            Attend weekly staff meetings & occasional administrative meetings
 
Necessary Skills and Requirements:
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Prior experience working with youth desirable.
  • Ability to ensure a safe environment for youth.
  • Must exercise sensitivity to areas of confidentiality and discretion.
  • Must have strong communication skills.
  • Must have strong organizational skills.
 

Compensation is up to $16/hr, depending on experience. The position is open until filled. If interested, please download an application from the church website www.forestgroveumc.org. You can return the application to Forest Grove UMC, 1726 Cedar St., Forest Grove, OR 97116.

 

Contact: Liz Swenson

Email: fgumc@teleport.com

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