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1013 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98104
United States

(206)762-1991

The mission of Seattle Presbytery is to participate, in word and deed, in God’s transforming work through the Gospel of Jesus Christ: †by strengthening the witness and mission of our congregations and members and by building strong partnerships with each other and the larger Christian community.

Employment

Youth Associate Director - Sammamish PC

Seattle Presbytery

SUMMARY

The Associate Director supports SPC’s mission of a “Christ Centered, Mission Minded Family.” The Associate Director will prayerfully and thoughtfully assists the Youth Director in articulating and implementing this mission in age appropriate ways for youth -- within the congregation and in the broader community.  He/She will build relationships with students; recruit and guide volunteer leadership teams; and creatively plan and execute weekly programs and special events.

ACCOUNTABILITY:  Accountable to Youth Director

RESPONSIBILITIES

1.     Cultivating a holistic and relational youth ministry  

Develop and grow a youth ministry department which invites leaders to invest in lives of students and equips families to grow in faith and service to Christ.

With leaders 

·       Recruit, nurture, and develop adult and student leaders to be partners in ministry to students.

·       Coordinate volunteer involvement, encourage them to support one another, and equip them to use their gifts in ministry.

With students

·       Initiate and pursue contact with students, individually and in groups, to care for them and to communicate the love of Jesus through words and actions.

·       Promote community between students, and between students and leaders.   
 

2.  Program Management—weekly and special events with particular focus on Middle School program

·       Work with staff and volunteer teams to encourage students’ spiritual growth through study of scripture, prayer, fellowship and service:

o   Contribute creative ideas, insight, vision, and enthusiasm for youth programs.

o   Plan and implement curriculum for year-long and summer ministry programs--Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings, small groups, special events, retreats, and mission projects.

·       Communicate the good news of the Christian faith with warmth, humor, and effectiveness.

·       Invite, coordinate, and equip adult and student leaders to take various roles in programs and special events.

·       Assist in developing and executing other youth department-wide events as needed.  

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