Youth Minister – St. Mark Church – East Orange, NJ
Youth Minister to Children and Young Adults. This is a paid on staff position whereby the Youth Minister will provide support to the Pastor to ensure activities for the Youth and Young Adults are coordinated and consistent with the ministry of the Church.Duties and Responsibilities: · Nurture and support the spiritual life of the youth and young adults of the church · Create and lead ministry programs that resonate with the youth as well as, college-aged and young adult community · Participate regularly in worship and both Sunday mornings and other worship times · Participate as an active member in the Christian Education Ministry · Be an advocate for youth/young adults and serve as a liaison between the youth/young adult population and the congregation · Assist the Pastor and the church as requested with other tasks · Encourage and facilitate youth and young adult participation in church-wide events and programs · Plan and coordinate annual budget for Youth and Young Adult Ministries . Plan and coordinate a schedule for year around activities for the youth . Plan and coordinate vacation bible school during the summer Requirements: · Organizational skills with attention to detail · Ability to take initiative, work on multiple tasks simultaneously and work well under pressure · Good interpersonal skills · Ability to handle confidential information · Exhibit a pleasant and professional disposition · The ability to demonstrate and execute creativity with assignments Educational Requirements: -Bachelors degree -Some Seminary Experience -Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint, Internet, social media platforms, and email systems.