South Side Church of Christ

Full Time Youth Minister Who we are: South Side Church of Christ is a non-denominational church of 300 members located approximately 40 minutes south of Columbus and an hour from Cincinnati. The community surrounding the church is growing and offers many opportunities for youth ministry. At this time, we are continuously growing. We have a wonderful facility with a family life center and plenty of room for growth. The vision of South Side is to Know Christ, Grow In Christ, and Go for Christ. We are positioned for greatness in our community and are looking for someone with experience to come and be a part of this wonderful ministry. We are offering a very competitive pay package, as well as vacation time and benefits.

Church Information

Church/Organization Employee Average Attendance Location
3 300 Washington Court House, Ohio United States

Contact Information

link   http://southsidewch.com/

Office
mail   ministry@southsidewch.com
phone   7403353107

921 South Fayette Street
Washington Court House, Ohio 43160

Position Information

Position Category Position Title Position Type Weekly Hours
Associate (Support Staff) Youth Minister Paid Full-Time N/A

Job Summary

Full Time Youth Minister Who we are: South Side Church of Christ is a non-denominational church of 300 members located approximately 40 minutes south of Columbus and an hour from Cincinnati. The community surrounding the church is growing and offers many opportunities for youth ministry. At this time, we are continuously growing. We have a wonderful facility with a family life center and plenty of room for growth. The vision of South Side is to Know Christ, Grow In Christ, and Go for Christ. We are positioned for greatness in our community and are looking for someone with experience to come and be a part of this wonderful ministry. We are offering a very competitive pay package, as well as vacation time and benefits. What we are looking for: We are prayerfully seeking a full-time youth minister, and desire to find someone who is passionate to reach, disciple, and equip this generation to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ, and to see students on mission to reach the lost. The primary area of focus will be to oversee and coordinate all areas of children and youth ministry which includes K-12th grade at this time. Our future plans will be to compartmentalize those groups when the church is ready. Candidates will be given the opportunities to develop other ministerial skills under the mentorship of the Lead Minister. One example of these opportunities could be preaching 3-5 times a year. Primary Commitments: • To be a catalyst, with an energetic, infectious personality who leads students (of all walks of life) to a deep-rooted faith in Christ Jesus • Build strong relationships with the students, parents, and student leaders • Encourage students to become mature in Christ through Biblical teaching, discipleship, evangelism, and service • Create and implement weekly student services that provide exciting worship, Bible study, and engaging life groups Qualifications: To be considered for this position the applicant must: • Have a Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in full-time youth ministry. • Be married for at least three years and would benefit from having children as well. • Have strong Christian character, belief that the Bible is the inerrant Word of God, and live out a solid Christ-like example. • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills. • Have a passion for excellence and continuous development in all areas of ministry. • Be a strategic thinker who is able to create and successfully implement new programs. • Be able to collaborate with fellow staff toward the common church vision. • Have a teachable spirit, humble heart, and a bold passion to disciple our students in Christ. • Be committed to the Biblical positions of the independent Christian Churches / Churches of Christ. The Complete Job Description is as follows: Job Details: 1. Must agree with the teachings and goals of South Side Church of Christ. 2. Plan and Develop goals, activities, and direction for the Children’s and Youth Ministry. (Ages: birth-12th grade.) 3. Plan and be responsible for the oversight of: 1. Sunday morning Programming (including nursery.) 2. Sunday Night Programming (including nursery.) 3. Wednesday Night Programming (including nursery.) 4. Plan, attend, and execute 1 monthly activity for children and youth. 5. Present the events of all children’s and youth ministry three months in advance to the Eldership meeting for approval. 6. Spend time outside of the office with children and youth and their families. 7. Recruit, train, and support a team of teachers, and children’s and youth workers to help in the ministry of children and youth. 8. Be in charge of Vacation Bible School each year. (This includes every aspect of VBS.) Have finances for VBS approved at the monthly Elders meeting. 9. Plan and attend at least one annual conference for youth ministry. 10. Provide a once a year parent meeting to inform parents of goals and plans. Monthly Details: 1. Keep office hours from 9:00-12:00 Monday thru Thursday. (Except when approved by Sr. Minister) 2. Organize a children’s and youth ministry team that meets once a month for the planning of activities. 3. Attend a monthly Leadership Meeting. 4. Attend South Side Church of Christ activities and services offered with your family. 5. Visit sick children and youth in emergency situations. 6. Attend community events outside of church programming when South Side Children and youth are participating. 7. Oversee all aspects of children-youth programming including: lessons, activities, teacher recruitment, fundraisers, and anything else pertaining to infant-12th grade. 8. Review the weekly bulletin and all church publications. 9. Take on Additional responsibilities as assigned by Sr. Minister. Other: 1. Salary and benefits will be determined annually by the Elders. 2. Vacation: Two weeks the first year, Three weeks the third year, Four weeks after four years none of which can be taken consecutively, and are required to be used within one calendar year. 3. One month notification prior to any vacation taken. 4. Sundays and Wednesday are all day employment. Any time taken off on these days has to be approved in advanced and will be counted as a vacation day. 5. 5 Sick Days each year. 6. Bereavement and Child birth days off will be approved by the Eldership. 7. Holidays will be approved by the Eldership. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to ministry@southsidewch.com. Also send at least one video of you teaching. Once your resume has been received you will be sent a confirmation. After resumes are reviewed, you may also receive a questionnaire that will need to be filled out and returned. Successful candidates will be further contacted about the next steps in the process, which will be phone/Skype interviews. Thank you and God bless you as you prayerfully search for the ministry God has called you to serve in.