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Youth Director Wrangler
Ancient history: Youth Director tacks announcement on church bulletin board and Sunday night youth meeting is packed. Those days are gone, along with the bulletin board. A thousand options now compete with Christ for middle- and high-school kids. But skilled wrangler that you are, you’re going to round them up one-by-one. And being an authentic Christian, confessing your doubts along with your faith, you’ll model a transformative difference in their lives. Show them what being a follower of Jesus looks like and how to love God and love your neighbor. P.S. You’ll also demonstrate your leadership and love for basketball by heading up our active Upward youth basketball league in our beautiful gym. Game on at Please contact us if interested!
Position Title: Youth Director
Revised: April 1, 2019
Position Summary: Advocate for, engage with and grow our middle school & high school; secondary emphasis on upstart college ministry. (exempt/full-time)
Accountability: Senior Pastor, Head of Staff; supervised by Director of Christian Education
Supervises: Youth Ministry Interns & Upward Basketball Interns
Administrative Responsibilities (15%)
Expectations: The Youth Director will be committed to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, and, led by the Holy Spirit, will demonstrate a personal growing relationship with God through prayer, Bible study, and worship. Although each ordained staff person will have specific responsibilities as defined by the position description, s/he will be involved in the total ministry of the church through leadership in worship, administration of the sacraments, pastoral care, and leadership for spiritual growth. The intent is to create a collegial ministry to the congregation, preparing Highland members for discipleship, equipping them to serve Jesus Christ.
Qualifications: A seminary degree or college degree or specialized training & experience are desirable. Competitive salary based on degree and experience.
Confidentiality: Employment at Highland requires maintaining confidentiality in relation to all private communication and member information that is not intended for public knowledge.