The primary purpose of the position is to serve as the Student Ministries Program Director providing ministry to middle school and high school students. Student Ministries, the activities that are involved with the program, and the student small groups that are formed are seen as vital parts of the Floris UMC "DNA." The Floris UMC Student Ministries program serves to bring the students into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ and the Student Ministries Program Director is responsible for executing the Director of Grow Ministries and the Senior Pastor's strategic vision of the church by coordinating activities that deliver a consistent, spiritual learning experience for students to stay connected to Floris UMC and to grow in their relationship with God. The program director ensures that the Student Ministries is fully integrated across all ministries and that the program supports the focus areas of the church (Worship, Faith Growth, and Service).
Responsibilities: Following the direction and guidance of the Director of Grow Ministries, coordinates the Student Ministries by performing day-to-day assignments that ensure the operability of the Student Ministries and removes the Director of Grow Ministries from the administrative burdens of the program. This includes, but is not limited to, coordinating and_noemailanizing Sunday Night Programs, attending weekly student small groups,_noemailmunicating, scheduling, and providing logistical support of parents and other volunteers for weekly student programs, coordinating and leading trips and special events, mentoring and caring for students and student adult leaders, managing the Confirmation Program, and working within an operational budget for Student Ministries. Establishes business processes and ensures they are followed accordingly. Identifies problem areas and r_noemailmends operational policies and practices to the Director of Grow Ministries, the appropriate staff member, or Student Ministries team member.
Following the direction and guidance of the Director of Grow Ministries, works with Student Ministries adult volunteers directly to ensure they receive appropriate development and training to manage Student Ministries so that participants grow their faith through participation in programs. Ensures the growth of Student Ministries membership by developing new opportunities for spiritual growth via traditional and non-traditional learning and outreach opportunities. Researches new curriculum and programs, provides necessary support to Student Ministries leaders, and advises Student Ministries leaders about opportunities throughout Floris UMC so that student members can grow together to further grow in Christ.
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