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  Director of Montreat Morning School

Christ Community Church Montreat

Montreat, NC

Category: Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry

Posted on: December 01, 2020

Job Description:

Director of Youth Ministry 10/07/21

Exempt Full Time Position

Primary Functions:

The Director of Youth Ministry (DYM) position exists to provide leadership, vision,_noemailanization, and strategic direction for the discipling of the church’s youth (middle and high school age) so that they may be followers of Jesus Christ in their current season of life. This takes place by grounding them in God’s Word for lifelong relationship with Jesus Christ, challenging them in works of service to others, encouraging_noemailmunity in the life of the church, and providing opportunities to proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ both locally and internationally.


· Develop and lead biblically grounded discipleship of youth;
· Recruit, equip, and oversee other qualified adult mentors for ministry to youth;
· Select appropriate youth ministry curriculum and provide resources to volunteers;
· Educate the ministry staff, leaders and parents on social and cultural trends impacting youth and r_noemailmend possible solutions from a biblical world view;
· Collaborate and work with other staff in discipleship ministry opportunities.

· Supervise the local and overseas mission programs of the youth ministry;
· Direct and implement the vision and mission of the Richardson property, including general oversight and scheduling of the facility.

· Promote intergenerational involvement by encouraging, challenging, and providing opportunities for youth to be involved in the life of the broader church;
· Explore with staff and_noemailmittees ways to create intergenerational ministry.

· Regularly and proactively_noemailmunicate with youth, parents, volunteers, and the congregation;
· Oversee the Youth Ministry webpage of the church website by initiating and monitoring content and ensuring social_noemailworking is up to date and active.

Professional Development and Networking
· Engage in professional continuing education opportunities related to youth ministry;
· Participate in local, regional, and/or denominational youth ministry professional_noemailworks, when appropriate;
· Partner and collaborate with other local youth directors in_noemailbined programming, when appropriate.

· Provide annual budgetary needs for Youth Ministry, remain within that budget, and keep records of expenditures within ministry areas;
· Follow the protocols set forth by HR for volunteers and for hiring of all paid staff (background checks, event planning logistics, supplies, etc.…);
· Serve as church liaison to Scouts;
· Supervise the Youth Department’s Administrative Assistant and, depending on experience, supervise the Director of Children’s Ministry and the Director of the Montreat Morning School.

· Supervised by the Senior Pastor;
· Submit a written report to the session monthly;
· Participate in annual job performance evaluation;
· An active member of Christ Community Church Montreat;
· Adheres to policies as stated in the CCCM Ministry Standards Handbook.

Other duties as assigned by the Senior Pastor

Compensation: salary and benefits TBD


About Christ Community Church Montreat:

"Making faithful followers of Jesus."

We are a community of people from every age and stage of life committed to being followers of Jesus Christ. We are far from perfect, but as a group of broken people we rejoice that we have a perfect Savior whose grace has changed our lives. We invite you to come, ask questions and get involved with us in finding out who God creates and calls us to be in Jesus. In this great adventure of faith, we follow Jesus with these ends in mind:

To be a people:
Passionately engaging God in worship
Growing in intimacy with God through prayer
Growing in knowledge of Christ that leads to humble obedience
Joyfully serving others in our church, valley and world
Being encouraged and accountable to one another in community
Actively sharing our faith in Jesus Christ in all the places God has put us

For a fuller explanation of our vision, visit https://www.cccmontreat.org/what-we-believe


*. Christ Community Church Montreat
Director of Youth Ministry -- Qualifications

Position: Director of Youth Ministry (full-time position with benefits)

Vision and Ministry Description for Director of Youth: The Director of Youth Ministry (DYM) is responsible for providing leadership and working with others to disciple the church’s youth (middle school and senior high). The DYM must understand and embrace the gospel of Jesus Christ as pivotal for understanding the challenges of this population and embracing the meaning of belonging to Jesus and to the people of God. The DYM must also understand the issues and dynamics of this culture that so powerfully shape youth today and be able to connect with youth in relating the gospel to them. The DYM will recruit and equip volunteers; provide logistical support; select appropriate curricula for discipleship; seek to intentionally integrate youth into the life of the church in cooperation with the ministerial staff; serve as a resource to church leaders and parents on cultural trends and issues impacting young people and their families; and collaborate with the other Christ Community Church Montreat (CCCM) ministers and staff teams to further ministry to this demographic, where relevant, as it relates to outreach and evangelism.

We seek an applicant who will:
• Exemplify in word and action a living relationship with Jesus Christ
• Possess a passion and calling for youth
• Evidence a deep love for the Church of Jesus Christ
• Understand incarnational ministry and demonstrate ability to make disciples of Jesus
• Embrace a missional understanding and approach to ministry (experience in local and global mission outreach)
• Minister from an agreement and clear understanding of the Christian Faith as stated in the document: Essentials of Our Faith, found at https://epc.org/ (see: Who We Are – About the EPC) and be in substantial agreement with the Reformed Faith as set forth in the Westminster Confession of Faith and Catechisms.
• Be in agreement with the handbook standards of CCCM which includes agreement with the position papers of the EPC: https://epc.org/ (see: Who We Are – About the EPC – Position Papers)

• Have received appropriate theological and practical training
• Demonstrate a proven ability to work with people of all ages including previous experience in disciple making (teaching, training, serving) in a particular church

• Have served in youth ministry for 3-5 years with 2 years in a senior leadership capacity
• Have demonstrated an ability to recruit, train, motivate, and lead volunteers
• Communicate well orally and in writing
• Demonstrate excellent relational skills for working with fellow staff members, volunteers, youth, and parents
• Be able to establish goals and to evaluate whether they have been met
• Communicate well through social media and technology
• Pass a background check

Position Information:

Job Title:
Director of Montreat Morning School
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry
Organization Type:
Presbyterian - Other
Worship Style:
Church Size:
500 - 750

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Christ Community Church Montreat
Contact Name:
Teresa Cox
PO Box 279
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ZIP Code:
United States
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