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Youth Coordinator

First Methodist Houston

Houston, TX

Category: Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry

Posted on: April 07, 2015

Job Description:

Job purpose

Neighbors in Action is looking for a part-time (15 - 20 hours) Youth Coordinator to lead our programs for our Hispanic teenagers. The ideal candidate is fluent in English and Spanish and has a strong passion for Christ that results in caring for the poor and oppressed, as well as strong intercultural_noemailpetences.

Duties and responsibilities

Be in charge of NIA youth programs: Wednesday night Bible Study, Thursday night Fellowship time, service projects on Thursday evenings, one service project per month on Saturday
Be in charge of summer programs (retreats, camps)
Organize outings
Go on mission trips with youth
Look for new volunteers
Coordinate with existing volunteers
Keep attendance records for programs
Prepare curriculums and lessons for all volunteers
Clean center after programs
Organize special events, such as field trips, Easter Egg Hunt, etc.
Come up with new program ideas
Engage with parents, be willing to connect via Facebook
Sometimes help with other tasks such as opening the center for adult classes, running errands, etc.

Planned schedule for regular programs:

Wednesdays from 5.30 8.00pm
Thursdays from 5.30 8.30pm
One or two Sundays per month: taking teenagers to First Methodist at 9am.

Rest of the hours can be arranged with some flexibility

Planned schedule for summer months (mid June through mid August):
- More flexible schedule, depending on week. Must participate and drive kids to different summer camps
- Schedule for 4-week VBS mid July mid August: Monday through Thursday 9am 1pm. Have Port Houston teenagers involved in activities
- Go on retreats with teenagers
- Host outings for teens during summer going to Bible study for teenagers, and Cathy has joined a church after


Passion for ministry to teenagers
Be 21 or older
Fluent in Spanish and English
Growing relationship with Jesus Christ evidenced by action, attitude, and behavior.
Ability to fully embrace the vision and values of Neighbors in Action
Proven expertise in administration
Reliable, trustworthy, self starter, and excellent at following through on details
Possess the ability to use appropriate judgment, discretion, sensitivity, and confidentiality
Proven leadership skills utilizing a cooperative, collaborative team leadership style
Possessing strong interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain healthy and motivating

Working conditions

The candidate has to be able to work on evenings on a regular basis and to work on weekends occasionally. Must be flexible to different schedule during summer months. Driver's License is required. Candidate is we_noemaile to bring his/ her own children to the programs.

Position Information:

Job Title:
Youth Coordinator
Time Type:
Part Time
Job Category:
Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry
Organization Type:
United Methodist
Worship Style:
Church Size:
1500 - 2000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
First Methodist Houston
Contact Name:
Kathrin Meier
1320 Main St
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