Youth Leader

Chesapeake Community of Hope Church

Chesapeake, VA 23323

Denomination: Lutheran

Category: Youth Ministry

Posted on: December 07, 2020

Time Type: Part Time

Job Description:

CCOH Middle School and High School Ministries Leader

- Bring on your vision, creativity, passion, organization...and all-around awesomeness!

Let these shine...
* A dynamic personal relationship with Jesus Christ, drawing from Him as the greatest ministry
* A knowledge and passion for God's word, using it as the foundation for ministry
* Passionate about reaching youth and families with the Gospel
* Leadership experience working with youth
* Degreed or working toward a degree/certification in ministry or a related field
* Knowledgeable of and can interact with current youth culture trends/social media
* Willingness to actively engage in the community and local schools
* Willingness and ability to pioneer new and creative initiatives
* Possess strong abilities and experience in equipping others and empowering teams
* Wisely, biblically, compassionately and confidentially deal with sensitive matters
* Proficient in oral and written communication as well as technology
* Effective administrator/coordinator/financial steward

So that you can...
Responsibilities and Expectations:
1. Establish vibrant high school and middle school ministries that are done with excellence
2. Grow young people in their faith through relationships, mentorship, teaching and discipleship
3. Develop and communicate vision and plans for resources, curriculum, and budget
4. Develop engaging lessons/activities, create and distribute weekly lesson plans as needed
5. Recruit and equip parents/volunteers for Sunday morning, mid-week, and ministry events
6. Schedule Sunday morning and mid-week helpers and backups; ensure completion of
background checks for volunteers
7. For middle school youth, plan and lead weekly Sunday morning lessons as well as organize at
least one event per month
8. For high school youth, plan weekly mid-week "youth group" meetings, as well as organize at
least one event per month
9. Participate with the youth in one mission trip per year
10. Active engagement/attendance at CCOH and church events
11. Connect relationally with parents, children, ministry staff, and members of the congregation
12. Engage with local schools and community to reach out to local youth
13. Encourage and lead opportunities for young people to serve within the church
14. Effectively communicate with church leadership and staff concerning schedules, administrative
and ministry needs, as well as attend scheduled staff meetings
15. Work in a positive, accountable relationship with church leadership

About Chesapeake Community of Hope Church:

- There are no strangers here at Chesapeake Community of Hope. We are committed to providing a welcoming, kind, inviting atmosphere where people feel at home regardless of where they are on the journey.
- At CCOH, diversity means ethnic, social, economic, and denominational diversity. We rejoice that God brings people from a broad spectrum of diverse backgrounds, including those with no religious background at all!
- CCOH believes the Bible as the inspired, inerrant word of God, and base our teachings, values and actions on what it says.
- We seek the Holy Spirit to fill, restore, heal, comfort and guide us, not just in our worship services, but in our everyday lives.
- Chesapeake Community of Hope is a creative, Spirit-filled ministry affiliated with the Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod. We appreciate and support out-of-the-box ministry! With many schools and neighborhoods close by, there are countless ways to minister and share Jesus with the community around us! 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Youth Leader
Time Type:
Part Time
$Less than 20,000
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Church Size:
100 - 250

Contact Information:

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Michelle Halleen
1009 Scenic Parkway Suite J
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