Employment (Churches)

Director of High School Ministries

Seacoast Community Church, Encinitas, California

The director of high school ministries will provide full-time oversight to all aspects of the high school ministry (HSM) at Seacoast Community Church.

Ministry description

The director of high school ministries will provide full-time oversight to all aspects of the high school ministry (HSM) at Seacoast Community Church. He/She is responsible for recruiting and developing volunteer leaders, planning and leading weekly Sunday and mid-week programs, and occasional weekend activities. The director of HSM will integrate the ministry with the overall vision and mission as a valued member of the larger staff at Seacoast Community Church.

Qualifications

  • A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital, growing personal relationship with Him
  • Commitment to the purpose and mission of Seacoast Community Church
  • Passion for youth ministry (especially HS students)
  • Teachable spirit who is willing to learn from others in a team environment
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in youth ministry preferred

Responsibilities

  • Maintain an authentic and growing walk with Jesus Christ
  • Plan, lead and execute weekly mid-week and weekend programs
  • Teach, or delegate teaching, for weekend gatherings
  • Recruit, train and lead volunteer team who will focus on serving as core group (grade and gender groups) leaders for HSM
  • Develop student leaders by providing training and opportunities to serve
  • Spend time with volunteers and students outside of regular program time
  • Oversee room and equipment designated for HSM
  • Manage and oversee budget pertaining to HSM
  • Ensure calendars and plans for regular and special events are created and communicated in timely manner
  • Plan and lead summer and winter trips, summer missions trip, and additional activities that promote growth within the HSM
  • Participate as a valuable member of the staff team and contribute at weekly all-church staff meetings
  • Work alongside director of JHM in creating dynamic ministry to youth
  • Provide general counseling and encouragement to parents and students as needed

How to apply

If interested, please submit resume and any relevant information (teaching samples, ministry philosophy) that will help us get an idea of your gifts and passions that make you a good candidate for this position. Submit all materials to admin@seacoast-church.org.

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