Youth and Worship Director
This unique role gives the opportunity to lead a church family in worshipping God and also making disciples of the next generation. The role would entail leading all 6th-12th graders, making disciples, gathering leaders, and reaching those outside of the church. It would also entail leading the Worship and Tech Ministry. This entails preparing and leading the Sunday gatherings, taking care of all technical elements and our on-line service, recruiting and training volunteers, and leading us into God’s presence through worship music. It’s a big call and a fantastic opportunity.
WORSHIP ARTS • Recruiting and training team members • Scheduling team members • Providing vibrant Sunday morning worship experiences • Leading and coaching through rehearsals • Communicating regularly with the team • Creating a vibrant team culture • Overseeing all technical aspects o Lighting o Musical gear • Oversee the on-line portion of the service o Someone runs the on-line portion and posts it to our website • Integrate the next generation into the worship experience o Recruiting young people to serve o Creating a youth band • Introducing new songs and up-to-date worship music
YOUTH ● Oversee, grow and coordinate the youth ministry ● Equip students in their spiritual growth ● Develop connections with students and their families by spending time inside and outside of church gatherings ● Recruit and train volunteers ● Provide a weekly gathering for students to experience God and community together ● Utilize social media and other areas of communication ● Create opportunities for students to serve through volunteering locally and mission trips Personal Requirements ● Passionate love for Jesus ● Previous youth ministry experience critical ● Strong leadership skills ● Able to bring fun, joy and energy ● Able to lead from an instrument, preferably guitar ● General understanding of other musical instruments involved in worship ● Understanding of technical aspects such as lighting, sound and on-line services ● Emotionally healthy ● Grounded deeply in Scripture ● Proactive and a self-motivated learner ● Engaged in our church family through serving, giving and being in a small group ● Easy to work with and very collaborative ● Strong organizational skills ● Great communication skills in all applicable settings ● Flexibility to work on Sundays, at weekly gatherings, and to connect with students in available times, often in the evenings ● Represents Ascent Church with joy, grace, and proactive communication ● BA in Theology, Biblical Studies or ministry desirable Reports to: Lead Pastor Hours per week: – 40-50 Position: Salaried Benefits • Full-time salary • Up to date technology and equipment • Medical benefits • Expense account • Being inspired by living in one of the most beautiful places in the country • Use of a dedicated youth building • Working with a lead pastor who highly values worship and youth ministry • conferences and training • Be a part of a fresh and growing staff team
Next steps – To apply email a resume and a short description of why you are interested in this role to Lead Pastor, Dave Thompson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please reach out with any questions. Thanks for considering this vital role in our church family.To Apply: Lead Pastor, Dave Thompson at email@example.com