Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries


Job Type: Full-Time   Posted: 3 months ago   Denomination: Presbyterian (PCUSA)

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The Church of the Covenant in Washington, Pennsylvania is seeking a full-time Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries. This individual will oversee the programs of discipleship designed to help people of all ages live a life grounded in a faith in Jesus Christ. Ideal for this role would be an engaging, thoughtful, and relational leader who has experience organizing and supporting teams within a sustainable model of ministry. The Church of the Covenant boasts a multi-generational congregation, devoted to investing in the next generation. This position would report directly to the Pastor.

Primary responsibilities for the position include:

– Map out the overarching scope and sequence of the discipleship pathway for children, youth, and families (inclusive of weekly programming and annually occurring events)
– Recruit, train, and support teams of volunteer leaders across the three ministry areas
– Embrace opportunities to connect and build relationships with children, youth, and families outside of the church walls
– Organize the infrastructure of each ministry, ordering paperwork, guiding processes, implementing systems, and managing child protective policies
– Communicate regularly with key ministry stakeholders, effectively connecting with each generation
– Steward the budget and maintain the financial accountability of the three ministry areas
– Help establish a reliable and inviting name for the Children, Youth, and Family Ministries amongst the congregation and out into the larger community

Qualifications for this position are:

– College graduate
– Church-based experience implementing and leading ministries towards sustainability
– General familiarity with frequently used social media platforms
– Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
– Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both orally and in writing
– Ability to organize and keep accurate and detailed records
– Ability to work as part of a team

Qualified candidates should send their resume along with a cover letter to

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