Oversee discipleship strategy for middle & high school guys that deepens their commitment to Christ and increases their engagement in the Church.
Three Areas of Primary Responsibility:
- Special Events
- Revitalize – Shepherd volunteers to ensure spiritual growth and foster community
- Recruit – Onboard male leaders who will keep small groups at a 1:8 ratio
- Resource – Equip male volunteers to effectively disciple students according to their unique needs and life stage
- Connect – Lead students into taking their next steps for discipleship (small group, serving, church attendance)
- Care – Schedule student appointments, pastor students in need
- Special Events:
- Schedule – Coordinate with Student Team to develop an annual calendar for special events (retreats, camps, experiences)
- Show up – Coordinate with Student Team regarding the attendance of special events
- Assist in developing annual large group teaching plan
- Be physically present for all weekly student gatherings
- Participate in weekly staff, Department, and Strategic Team meetings
- Participate in annual staff conference events
- Participate in all weekend services, attending one, working with students during the others
- Coordinate with Next Gen Team in planning and managing the Student budget
- Work closely with other Next Gen staff on any areas of ministry cross-over
- Partner with other Southeast Staff for special events involving students (VBS, baptisms, church outreach, camps, retreats, etc.)
- Be on mission with Southeast Christian Church. This means:
- We start where you are
- We love where we live
- We grow together as daily disciples
- At least 2 years’ experience on a church staff in student ministry (or related field).
- As a member of the Southeast Christian Church staff, must agree with the values and mission of Southeast and commit to making Southeast their home church.
- Experience in leading ministries, developing leaders, and engaging volunteers.
- Holds him/herself accountable to meet commitments and help hold others accountable to the same degree
- Able to build effective teams that bring individual perspectives together to reach common goals.
- Gains the confidence and trust of others through a high level of personal and professional integrity, confidentiality, commitment and authenticity.
- Maintains an upbeat, positive “can-do” attitude.
- Makes good and timely decisions that keep the ministry focused and moving forward.
- Plans and prioritizes work to meet commitments aligned with ministry goals in his/her area of responsibility as well as church-wide.
- Able to anticipate change, adjust accordingly, manage details, budgets and multiple priorities, and initiate steps to maximize resources toward a common objective.
Attracts top talent, Collaborates, Communicates effectively, Manages conflict, Courage, Interpersonal savvy, Being resilient, Resourcefulness, Demonstrates self-awareness, Builds effective teams, Instills trust, Drives results
This position will be completed in approximately 40-45 hours per week. Includes evenings when necessary and weekends in support of our regular church services and special events, including but not limited to Christmas Eve and Easter services.
This job operates in a professional office environment and uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers, desktop computers and telephones.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear and frequently required to stand for sustained periods of time; walk and reach with hands and arms.