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Youth Ministry Assistant - Acton United Methodist Church


9/9/2019


YOUTH MINISTRY ASSISTANT - JOB DESCRIPTION


PURPOSE

The purpose of this position is to help provide leadership in the coordination and implementation
of youth ministry programming at Acton United Methodist Church. The Youth Ministry
Assistant will help create a space where students between 6-12th grade have the opportunity to
grow deeper in their relationship with Christ and their understanding how Christ is at work in
their lives. This position would be under the supervision of the Youth Ministry Directory.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS (including but not limited to):
● Attend Acton Methodist Youth events, gatherings, meetings, etc.
● Assist the Youth Ministry Director in organizing and implementing youth specific events
● Prepare and deliver a sermon 1-2 times per month
● Develop small group curriculum to further break down the sermon
● Lead a small group and Sunday school class
● Organize and maintain records for students throughout the year using Shelby Next
● Help recruit and maintain servant leaders for all aspects of the youth ministry
● Assist the Youth Director with weekly administrative tasks

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
● Bachelor’s degree (or in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree)
● Experience working within a church setting (preferred)
● Has a general understanding of United Methodist Church doctrine and exhibits an
understanding of spiritual formation and discipleship
● Experience working with programs such as Affinity Designer/Adobe Illustrator, Constant
Contact, ProPresenter, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, etc.

SKILLS
● Demonstrates a passion to work with, and the ability to connect with, students between
6-12th grade, as well as their families
● Energetic and enthusiastic about working with students within the church
● Possess excellent organizational, time management, and communication skills
● Demonstrates adaptability and flexibility
● Has strong interpersonal and relationship skills
● Works well in a group/team setting
● Able to utilize technology in a number of different ways (i.e. managing a social media
account, using propresenter, operating a sound system, etc.)
● Able to play guitar and organize/lead a student band is a plus

SCOPE
The Youth Ministry Assistant’s primary task should be to assist the youth minister in making
disciples of Jesus Christ. They will work in conjunction with the youth minister to create a space
where students can grow deeper in their faith journey while also gaining a greater sense of
Christian community.

HOURS
This position requires 20 hours per week, including Sunday and Wednesday as the primary days
of work (10 hours total). The remaining hours are to be scheduled in coordination with the Youth
Ministry Director.

Address: 3433 Fall Creek Hwy Granbury TX 76049

Phone: 817-326-4242

Website: https://www.actonmethodist.com/employment

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