Children, Youth, and Family Lay Job Opportunities

Children, Youth, and Family Lay Job Opportunities 2017-07-20T11:17:07+00:00

Position Title: Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministry

Congregation Name and City: St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, Bloomington, Minnesota

Brief Position Description and How to Apply:

To nurture and support children, youth, and families, in their faith journey by facilitating the development of a dynamic and active faith community including bridging generations to model, equip, and encourage a foundation of trust in the Lutheran Faith in order to fulfill the promises made in baptism. Provide overall leadership with the support of the Children, Youth, and Family Ministry Team (CYF Team). For a full job description: www.stlukesbloomington.org/job-opportunities.html

Part-time or Full-time: Part time (32 hours/week)

Application Deadline: August 11, 2017

Contact Person: Rob Norris-Weber, rob@stlukesbloomington.org, (952) 881-5801

Posted on 7/20/17


Position Title: Youth and Education Program Director

Congregation Name and City: East Union Lutheran Church, Carver, Minnesota

Brief Position Description and How to Apply:

East Union is searching for a part-time Youth and Education Program Director who will provide us with inspiration and wise consistent guidance for our future. We are a healthy congregation with a long, deep history in an outer suburb that is rapidly growing with new young families and young adults. Will you prayerfully consider us? Let’s talk.

Part-time or Full-time: Part time

Application Deadline: August 1, 2017

Contact Person: Breann Rasmussen, Breann_Rasmussen@cargill.com, (612) 296-1050

Posted on 7/19/17


Position Title: Minister to Youth & Families

Congregation Name and City: Family of Christ Lutheran Church, Chanhassen, Minnesota

Brief Position Description and How to Apply:

Family of Christ Lutheran Church is seeking a creative, passionate person to serve in a full-time position on our church staff as the Minister to Youth & Families (MYF). The MYF serves youth and their families from 6th grade through post-high school as a part of our Faith Formation Team, providing resources and programming for living a life of faith. The position includes working with small groups, Confirmation ministry, mission trips, large group events, and more. Direct any questions to Pastor Josh Nelson or Leann Thompson at (952) 934-5659. Send a cover letter, resume, and references by Aug 11 to leann@familyofchristonline.com.

Part-time or Full-time: Full time

Application Deadline: August 11, 2017

Contact Person: Leann Thompson, leann@familyofchristonline.com, (952) 934-5659

Posted on 7/17/17


 

Position Title: Children & Families Ministry Director

Congregation Name and City: St. Stephen Lutheran Church, White Bear Lake

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: Great opportunity for independent, motivated, skilled children’s ministry leader to work with others in growing and enhancing children’s and families’ ministry programs at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. Seeking candidate with demonstrated experience in children’s ministry program implementation, volunteer recruitment, empowerment and development, and faith development. Requires excellent communication, organization, and planning skills. Please send resume and cover letter by July 15 to Office@Ststephenwbl.org.

Part-time or Full-time: Full time

Application Deadline: July 15, 2017

Contact Person: Staff relations, Office@Ststephenwbl.org, (651) 777-1107

Posted on 6/23/17


 

Position Title: Co-Director of Children’s Ministry

Congregation Name and City: Grace Lutheran Church, Andover

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: Grace Lutheran Church is seeking a person to help our children and their families connect with God and our faith community. They will invite, connect, encourage and equip volunteers and ministry teams to serve various children’s ministry programs. Please visit our website to learn more about our congregation and the job opportunity. Please send a copy of your resume and a cover letter to katem@graceandover.org

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time

Application Deadline: July 5, 2017

Contact Person: Kate Morphew, katem@graceandover.org, (763) 421-6520

Posted on 6/6/17


 

Position Title: Faith Community Coordinator

Congregation Name and City: Mount Olivet Lutheran Church of Plymouth

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: Mount Olivet Lutheran Church of Plymouth is seeking community-minded, collaborative individuals to apply for a new Faith Community Coordinator role.

This highly organized person will have responsibility for coordinating community faith formation and mission work with an emphasis on innovation and collaboration, growing relationships with all ages. This person will help manage logistics, oversee database processes and registration, and help implement communication strategies in children, youth and adult faith formation. This position is a point of contact for family and individual interactions about faith formation ministry.

PT (30 hours per week) non-exempt position, reporting to the Director of Faith Formation.

We invite you to join Mount Olivet’s mission of finding our place in God’s unfolding story by dwelling in God, connecting in community, and engaging in our callings. Please email resume and cover letter stating interest to: Pete Erickson, Director of Faith Formation, perickson@moply.org.

Part-time or Full-time: Part-time (30 hrs/week)

Application Deadline: June 30, 2017

Contact Person: Pete Erickson, perickson@moply.org, (763) 509-9415

Posted on 6/8/17


 

Position Title: Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries

Congregation Name and City: Grace Lutheran, Mora, Minnesota

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: Grace Lutheran Church, Mora, Minnesota, seeks to hire a full-time Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries. GLC is a community of Spirit-filled disciples of Jesus Christ committed to changing the world by God’s grace. We are located in the heart of beautiful Mora. Our desired candidate will have a love for Jesus and his church, experience in congregational life & Christian education, and skills in organizing and communicating with parents, children, and youth. For a complete job description and application please contact the church: 320-679-1062 or www.gracechurchmora.org. Applications and resumes are due before June 30. Thanks for your consideration.

Part-time or Full-time: Full time

Application Deadline: June 30, 2017

Contact Person: Jessica Thomson, jjssthomson@gmail.com, (612) 998-8082

Posted on 6/14/17


 

Position Title: Children Youth and Family Director

Congregation Name and City: Christiania Lutheran Church, Lakeville

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: Christiania Lutheran Church is seeking a full-time Children, Youth and Family Director to join our Ministry team. The ideal candidate will be passionate, energetic and enjoys working with youth and families. The Youth and Family Director reaches out to the youth and families of Christiania through education and activities that promote a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and involvement in the church. This position will support youth through the vision, mission, initiative and strategic plan of Christiania. Primary focus will be on youth from middle school through high school and their families through planning and implementation of engaging, fun and age appropriate activities that promote faith development. With a focus on Confirmation Ministry, and Middle School and High School Youth Programing this includes assisting with Sunday and Vacation Bible School. Position is supported by a core group of dedicated and highly competent volunteers.
Candidates should have degree in Youth and Family ministries or a related field, some experience in youth ministries would be a plus, a solid knowledge of the Lutheran tradition as expressed by the ELCA, a willingness to share their faith with students and parents and strong organizational and communication skills. To apply please email resume and cover letter to Hiring Committee c/o mcgregor8779@yahoo.com

Part-time or Full-time: Full time

Application Deadline: October 1, 2017

Contact Person: Brian McGregor, mcgregor8779@gmail.com

Posted on 6/16/17


 

Position Title: Director of Youth Ministry

Congregation Name and City: St. John’s Lutheran Church, Des Moines, Iowa

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: The Director of Youth Ministry plans and coordinates programming for middle and high school youth for the sake of nurturing and deepening the life of faith. Skills and knowledge required include: a love for and knowledge of Scripture and an understanding of Lutheran theology; strong leadership and interpersonal skills; exceptional organizational skills; excellent written and oral communication skills and facility with social media. Cover letter and resume may be sent to: Pastor Rachel Mithelman at pastorrachel@stjohnsdsm.org. Full job description

Part-time or Full-time: Full-time

Application Deadline: June 30, 2017

Contact Person: Rachel Mithelman, pastorrachel@stjohnsdsm.org, (515) 243-7691

Posted on 4/28/17


 

Position Title: Youth and Family Minister

Congregation Name and City: Faith Lutheran Church , Waconia

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: We are accepting resumes for a Youth and Family Minister. The primary role is to nurture the faith formation of Children, Youth, and Family as they Learn, Serve, and Share the Gospel at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waconia, Minnesota. The Ministry is developed to attract and welcome all ages to be active and engage at FELC. The Youth and Family Minister will work independently and in conjunction with the Children and Family Minister to ensure that our mission, vision for the congregation is fulfilled. Please call Pastor Dale Peterson at 952-442-2101 with any questions about the position. For more information: http://www.waconiafaithlutheran.com/youth-family-minister-position/

Part-time or Full-time: Full time

Application Deadline: August 1, 2017

Contact Person: Dale Peterson, Dale@waconiafaithlutheran.com, (952) 442-2101

Posted on 6/23/17


 

Position Title: Youth Minister

Congregation Name and City: SpringHouse Ministry Center (Salem Lutheran Uptown, First DOC, and Lyndale UCC)

Brief Position Description and How to Apply: SpringHouse Ministry Center — Salem Lutheran, First Christian Disciples of Christ, and Lyndale UCC — is looking for a PT Youth Minister. We are progressive congregations on the edge of Uptown, collaborating in ministry and yet rooted in our respective congregational and denominational history and identity. While we usually worship separately, many programs are shared jointly such as Sunday School, Youth, Young Adults, and some of our justice works.

This part-time (approximately 10 hours/week) position includes: Working collaboratively with congregational volunteers and staff to plan and implement a youth ministry program for middle school and high school (ages 10-18). Teaching Sunday School. Building relationships; providing opportunities for study, discussion, fellowship, and service; nurturing the varied stages of faith development in young people; and reaching out to un-churched and de-churched youth in our surrounding neighborhood.

For a complete job description, to submit a cover letter and resume, or for questions, please contact Pastor Rhonda Hlavinka at revrhonda@discoversalem.org or 612-872-4650.

Part-time or Full-time: Part time (approximately 10 hours per week)

Application Deadline: August 1, 2017

Contact Person: Rhonda Hlavinka, RevRhonda@discoversalem.org, (612) 872-4650

Posted on 6/29/17


 

Position Title: Assistant Teacher

Congregation Name and City: All God’s Children Learning Center (Valley of Peace Lutheran Church) Golden Valley, Minnesota

Brief Position Description and How to Apply:

Mission Statement
All God’s Children Learning Center extends the ministry of Valley of Peace Lutheran Church in offering families a loving, caring environment where their children can grow and learn, pray and worship.

Who are we?
All God’s Children Learning Center (AGCLC) is an incorporated, non-profit, Early Childhood Education Program. We are licensed for 72 children by the Minnesota Department of Health and operated with Valley of Peace Lutheran Church. Our program was founded in 1997 by the members of Valley of Peace. We are committed to teaching children about Jesus, the Gospel, and Christian values.

1. Understands the growth and development of children and provides learning opportunities that support cognitive, emotional, physical, social, and spiritual development.
2. Creates a learning culture that is nurturing, safe, consistent, and accepting of all children.
3. Is knowledgeable of the AGCLC program plans for the appropriate age level.
4. Is aware of the individual interests and needs of the children and adapts their teaching in response.
5. Uses positive redirection in dealing with challenging behaviors.
6. Understands and uses formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate the cognitive, emotional, physical, social, and spiritual development of the learner. Provides parent conferences twice per year, and additionally, as needed.
7. Integrates faith development into all aspects of the program.
8. Designs a classroom environment that stimulates exploration, creativity, and discovery.
9. Is knowledgeable of Minnesota licensing regulations and all AGCLC policies and procedures.
10. Is responsible for actively supervising and ensuring the safety and well being of all children at all times. Participates in and effectively manages all daily routines in the care of the children.
11. Monitors the staff to child ratio in the group and takes appropriate action to resolve any ratio issues.
12. Demonstrates respect and sensitivity for families’ diverse backgrounds, needs, and interests.
13. Develops partnerships with families through regular communication.
14. Fosters relationships with other staff members, parents, and agencies in the larger community to support children’s learning and well-being.
15. Maintains the educational qualifications and professional commitment necessary to promote children’s learning and development.
16. Participates in recommended training programs, conferences, courses, and workshops, for personal and professional growth, and to comply with state continuing education requirements.
17. Is flexible for the staffing needs of the entire center, not just a specific group, and understands that hours are subject to change due to fluctuating enrollment and the needs of the center.
18. Assists in training new staff members in the classroom.
19. Is open to performing other appropriate duties, as assigned.
Enjoys children, learning and spreading God’s love.

Part-time or Full-time: Full time

Application Deadline: August 31, 2017

Contact Person: Courtney Brumbaugh, courtney@allgodschildrenlearningcenter.org, (763) 588-5437

Posted on 6/30/17