Youth Coordinator is a shared coordinator between three Lutheran churches: Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Newfolden, First Lutheran Church in Middle River, and  Nazareth Lutheran Church in Holt 

Job Summary: The Youth Coordinator will plan and organize activities for the church youth that promotes engagement with the church and community while incorporating scripture. Youth will be organized into two groups for activities targeted by grade.  The youth coordinator will be responsible for planning activities for K to 6th grades and 7th to 12th grades.   

Responsibilities

  1. Plan social and fun activities for the youth
  2. Plan fundraising events or opportunities for the youth
  3. Communicate activities in bulletins, on church calendars and social media as needed
  4. Overnight trips will include devotion with the youth
  5. Coordinate and engage with others in the congregation when assistance is needed Partner with organizations, people, and resources in the community that relate to youth and seek to connect the youth with the community
  6. Time commitment of 40 hours a month
  7. Develop, manage, and function within an annual youth program budget
  8. Encourage spiritual growth by involving youth in worship services
  9. Ensure that safe environment policy are observed in all youth ministry settings and activities  

Qualifications

  1. Demonstrated the ability to work with a group of youth with energy and passion
  2. Excellent leadership, communication, planning and organizational skills
  3. Ability to effectively communicate the word of God and scripture to youth in a relatable message
  4. Ability to estimate expenses for activities and communicate when additional fundraising may be necessary
  5. Completion and approval of a background check is a condition of employment  

Time Commitment

The Youth Coordinator position has flexible hours as a part-time, salaried position. The actual numbers of hours required during any given month are those needed to fulfill the responsibilities of the position. The Youth Coordinator may need to lead activities on the weekend, in the evening and possibly overnight.  

Work Performance Overview

Church Councils shall have general oversight of the life and work of the congregations, including youth activities.  Each church shall have a designated board responsible, under the leadership of the pastor, for the spiritual life and concerns of the congregation.   

Interested Candidates Send a letter of interest and a resume addressed to Nazareth Lutheran Church ATTN: Wendy Baldwin 202 Marshall Av Newfolden, MN 56738 Or email nazelca@wiktel.com with the subject line: Youth Coordinator

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