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Evangelical Free Church of Lethbridge

EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF LETHBRIDGE

Director of High School Ministries

Mission:

We love God, love one another, and love our neighbours so that people become passionately committed to hearing and obeying God, and teaching others to do the same

Vision:

We dream of being a movement of people who build bridges into our neighbourhoods and the world because God has created a bridge of love to us

We desire to:

  • passionately follow the Father and be transformed into His likeness
  • graciously enfold anyone into our warm and loving, Spirit-led family
  • boldly love our community, speaking hope through Jesus and reaching out to those in need

Job Title: Director of High School Ministries
Department: IN
Hours: Full Time

Purpose of the Position:

  • To move forward the mission of EFCL by directing, overseeing, and forming teams to disciple our youth to become people who hear and obey the Word of God and teach others to do the same
  • To give direction and oversight to the High School Ministries
  • To help students understand the journey of our souls, encouraging and supporting them to develop their love for God and seeing others come to know Jesus; each one reaching one

Reports to: TBD

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in theology, Biblical Studies, or Youth Ministry
  • Previous youth ministry experience
  • Affinity for young people
  • Proficient understanding of challenges and needs of young people
  • Teambuilder
  • Excellent teaching skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Good computer skills, and proficiency with social media

Core Responsibilities and Duties:

1. Live an exemplary life as a disciple of Christ who seeks to hear and obey God’s voice and teaches others to do the same

2. Empower volunteer leaders to disciple high school students to grow as disciples of Christ who make disciples of Christ

  • Facilitate the development of teams to engage high school students
  • Oversee the recruitment and training of High School Youth Leaders and volunteers
  • Instruct leaders on how to plan and implement activities, service projects, weekend retreats, special events, etc. that reflect EFCL’s mission

3.  Develop and ensure overall programming prepares high school students to become mature disciples ready to launch into college or the workforce

  • Design, oversee, and examine curriculum for high school student programs, events, classes, and small groups
  • Train leaders to incorporate youth into various church ministries
  • Incorporate the EFCL Discipleship Plan with high school students

4. Train and encourage students to develop relationships and share Christ and His Good News

  • Help students develop relationships that are based on Christ’s love and acceptance
  • Train students in becoming Gospel fluent, and expect that God is going to transform lives
  • Help students grow in their confidence of their beliefs by understanding why they believe, and how it makes a difference in their lives
  • Train and encourage students to reach beyond their own socioeconomic and cultural boundaries to reach out to an increasingly diverse world
  • Develop a high school youth program that is inclusive of multiple cultures

5. Engage parents in programming, and provide them with tools to help them disciple their kids and parent them well

6. Other duties may be assigned from time to time as necessary

If, after prayerful consideration, you feel called to this position then we want to hear from you

To apply, please send the following in PDF format to the private and confidential email search@efreelethbridge.ca with the subject line ‘Director of High School Ministries’:

  • A cover letter expressing why you are interested and how your experiences have prepared you for this ministry
  • Your comprehensive resume
  • Your faith story
  • Your philosophy of ministry

Applications received until a suitable candidate is foun

To apply for this job email your details to search@efreelethbridge.ca

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