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Job Description
Director of NextGen Ministries

Summary of Duties:
This position will provide leadership and direction for effective Mineral Springs middle school, high school, and young adult ministries.
Responsibilities include teaching that is consistent with traditional Wesleyan theology, program development, recruiting, training, and oversight of volunteer leaders with the goal of effective ministries, youth community outreach, and missions as well as the management of the NextGen Ministry budget.
Essential Functions of the Position
Design, implement and continue to build upon existing student & young adult programs that integrate relationship building, worship, spiritual formation, and missional opportunities
Collaborate with volunteers to develop opportunities for Next Gen Ministries
Recruit, develop and train students and adult volunteers who wish to participate in the planning and execution of NextGen & churchwide ministries
Collaborate with church staff & key lay leaders to integrate Next Gen Ministries into the overall life of the church
Provide oversight & support for weekend and midweek programs to include Christian education and social time
Oversee the creation and maintenance of the Next Gen Ministry budget
Maintain adequate and appropriate communication with students, parents, and the church regarding Next Gen Ministries.  Use all available means to communicate with the congregation and community, i.e.; website, social media, bulletin, monthly Pipeline, and all other avenues.  Use technology effectively and appropriately
Strong relational skills
Excellent verbal & written communication
Ability to utilize social media effectively in support NextGen program goals
Ability to multitask & be flexible
Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information without exception
Connection with theological position of Mineral Springs United Methodist Church
Demonstrate leadership skills in a variety of settings
Strong commitment to continuing education

Performance Responsibilities
Serves on Mineral Springs United Methodist Church staff with responsibility to NextGen Ministries
Assist with setting goals, developing and maintaining budgets, recruiting & maintain well-trained volunteers to ensure successful & effective ministry for middle school students, high school students, and young adults
Manages the Mineral Springs UMC Safe Sanctuary program for Next Gen Ministries.  Ensures compliance with all Safe Sanctuary policies
Fulfills requirements for youth as outlined in the Book of Discipline, paragraph 256.3
Assist with Worship in relationship with Senior Pastor
A devoted follower of Jesus Christ committed to Orthodox, traditional Wesleyan teaching
A passion for walking alongside young persons in their faith journeys
Visions for the growth of students’ faith & the growth of NextGen Ministries
Bachelor’s degree desired; Religious studies or further theological education preferred
Experience leading and/or working with student ministries
Agree to a background check
Terms of Employment
At will
Full time 40-hour position
Reports to Senior Pastor
Performance will be formally reviewed annually including a review of this job description

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