Employer: St. Luke's Church (Hilton Head Island, SC)
Closes: When position is filled
Our DNA (who we are):
The mission of our church is to know Christ and to make Him known. Everything we do goes through this lens.
Who we are looking for:
We are looking for a candidate who has a heart for Christ and a desire to make Christ known to high school and middle school students. This individual should have a relational / incarnational understanding of the Gospel, ministry and mission. In other words, they understand that ministry and mission goes beyond the walls of the church and involves building friendships and making connections with teenagers and their families, from within and outside the church.
Our current youth ministry / program:
St Luke’s has an active youth ministry program that includes separate youth nights for middle and high school students. Our annual-youth retreats include a fall retreat for high school students, winter ski retreat and spring surf retreat. Also, we have an annual high school international mission trip with Urban Promise in Honduras. Currently there is a team of 5 volunteer adult leaders and very supportive parents in our church and community. The rector and assistant rector both have an extensive youth ministry background through church and Young Life and are committed to grow and strengthen this vital ministry.
The candidate should have a minimum of 2 years of experience working or volunteering in youth ministry in college or post college.
They should have the ability to do the following:
Plan and lead Bible studies, youth group meetings and events
Lead and utilize volunteers
Plan, organize and lead retreats throughout year
Plan, organize, raise funds and train a team to go on international and regional mission trip.
Plan local outreach opportunities for youth groups.
We are committed to continuing education and training for our youth minister according to their needs.
Bonus (but not required!):
Ability to play an instrument and lead worship
Active lifestyle that enjoys outdoors and beach life!
Bilingual. (We have a large Hispanic population behind our church)
Compensation: The package will include salary and benefits and is subject to negotiation based on experience.