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Woodland Baptist Church – Associate Minister of Youth and Children

6915 North Allen Rd
Peoria,
IL,
61614
USA

Position Type

Associate Minister of Youth and Children

Denomination

Baptist (SBC)

Ministry Area

Youth/Student Ministry

Avg. Weekly Attendance

150

Job Description

Woodland Baptist Church in Peoria, IL is seeking a full time Associate Minister of Youth and Children. The ideal applicant will have a strong faith in Jesus Christ, a calling to serve in the area of youth and children’s ministry, and a passion for missions. This highly motivated person will have a primary ministry of teaching, counseling, and leading our youth through Bible studies, missions opportunities and personal spiritual growth. The secondary ministry will be to direct and oversee the ongoing children’s ministry in our church. In both roles the Youth and Children’s Minister will glorify God and make disciples of Jesus Christ.

ASSOCIATE MINISTER YOUTH AND CHILDREN

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONS
The Associate Minister of Youth and Children is responsible for leadership, coordination, and direction of all youth and children’s programs. This involves working with church ministry leaders in planning, conducting, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive ministry plans in support of the mission, vision, and strategic plan of the church. This position meets with the ministerial staff.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
The Associate Minister works under the supervision of the Senior Pastor and meets with the ministerial team. He is also a member of the church Leadership Council with oversight responsibilities for certain ministry teams.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required; 3 years relevant experience. A background check is also required for this position.

OFFICE SKILLS
Microsoft Office Suite
Other software as needed
Written and oral communication skills

PERSONAL SKILLS
Communications, personable, initiative, professional, team player

PRINCIPAL JOB DUTIES
Develop ministry plans and strategies for all youth and children’s programs.
Lead Bible studies, classes, and small groups for youth and oversee leadership of the children’s programs.
Plan and lead special projects such as retreats, camps and mission/ministry service activities for youth and children.
Enlist and train volunteers as needed.
Coordinate with the Communications team to develop ongoing communication plans to the church and parents.
Prepare and administer budget.
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Submit cover letter and resume to [email protected]
For full consideration have applications in by March 31, 2024.