Youth Ministry Associate Position


Youth Ministry Associate Position
Newtown Presbyterian Church
Job Description
Hiring Authority: Personnel Committee & Head of Staff
Supervisor: Associate Pastor
Status: Part-time Employee (6 hrs/week for 40 weeks)
Youth Ministry Associate
Proposed & Approved by CE: 5/26/15
Approved by Session: 6/2/15
Job Overview:
The role of the Youth Group Assistant is to be a programmatic staff person to assist in the development and
implementation of programs within the Christian Education department of the Church as determined with the
Associate Pastor of Christian Education, the Director of Christian Education and Christian Education Committee.
1. Key Responsibilities: Based on the mission and vision as established by Session, and working within the
Christian Education (CE) Committee’s guidelines as presented by the Ministry Intern/Associate, plan and
implement activities primarily for the Junior High (6th-8th Grade) Youth Programs including:
a. In cooperation with the Associate Pastor for Christian Education, planning and implementing
fellowship program activities for youth group meetings (Sundays from 5:00 – 7:00 pm).
b. In cooperation with the Associate Pastor and Director of Christian Education, organizing and
leading the Junior High Sunday School program which is currently using the Re:form curriculum.
c. Assisting the Associate Pastor with recruitment of volunteers for youth ministry program
d. Assisting with other 6th-8th Grade educational programs at the Church as (e.g. lock-ins, volunteer
and outreach opportunities, mission trips, vacation bible school, etc.), as budgetary and expanded
hourly limits allow.
2. Qualifications/Requirements:
a. Possess, or in process of pursuing, a post-secondary degree (preference in a field of Religious
studies and/or Education)
b. Excellent interpersonal skills and organizational skills
c. Experience working with youth (preference in a church or similar Christian ministry setting)
3. Supervisory Responsibilities:
For additional information and to apply, please visit our church website or contact
Rev. Laura J. Ferguson at [email protected] or ph#215-968-3861 ext. 104.
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