Director of Family Ministries
In order to create in children and youth a heart for service, a mind for responsible action, and a soul for spiritual growth, the Director of Family Ministries at Belmont Boulevard Christian Church will work towards the following results:
Result #1 A program that engages a growing number of the Junior High and Senior High students weekly in some program of the church has been established.
Result #2 Planning and promoting all major events and weekly programming has taken place in such a way that the targeted number of youth participated.
Result #3 The Director of Family Ministries has known the names of every youth and parent on the rolls.
Result #4 Inactive youth or parents (at least 5) have been contacted personally by e-mail or phone.
Result #5 Each youth has been contacted at least quarterly.
Result #6 The Director of Family Ministries has made face-to-face contact with every student on the youth directory at least once a month.
Result #7 The Director of Family Ministries has been visible at student events during the school year.
Result #8 All weekly youth ministry volunteers have been recruited no later than 1 month before they were to begin serving.
Result #9 All weekly youth ministry volunteers have completed an application and received training before they served in the youth ministry. They have also received ongoing training and support.
Result #10 The Director of Family Ministries has met personally with each weekly youth ministry volunteer at least once a year, and checked in with them at least quarterly.
Result #11 Event files for each major event have been created and updated.
Result #12 Control documents have been developed and distributed in a timely fashion (the youth directory, the youth ministry calendar, calendar requests, event and trip registration forms, permission slips).
Result #13 Compliance documents have been updated, distributed and adhered to by all involved parties (copyright licensing, background checks on volunteers and staff, etc.).
Result #14 One-year benchmarks determined by the Senior Minister and Director of Family Ministries have been met.
Result #15 Communication with parents has taken place, both written & in person, leaving the avenues of communication open for concerns and suggestions of parents to be brought to the table.
Result #16 Youth who do not typically attend worship have been sought out and invited to sit with the Youth Director during the services.
Result #17 The church staff, particularly the Senior Minister, have been communicated with in such a way that they were informed and enthusiastically supportive of the priorities and programs of the youth ministry.
Result #18 An energetic, engaging, and creative Sunday School program for 6th – 12th graders has been built and implemented.
Result #19 Exceptional and personal follow up to all first-time visitors has happened within a week of their visit.
Result #20 Problems in the youth ministry have been trouble-shot in a way that honors the concerns of those who brought them,and offered timely, creative solutions to problems in the youth ministry.
Result #21 The “in-between the cracks” needs of the youth ministry have been handled in a professional and timely manner, including Bulletin boards, photography,attendance, Newsletters, and Worship announcements.
Result #22 Bible studies have been taught and led in such a way that a volunteer has always shared the responsibility for that part of the ministry.
Result #23 The Director of Family Ministries has been informed or sough tout any special victories, concerns or challenges, hospitalizations being faced by the youth and his or her family and, as often as reasonable, passed that information on to the youth leaders for personal follow up.
Result #24 An annual youth ministry budget has been created, submitted and adhered to.
Result #25 The Director of Youth Ministry has been a spiritual presence at Church Camp.
- The Director of Family Ministries provides comprehensive pastoral care and oversight of birth-12th graders who are involved in the life of the church,including those active in the church, their friends, and anyone from the community.
- In order to be part of the life of the congregation, as well as to develop relationships with families, children, and youth; the Director of Family Ministries will be actively involved in the worship life of the church, attending worship each week, and leading worship as deemed appropriate in consultation with the Senior Minister.
- This position reports directly to the Senior Minister.
- The Director of Family Ministries will work 30-40 hours per week.
- This is a provisional position which will be up for review/renewal after a 3 month probation period, and annually thereafter.
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