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Director of Youth Ministry

Website Palm Valley Lutheran Church

Director of Youth Ministry

Palm Valley Lutheran Church is seeking candidates for Youth Ministry Director to begin August 15, 2024. Candidates must possess the leadership, knowledge, and experience required for the position and embrace and support Palm Valley Lutheran Church and its ministry. This position is salaried, with a commensurate salary and experience plus a comprehensive benefits package. When applying, please submit to pvlc@pvlc.org a resume and cover letter.

PRIMARY FUNCTION
• Develop and direct a plan to set and accomplish goals in Youth Ministry (every six months)
• Nurture relationships with youth through personal contacts such as visits, texts, telephone calls, counseling, school events, etc. Promote all youth events through articles in church newsletters, telephone calls, websites, social media, and postcards.
• Personal and mature faith in Jesus Christ, regular attendance and involvement in worship, and a life of Christian integrity.
• Facilitate and coordinate volunteer opportunities for the youth in the community
• Plan and organize fundraising events benefiting the youth programs
• Recruit and train youth and adults to serve in leadership roles.
• Participate in Sunday School and Confirmation as needed.
• Participate in and promote annual events such as Summer Camp, Day Camp, Vacation Bible School, Mission trips, Youth Sunday, Good Friday meal, Easter Breakfast, Lenten Meals, Senior Luncheon, and other events as required.
• Provide monthly and annual reports on the Youth Ministry.
• Facilitate and coordinate youth involvement in congregation activities and Synod and National ELCA youth events.
• Work with the Youth Ministry Team to plan and implement all youth events.
• Work cooperatively with other committees as needed, especially the Christian Faith Team.
• Develop spiritual growth of the Palm Valley Youth (Wednesday Night Youth)
• Model and mentor the Christian life and integrity and lead by example.
• Participate in Worship Services as needed (i.e., Confirmation, liturgy, etc.)
• Participate in the Confirmation ministry.
• Integrate Christian Education into all youth activities.

REQUIRED SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
• A college degree or equivalent is desirable, plus Biblical courses as an adult.
• Ability to organize events and manage fiscal affairs of the youth program under the guidance of the Pastors.
• Personal and mature faith in Jesus Christ, regular attendance and worship involvement, and a Christian integrity life.
• Knowledgeable in and affirms Lutheran theology.
• Ability to relate well with both youth and adults.
• Willingness to work cooperatively with church staff, Christian Education Committee, Youth Ministry Team, and volunteers.

ABOUT PALM VALLEY LUTHERAN CHURCH
Palm Valley Lutheran Church (ELCA) is a vibrant, community-focused congregation in Round Rock, Texas, adjacent to Austin. Since 1870, Palm Valley has been an integral part of
this community and metro area. Our focus is to invite people to Christ, build a faith community, and serve all in love to the Glory of God. We are a congregation of GRACE –
Growing in Faith, Reaching the Community, experiencing Awe-inspiring Worship, Connecting in Small Groups, and committed to Exceptional Serving. To learn more about
Palm Valley, visit https://www.pvlc.org, https://www.pvlc.org/members, or https://www.facebook.com/palmvalleylutheran

To apply for this job email your details to dkoppel@pvlc.org