Director of Children and Youth Ministry
First Presbyterian Church at Caldwell
Caldwell, New Jersey
The First Presbyterian Church at Caldwell is a landmark in our community and has a proud history. At 1st Pres we value our Reformed Christian traditions in an environment that is fully accepting of all races and sexual orientations. We are committed to nurturing Christian values and the active expression of faith in our contemporary world. To learn more, visit us at www.firstprescaldwell.org.
The Director of Children and Youth Ministry (DCYM) is responsible for providing hands-on leadership and innovation for FPC’s Children and Youth Ministry programs for children (Pre-K-grade 5) and youth (grades 6-12).
Core programs include: Confirmation Class, Vacation Bible-School, Community Service/Mission Outreach and more!
Discover new and fun recreational activities that will continue to engage our youth in meaningful Christian discipleship.
What You Do:
o Help youth to discover their God-given gifts, talents and abilities through faith-based learning programs.
o Develop and maintain Christian Ed. programs for preschool through senior high school-aged children.
o Collaborate with pastors & staff to coordinate liturgical activities i.e. First Communion, Confirmation and young-adult mission programs etc.
o Help recruit and foster relationships with Sunday School teachers and volunteers.
o Engage with parents/families to generate support and participation in Ministry programs.
Why It Matters:
As Director of Children and Youth Ministry, you will have the privilege of positive-impact! You will play a central role in the spiritual development of the next generation of Christian youth in our local community and beyond.
o 3-5+ years of experience in related fields
o Bachelor’s degree required. Concentration in Christian Education, Theology, Youth Ministry strongly desired.
o Training and/or experience in youth ministry.
o Experience with Community outreach.
o Highly motivated, organized and able to multi-task.
o Flexible work hours with the ability to work evenings and weekends (as required).
o Technical Proficiency in Communications, Social Media, E-Mail, etc.
o Ability to work hands-on with children of all ages.
o Paid vacation
o Professional expense allowance
o Continuing education reimbursement
o Benefits package included
The position reports to the Interim Pastor.
Candidates should e-mail their resume including salary requirements to: [email protected].
Please include DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN & YOUTH MINISTRY in subject line.