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Coordinator of Hispanic Youth Ministry

Neighbors in Action Houston, Texas, Texas, United States



1 year - 3 years




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Job category


Youth Pastor

Apply before :


Thu Feb 15, 2024
Posted Date


Tue Jan 16, 2024

Job Denomination

:   United Methodist Church

Job Summary

Job Description

Neighbors in Action Mission Statement

Neighbors in Action is a Christian community center. We partner with families in Port Houston and surrounding neighborhoods to transform lives through spiritual growth, education, and meeting basic needs. Port Houston is a 99% Hispanic immigrant community.

Position Overview:  The Coordinator of Youth Ministries at Neighbors in Action will have a passion for:

  • Christ and doing His will;

  • serving immigrant families

  • getting to know students, building relationships, and journeying alongside young people as they explore and deepen their faith through their middle and high school years.


 Job Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Be responsible for planning and executing weekly programs for middle and high school students of Port Houston

  • Programs need to include service projects, summer programming, retreats, camps and special events.

  • Recruit, train and guide all volunteers

  • Plan camps, retreats, special events and other youth outings

  • Establish active communication with parents of teens through phone, text and social media as well as other effective methods

  • Participate in meetings with parents

  • Establish relationships with middle schools and high schools where Port Houston Teens attend for campus visits and other interaction

  • Establish educational programs, such as tutoring, college tours, and more.

  • Attend scheduled staff meetings and program staff meetings

  • Work with NIA Program Coordinator and volunteers to develop program ideas


  • fluent in English and Spanish

  • Strong biblical and theological knowledge

  • Must be committed to Neighbors in Action's mission

  • Has a genuine passion for ministering to students and their families

  • Gifted communicator with a warm, engaging manner who is empowered by being part of the team he/she leads

  • Has an active approach to programs and relationship building

  • Passionate for ministry administration

  • Proven leadership experience in developing and leading dynamic programs that include worship, Bible study, small groups, and service opportunities.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to communicate with students, parents, volunteers, and staff.

  • Ability to recruit, train, and equip volunteers to effectively fulfill the church’s mission of spiritual growth and discipleship for students.

  • Experience in budgeting and financial management for programs, mission trips, and retreats.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other relevant software.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Three years supervising employees and/or volunteers.

  • Considerable experience in ministry, program management

  • High level of computer literacy with intermediate computer skills in Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Some theological training

  • public speaking or teaching experience preferred.

  • Flexibility, good humor, and creative problem solving



As part of Neighbors in Action's family, employees not only receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous time off, medical, dental and vision insurance; they also get the opportunity to work with a Holy Spirit led team.


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