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Coordinator of Hispanic Youth Ministry

Neighbors in Action Houston, Texas, Texas, United States
 

Experience

:

1 year - 3 years

Salary

:

45000

Job Type :

:

Full-time

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.

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 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


Qualifications



  • 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


 


Benefits


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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