Youth Leader

Website Airport Christian Fellowship

Revealing God's love, restoring true hope, transforming lives

Position: Youth Ministry Leader /Intern
Reports To: Lead Pastors and Ministry Director
Position Status: Part Time
Hours per Week: 10-15
Pay Rate: To be determined

Airport Christian Fellowship (ACF) is a Holy Spirit led, Bible believing, Jesus-centered church in
the North Country, outside of Watertown, NY. We are looking for a passionate
youth leader who dreams of working with teenagers and teaching them about Jesus. We desire
to provide a well–balanced program for youth that will seek to bring Christ to those who don’t
yet know Him, and to help those who are Christians to mature in their faith and to discover their
God-given personal gifts and abilities.

Job Responsibilities & Requirements
At ACF, we have a growing youth ministry and we are looking for an individual willing to come
on as an intern for a season, to gain experience and to be given the opportunity to lead, create,
dream, and implement, with input and guidance from our pastors. We desire someone who can
devote time and energy into

1) expanding our youth group program

2) creating events, programs and meetings for our teens to meet with God

3) discipling and being available for all the teenagers ACF reaches so we can plant life-long seeds of deep faith that will carry them through their lives.

Our ideal candidate feels called to youth ministry and has a vibrant, active faith and relationship
with Jesus. It’s important to us that you uphold our mission and exemplify our core values. We’re looking for a leader who is passionate about people, who lives a disciplined, Biblical life, and who desires personal growth as well as ministerial growth. We want to work with someone who values youth as we do, as
important, empowered members of the body of Christ.

Activities to Include:
– Working with current youth leadership team members to ensure all teens are properly
supervised in ACF meetings and events
– Working with church leaders to determine lessons’ focus and intention for youth group

– Structuring and planning weekly youth meetings (which currently include sermon, game,
fellowship and snack time)
– Planning, publicizing, coordinating, and attending special events and outside
conferences
– Fundraising for higher expense events, such as conferences and camps
– Praying for all students by name
– Keeping in touch with teenagers throughout the week and being available for advice,
prayer, companionship, and other needs/wants of the groups
– Taking the teenagers’ requests and questions into consideration and making sure topics
are relevant and Bible centered
– Budgeting and being responsible with ministry funds
– Contacting parents of youth and making sure dates and details are communicated
effectively
– Being in charge of the youth room and all the things contained wherein, including being
contacting maintenance if needed
– Attending Sunday services and being involved with youth ministry opportunities that
take place there
– Attending weekly staff meetings with the other staff members

Additional Potential Opportunities
– Putting together a youth Sunday service once during the year
– Possibly creating rewards for teens to bring friends in an effort to expand our outreach
– Hosting special or extra classes/groups/Bible studies to stir interest and further disciple
those with deep faith and those with new faith
– Attend special events of youth group teens (concerts, sporting events, art shows, etc.)
– Training youth who are interested in worship, eventually training them up to lead their
peers in worship
– Keeping the congregation aware of the youth and their needs/wants
– Possibly helping with children’s church/nursery needs, in addition to providing
perspective in regards to how students progress through our church programs

 

There is  definite potential for this part time position to turn into a job opportunity in the future. In addition, housing opportunities exist during this season, as does a network of small business owners in
our church if a secondary income is desired while interning.
We are excited to provide an amazing opportunity for the right candidate to engage in youth
ministry with a growing, vibrant youth group in rural, upstate New York. If this sounds like a strong fit for you, we’d love to hear from you! Please contact tom@myacf.org with questions or
to send a resume/cover letter and reference letters. We can’t wait to meet you!

To apply for this job email your details to tom@myacf.org