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St Paul’s Episcopal Church, Richmond, VA

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Coordinator of Youth Ministries Job Opportunity: Coordinator of Youth Ministries Applications Close August 25, 2022 (or until position is filled) Status: Part-Time (10 - 15 Hours per Week) About St. Paul’s: In the heart of downtown Richmond is St. Paul’s Episcopal Church (www.stpaulsrva.org). Located just across the street from the Capitol Building, St. Paul’s is dedicated to being a living example of Christ’s call to prayer, justice, compassion, and reconciliation. We believe our church needs to strongly support our youth, to clearly communicate our love for them, to help guide them through their questions of faith, and to be a steadfast community they can count on unconditionally. We are currently seeking an engaging and creative individual to serve as our Coordinator of Youth Ministries (6th – 12th grade) to build on our existing program structure and who can help us create a ministry that is filled with welcome, wonder, fun, and fellowship! This is a part- time position at 10 - 15 hours per week. The Coordinator of Youth Ministries will primarily work on Sundays and occasionally available at other times for special events, as agreed upon in advance. This position reports to our Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries. Essential Responsibilities and Duties: • Serve as an advocate for the youth across all ministries of the church. • Support the spiritual formation and Confirmation process for the youth. • Establish and maintain healthy, pastoral relationships with the youth in partnership with the clergy. • Build relationships with parents and encourage their engagement with the ministry where appropriate. • Develop and cultivate a team of parents and interested parishioners to support the youth ministry. • Work with the Acolyte leader to recruit, train, and schedule Acolytes for worship. • Identify, develop, and lead monthly youth fellowship and mission opportunities. • Lead and participate with the youth to coordinate quarterly meals for Liberation Veterans Services (an ongoing and successfully established ministry). • Support the annual recognition of the graduating seniors from high school. • Attend the annual parish weekend retreat at Shrine Mont Retreat Center (spring). • Serve on the Children, Youth and Family Faith Formation Committee. • Collaborate regularly with the Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries and the Associate for Adult Spiritual Formation and Program Development along with the entire team at St. Paul’s. • Work with the clergy to regularly include youth in worship services. Logistics • Coordinate with the Director of Communications to offer a regular communications with the youth and families which includes but is not limited to a weekly e-newsletter and the youth ministry Instagram account. • Work with Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries to develop and adhere to an annual budget. • Assist in planning fundraising opportunities for the youth. Required Qualifications: Applicants should have a high school diploma or equivalent and at least two years of college coursework. Working experience with youth for at least one year is required. A successful outcome of a background check is required as is successful completion of Safe Church training for those working with youth. Salary: Starting at approximately $18,000 - depending on experience, with the potential to grow the position. Benefits: Part-time employee benefits as delineated in the employee handbook. To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and three references to personnel@stpaulsrva.org. Education, Volunteer Coordination Aug 5, 2022