Youth Assistant


Bethany UMC, Smyrna, is seeking a spirit-filled, energetic person to work with our Youth Group. We are looking for a United Methodist with a Wesleyan Theology. The position will work under the supervision of our Director of Student Ministries and the Senior Pastor. The position will be responsible for the facilitation of our Youth Activities. During the school year and part of the summer (44 weeks) the job will be approximately 16 hrs per week. During an 8 wk summer period the job will be approximately 30 hrs per week (VBS, Outreach VBS, River of Life Mission Trip, other summer activities). The position will pay $15,000 per year salary ($1250 per month). The Director of Student Ministries will be responsible for the Administration & Planning side of the Youth Ministry, while the Youth Assistant will be responsible for the implementation of the program. During the school year most of the youth activities are on Sunday. We are asking for an additional time for office hours during the week on site for planning and coordination (this day is flexible based on school schedule). Duties: - Meetings - Weekly Staff Meeting (if works with schedule) - Team meetings with Volunteers (Sundays after MYF) - Planning meeting with Director of Student Ministries - MYF Responsibilities - Study and Be Prepared to Teach Lesson Plans - Research Games and Activities to Accompany Lesson - Facilitate and Support Student Spiritual Growth - Work and implement plans with Volunteers/Leaders - Monitor Safe Sanctuary practices - Sunday School Responsibilities - Year Round Schedule - Study and Be Prepared to Teach Lesson Plans or help Volunteers - Facilitate and Support Student Spiritual Growth - Monitor Safe Sanctuary practices (2 classes must be covered) - Spiritual Study & Prayer Practices - Study time of relevant Scripture for Lessons and Student Discussions - Lift up Program needs to the Lord - Lift up Student needs to the Lord - Lift up Church needs to the Lord - Youth-Specific Event Implementation - Prayer and Worship Events (Prayer labyrinth and Prayer Stations) - Movie Nights - Lock Ins - Mission & Outreach - Retreat and Trip Details - SLR - Etc - Family Ministry - Joint Family Events and Outings (Tubing, Stone Mountain, Day Trips) - Church-wide and Community Events (Back To School Kick Off, Fall Festival, Trunk or Treat, Easter Experience of the Cross, etc.) - Seasonal Services that involve Children & Youth (Hanging of the Greens, Christmas Eve) - Communications and Social Media - Post to Instagram (Event posts, Reminders, Activity Photos) - Maintain and Post to Facebook group (Event posts and Event invitations, Reminders, Activity Photos) - Youth Finances - Work within Youth Budget - Maintain Receipts for Bill Reconciliation And other duties as assigned by Senior Minister Contact Rev. Chip Wilson Bethany UMC 770-436-2675 (o) 760 Hurt Rd 706-836-4500 (c) Smyrna, GA 30082 Part-time Youth Assistant

Contact: Rev. Chip Wilson

Address: 76 Hurt Rd Smyrna GA 30082

Phone: 706-836-4500