St. Philip’s Episcopal Church
in Laurel, MD, seeks a part-time (20 hrs/week) Director of Youth & Family Ministries (lay or clergy). This Director will be the point of contact for coordinating the various youth and family ministries, and will help the parish to envision new and creative models of ministry for the future. Director may be involved with worship. The schedule of hours is flexible Monday through Saturday; however, Sundays are required.
To be the primary contact person for Youth & Family Ministries at St. Philip’s Parish. This includes: interacting with children, youth, parents, newcomers, and staff; overseeing the various Christian formation classes that take place primarily on Sunday mornings (8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.); recruiting, coordinating and occasionally training volunteers for all facets of the Children and Youth Christian Formation program; planning and coordinating special children’s programs throughout the year; ensuring that all Christian volunteers attend the required Diocesan training courses. This Director to report to the Rector. The position is not eligible for benefits.
Qualities we seek in a Director of Youth & Family Ministries:
1. Compelling spiritual life and a passion for the Gospel.
2. Ability to communicate the Gospel in ways that people find engaging and relevant to their lives.
3. Spiritual maturity, self-awareness and authenticity.
4. Ability to lead, organize and equip others in ministry
5. Entrepreneurial leadership
6. Willingness to be flexible and to work well with others on staff.
Salary: Range of $1,680 to $2,000 per month, depending upon experience.
If interested, please email a resume with three references to The Rev. Dr. Sheila N. McJilton at firstname.lastname@example.org. Start date is negotiable, but we would like to fill the position by August.
Background check, drug testing and completion of EDOW’s “Safeguarding God’s Children” will be required for this position.