POSITION SUMMARY:
Responsible to plan and implement a comprehensive program of care, evangelism, spiritual growth and service opportunities for middle school students. Responsible for recruiting, training, equipping and development of leaders and volunteers working in the ministry.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Recruit, develop and lead key volunteer leaders & paid staff who will comprise a Leadership Team and be responsible for overseeing key parts of the ministry
• Oversee the recruitment, equipping, envisioning and care of all Middle School volunteers so that they see how their role impacts the students and supports the church mission
• Develop leaders and curriculum for 8th grade Compass (confirmation) program, including a weekend retreat and graduation event in conjunction with other Middle School Staff.
• Ensure that there are 1-2 regular small group leaders for every 10 Middle School students in a small group who foster a connection with the parents and receive training
• Provide pastoral care to the students and challenge them to grow their knowledge of God’s Word and love for Jesus Christ and others
• Encourage and equip parents in their role as the spiritual leaders over their Middle School students
• Help students discover their place of service in the church and community
• Work strategically to reach out to unchurched Middle School students
• Work as a team with Children’s ministry, High School Student Ministry and Family Ministry
to ensure a quality curricular scope and sequence and smooth transitions between
ministries
• Fulfill other responsibilities if needed(i.e. weddings and funerals, etc.) as agreed up on by
the campus pastor
• Give oversight and direction to middle school events and retreats
• Write and/or facilitate helpful articles, devotionals, resources, and discussions to encourage
and equip Middle School students and parents
• Facilitate a team approach with facilities staff relating to in-house ministry events

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Attends all required training and meetings (staff, one-on-one, team, etc.)
• Maintains a positive and professional demeanor towards co-workers, vendors, and guests
• Adheres to all policies and procedures of Christ Church
• Performs other duties as assigned

ACCOUNTABILITIES:
• Build and develop quality teams for all locations utilizing volunteers
• Manage your budget

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must have a Bachelor’s Degree
• An ability to lead, cast vision, and shepherd adult volunteers
• A passion for and experience in leading, teaching, and growing a small group based Middle
School students school ministry of 50 or more students
• A heart for evangelizing unsaved Middle School students and their families
• Experience in mobilizing Middle School students and families toward serving the needy
• A commitment to teamwork and a teachable spirit

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:
• Models Christian character at work, home, and social life
• Strive to uphold the Statement of Staff Values
• Possess a developed Christian maturity
• Agreement of Christ Church’s Statement of Faith
• Understanding of Constitution and ByLaws of Christ Church
• Willingness to serve in and/or outside the church