Youth Director
The American Protestant Church
The American Protestant Church in Bonn, Germany, seeks a qualified candidate to fill the role of Youth Director desiring to share the love of Jesus through strong personal relationships in an international and multi-denominational community. We are offering a full-time, one-year contract with option to extend upon mutual agreement. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience. Desired qualifications/skills: • Bachelor’s degree; seminary degree welcome but not required • Ability to work effectively and respectfully in international, multidenominational setting • Creative approach to ministry • Actively pursuing maturity in Christ; in full agreement with the APC statement of faith; passionate about sharing the gospel. • Organizational and leadership skills. • Musically talented. • Fluent in English; German language skills highly welcome but not required. Responsibilities: • Develop or choose and implement a curriculum for teaching the youth in consultation with the Senior Pastor • Plan weekly youth night activities (games, teaching, discussion, small groups etc.) for middle and high school. • Facilitate and maintain good communication between youth ministry, parents, congregation and Church Council. • Foster development of the youth ministry via community outreach and outreach to youth at Bonn International School and students from German schools involved in the faith community. • Organise and accompany youth to the autumn AICEME youth conference, as well as annual spring mission and service trip to APC-supported mission for youth, including organising fund-raising efforts. • Oversee ministry to the youth (ages 11-18) and their families, including: regularly scheduled, weekly fellowships for both Middle School and High School youth; recruit and train youth ministry team leaders; special events; mission and service projects; special worship services; Youth Sunday Bible studies; trips; assist Senior Pastor with confirmation classes. • Schedule and implement regular (at least quarterly) planning meetings with youth ministry team leaders • Work in co-operation with the Children’s ministry team and the Children’s Ministry Intern in the planning and oversight of the Sunday morning Christian education program. • Create a youth band with high-school youth. • Meet regularly (minimum of twice monthly) with Senior Pastor for purposes of communication, coordination, and supervision • Participate actively in weekly church staff meetings • Other tasks as directed by the Senior Pastor that promote and enhance the vision of the church. Interested? Please send your resume, cover letter and any letters of references to staffrelations@apcbonn.de up to 10th July 2020 or till position is filled. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and early applications are encouraged. About us The American Protestant Church (APC) Bonn is an English-speaking, multi-denominational, cross-cultural congregation of about 180 members representing over 30 countries and over 15 denominations. It includes people from the international business community, leaders in local government, workers from the United Nations, diplomats, military personnel, students and professors from the University of Bonn, as well as expatriates living in the area. Our mission is to call the English-speaking community to Christ and Christlikeness by serving their needs. More information on the church can be found at www.apcbonn.de.
Posting Dates: 
06/22/2020 to 07/10/2020
Job Type: 
Full time
Job Category: 
Church, Ministry
Contact Name: 
Ibukun Aliu
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