Youth Ministry Assistant, UMC of New Canaan

Youth Ministry Assistant, UMC of New Canaan

9/18/2018

The United Methodist Church of New Canaan, 165 South Avenue, New Canaan, CT seeks a creative and energetic individual with strong faith and leadership skills to assist with our Youth Ministry.  This individual will assist and work with the Coordinator of Youth Ministry and Young Families. The Youth Ministry Assistant will collaborate with the Pastor, the Coordinator of Youth Ministry and Young Families and the Education Chairpersons as is appropriate.  This position is part-time approximately 8 – 10 hours including Sundays. 
 
The Youth Ministry Assistant will:
 
Involve the youth in the life of the congregation:

  • Work with the Coordinator of Youth Ministry and Young Families and youth to design programs for both of our youth programs (middle school and high school) that combine elements of fellowship, spiritual nurture and service.  This person will serve as the second chaperone at both youth group meetings and events. 
  • Assist with organizing the Annual Thanksgiving Fundraiser Dinner and Youth Sunday in addition to other events such as the Souper Bowl Sunday Food Drive.
  •  Assist with researching opportunities and encourage youth participation in occasional off-site service programs and mission trips including UM-ARMY. Involvement and attendance will be determined based on availability.
  • Assist with the communication of planned activities to the youth, parents and congregation via newsletters, mail, telephone, email and social media.
  • Involve youth in church wide activities. 
 Engage with youth and their families by:
  • Attending youth performances and activities
  • Increased contact with families
Promote the program to the community and reach out to youth beyond our Church
 
Please apply to Kiren Coleman Campbell at kiren.goyal@gmail.com with a resume and cover letter if you are interested.