Good Shepherd Church

Student Ministry Coordinator

Good Shepherd Church
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 06/02/2017
Categories: Christian Education - Church Staff - Combo Positions - Communications - Media/Technology - Non-ministry Jobs - Other - Recreational/Sports Ministry - Secretarial/Office - Young Adult Pastor - Youth Pastor
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


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The Student Ministry Coordinator is a team player that possesses strong organizational, interpersonal, and communications skills and has a heart for students and their families.  The Coordinator enjoys directing and growing volunteers while maintaining a positive attitude and a willingness to learn.

Detailed Responsibilities           

  • Coordinate weekly programming for students including middle school “Wired” and high school “Connect”
  • Recruit, select, equip, and lead volunteers for specific roles within student ministry
  • Supervise lead volunteers and their teams to provide weekly student programming at the Moss campus
  • Schedule volunteers in Planning Center Online each week for all student programming
  • Meet with volunteers regularly for care, appreciation, training and rapport-building
  • Assimilate students and their families into the Good Shepherd community
  • Communicate regularly with parents and families through email, social media and church publications
  • Connect with students outside of student programming by attending their school events & meeting face-to-face
  • Collaborate with the Good Shepherd Student & Family Pastor to coordinate events for students such as quarterly outreach/fun events, Winter Retreat & mission trips
  • Serve as the main communicator occasionally at middle & high school programming
  • Assist with family ministry initiatives as well as churchwide initiatives


Position Requirements

  • Spiritually mature relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Affirms Good Shepherd’s core beliefs, mission, values and life practices by word and example
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills with co-workers, students, parents, and volunteers
  • Team player--who is positive, humble, and willing to learn
  • Adhere to the Good Shepherd Staff Personnel Policy Guidelines
  • Experience overseeing and directing volunteers
  • Experience leading student programming in a medium/large contemporary style church
  • BS or BA degree in related field
  • Alligns with the Orange strategy and family ministry approach to student ministry

Technical Skills

  • Comfortable with a PC or Mac
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office products
  • Experience with or aptitude to learn Planning Center Online

Preferred Attributes

  • Makes a good first impression
  • Organized and efficient
  • Not easily rattled by surprises
  • Able to work in situations with many different personalities
  • Thrives in an environment with multiple areas of responsibility
  • Relational and Pastoral heart
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