Youth Ministries Director

Dominican Rebublic

August 30, 2016
Full Time 2 Year Appointment

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Job Description

Every Day Ministries Canada is pioneering transformation in the Dominican Republic through its ministries of equipping and empowering its national pastors, leaders, and communities. There is a large absence of youth within the Church in the Dominican Republic and therefore the goal is to
bring restoration of this statistic. The purpose of the Youth Ministries Director is to partner with local churches to mentor, assist, and create sustainable youth ministries in the different communities of the Dominican. The focus would be in establishing a base of leaders that would mobilize, organize, teach and train in each area to have the greatest impact. In doing so mentorship and training of the youth, leaders, and pastors in vital to a healthy ministry.

Duties and responsibilities:

• Organize and facilitate Youth Drop-In Centre
• Partner with local pastors to create sustainable youth ministries within their church
• Mentor youth within and outside of the church
• Facilitate monthly youth outreach events
• Teach youth ministry in local and regional conferences and youth intensive sessions.
• Participate and help run short-term mission teams activities
• If not already fluent, take Spanish lessons
• Attend weekly staff meetings and EDMC core team meetings
• Organize one annual retreat for youth
• Attend denominational retreats
• Build relationship with national youth leadership and develop relationship and partnership for regional strategies to reach unchurched youth or youth at risk
• Campus ministry in local university and high schools across the region ( train youth and young adults to lead discipleship programs on campus)
• Teach and train youth leadership/young adults to teach on current youth issues in high schools and share options that are biblically based.
• Lead youth mission trips (both within and outside of the Dominican Republic) e.g. Street evangelism in Santo Domingo (with dramas, dances, bands), community clean up projects, to remote villages to do construction and children's ministry)
• Raise personal support and ministry funds to support the EDMC’s youth ministries vision and goals.
• Complete all other tasks assigned



Required Skills

Qualifications include:
• Experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Personal discipleship plan
• Knowledge of the Spanish Language is preferred but not mandatory
• Strong relationship with God
• Understand and follow PAOC Fundamental Statement of Beliefs
• The ability to understand and analyze the changing needs of youth in the Dominican Republic
• Flexibility and the ability to adapt to plans changing



Education Required

• Post-Secondary Education in related field



Experience Required

• 2-3 years youth ministry experience
• Missions experience preferred



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Human Resources International Missions

Ministry Type

Missions

Annual Fundraising Required

Yes

Regional Director

James Guskjolen