Summer Program Leader

Date posted: Tuesday 03 May 2022

  • Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church

 

  • 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley, MN 55124

 

 

  • Deadline: June 3rd, 2022

 

Position: Summer Program Leader

 

Status: Part-time;

 

 

Hourly; Seasonal Hours: Up to 20 hours / week; Program weeks 20 hours/week

 

 

Term: May - August 2022

 

 

Supervisor: Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministry

 

 

Accountable to: CYF Team; Executive Leadership Team; Church Council

Purpose: This role will provide leadership and program support for summer programs including Vacation Bible School (VBS), Mini Camps, and Summer Stretch. Programs will provide a welcoming experience and an opportunity for students to engage. This role will collaborate with staff and volunteers.

Qualifications:

 

 

ØEducation Degree; preferred Ø Degree or training in Children, Youth, and Family Ministry; preferred Ø Demonstrated teaching experience at elementary and middle school levels Ø Familiarity with program preparation and planning Ø Demonstrated experience in large church CYF program ministry Ø Basic skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite Ø Ability to work with a diverse population of people and needs Ø Effective communication skills Ø Effective relationship building skills Ø Effective organizational skills and ability to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines Ø Ability to lift 40 pounds repetitively and move freely between activities during active programs Ø Successful completion of background check screens and annual motor vehicle record check as performed by SOTV

Expectations:

 

 

Ability to commit to seasonal schedule and program dates

 · VBS: 7/11 – 7/17 & 7/18 -7/21/22

· Mini Camps: 6/13 -6/16 & 8/8 – 8/11

· Summer Stretch: Tuesdays & Thursdays June – August

 

 

Ø Passion for student engagement in ministry programs Ø Flexibility in hours and scheduling for office hours to prepare for programs Ø Comfortable speaking and leading in front of large groups Ø Ability to work independently, as well as, in a team setting

 

Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

 

 

Collaborate with CYF staff to support and carry out summer programs.

 

 

· In-office preparation

 

 

· Staff meetings as appropriate

 

 

· Program leadership

 

 

· Volunteer support

 

 

· Program wrap-up