Lead and organize effective youth programs implementing fellowship, worship, biblical teaching, discipleship, and evangelism, as well as ministry and mission opportunities.
Recruit, train and shepherd volunteer youth staff with diverse gifts and personalities.
Provide counseling and spiritual direction to youth on an individual basis.
Maintain contact with students and parents, keeping them informed of ongoing activities. Keep parents updated on ministry strategies and plans in a way that encourages partnership and involvement.
Support Refinery parents in effectively fulfilling their Christian parenting roles, in concert with other pastoral staff.
Assist in the development and oversight of the youth ministry budget; also manage student fees for events and trips in a timely fashion.
Seek to integrate youth ministry into all phases of church life to create a culture that is intentionally intergenerational, striving to unite with and complement other church ministries.
Participate as needed or requested in the evaluation and development of the overall church ministry.