King of Glory Lutheran Church » Bringing Faith to Life, East Valley, Arizona

Position: Youth Ministry Director

Philosophy of Youth Ministry (YM):

We believe God wants all people to know Him in a personal relationship. Most people make a lifelong faith commitment by the time they graduate High School thus the teen years are crucial for supporting Youth in their faith development.  We want to bless Youth with a faith foundation that will help them mature into adult Disciples of Jesus Christ.

Job Description:

King of Glory Lutheran Church (KOG),, is looking for a part-time Youth Ministry Director to oversee a discipleship ministry to youth in grades 7-12 and beyond that includes both Christian education, fun fellowship and service events.

Competencies and Expectations:

  • Passion for ministering to youth and seeing them grow in Christian faith
  • Growing relationship with Jesus Christ evidenced by professed belief, action, and attitude
  • Ability to fully embrace King of Glory’s vision, values, and statement of faith.
  • Proven expertise in administration
  • Reliable, trustworthy, self-starter, and excellent at following through on details
  • Embraces innovation and creativity while adapting to growth and change
  • Demonstrates appropriate judgment, discretion, sensitivity, and confidentiality
  • Proven leadership skills utilizing a cooperative, collaborative team leadership style
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain healthy and motivating relationship with congregants, council members, volunteers, and the community at large
  • Understanding of issues related to child safety and security resulting in the implementation of associated activities and safeguards

Job Responsibilities:

  • Build relationships with youth that lead to spiritual growth through discipleship
  • Plan and implement year-round Youth Ministry program that may include:
    • Weekly Bible study
    • Confirmation Program
    • Fun fellowship events
    • Community service opportunities
    • Annual summer week-long and winter weekend Christian camp experiences, attend with them if possible
  • Responsible for YM budget and financial oversight within bounds set by supervisor
  • Recruit, train, and supervise all YM volunteers
  • Meet regularly with the Senior Pastor for supervision and to plan/coordinate events with church schedule

This list is intended to describe the general content and requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements

Hours: Average 20hrs/week. Set hours on Sundays 8:30 a.m. – noon, plus additional time as needed to fulfill job requirements at employee’s self-determination and agreement with supervisor.

Education & Experience:

  • High School graduate minimum, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Youth Ministry experience preferred


  • Salaried, negotiable based on experience, paid monthly
  • 10% retirement beginning after 90-day probationary period
  • 2 weeks paid vacation

If interested in applying please send a cover letter and résumé to: Pastor Paul Finley,, 714-485-6368