Coordinator of Children and Youth Faith Formation Program

July 16, 2021

Title: Coordinator of Children and Youth Faith Formation Program Reports to: Pastor
Status: Part-time Date; July 2021

The Federated Community Church of Hampden is seeking to hire an enthusiastic, collaborative spiritual leader to join us as we launch the construction of “Connecting in the Spirit”, a transformational new faith formation and community outreach ministry, in partnership with Ministry Architects.

Primary Responsibilities: The “Coordinator” will be instrumental in developing and implementing the Sunday morning faith formation program for children and youth (birth to adolescence), as well as quarterly mission service/outreach projects.

In addition, the Coordinator will be active in recruiting, training, and mentoring the staff of volunteer teachers. The Coordinator is supported by, and takes direction from, the Pastor and the volunteer Children/Youth Faith Formation Ministry Team.

Qualifications: An understanding of beliefs and traditions within mainline progressive Christianity. A warm, welcoming personality , a love for children and youth, and a desire to build personal relationships with them and their families. Excellent communication/computer skills, including public speaking, writing and social media. Excellent Administrative skills, including record keeping, volunteer recruitment and training, and event planning. A passion for guiding and accompanying children and youth on their spiritual formation journeys. Teaching experience (in the classroom or other settings) is a strong plus.

Hours: 5-8 hours/week, on site Pay: $20/hour Please visit our website for full duties and responsibilities, and application details. Interviews will begin the last week of July.

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume 

Address: 590 Main Street PO Box 246 Hampden MA 01036

Phone: 413-566-3711