Director of Christian Formation for Children & Youth, Plymouth Congregational Church, UCC, Fort Collins, CO

Full-time Program Staff Position
 
Plymouth Congregational Church, UCC, a 710-member church, is a growing, progressive, Open and Affirming congregation that has nearly doubled in size over ten years. We are located in Fort Collins, Colorado, adjacent to the campus of Colorado State University.
 
The Director of Christian Formation for Children & Youth coordinates children and youth 
programs for Christian Formation, including nursery care (infants), Sunday School (preschool, K-5th grade, and middle and senior high school), fellowship groups, and Our Whole Lives (OWL) classes.
 
Candidates should have initiative, the ability to engage children and youth with rapport, an inviting presence, progressive Christian understanding, and a team approach. You will work with a professional staff that currently includes full time Senior and Associate Ministers, Music Director, Office Administrator, and part time Director of Christian Formation for Adults and Sexton. You will also work closely with the Christian Formation Board and various Ministry Teams related to the children and youth programs.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
 
• Skills and experience in volunteer recruitment, training, and support
• Bachelors degree 
• Minimum of 2years of experience with Christian Education or related field
• High emotional intelligence coupled with the ability to mentor youth, draw and communicate clear boundaries, and be an active listener. 
 
Compensation will be commensurate with experience.
 
Begin Spring 2014. Open until filled.
If interested in applying, send resume, cover letter, and 3 references to:
Christian Formation for Children & Youth Search Committee at fcplymouthkids@gmail.com
Visit http://plymouthucc.org/#/employment-opportunities for a complete job description.