Our Saviours Lutheran Church

Stanwood, Washington,

Director of Student and Family Ministries

  • Address: 27201 99th Avenue NW, Stanwood, Washington 98292
  • Contact: Pastor Mark Bankson
  • Phone: 360.629.3767
  • Email: oslcstanwood@frontier.com
  • Category: Youth Ministry
  • Position Title: Director of Student and Family Ministries
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Description:

    Salary:  $40,000-$45,000 (+ benefits)

    Position Description:  A full-time (40 hours/week) position with a focus on students pre-k through grade 12 that
    engages and encourages our youth to build a personal relationship with Jesus Christ by worshipping God, connecting with each other, discovering God’s Word, serving our community, and sharing Christ with others.

    The Director of Student and Family Ministries shall provide planning, implementation, coordination and development of student programs and events.

    Desired Gifts and Experience:

    *Commitment to the mission and vision of OSLC
    *Have a passion for serving students of all ages and their families
    *A degree in theology, education, or related field
    *Minimum 5 years of experience coordinating and leading students
    *Ability to be flexible due to changing schedule and varying work hours and days
    *Volunteer management and recruitment
    *Strong communication and leadership skills
    *Exceptional planning, time management, and organizational skills


    *Minister to student groups of the church and community
    *Plan, coordinate, further develop programs for Sunday morning education for all students, Vacation Bible Camp, Middle School/High School Youth groups, after school programs, and family events, and assist with confirmation
    *Plan a year-round calendar and provide consistent and timely communication with youth, families, and congregation about programs
    *Develop and maintain budget and financial accounting for student ministries
    *Prepare a written year-end report for OSLC
    *Recruit and mentor congregational members and parents to serve in student ministries
    *Develop and maintain relationships with other youth ministries in our community
    *Evaluate and plan participation in larger (regional or national) youth events for students of all ages
    *Be available for conversation and guidance of students as the need arises
    *Be available to support students by attending sporting events, concerts, plays, etc.
    *Attend weekly staff meetings and monthly council meetings
    *Produce newsletter and website articles
    *Maintain an up-to-date contact list
    *Regularly attend worship and participate in life of the congregation

    Supervision and Accountability:

    *Direct supervision by lead pastor
    *90-day review
    *Yearly performance evaluation

    Additional Requirements:

    *Current driving license with satisfactory driving record
    *Commitment to become a member of OSLC
    *At least three references
    *Must submit to being fingerprinted
    *Must pass WSP background check

    If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to:

    Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church
    C/O Pastor Mark Bankson
    PO Box 370
    Stanwood, WA 98292

    In case you have further questions you can reach us by phone: (360) 629-3767 or email: oslcstanwood@frontier.com.