Job Title: Youth Leader/Rabbi over Student Ministries
Time Commitment: Full-Time 40-50 hours.
Department: Youth Department
Position Reports to: Senior Rabbi Vowell
Yearly Salary From $40,000 to $48,000 based on education and experience.
Evaluation Date: January 31, 2016
The Youth Leader will manage and oversee all aspects of our Junior High and Senior High Student Ministry. The Youth Leader will develop and grow all areas of our eight irreducible minimums (see below) and give direct oversight to a seeker friendly Shabbat morning worship, small groups for discipleship and accountability along with recruitment of volunteer participants, involving the youth in the overall congregational life, and creating meaningful participation in our Holy Days and special Holidays (Yom Kippur, Rosh Hashanah, Passover, etc.).
Primary Passions of the Youth Leader
• Care deeply about the salvation and full-restoration of the Jewish people to the Messiah Yeshua.
• Already have a passion for our eight irreducible minimums.
• A strong desire to create an environment that attracts and trains great volunteers.
• Envisions a Shabbat morning service that is attractional for Jewish youth who do not know Messiah Yeshua.
• Believes that hard work and diligence go hand-in-glove with fasting and prayer.
• Will not relent from raising up a generation of young people devoted to the Messiah Yeshua.
• Would do everything in their power to protect personal purity and the purity of the students.
• Passionate about reaching Jewish people around the globe and is willing to lead youth mission projects to fulfill this desire.
• Enjoys being a man under authority and not being the final authority.
• Have a personal, growing relationship with Yeshua the Messiah (preferably for two years or more).
• Hold a Bachelor’s Degree in the Bible or a related field.
• Recognize the Bible as the inspired, inerrant Words of God and the authority for your life.
• Have the emotional capacity and moral discernment to lead youth at Beth Messiah.
• Effectively teach, organize, and motivate youth.
• Must work independently as well as collaboratively with CBM staff, interns, volunteers, and other organizations.
• Recruit, supervise, and retain volunteer of all ages, particularly youth.
• Apply common sense and critical thinking to carry out instructions and make decisions within the scope of authority.
• Follow written guidelines.
• Write clear, concise e-mails, text messages and social media posts.
We want our middle school and high school students to graduate knowing:
1) I can trust what the Scriptures say.
2) When I see as Yeshua sees, I will do as Yeshua says.
3) Purity paves the way to intimacy.
4) My friends will determine the direction and quality of my life.
5) My Messianic identity is worth having.
6) I must consider the interests of others ahead of my own.
7) Maximum freedom is found under God’s authority, the Torah.
8) Leaders worth following, follow God’s principles.