Star Island, an island and retreat center off the coast of New Hampshire renowned for its natural beauty, history, and faithful community of attendees, seeks a Youth Minister to work with UCC youth conference next summer during the week of Aug.t 2-9, 2014.
The Youth Minister will design and implement the youth program for Star Gathering UCC2 Youth. In partnership with other program leaders, the Youth Minister creates a program for youth that focuses on relationship-building, renewal, and spiritual growth for 15-20 vacationing high school students. On the island, she or he leads worship, works with a team to implement the program, and is on call for pastoral care and youth issues that emerge. The Youth Minister should expect on-call responsibilities during the evening and night-time hours. The Youth Minister either selects or designs the theme-based curriculum with assistance (the purpose of the youth conferences is not primarily didactic but rather relationship- and faith-building).
The successful candidate should be:
Star Island UCC Youth Committee will receive applications immediately, and the search will continue until the appropriate candidate is identified.
Applications should include a letter of interest, and resume, and can be sent electronically care of:
Sarah Hauser, SIUCC Youth Committee
Candidates interviewed will be asked to submit references. Stipend is competitive and based on Youth Minister’s education and experience.