Youth Coordinator/Director

Read Youth Coordinator/Director
Watermark Community Church (Hong Kong)
Location: Hong Kong
Date advertised: 20th February 2019
Job Type: Full time
Closing Date: ASAP

Watermark Community Church is looking for a great youth leader to join the Watermark Church staff team, to lead the youth ministry, by helping to disciple youth in the gospel, and becoming a key member of our church’s staff and leadership teams.

About Watermark Community Church: We are a multi-cultural English speaking church, which takes God, His Word and His mission seriously. As a church we love the gospel, are serious about discipleship, and are determined to see Hong Kong impacted with the power and life of the gospel. 

Purpose of Position

  • In alignment with our mission, this position seeks to develop mature disciples of Jesus among the youth (ages 12 to 18), who are grounded in the Gospel, preparing them for adulthood.
  • Direct and develop the youth ministry of Watermark, helping to integrate it into the life of the church as a whole.
  • To help parents of teenagers, see and understand their role in the spiritual development of their children and to encourage them in this role.

Job Qualifications: Necessary criteria

  • At least an undergraduate degree.
  • Minimum 2 years of front line volunteer or work experience in a church or non-profit organization setting
  • Fluency in English
  • Competent computer skills 
  • Strong self-leadership skills
  • Be a committed Christian, committed to gospel-ministry, living a God-honouring life and having a love for the local church.
  • Personal qualities: a humble leader, servant-hearted, self-motivated, creative, flexible, enthusiastic, wise, patient, and relational.
  • Ability to work as part of a multicultural and multi-denominational team and be able to work well with all members of the staff and the volunteers.

Preferred criteria:

  • Experience in working in cross-cultural settings.
  • One year experience in Hong Kong would also be helpful.
  • Advantageous to have experience with Younglife.
  • To know spoken (and written) Cantonese / Mandarin would be beneficial
  • Post-graduate studies in theology would be preferred.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Set and oversee the implementation of the vision of Watermark Youth, in line with the vision and mission set by the elders.
  • Recruit and train a youth volunteer team.
  • Plan and lead on-campus outreach events (at schools), camps, and lessons.
  • Develop excellent relationship with parents of high-schoolers.
  • Disciple youth by leading Sunday classes and Friday night youth, meeting one-on-one with the youth; overseeing the general operation and spiritual vitality of this age group.
  • As needed, partner with other churches to coordinate city-wide youth events.
  • As with any Watermark Staff member, to be willing to provide other support for the church and contribute to church-wide events.

Job Location: Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong

Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter, including availability and expected salary

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Medical insurance provided.