FT Vacancy CHCH, Hope Youth Trust Director

Youth South West Trust is seeking to appoint a Youth Director to lead and manage youth work, across three sites of Hope Presbyterian Church and beyond into the communities that make up South West Christchurch.  The leader will coordinate the team of youth workers and a large team of volunteers.   This is a full-time role reporting to the Hope Youth Trust Board and the Senior Pastor.  The Youth Director is a member of the Core Leadership Team of Hope Presbyterian that is led by the Senior Pastor.

We need a Director who has strengths, experience and evidence of competencies in the following areas:  visionary leadership, administration, developing a coherent and effective youth strategy, managing a cohesive and effective team, connecting with community and business leaders, maintaining effective key relationships.  Experience in the funding and grants applications process would be desirable.

We are looking for a person who is sustained by a deep personal Christian faith, who has a heart for the empowerment of youth, an empathy for those who work with youth, and who will develop and maintain spiritual and personal disciplines and a work – life balance that contributes to long term, sustainable ministry.

It is expected that the Director would commit to worshipping within the Hope context. 

To be eligible to apply, you must hold NZ Residency and have a full NZ drivers’ licence.  As a condition of your appointment, you must successfully complete NZ Police vetting.

This position commences on 1 February 2021. 

If you believe God is calling you to this exciting role, please send a letter of application and current curriculum vitae to: david.dally@hopechurch.net.nz

Applications close on 4 December 2020.