Current Job Openings

Director of Youth and Family Ministry

Overview: This position provides ministry to youth and families centered on God’s love and lived out through service, engagement, and fun.
Reports to: Family Pastor
Collaborates with: CYF Ministry team, Communications Team, Minnetonka Staff
Hours: Full-time, including Sunday mornings, Wednesday evenings, and occasional other weekend/evening hours as needed (trips and lock-ins)
Salary Range: $55,000 – 65,000 depending on experience
FLSA Classification: Exempt (salaried); Eligible for Portico Benefits

  • Strong commitment to Christian faith, preferably Lutheran, and readiness to share that faith with others.
  • Deeply held commitment to a sense of call to youth ministry.
  • 3-5 years experience working with youth and families in a ministry context.
  • Experience recruiting and working with volunteers.
  • Attention to detail in planning activities and communication with families and youth.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
Responsibilities and Tasks
  • Multi-site Church: There are three expressions of Bethlehem – Twin Cities: Minneapolis campus, Minnetonka campus, and Spirit Garage.
  • Programming: Provide Wednesday night programming for high school students at the Minneapolis campus, assist with confirmation at the Minnetonka campus as needed, and possible quarterly gatherings for students at Spirit Garage.
  • Service: Provide various service opportunities for children, youth, and families, such as a Day of Service, Our Savior Shelter Packing Event, and Feed My Starving Children.
  • Lead special high school youth events throughout the year, including lock-ins, ski trips, summer service-learning trips, and other fun things!
  • Engagement: Find ways to engage youth with God and each other through large group opportunities (youth group, book clubs, etc) and one-on-one time (games, theater, etc)
  • Fundraising Events: Lead and participate in annual fundraising events like Lefse Making and Lutefisk Dinner.
  • Summer Events include participating in VBS at both campuses, leading a high school service learning trip, camping trip, and camp (as needed).
  • Raise up High School leaders to assist with worship, planning, and leading ministry within the church.
  • Fun: We want Children, Youth, and Families to love Jesus and their church. Fun is not possible all the time, but fun should be part of who we are and what we are about

Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the position title in the email subject line.  Interviews will be conducted in an ongoing fashion until a qualified candidate is found.