YOUTH MISSIONS AMBASSADOR

Job Description

Job Title

Youth Missions Ambassador

Report to

Executive Director

PURPOSE

To work within our network and with key partners to raise awareness of the mission task amongst youth and to help educate, train and equip youth for engagement in mission.

Responsibilities

To promote cross-cultural mission in churches with a focus on Youth.

This can be achieved through, but not limited to:

Relevant biblical teaching

Liaison with and development of youth leadership

Providing appropriate material to increase missional thought and engagement

Supporting churches and parents in engaging in missions

Equipping the church and youth leadership to enhance their church’s mission interest

To work collaboratively

with other groups and organisations to develop and deliver tools for channelling youth into mission activity in NZ and overseas.

To undertake any additional project

or tasks as directed by the GC3 Executive Director.

To raise the profile of GC3 and enhance cross-cultural mission awareness.

This can be achieved through, but not limited to:

Attending and participating in mission events

Deepening engagement with GC3

Strengthening interest in and care of mission partners

Developing a deeper prayer commitment

Other opportunities as they arise

To support our churches

and the partners they send and to raise awareness of what GC3 can provide.

To work with the Board and Staff

in developing and contributing to a Youth Programme that focuses on mission

Qualifications & Experience

A sense of call to the role, a heart for God, youth, and a passion for mission

 Ability to relate and build relationships with youth

Confidence and ability to be ‘up front’, speak in public and communicate clearly

Leadership skills and experience in building a team

Able to work with GC3 staff and board, youth leaders in our network and those in the wider mission community

Administrative and organisational skills

Experience in youth ministry or working with youth

Mature Christian faith

 A qualification and/or proven experience in Education and/or Theology

A passion for and some experience in cross-cultural mission

Working Conditions

Full time (40 hours a week) which includes evenings and weekends and travel both within New Zealand and overseas.

A mobile workplace within Aotearoa NZ (with a potential for some overseas travel in the future)

Applications Close

30th September. 2022

For further information contact:

Michael Hanson
Executive Director

e: michael@gc3.org.nz
m: +64 27 522 4001