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Evergreen Ministries in Hudsonville, Mich., is looking for a passionate follower of Jesus to join the staff team. The Middle School Youth Director builds relationships with 7th-8th grade students, partners with parents, and empowers small group leaders to help students find their place in God’s story.

Middle School Youth Director

  • Reports to: Lead Pastor
  • Hours: Part-time – 15-20 hours/week (full-time if combined with open High School position)

Roles & Responsibilities

Weekly Youth Group

  • Create and teach Jesus-centered curriculum addressing relevant questions and struggles of students.
  • Recruit and equip small group leaders to connect with students on a deeper level as they apply weekly teachings.
  • Develop meaningful relationships with students through a wide variety of activities that stimulate social and spiritual growth.

Spiritual Formation

  • Incorporate spiritual disciplines into regular and special programming.
  • Coordinate special events, such as service projects, retreats, and mission trips.
  • Oversee curriculum and mentorship of Profession of Faith process.

Collaboration & Communication

  • Collaborate with staff to further Christ’s mission at Evergreen.
  • Communicate with parents and meet regularly with small group leaders.
  • Be available to connect with students outside of weekly programming.
  • Welcome visiting families on Sunday mornings and invite students to youth ministry.
  • Enforce Evergreen’s Child Protection Policy and Safe Church practices.


  • Love for Jesus Christ coupled with love for 7th-8th grade students
  • Personal commitment to spiritual disciplines and emotional health
  • Growing knowledge of faith formation and social development in middle school students  
  • Competence in carrying out administrative tasks required for effective ministry
  • Willingness to work as a team player within a collaborative environment
  • Willingness to gain additional knowledge and skills to improve the ministry
  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or 2 to 4 years of experience working in youth ministry preferred

To apply, please submit resume to [email protected]


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