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Are you passionate about working with youth and helping them grow in their faith? Do you have experience in youth ministry or training in this field? If so, we want to hear from you!
Dell Free Lutheran Church is seeking a Youth Ministry Director to join our team.

We are a rural church located in Frost, MN, with a heart for missions and a formal plan for youth ministry that was first implemented 20 years ago. Our blended and expressive worship style attracts an average of 84 worshippers every Sunday.

As our Youth Ministry Director, you will be responsible for leading and coordinating our youth ministry programs. You will work with a team of volunteers to organize events, lead Bible studies, and provide mentorship to our youth. You will also be responsible for developing and implementing new programs that will help our youth grow in their faith.

• College degree preferred, but not mandatory. Youth ministry specific training is preferred.
• Two years of experience in youth ministry or a related field is preferred.
• A rural background may be helpful.
• Denominational preference: Free Lutheran, Evangelical Lutheran, or Protestant.
• Must believe in the inerrancy of Scripture, personal relationship with Jesus for salvation, and six-day creation.
• Must pass a background check.

Compensation Package (Negotiable, depending on training and experience):

Our Total compensation package ranges between $35,600-$37,600. We expect roughly 3/4 time at $24,000 per year base starting salary (negotiable based on qualifications).

• Housing Benefit: $350 per month allowance.
• Health Benefit: Samaritan Ministries is the health care ministry benefit provided to the youth director and/or his/her family. We pay for Base Level & Beyond $250,000. For more information, please visit: This benefit ranges based on what you need and can be anywhere from $200 to $650 per month.
• Mileage: Up to $3,000 per year reimbursed at Federal Rate.
• Retirement Contribution: $1,200 a year.
• Cell Phone: Reimbursement up to $50 per month
• Home Internet: Reimbursement up to $75 per month.
• Moving expenses budgeted at $1,500.00.

Most of our prior Youth Directors have held small part time positions elsewhere in the community to supplement their income and to get more access to the mission field.
Youth Ministry Budget:
• High School Youth Budget is currently $5,000 per year.
• Jr. High Budget is currently $4,000 per year.
• K-5 Pioneer Club budget is currently $1,500 per year.

Volunteer Support Staff:
• Seven member Youth Board to provide support and be a sounding board.
• Routine strategy sessions with Pastor.

Youth Ministry Space:
• Jr. High/Sr. High has a dedicated room, and use of a local gymnasium located off-site at the former Frost School.
• At the discretion of leaders and families, Sr. High sometimes meets in homes and other venues.

To learn more about our Church, please visit our website and our association’s website If you’re interested in this position, please send your resume and cover letter about why you want to work with us to Pastor Joe Ocker at We look forward to hearing from you!

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