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minister of worship interim youth pastor resume example with 13+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

High-energy Youth Pastor highly effective at building and leading programs for ages 12 to 21. Knowledgeable about planning weekly classes and services, special events and overnight retreats. Focused on making a positive impact on youth through mentoring, instruction and activities. Ready to offer 18 years of related experience to a new Youth Pastor position with a growing church. Background includes building volunteer teams to support church youth activities. Excellent leader, organizer and problem-solver. Practiced at selecting topics, materials and music to support key messages. Accomplished Minister bringing more than 14 years' expertise in cultivating and shepherding community. Successful providing discipleship, welcoming new members, facilitating pastoral care and preaching to community. Accomplished in contributing to spiritual formation and disciple-making efforts. Excited to bring talent and spiritual leadership to growing church. Systematic Administrative Assistant with successful experience in fast-paced office settings. Hardworking team-player with expertise completing various clerical tasks and offering staff support. Responsible, punctual and productive professional when working with little to no supervision. Organized and dedicated Administrative Assistant with proven track record of providing exceptional customer service in fast-paced environments. Offering keen attention to detail and strong decision making skills to manage multiple, concurrent tasks. Self-motivated work ethic with ability to perform effectively in independent or team environments. Experienced Program Manager bringing 20 years of business operations experience. Effective people manager and big-picture thinker adept at leading projects from concept through completion.

Accomplishments
  • Collaborated with team of 4 women in the development of Creative With A Purpose, a women and girls mentoring organization.
  • Documented and resolved lack of youth participation which led to youth/young adults being actively involved in worship and church events.
Skills
  • Sermons preparation
  • Preaching
  • Shepherding
  • Crisis Management
  • Overnight retreats
  • History with Middle/High School kids
  • Congregational care
  • Public speaking
  • New member assimilation
  • Spiritual instruction
  • Volunteer Management
  • Spiritual leadership
  • Collaboration
  • Leadership
  • De-Escalation Techniques
  • Communicate Effectively
  • Strong Attention To Detail
  • Clean Driving Record
  • Writing
Work History
Minister of Worship/Interim Youth Pastor, 07/2019 to Current
New Hope ChurchCity, STATE,
  • Recruited volunteers for choirs and worship teams.
  • Coordinated music and special vocals for each worship service.
  • Developed programs for holidays and unique events.
  • Set up PowerPoint presentations with lyrics for congregation.
  • Performed music as Worship Leader and Video/Sound liaison.
  • Raised congregational awareness of needs and contributions of youth to church life and operations.
  • Scheduled and managed teams of youth volunteers.
  • Built lasting relationships with youth and parents or guardians through role playing, family oriented events, and support in school and at home activities.
  • Oversaw youth ministry budget and tracked all expenses.
  • Set goals for youth in church and communicated with parents regarding progress.
  • Planned weekly groups as well as special events and overnight retreats.
  • Taught and counseled youth/young adults ages 12 to 21.
  • Shared valuable life experiences with youth/young adults ages 12 to 21 to promote positive self-esteem and improve social skills.
  • Oversaw administration and management of all areas of ministry.
  • Organized and spearheaded community outreach programs, including shadowing and mentor programs focused on helping middle school students plan for college or vocational education opportunities and participate in local civic processes.
  • Coordinated and spearheaded programs to increase church members' service throughout community.
  • Facilitated community outreach programs, including guidance programs focused on helping middle school students prepare for college or vocational education opportunities.
  • Provided spiritual care through visitation, counseling and prayer.
  • Led programs such as worship, study, fellowship and service opportunities.
  • Planned and conducted worship services, wrote sermons and worked with key church leaders to carry out church mission.
  • Provided spiritual and administrative leadership to church, including managing daily operations, developing and administering annual budget, delivering compassionate pastoral care to community and leading worship services, ordinances, funerals and weddings.
  • Actively listened to customers, handled concerns quickly and escalated major issues to supervisor.
Administrative Assistant/Training Specialist, 11/2009 to 11/2014
Presbyterian Villages Of Michigan FoundationCity, STATE,
  • Restocked supplies and placed purchase orders to maintain adequate stock levels.
  • Supported efficient meetings by organizing spaces and materials, documenting discussions and distributing meeting notes.
  • Sorted and distributed office mail and recorded incoming shipments for corporate records.
  • Processed invoices and expenses using QuickBooks to facilitate on-time payment.
  • Supported logistics for programs, meetings and events, including room reservations, agenda preparation and calendar maintenance.
  • Maintained staff directory and company policy handbook for human resources department.
  • Answered multi-line phone system, routing calls, delivering messages to staff and greeting visitors.
  • Coached new employees on administrative procedures, company policies and performance standards.
  • Generated reports and typed letters in Word and prepared PowerPoint presentations.
  • Managed Access databases converting complex data into easy-to-interpret data.
  • Performed research to collect and record industry data.
  • Handled client correspondence and tracked records to foster office efficiency.
  • Prepared packages for shipment, pickup and courier services for prompt delivery to customers.
  • Scheduled office meetings and client appointments for staff teams.
  • Monitored supervisor's work calendar and scheduled appointments, meetings and travel.
  • Monitored premises, screened visitors, updated logs and issued passes to maintain security.
  • Executed record filing system to improve document organization and management.
  • Interacted with vendors, contractors and professional services personnel to receive orders, direct activities and communicate instructions.
  • Coordinated travel arrangements by booking airfare, hotel and ground transportation
  • Managed Access databases converting complex data into easy-to-interpret data
Office Administrator/Interim Youth Minister, 04/2003 to 07/2010
New Hope ChurchCity, STATE,
  • Raised congregational awareness of needs and contributions of youth to church life and operations.
  • Coordinated and spearheaded programs to increase church members' service throughout community.
  • Oversaw administration and management of all areas of ministry.
  • Provided spiritual care through visitation, counseling and prayer.
  • Provided spiritual and administrative leadership to church, including managing daily operations, developing and administering annual budget, delivering compassionate pastoral care to community and leading worship services, ordinances, funerals and weddings.
  • Planned and conducted worship services, wrote sermons and worked with key church leaders to carry out church mission.
  • Facilitated community outreach programs, including guidance programs focused on helping middle school students prepare for college or vocational education opportunities.
  • Led programs such as worship, study, fellowship and service opportunities.
  • Organized and spearheaded community outreach programs, including shadowing and mentor programs focused on helping middle school students plan for college or vocational education opportunities and participate in local civic processes.
  • Supervised associate pastors and staff leading education, youth, pastoral care, and older adult ministry programs.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Resolved conflicts and negotiated mutually beneficial agreements between parties.
  • Created plans and communicated deadlines to ensure projects were completed on time.
  • Handled day-to-day running of [project or department or task], ensuring high levels of productivity and progression.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Participated in continuous improvement by generating suggestions, engaging in problem-solving activities to support teamwork.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1982 to Inkster High School - 3250 Middlebelt Rd., Inkster, Michigan 48141,
GPA:
Certifications
  • Licensed Minister - August 2007
  • Ordained Minister, New Hope Church - December 2020
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School Attended

  • Inkster High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Minister of Worship/Interim Youth Pastor
  • Administrative Assistant/Training Specialist
  • Office Administrator/Interim Youth Minister

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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