CYFM Associate Position (part-time)

Advent Lutheran is looking to hire a part-time CYFM Associate for 10-12 hours/week. Advent is an inclusive, welcoming congregation that values worship, outreach, and people of all ages – particularly youth and children. Summer responsibilities include planning monthly events for youth and building relationships with youth and families. School year responsibilities will include leading Wednesday evening confirmation classes as well.  
Are you passionate about CYF ministry and looking to gain and add experience to your resume? Are you energetic and fun-loving? Do you want to be part of a great team of staff? This position might be for you!


Status: Part-time, non-exempt

Reports to: Director of Faith Formation

Primary Function: To assist in coordination, planning, and administration of education and ministry for children, youth, and their families, in partnership with Director of Faith Formation, pastors, and staff.


  • Work with Director of Faith Formation to plan and lead Pre-Confirmation and Confirmation classes and service projects.
  • Coordinate and facilitate fellowship activities and special events for children and youth.
  • Build relationships with children, youth, and their families.
  • Assist in planning and coordinating youth fundraisers.
  • Help to promote, plan, and participate in annual events such as Rally/Welcome Sunday, Vacation Bible School, Summer Camp, and other summer trips (e.g., ELCA Gathering, mission, etc.)
  • Being available at church on Wednesday evenings, Sunday mornings, and during other activities, as needed.
  • Perform other duties in Children, Youth, and Family Ministry, as needed.


  • A mature faith and commitment to a Lutheran theology of grace and forgiveness.
  • Passion for student engagement in Children and Youth Ministry programs and faith development opportunities.
  • Ability to maintain proper and safe boundaries with children and youth in a variety of situations and settings.
  • Ability to efficiently use Microsoft Office programs and ability to learn and work with the church database.
  • Available to work Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings, with flexibility in additional hours and scheduling, as needed.
  • Successful completion of criminal background check and motor vehicle record check as performed by Advent Lutheran Church.
  • Previous experience with youth and/or children preferred.

Send in your cover letter and resume!


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9475 Jefferson Highway - Maple Grove, MN 55369

From the south: North on Highway 169. Exit on Co Rd 30 West/93rd Ave. and take a right. Go 3/4 mile, and take a right on Jefferson Hwy. Advent is a quarter mile on the left.

From the north: South on Highway 169. Take a right on 109th Ave. Drive 1/4 mile, and take a left on Jefferson Hwy. Advent will be one the right shortly after crossing over Highway 610 (approximately two miles).