Youth Ministry Job Training Coordinator

Job Type
Children's Ministry, Para-church & Non-profit Roles
Wilmington, DE
Salary Details
$25,000 - $30,000/year; Medical, Life, Vision, Dental
Contract Type
Hours per Week
40 and more as needed
Closing Date
The Youth Ministry Job Training Coordinator is responsible for building professional opportunities and training for youth aged 14-18 who are employed by UrbanPromise to work as counselors, teachers, and role models.

Job Description

Youth Ministry - Job Training Coordinator

Job title: Youth Ministry Job Training Coordinator 

Reports to: StreetLeader Director 

Job purpose 

Do you enjoy mentoring and training teens so they are equipped for the future? TheYouth Ministry Job Training Coordinator is responsible for building impactful professional opportunities and training for the UrbanPromise teenage StreetLeaders -- youth aged 14-18 years who are employed by UrbanPromise to work as a counselor, teacher and role model to children in our after school programs and summer camps. The Youth Ministry Job Training Coordinator will offer or connect StreetLeaders to job training, leadership development, tutoring, mentoring and college prep.

The Youth Ministry Job Training Coordinator helps ensure that our StreetLeaders are meeting the requirements of their roles and helping them to cast vision for their futures. Through support and proactive feedback, using a detailed contract, the Youth Ministry Job Training Coordinator encourages StreetLeaders in their work duties and responsibilities, collaborating with other UPW staff and volunteers to achieve the UPW vision and mission.

Duties and responsibilities - Staff members are expected to be wholehearted in everything they undertake. 

Foster Community in Christ 

Engage in personal spiritual development (get a mentor, Bible study, prayer) 

Participate in staff spiritual practice events (prayer, discipleship, Bible study) and professional development (staff retreats, training, and team building events)

Fully engage in site-based neighborhood and community relationships 

Teach and provide opportunities for children to respond to the Gospel message, fostering Godly Character and discipleship (Scripture, prayer, mentoring relationships, service opportunities)

Actively pursue UPW financial support as you learn fundamentals of relationship development and fundraising via letters, etc

Oversee administration of program 

Maintain processes and procedures (Contracts, evaluation scores, job performance plans, etc) 

Lead meetings and events (for example, Application nights, Team Leader meetings, etc

Coordinate orientation and training for StreetLeaders, staff and volunteers 

Gather, analyze, and report measurements for areas of responsibility 

Process StreetLeader applications (interview, home visits, etc) 

Run payroll and assign bonuses to StreetLeader Staff 

Actively support StreetLeaders, Site Directors, and volunteers 

Collaborate with teens’ families, UPW staff, and volunteers to achieve positive outcomes in StreetLeaders 

Evaluate Job Training Program, StreetLeaders, staff and volunteers (monthly check ups, bi-weekly written evaluations of StreetLeader performance, etc) 

Using a discipleship approach, coach and mentor StreetLeaders

Assist programs (camp, special events, trips) 

Meet with StreetLeaders to improve their performance and effectiveness. 

Develop program areas 

Create and implement strategic plan (destination, measurements) 

Increase training (professional development days, best practices) 

Create, monitor and implement processes and procedures 

Build transformative relationships 

General Requirements: ??You are an insightful and creative problem solver who can easily navigate racial, class, political and cultural differences, while offering joy, warmth and support to youth. You are responsible, proactive and purpose driven. ?You are trustworthy and uphold the integrity of the UrbanPromise Wilmington vision. Additional skills include: 

Excellent communicator with kids, adults and professionals 

Adept at utilizing technology, especially Zoom and the Google Suite 

Excellent time management skills with ability to prioritize effectively 

Must be coachable and passionate about supporting teens in a way that honors God’s word

Must be able to manage people and lead a team towards a common goal 

Must have a missionary mindset/attitude and be dedicated to living out God’s word


Direct reports: TeamLeaders, Assistant TeamLeaders, StreetLeaders 

Organization Description

The mission of UrbanPromise is to equip urban youth through Christ with the skills necessary for academic success, life management, personal growth and servant leadership. The vision of UrbanPromise is to be a community in Christ of servant leadership and transformation seeking a full life for all involved: urban youth, families, volunteers and staff in the neighborhoods of our city. We accomplish our mission and vision through: UrbanPromise School (PreK-7); UrbanPromise Academy (8th-12th); After school programs; Summer Camps; and Sports and UrbanTrekkers Programs


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