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YOUTH SERVICES COORDINATOR JOB DESCRIPTION


    1. Serves as a link between the church and its Civic Youth-Serving Agencies/Scouting Ministries (currently Boy Scouts of America, Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., Camp Fire Boys and Girls, and 4-H) as a member of the Church Council and also the UMMen's Executive Committee.
    2. 2. Belongs to and oversees the work of the Committee on Civic Youth-Serving Agencies/Scouting Ministries.
    3. 3. Speaks often in Sunday morning worship to ask for prayer for the young people and to encourage support of civic youth-serving agencies/scouting ministries.
    4. 4. Promotes planning and observing a Civic Youth-Serving Agencies/Scouting Ministry Sunday on the second Sunday in February or March each year. While an observance for each agency is recommended, sensitivity to Lenten services should be of foremost concern.
    5. 5. Reports activities to the Conference United Methodist Men President and Secretary.
    6. 6. Explains the purpose of and encourages the use of the God and Country programs for children and youth.
    7. 7. Sees that qualified volunteer adults are recognized with awards of The United Methodist Church and the Civic Youth-Serving Agencies/Scouting Ministries.
    8. 8. When a unit, troop, or club is eligible, submits application for a Bishop's Award of Excellence.
      9. Reviews church's programs annually and encourages the pursuit of the Bishop's Award of Excellence.
    9. 10. Represents the church on the Committee of Civic Youth-Serving Agencies/Scouting Ministries.
    10. 11. Encourages youth participation in mission work locally, in the district, annual conference, nation and the world. And, encourages youth recognition through the Good Samaritan Award.