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Volunteer Job Description: Youth advisor

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To promote the spiritual growth and transformation of the youth of ______. Youth advisors engage in a ministry with youth that emphasizes fun, religious identity, community, and the democratic process.

Time frame:

As an advisor, you commit to serving as a part of a advising team for year. Advising teams divide up weekly responsibilities so that you will be with the youth approximately one in two Sundays. In addition, advisors typically participate in one to three weekend retreats and/or district conferences ("cons"), or youth/adult development conferences each year.

Statement of Accountability:

As an advisor, you report to and are supported by the Director/Minister of Religious Education. Additional support comes from Parish Minister. You are ultimately responsible to the Board of Directors and to the congregation.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Benefits and opportunities:

All volunteers who work with minors must agree to and sign the Code of Ethics.

Reference checks may be requested of volunteers working with minors.

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