Boy’s Group Leader Position Details

UMA is a Christian ministry located in downtown Lynchburg. We are seeking male volunteers dedicated to developing deep and lasting relationships with our youth through weekly bible studies, adventure trips, and impromptu hang-outs.

Responsibilities

  • Capable of attending and occasionally leading Wednesday Night Bible Studies (if desired)
  • Able to work with a team of other male volunteers to create an environment in which adults and youth can build healthy relationships and talk about Christ
  • Participate in recreational activities to interact and build relationships with our youth. (ex. basketball, football, trust activities, games, etc…)
  • Help maintain order among a rowdy group of 8-12 boys
  • Join us on adventure trips -- no skills needed, just relationship building.
  • Above all, our desire is to build relationships and share Christ. As much as we love a good plan we want to see you be able to be flexible to follow where the Spirit leads!

Requirements

  • Must be a committed follower of Christ
  • Must be available every Wednesday night beginning September 7th from 6:00 PM- 8:00PM until December 14th (winter break begins). Certain Wednesdays will be canceled due to LCS schedule and holidays. We understand things happen and you may not be able to attend due to unforeseen circumstances, we just ask that you inform us ahead of time.     
  • Must possess prior youth leadership experience and skills
  • Must be able to follow instructions and set a good example for students
  • Must have own reliable transportation
  • Must be excited to commit to building relationships with awesome young men, not punching a time clock!
  • Consistency is very important, we would prefer volunteers who would be interested in serving in the spring as well, however it is not a requirement.    

If you are okay with the above information, you love Jesus, young people, fun and the awesome outdoors… YOU SHOULD VOLUNTEER WITH UMA! Please send Marissa an email at marissa.uma@gmail.com for more information and to schedule a time to meet up with us!