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Objective Seeking leadership opportunity in youth advocate related mission as well as niche opportunities for communication specialist.
Employment Experience April 08 to Present, Student Ministries Director, Gateway Church 7104 McNeil Drive, Austin TX (512) 832-2162 Provided oversight for program, leaders, and staff. Transitioned the program to a relational model thru community and contact work. Developed student leadership initiatives for college leader internships, and student led teams. Seeded a mobile skate park. Programmed summer camping. Managed fundraising for 100% of operating budget. Grew program from 60-70 students to 190-210.
June 06 to April 08, Student Ministries Director, Potential Church 12401 Stirling Rd. Ft Lauderdale, FL. (954) 434-1500 Provided oversight of three satellite campuses and main campus leaders, staff for 500 students, and 70 leaders. Resourced and communicated the global tone and direction of all campuses with partial oversight given to Lima, Peru campus. Transitioned program from event driven environment to relational through contact work and community gatherings. Executed programming for six services per weekend. Programmed camp, events, and summer missions. Grew program from 250-300 students to 450-500.
June 02 to June 06, Student Ministries Director, Currey Creek Church 35 Cascade Caverns, Boerne, TX (830) 755-8806 Created a student ministry program within a church plant through campus contact work, events, and experiences. Recruited volunteers, developed an environment for 5th and 6th grade students, partnered with Younglife, and served on the leadership team to provide direction for CCC. Grew program from 12 students to 70.
February 04 to June 06, Part Time Wyldlife Staff, Boerne, TX Executed programming for club with high school Younglife leaders and committee. Led contact work in area middle schools. Took students to Frontier Ranch and Southwind summer camping.
May 01 to June 02, Presenter, Study Smarts Study Smarts (877) 788-3977, CCBC (972) 231-4753 Study Smarts – Traveled weekly throughout the country presenting high energy seminars in public and private schools.
August 98 to May 01, Middle School Director, Westland Church 401 S. Kipling, Lakewood, CO 80226 Assisted the student ministries director in programming and overseeing 7-9th grade for weekend experiences, events, and summer camps, Created communication pieces for the organization and visited area middle schools for contact work and service. Grew program from 7 students to 75.
Leadership Proficiencies I am a leader in resourcing and equipping youth leaders around the country through YouthLeaderStash.com. I am a strong manager and can create environments as well as position leaders to reach out to broken and hurting kids.
Media Tool Proficiencies Facebook Pages, Wordpress, Tumblr, Twitter, Youtube, Vimeo, Dropbox, Mailchimp, Word, Excel, Publisher, Photoshop, imovie, Web Analytics, etc.
Education Bachelor of Science, Youth Ministry, BBC Springfield, MO H.S. General Studies, Canyon Creek, Richardson, TX