Recruiting Volunteers for Youth Ministry

Looking for new recruits to volunteer with the youth ministry at your church? Jeremy Pettitt, shares some insight on who makes the best volunteers for your students.

Jeremy Pettitt

Vice President of Ministry Resources and Publishing at Awana

Jeremy currently works as the Vice President of Ministry Resources and Publishing at Awana. In this role, he teaches workshops and leads training events on various topics for youth workers and parents at conferences around the country. He also serves as an adjunct professor at Trinity International University in Deerfield, IL. Over the last 20 years, Jeremy has poured his life into student ministries in a variety of contexts. Jeremy holds a Masters degree in Communication and Culture from Trinity Graduate School (Deerfield, IL) as well as a Bachelors degree in Pastoral Studies from Christian Life College (Mt. Prospect, IL). He resides in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago, IL with his wife, their daughter and two sons.


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