Director of Youth and Children’s Ministries, Henderson, KY

The Presbyterian Church of Henderson, KY, is looking for a committed Christian leader with a passion for youth and children and their spiritual development as a follower of Jesus Christ. The ideal candidate has experience with youth and children in a church context who can relate well with youth, children, parents, and adult volunteers.

Responsibilities:

• Oversee all programming for youth and children ministries throughout the church and after
school children’s program
• Lead and organize effective youth and children’s programs implementing fellowship,
worship, biblical teaching, discipleship, and outreach
• Recruit, develop, and deploy youth and children’s ministry leaders and volunteers
• Provide spiritual direction and counseling to youth and children
• Seek to integrate youth and children into all areas of the church to create a culture that is
intergenerational, striving to unite with and complement other church ministries
• Develop and maintain budget for youth and children’s ministries
• Be aware of resources for developing youth and children, and participate in continuing
education events and training opportunities
• Be a liaison between the church and other community organizations, people, resources
that relate to youth and children’s ministry
• Connect and collaborate with other Presbyterian leaders in Youth and Children’s ministries
in the Presbytery of Western Kentucky

Qualifications:

• Growing in Christian faith and character
• Bachelor’s degree (preferably in education or Christian Education)
• Desire to teach and mentor youth and children
• Ability to work effectively with youth, children, and teams of volunteers
• Strong communication skills both written and oral using all available resources: email,
social media, website, newsletter, bulletin, Sunday announcements
• Ensure the church’s Child Protection policy and Sexual Misconduct policy is followed
• Background check required
• Be an example to youth and children

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Director of Youth Ministry, Boiling Springs, SC

New Beginnings United Methodist Church (www.newbeginningsumc.org), a medium-size (and growing) church in Boiling Springs, SC (near Spartanburg), is looking for their next Director of Youth Ministry. This person would work in partnership with the Pastor, Youth Council and Church Council to oversee ministry that meets the spiritual needs of youth, ages 12 -20 years, that attend New  Beginnings as well as those in the community. The director will oversee weekly programming and special events, build relationships with youth outside the church walls, and recruit and equip a team of volunteers.

Qualifications:

The director should have a vital, personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be committed to living and modeling a godly lifestyle inside and outside of church. S/he should have at least an associate’s degree, experience and maturity in youth ministry, and be a member of the United Methodist Church. This person should also have strong interpersonal skills with youth and adults and a general knowledge of diversity and skills to manage diversity.

Applicants should send their resume and cover letter

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Coordinator of Children and Family Ministries, Ann Arbor, MI

As a large, dynamic congregation in a world-class university city, First Presbyterian Church in Ann Arbor, Michigan, seeks a caring Transitional Coordinator of Children’s Education & Family Ministry to provide leadership over programs for young children and families.  The Coordinator will work in partnership with parents, church staff, and adult volunteer leaders to ignite the light of God and a heart for service in each young disciple.

 

The Transitional Coordinator of Children’s Education & Family Ministry will guide all aspects of ministry with children from infancy through grade 5 and their families.  The emphasis at First Pres will be on creating a welcoming and inclusive environment, establishing healthy relationships, offering opportunities for young families to grow in faith, sustaining vital and effective programs, and forging connections between young people and the congregation-at-large of First Presbyterian Church.  Responsibilities include: coordinating Sunday Church School, including the recruitment and training of teachers; providing continuity of First Pres’s Milestone Ministry program; upholding the church’s Child Safety Policy; planning and coordinating with other program staff; overseeing family education and fellowship activities; and supervising paid childcare providers and the Children’s Education Assistant.

 

Applicants who are highly organized, passionate about children’s ministry, have an innovative, compassionate spirit, are highly relational with both parents and children, can work effectively with a large church leadership team, and are able to take initiative should apply.  This is a full-time position open to ordained or non-ordained individuals, envisioned as 12 months in duration, with the potential to be extended.  Although the intent is to hire one full-time person, First Pres is open to duties being split between two individuals.  Salary and benefits commensurate with experience and final terms of the position.  Please submit a cover letter and resume.

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Director of Middle School Ministry, Part Time, Wheaton, IL

This is a part – time (20 hr/week) position providing leadership to First Presbyterian Church’s Middle School Ministry, grades 6-8, and coordinating ministry activities with a focus on spiritual growth and hands-on serving in mission.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a passion for middle school ministry, with experience in a church setting or an educational environment. Strong leadership and the ability to communicate effectively with parents, volunteers and church staff are essential, along with experience in developing volunteers, planning, and teaching. Familiarity with the Presbyterian tradition and a Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

A complete job description can be downloaded at http://www.firstpreswheaton.org/job_opportunities

Please email your cover letter and resume to Jan Buscher, Church Administrator, below.

 

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Director of Youth Ministry, Ponte Vedra, FL

Interested in a youth ministry position in the beautiful beach town of Ponte Vedra, FL? Check out Christ Episcopal Church. Whoever serves in this position will join an established program that is looking to grow and try innovative approaches to youth ministry along with a ministry team – no need to apply if you’re a Lone Ranger type.

Christ Church is a 6400-member congregation seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry (DYM) who would be responsible for developing, coordinating, and administering an effective and comprehensive ministry for youth between grades 6-12, and to their families, consistent with the Christ Church mission statement, “transforming lives through the love of God in Christ.” This person will be part of a Family Formation Team, working alongside the Associate Rector for Formation and reporting to the Director of Family Formation. The DYM will also serve with a youth ministry team that includes an assistant director. This person will work collaboratively with the Youth Ministry Renovation Team (lay leadership team) to establish a vision for the youth ministry as well as build the infrastructure necessary for a sustainable model of youth ministry, including a commitment to the position for at least three to five years.

Qualifications: The ideal candidate should have a minimum of four years of paid experience in youth ministry. The Director should exhibit high integrity, sound judgement, ability to handle challenging situations, with quick decision-making and problem-solving skills, grace under pressure, and a good sense of humor. Candidates must have a well-grounded and robust Christian faith, Biblical knowledge, a demonstrated commitment to working with young people, parents, and volunteers, outstanding leadership and relationship skills, knowledge and understanding of relational/incarnational youth ministry, proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, and a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (a degree in youth ministry, Christian education, or similar is especially welcomed).

This position requires approximately 40 hours per week including nights, weekends, and multi-day summer trips. The Director must hold a valid driver’s license and own a vehicle with insurance and a safe driving record. Employment at Christ Church requires a background check, drug screening, completion of the Episcopal Church Safeguarding programs, and completion of all application forms.

Interested? Please send your resume and a cover letter.

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Youth Pastor, Goddard, KS

Are you an energetic, enthusiastic Christian who believes that the development and discipleship of youth is a critical part of the Great Commission? Do you feel called to be part of this work? If so, we would like to hear from you!

Job duties include:

  • Coordinating programming for Sunday morning and Wednesday evening
  • Recruiting and deploying volunteers
  • Communicating with parents, volunteers, staff, and the congregation
  • Planning group gatherings and activities, as well as retreats and mission trips
  • Engaging the group in wider community events, including Neighbors United, National Night Out, and Goddard Fall Festival
  • Leading fundraising initiatives and activities
  • Managing program finances in coordination with the congregation’s financial team
  • Jumping in as a team member, as needed

Details:
Part-time/flexible, 20 hours per week, with 20 hours annual paid vacation/sick leave. Starting salary range is $12-15 per hour, based on qualifications and experience.

We are looking for a team member who displays the following characteristics:

  • A growing Christian faith exhibited through Bible study and prayer
  • Ability to lead others to a saving faith in Christ
  • Energetic, understanding, caring, respectful, and honest
  • Affinity with (and ability to relate to) youth
  • Ability to work well with adults, including parents and volunteers
  • A self-starter, with the ability to plan lessons, events, and mission trips and to appropriately delegate tasks or teaching to volunteers.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and professional references.

 

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Director of Youth Ministries and Worship Leader, Palatka, FL

Trinity United Methodist Church, located in the midst of a diverse community of families in Palatka, Florida, seeks a full-time Director of Youth Ministries and Worship Leader. This is a great position for someone who enjoys growing a youth ministry and also aspires to lead a praise team and the congregation in worship. The dual purpose in this position will be to provide spiritual and relational Christian leadership for youth grades 6 through 12, and to lead the musical aspect of worship. It is preferred that qualified candidates have a bachelor’s degree, but not necessary, depending on previous experience in youth ministry. Being proficient in voice and able to play one accompanying instrument – keyboard, piano or guitar – is key. A basic understanding of United Methodist theology is required.

Qualifications:

  1. Must embrace Christian discipline and have a basic understanding of United Methodist doctrine.
  2. Have an active, growing and personal faith relationship with Christ.
  3. A bachelor’s degree preferred but not necessary, depending on experience.
  4. Must display excellent interpersonal skills, conflict management skills, and a proven ability to work effectively with youth, families, people of different ages and races, and teams of volunteers.
  5. Possess a basic knowledge of adolescent development and emotional needs.
  6. Proficiency in lead vocals and at least one accompanying instrument (keyboard, piano or guitar).
  7. Should be able to envision multiple avenues of worship and how to practice them.

Please submit a resume with 3 references to:

Pastor John Bennett

pastorjohn265@yahoo.com

863-843-5829

Trinity UMC: 1400 Husson Ave., Palatka, FL. 32177

 

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Youth Ministry Leader, Dodge City, KS

Wanted: Full-time Youth Minstry Leader. Lead Junior and Senior youth to Christ. The goal of the team lead by the Leader will be to create a strategy to develope ways to support, train and equip youth in their walk with Christ.  A full profile of the Church can be viewed here.  Job includes salary, health insurance, pension and professional education.  If interested send resume.  Community is 75% Hisipanc and 80% Title one.

 

Qualifications: Youth leadership experience

 

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Director of High School Ministry, Columbus, OH

We are now prayerfully considering applicants for a new Director of High School Ministry. For a full job description or to apply online go to www.ualc.org.

 

UALC is a dynamic, multi-site congregation with a healthy high school ministry and resources to pursue further impact in Columbus. The director partners with families, students, and volunteers to be and make disciples of Jesus Christ. We are excited to welcome a new team member who wants to join us in that mission! The director brings the Family, Youth, and Children’s ministry model and outcomes to life for families with high school aged children so they may engage in their next steps of faith. We are kingdom-minded, reaching out to all those who are connected or disconnected from Christ. This position is part of the FYC team where collaboration is standard practice across the ages from birth through college. Most importantly, the director will lead by living the mission and vision of UALC in ways that are engaging and contagious. If you are like-minded and want to learn more, then please go to www.ualc.org/application or email David White the Pastor of Family, Youth and Children’s Ministries at dwhite@ualc.org.

 

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