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Director of Student Ministries, Winter Haven, FL


First Presbyterian Church (USA) in Winter Haven, Florida, a 1,000 member congregation, is seeking an enthusiastic leader seeking a long-term relationship to continue the development and expansion of our middle school and high school youth ministry program.  This Christ-centered individual must be able to work well with and lead volunteers, coordinate youth programs, and have the ability to establish one-on-one and group relationships with our youth.  The Ideal Candidate will…
  • Be actively living out their Christian faith
  • Have an intimate understanding of the Bible
  • Relate biblical knowledge to the youth
  • Be energetic and outgoing
  • Be able to create exciting, active and relevant lessons
  • Demonstrate patience, support and understanding
  • Demonstrate adaptability and flexibility
  • Be a team player
  • Demonstrate high proficiency with computer technology and social media
We value our student ministry program and, as such, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package for this full-time position.    Inquiries may be mailed to the church office (attn: Director of Student Ministries Search Committee, First Presbyterian Church, 637 Sixth Street, NW, Winter Haven, FL 33881)  or  apply by emailing a resume and cover letter.


  • Four-year College Degree
  • Prior involvement working in high school and middle school youth ministry or youth-related organizations
  • Member of the Presbyterian Church (USA) or a willingness to become a member of our PC(USA) congregation.
  • Three letters of reference (one from a pastor; none of which shall come from a relative).
  • Pass a background check (at the church’s expense).
  • A valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record.