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Director of Youth Ministry, Venice, FL

Description:

Christ UMC (http://christvenice.com/) in Venice, FL is searching for a full-time Director of Youth Ministry to inspire and equip teens and volunteers to “Say Yes to Jesus.” Christ Venice is a Christ-centered church that is filled with the presence of the Holy Spirit; that preaches the word of God; that is mission–oriented; and that is friendly. The congregation shares a clear vision to “Say Yes to Jesus” and is committed to caring for the youth in their community. They will launch a second campus as they look for more opportunities to serve the community around them.

Essential Functions

  • Create and nurture a safe environment for youth to experience the love of God and build relationships with others
  • Nurture the development of existing youth programs and guide the development of new programs
  • Work with the Youth Planning Team and other leaders to create specific goals and ministry calendar of events
  • Implement the recruiting, training, and evaluation of the youth ministry volunteer and staff team

Qualifications

  • Passion for youth ministry and a desire to strengthen the faith of teens and their families
  • College degree
  • Five + years of experience in youth ministry
  • Exceptional communication and organizational skills
  • Understanding of child/youth development and family dynamics
  • Ability to work well with teens and to work well as a part of a team
Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume.