Director of Youth Ministry, Naples, FL (part time)

St. Monica’s Episcopal Church in Naples, Florida, is looking for a Director of Youth Ministry.  The Youth Minister will serve as a part-time employee (avg 12-18 hours per week) who works with the priest to create Christian Formation experiences and provides pastoral care for the youth and parents of children at St. Monica’s Episcopal Church. The Youth Minister will plan, coordinate, collaborate with other ministers who oversee the following areas of ministry: The Youth Group, Sunday School, Acolytes, and Nursery. Director of Youth Ministry will function as a lay pastor to the children and youth, and will partner with and support the parents, as they raise their children as disciples of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

Qualifications:

Candidates should have at least 1-2 years Youth Ministry experience serving in team leadership, camp counselor, or director.  A commitment to serve youth while utilizing ministry gifts to create opportunities for young people to grow in a love and commitment to Jesus Christ is essential.  Candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and letters of reference to the Rector:  The Rev. Eric Cooter.

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Youth Director, Homosassa, FL (part-time)

Do you have a passion to help youth connect with Jesus and the church? First United Methodist Church in Homosassa, Florida, is seeking a part-time (15-20 hours) Director of Youth Ministries. We are looking for someone who is in a growing relationship with Jesus, who can cultivate a team, oversee ministry, and, most importantly, build relationships with youth in the church and community. The new Youth Director will help build the existing Youth Ministry, working with parents, as well as youth. The ideal candidate will have a deep and loving relationship with Jesus, a call to minister to youth and experience working with youth. Salary determined upon qualifications.
Email Cover Letter and Resume to Donna Munsen.

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Youth Director, Winter Haven, FL (part time)

St. Paul Episcopal Church in Winter Haven, Florida, is looking for a part time youth director willing to work a flexible schedule.  Most responsibilites will be on Wednesdays and Sundays.  This Christ follower must have youth leadership experience with the following:

  • Biblical Teacher
  • Mentor
  • Worship Leader
  • Game Extraordinaire

Please email a cover letter and resume.

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Director of Youth Ministry, Wellington, FL

St. Peter’s United Methodist Church in Wellington, Florida, is looking for a director of Youth Ministry to guide our middle school and high school students through their spiritual journey.  Our youth program is diverse, devoted to serving others, learning more about the Christian faith, and building lasting relationships.  We offer mission trip opportunities, run fundraising events (Pumpkin Patch), participate in Worship, offer Confirmation classes, have small groups, and Sunday Night youth group.

Qualifications:

  • Organized
  • Effective Communicator
  • Loving
  • Experience working with youth and children
  • Flexible
  • Team player
  • Creative
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Director of Youth and Recreational Ministries, Winter Haven, FL

St. John’s United Methodist Church in Winter Haven, FL is seeking a full-time Director of Youth and Recreational Ministries.  St. John’s is a mission-oriented church which is intentionally seeking to grow together by creating a church for all generations. This position will develop and lead all ministries toward young people for students in Grades 6-12 and lead our Upward Sports outreach. The ideal candidate will actively recruit, equip and appreciate a group of volunteers in order to grow these ministry opportunities.  Currently the youth ministries have gatherings for study, prayer and fellowship on Wednesday evenings. In the spring, we have a 10-week, indoor soccer league for children ages 3 – 11. Additionally, during the summer, the youth ministry participates in camps and activities at MOUNTAIN T.O.P. and the Riverside Camp and Retreat Center.  The ideal candidate will have a growing relationship with Christ, good interpersonal skills, an acceptance of the Wesleyan/Methodist theological view of grace, and a strong desire to lead the youth and recreational ministries, which have a great foundation upon which to build.  This position includes salary, pension benefits, continuing education funds, and generous vacation and holiday time. An Associate’s Degree or higher is required. A Bachelor’s Degree is ideal. We are open to entry-level candidates who are teachable in spirit.  For more information or to submit your resume, please contact the Youth Director Search Committee, at home@sjum.org

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Director of Children’s Ministry, Jacksonville, FL

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, known to many in the Jacksonville, Florida, community because of the nearly fifty-year-old Day School (currently 325 students, age 1 through 6th grade) is looking for their next Director of Children’s Ministry.  Located in an historic neighborhood, canopied by oak trees, one block from the St. John’s River and blessed with a beautiful campus, committed adult volunteers and friendly parishioners, this church maintains a healthy balance of long-time generational members combined with those who are new to the Jacksonville community.  Only 10 minutes away from downtown the best of all worlds meet here.  Great restaurants, professional sports, cultural opportunities, recreation and the Atlantic Ocean are all close by.  St. Mark’s is one of the largest churches in the Diocese of Florida and offers traditional and contemporary worship experiences on Sunday mornings.  This is a church people choose to come back to after they have been away at college or relocated to another town.  St. Mark’s has spent the past year evaluating and developing a strategic plan for building a sustainable children’s ministry and is excited to find the right person to help implement it. Please apply by sending a resume and cover letter.

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Coordinator of Family and Children’s Ministry, New Smyrna Beach, FL

Coronado Community United Methodist Church is seeking a part-time person (20 hours per week) to lead its family and children’s ministry. Located in New Smyrna Beach, FL just blocks from the Atlantic Ocean, we offer a rewarding opportunity with lots of support from both clergy and lay leadership. Responsibilities include planning and leading weekly ministry activities for children (from infancy through fifth grade), planning and implementing seasonal family activities, and building/maintaining connections with families in the church, community and our 100 student day school. Will develop and maintain children/family ministry budgets, complete all administration related to curriculum development, supply distribution, and communication with families. Also, includes supervision of Sunday morning nursery staff and ensuring compliance with the Youth and Child Protection Policy as applied to this ministry.

Qualifications:

Requires bachelor degree with coursework in education/early childhood development plus minimum two years’ experience in children’s ministry or student services or equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate will thrive in a team environment, have excellent communication abilities, solid MS Office skills, a genuine love for children and a desire to serve God and people. Understanding and knowledge of United Methodist teachings and philosophies a strong plus.
Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements.​ Please use subject line: ​Application for Coordinator of Family & Children’s Ministry.
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Director of Youth and Education Ministry, New Smyrna Beach, FL

Coronado Community United Methodist Church is seeking a full-time Director of Youth and Education Ministry.  We are a beach side congregation only blocks from the ocean in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. Director’s primary purpose is to foster Christian community through building relationships with young people in grades 6 through 12 that strengthen their commitment to the church and growth in faith. Will oversee children’s ministry staff and provide resources for Education Committee and adult educational opportunities.  Responsible for ensuring adherence to the Youth and Child Protection Policy throughout the Church, reporting any issues to the Sr. Pastor. Other responsibilities include planning and leading existing weekly youth programs in ways that maintain their success and facilitate future growth. Director will plan and implement mission, retreat, confirmation, and camp experience as well as coordinate fundraising events, develop and maintain youth/education ministry budgets and complete all administration related to curriculum development, supply distribution, and communication with youth and families.

Qualifications:

Requires bachelor degree, with coursework in counseling, education and/or childhood development plus a minimum of 3-4 years’ experience or equivalent combination of experience and education.  At least 2 years should be with middle school, high school, or college level students in a Christian or secular setting. Successful candidate will be a team player with a call to minister to youth, a genuine love for teens and desire to serve God and people. Must have outstanding communication skills, proven gifts in leadership and strong technology skills. Knowledge and understanding of United Methodist teachings   a strong plus.  Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements.  Use the subject line: Application for Director of Youth & Education Ministry.

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Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries, Mount Dora, FL

The First United Methodist Church in Mount Dora, FL is seeking an outgoing, spiritual leader to direct the spiritual growth and educational activities of the church’s youth and young adult ministries.  Our current program involves 80-100 youth each week.  Our 800 member purpose-driven church has both contemporary and traditional worship styles with a focus on discipleship and outreach.  Mount Dora is a growing community that presents a unique challenge to reach out and influence young people by providing meaningful Christian examples through positive leadership.  Youth Ministry experience required.  Those interested in this full-time position are encouraged to visit the website at www.mtdorafumc.org, send their resume to First United Methodist Church, Attn: Janet Westlake, 440 E. Sixth Ave., Mount Dora, FL, 32757 or e-mail to janet@mtdorafumc.org.

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Director of Children’s Ministry, Jacksonville, FL

St. Paul United Methodist Church is a growing church in the community of Arlington located in Jacksonville, FL.  We currently have an opening for a part-time Director of Children’s Ministry (DCM).  This position is non-exempt, 25 hours per week, $16,000 annually, mainly on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Qualifications:

The DCM must have a passion for kids (Nursery thru 5th grade) in growing their Christian faith and be able to demonstrate great interpersonal leadership skills in working with our existing volunteers and program.  Prior Children’s ministry or Christian Education experience is beneficial and a background check is required before hiring.  Please see the job description for more in-depth information.  Email a cover letter and resume to apply.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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