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.


• 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


• 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