Family Ministries Director, Alachua – FL

Position Description:

The Director of Family Ministries is responsible for developing, energizing, and maintaining a vibrant system for supporting First United Methodist Church of Alachua’s children, youth, and families in their faith journeys from infancy through young adulthood.

The Director, will work with teams of volunteers to carry out a vision and program that provide a firm foundation for the growth of children and youth in Christian faith, engages them in learning the stories of the Bible, gives them practice in worship, mission, and service, and seeks to strengthen family relationships.

Throughout these ministries, the Director and volunteer ministry teams will strive to create an atmosphere of enthusiasm and fun that attracts and retains children and youth as they encounter a wide variety of challenging learning experiences. Primary responsibility will be to actively manage and serve as youth leader, while also providing visioning and volunteer placement for children’s programing.

Position Qualifications:

This is a great entry level position for candidates who have volunteer leadership experiences and a passion for ministry. Experience, either paid or volunteer, in running/leading youth and children’s ministries is required.

Interested candidates, please send your cover letter and resume to or click apply now.