St. Paul United Methodist Church in Louisville, Kentucky is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministry who will have a passion for working with youth and their families. They will develop, schedule, and supervise the full range of ministries related to our youth in grades 7th-12th (approx. 50 students). Furthermore, this individual will embody the mission of St. Paul UMC where we are a multi-generational congregation of loving and imperfect people. At St. Paul you will find a safe and open congregation where we experience the love of God and grow as followers of Jesus Christ. Description of Duties: Coordinate/plan and lead group activities and lessons on a regular weekly schedule. This includes (but not limited to) Sunday mornings, Sunday Nights, and Wednesday nights. Develop, implement, and teach age-appropriate curriculum to support and encourage the spiritual growth of students. Make yourself available to the youth in a variety of ways including, but not limited to, office hours, coffee shop visits, attendance at extracurricular activities, visitation during tough times. Lead a supportive Youth Ministry Team as well as recruit, train and manage a team of adult volunteers for youth activities. Effectively communicate with students, parents, church staff, lay leadership, St. Paul congregation and the community as a whole via a variety of media that includes (but not limited to) email, texting apps (i.e. Remind), email systems (i.e. MailChimp), Facebook, Instagram, and print media (i.e. flyers, newsletters). Partner and work collaboratively with pastoral team, church staff, and lay leadership to integrate the youth ministries with St. Paul UMC as a whole. Plan, implement, and maintain a budget. Generous benefits package including insurance, holiday pay and PTO
Education & Experience: Bachelor’s Degree 2+ years leadership/organizational experience. 3+ years volunteering or working with teenagers.
Interested applicants should email cover letter and resume to Dustin@stpaulchurchky.org or click apply now.