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Director of Youth & Family Ministries – Fernandina Beach, FL


Position Description:

First Presbyterian Church of Fernandina Beach, a beautiful 164-year-old multi-generational church in the heart of the Fernandina Beach historic district on Amelia Island, is looking for a dynamic, organized, relationship builder to serve as Director of Youth and Family Ministries. This position is responsible for planning, administering, and facilitating programming and events designed to guide youth in grades 6 through 12 in their understanding of themselves and their faith. Excellent pay and benefits.

Position Qualifications:

Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in youth ministry, theology, sociology, or related field preferred. At least two years of previous work experience as a Youth Director or leader in the field of religious education required. A comparable amount of training, education, and experience may be substituted for the minimum requirements. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: excellent communication and interpersonal skills accompanied by a positive attitude; good judgment and the ability to maintain confidentiality; excellent computer skills and creativity in designing new and entertaining ways for youth to learn about life in Christ and faith values; ability to relate to young people by earning their respect and trust; excellent organization and supervision skills; willingness to work cooperatively with all staff members and other ministry areas; evident relationship and belief in God and the church; proficiency in evangelical studies and youth ministry; availability to work extended hours and during weekends. Interested applicants should send resumes via email to