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Director of Youth Ministries – High Point, NC


Position Description:

Join a vibrant downtown church whose mission is to share the hope of Christ from the heart of High Point! First United Methodist Church (FUMC) is seeking a Director of Youth Ministries who will help us live into God’s vision by providing spiritual development and discipleship formation opportunities for United Methodist Youth Fellowship (UMYF) consisting of grades 6-12. God’s vision for FUMC is to be an outwardly focused community where all are boldly welcomed & included, where spiritual, emotional & physical needs are met, and lives are transformed through a relationship with Jesus Christ. As the Director of Youth Ministries, you would share Christ’s hope with young disciples while helping them form a meaningful and lasting faith. Essential Job Functions:
  • Passionately relate to youth and faithfully live by the example of Christ.
  • Be available to youth in a variety of ways, both in church and in other settings.
  • Develop creative and engaging year-round programs and ministries for Grades 6-12, including Sunday programming, retreats, mission trips, and special events.
  • Provide oversight, direction, and support to Youth Council & Counselors.
  • Develop and manage the annual UMYF budget.
  • Educate volunteers on Safe Sanctuary Policy.
  • Lead Confirmation Classes in conjunction with Pastoral Staff
  • Attend staff and applicable church meetings as necessary.
  • Alongside the Director of Communication leverage social media and technology to communicate with youth, parents, and the community while adhering to FUMC. Manage the UMYF social media pages.

Position Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Strong knowledge of the Bible and essential Christian beliefs
  • Strong skills in leadership, planning, interpersonal relations, and program development
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, including social media.
This is a part-time position with the potential to expand. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Submit resume with cover letter and professional references to Donna Parsons, Chair of Staff Parish Relations Committee at