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Minister of Children, Youth, and Families, Cocoa Beach – FL


Position Description:

First United Methodist Church Cocoa Beach is looking for their next Minister to Children, Youth, and Families. This staff person:
  • Creates a new children’s ministry program, birth through fifth grade.
  • Plans, organizes, and implements a wide range of activities for children.
  • Recruits, trains, and leads volunteer teams. Provides discipleship essentials for youth attending the church.
  • Works with church staff and leaders to help implement the church mission.
  • Works to achieve sustainable growth over time.
  • Specific duties available upon request.

Position Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated Christian character and commitment in daily life and the ability to articulate a personal faith journey.
  • An appreciation of the history and theological tradition of the United Methodist Church.
  • Supports the mission, core values, and discipleship process at First UMC.
  • Ability to organize programs and activities and to activate responsibilities with a minimum of supervision and follow-up.
  • Excellent people skills and the ability to build and motivate volunteer teams.
  • Strong communion skills (verbal and written).
  • Ability to receive and integrate feedback to solve problems and innovate.
  • A minimum of three years experience in leading children’s activities, preferably in a children’s ministry setting.
  • A college degree in Education, Religion/Children’s Ministry, or related fields (preferred)
Qualified candidates, please send your cover letter and resume to or click apply now.