Director of Family Life Ministries – Plantation, FL

Are you a self-starter who enjoys connecting and bringing others together? Plantation United Methodist Church in Plantation, Florida, is hiring a new Director of Family Life Ministries! This diverse congregation is seeking a person who feels called to give vision and oversight to the children’s and youth ministries. Plantation UMC is located in beautiful South Florida – close to the beaches and Everglades National Park. The church campus is within walking distance to several schools, where ministry partnerships can be developed. If you have strengths in goal-setting, organization, and a dedication to ministering to and with young people and their families, come join this team! Interested applicants should send visit http://yminstitute.com/job-plantation-umc/ or click apply now!

 

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Director of Family Ministries – Tampa, FL

Position Description:

Seminole Heights United Methodist Church in Tampa, FL, is hiring a Family Ministries Director. The Family Ministries Director will work with the pastor and volunteers in the discipleship of children, youth, and their families through spiritual formation, outreach, and worship. This part-time position is for about 15 hours per week, and some work can be done remotely.

Work Performed: 1. Spiritual Formation

  • Work with the pastor, lay leaders, and staff to implement current children and youth ministries and plan new ministry opportunities. Duties include but not limited to: creating weekly Children’s worship videos, planning and leading weekly Youth Group meetings, and overseeing Sunday morning children’s programming.
  • Work with pastor and lay leadership to expand small group offerings for children, youth, and families.

2. Outreach

  • Coordinate outreach events geared towards families, including but not limited to community movie nights, Vacation Bible School, and annual Easter and Christmas celebrations.
  • Build and maintain relationships with local schools and Seminole Heights United Methodist Preschool, in addition to other community partners with ongoing engagement.

3. Worship

  • Plan and coordinate weekly Dinner Church services, as COVID allows.
  • With the pastor, lay leadership, and staff, assist in planning and leading worship, including special services.
  • Opportunities to lead could include reading in worship, participating in worship music, and preaching as appropriate to the candidate.
  • Assist in running the worship livestream and engaging online worship viewers.

Position Qualifications:

High school degree or equivalent, At least 2 years of experience working or volunteering in a children/youth ministry, Theological or educational education a plus.

Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to office@semheights.com or click apply now.

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Director of Children & Family Ministry – Clearwater, FL

Are you ready to hit the ground running and create something new in a growing and diverse community, all while enjoying life on the gorgeous central Gulf Coast? First United Methodist Church of Clearwater, FL, is looking for a dynamic self-starter who can bring new life into their programming and outreach to families as the Director of Children & Family Ministry. This church is committed to finding an innovative leader who will infuse their children’s ministries with energy, motivation, and dedication as they meet their neighbors where they are. Clearwater and the surrounding area are home to gorgeous beaches, championship sports teams, thriving arts and entertainment, and more. You can live where people vacation, all while answering your call to minister to children with an inclusive congregation, supportive pastor and a leadership team that’s rooting for you!

Interested applicants, click the link to learn more and apply http://yminstitute.com/job-first-clearwater/ or send a cover letter and resume to applicants@yminstitute.com.

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Youth/College Pastor, Melbourne – FL

Position Description:

Eau Gallie First Baptist Church is searching for a Pastor of Youth/College Ministries. Our current Youth Pastor has just moved into the Lead Pastor role after 19 years of serving. We are a family centric church, where you will see the words, “Welcome Home” everywhere you go! We have a great congregation that is heavily involved in missions, worship ministry, personal care, and more. Our vision is to see every member of our church living a life where they are Loving God, Loving People, Sharing Jesus, and Reaching the World. Our staff is very unified and we are excited to see where God takes us in the years to come. East Central Florida is a great place to live. Close to the beach. Close to the theme parks. We get lots of snowbirds making it down from up north each winter. Best of all, we have a great student ministry for you to walk into and provide leadership and direction for. You will also have a pastor that loves students and wants the very best for the student ministry!

Position Qualifications:

  • A committed personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • A passionate soul winner that knows he is called by God to youth/college ministry.
  • Educational Requirements: Minimum Required: A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant ministry field; Preferred Requirement: A Master’s degree (or nearing completion of) from a Southern Baptist (or theologically conservative) Seminary.
  • Must agree with and be knowledgeable of the Baptist Faith and Message.
  • Must be willing to continue education through conferences, training events, etc.
  • Experience Requirements: Minimum Required: Three years youth ministry experience leading a youth group of 20 or more students; Preferred Requirement: Three to five years of youth ministry experience leading a youth group of 40 or more students.
  • A married man (not previously divorced), with a wife willing to come alongside to do team ministry.
  • Age: Desired age will be 25-35 (although we will take into consideration other ages)
  • Must believe that the Bible is the inspired, infallible, inerrant, authoritative, and sufficient Word of God.
  • Must be willing to minister and function under the leadership of the Senior Pastor, as well as learn, support and adhere to the bi-laws of the First Baptist Church Eau Gallie.
  • Must be a text-driven (i.e., expositional) teacher and effective communicator of biblical truth.
  • Must relate to and with all youth (e.g., athletes, musicians, etc.) and youth families, regardless of demographics (e.g., home-school, private and public-school families).
  • Must possess strong leadership, organizational and time management skills.
  • Must have and articulate a vision to grow the youth ministry to the potential of our community.
  • Must possess a strong work ethic, with a willingness to work cohesively with other staff members.
  • Must be willing to take the students to Summer/Winter Camps. Our church has developed a strong relationship with SWO (Snowbird Wilderness Outfitters) over the past 4 years and the students and adults love this camp. (It’s in Andrews, North Carolina.)
  • Lead and coordinate youth ministry fundraisers, D-NOW weekends, recreational events, and more.
  • Willing to teach Apologetics and Discipleship centered Bible studies/curriculum.
  • Lead and work with Youth Ministry Team members on a consistent basis.

When replying to the e-mail address below please include the following: 1. Current resume. 2. A personal introduction video (3-5 minutes) that must include the following: 3. Introduction of yourself, wife, and children (if applicable); 4. The candidate and wife’s conversion testimonies; (can be brief) 5. A brief overview of your beliefs on the Person of God (i.e., theology proper), the Word of God (i.e., bibliology), and the Work of God (i.e., soteriology); and 6. State with specificity why you believe God is calling you and your family to First Baptist Church of Eau Gallie. 7. Links or uploaded videos (a minimum of 2 videos of recent teaching). (This can be done at a later date if you don’t have anything recorded at the moment) 8. If you are selected to move on to further interviews, we will send you a questionnaire to dig a little deeper into the specifics of your ministry calling, vision, beliefs, etc.

Interested applicants should send the above to: youthpastorsearch@egfirst.org or click apply now. Resumes will be accepted until January 31, 2022 although the search team will be going through them upon arrival.

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Student Ministries Pastor, Ponte Vedra Beach – FL

Position Description: 

Crosswater Community Church seeks to lead people to become fully devoted followers of Christ. We desire to be a connection point for everyone and develop followers of Jesus through relationships, discipleship, and leadership development. The Hub is a place for students and their friends. Our youth ministry meets every Sunday morning all year, as well as Wednesday evenings during the school year. The Youth Pastor has the unique privilege and responsibility to provide spiritual leadership to our youth by actively living out faith (both in work and outside of work) in a way that reflects the love and character of Jesus Christ. This role is responsible for overseeing all aspects of middle school and high school ministries. This includes the design and execution of programming for group environments, discipling students and volunteer leaders, and recruiting and pouring into others to meet the mission, vision, beliefs and values of Crosswater Community Church. This role will also support other NextGen ministry areas as needed.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Youth Environments / Programming Provide vision, direction and leadership for programming and teaching for Sunday morning and Wednesday night youth programs. This includes overseeing organizing, leadership and resourcing for large and small groups. Implement curriculum and content to help create an engaging Youth environment for different age groups and ministry environments to ensure growth in personal discipleship among attendees. Collaborate with other ministry teams to ensure excellence in all components of youth programming (ex: worship and production teams, people, details, elements, scheduling, etc.) of large group programs. Provide online engagement opportunities for youth (meet students where they are at) that reflect the love of Jesus. This includes maintaining all CCC Youth Social Media accounts and posting regularly. Leadership Development / Volunteering / Relational Connections Relationships with students is a priority. On a continual basis, effectively pastor and shepherd those connected to youth through one-on-ones, group events/appreciation, attending school functions, outings, etc. Student Leadership Team Development: oversee the recruiting, assimilation, training and placement of volunteers, coaches, and/or interns within Youth. Collaborate closely with the NextGen team and other ministries to ensure overall youth ministry success within CCC. This includes engagement and partnership with parents and families. Contribute to the oversight or collaboration of developing small group leaders to equip them to effectively shepherd and pour into students. Support NextGen Pastor in CCC community and other outreach initiatives, including creating outreach connection and engagement opportunities for youth and families. This includes partnership and engagement with schools in the community and attending events youth are involved in, outside of church (ex: sports games, performances, etc.) Youth Events / Outreach / Ministry Create, attend ad support and supporting conferences, camps, retreats and other special events to support Youth. This includes all administrative tasks related to trip and event planning. Support other ministries. Effectively integrate students into all-church events and partner with other ministries. Collaboration and trust are essential. Support NextGen Pastor in CCC community and other outreach initiatives, including creating outreach / service connection and engagement opportunities for youth and families. Provide opportunities for students to pursue baptism, become leaders, and provide pastoral care. Be excellent in all you do. Effectively manage and execute on all administrative tasks related to youth and collaborate with other support staff.

Position Qualifications:

EXPECTATIONS / QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum of three years of church experience working directly or serving in a high capacity within youth. Strong knowledge and understanding of Scripture and biblical theology. Ability to clearly and consistently communicate the Gospel, in both word and deed. Strong understanding of needs and developing trends for teens. Desire to continually learn: keep on the cutting edge of student ministry, pursuing personal growth and healthy development mentally, spiritually, and emotionally, open to feedback. Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent in education, experience, and training) in youth ministry or a related degree or seminary strongly preferred. Ability to lead, manage and train individual volunteers and volunteer teams. Ability to effectively communicate clearly and effectively (written and oral) with diverse groups. Experience in programming coordination, implementation, and execution in a creative environment. Strong attention to detail and organizational skill with ability to effectively coordinate and schedule. Experience in database management systems. Experience in Planning Center / Fellowship One a plus. Ability to engage effectively and positively with groups and individuals on a variety of social media platforms in a way that reflects Jesus Christ.

WHY WORK AT CROSSWATER

This is a full-time position with excellent total compensation plan options, including benefits. We know that ministry is rewarding, but also can be draining. We provide excellent work-life balance to ensure staff feel continually renewed spiritually, emotionally, and mentally. All staff are provided leadership development opportunities. We believe in trust and autonomy. You get to lead, pastor, shepherd and make an impact for His Kingdom every day. Interested applicants should email a cover letter and resume to bhalvorsen@crosswaterchurch.net or click apply now.

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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 fumcapastor@outlook.com or click apply now.

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Director of Student Ministries, Loxahatchee – FL

Position Description:

Community of Hope is looking for their next full-time Director of Student Ministries. The Director of Student Ministries (DOSM) is responsible for ministry to 6th – 12th grade students.

Responsible for contextualizing the mission, vision, and values of Community of Hope within student ministry for the Loxahatchee campus. The DOSM recruits, trains, and empowers volunteer teams to lead Wednesday night services, small groups of students, execute the discipleship strategy of COH, and to create an atmosphere that provides a safe place for every student. The role of the Director extends to the families of students in the ministry, supporting and resourcing them as they navigate raising teenagers.

Position Qualifications:

  • Devoted Christ Follower – Follower of Jesus and involvement in a local church.
  • People Person – Excellent social skills and high E.Q (emotional intelligence).
  • Humble and Hungry – Committed to improvement, seeks constructive criticism, understands strengths and weaknesses, continuous reading and learning.
  • Fast Paced – Organized, creative thinker and highly productive, working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects
  • Wesleyan Theology – Embodies core Wesleyan theologies of grace and Holy love.
  • Leadership Gifts – Has strong spiritual gift of leadership with wise decision-making skills. Lead well upward to leadership as well as to team.
  • Gifted Communicator – Has spiritual gift of preaching and teaching in addition to strong public speaking skills and stage presence.
  • Volunteer Leadership – Experience in finding, developing, and keeping volunteers. Proven ability to work well with both youth and adult volunteers.
  • Team-oriented – The DOSM is a member of staff, pastor’s team, family ministries, & student ministry. Working together with others is essential.
  • Administrative Skills – Detail-oriented, the DOSM is responsible for all aspects of Student ministry including planning services, retreats & events; responding in a timely manner to all communications; overseeing the Student Ministry budget, and other tasks as necessary. Knowledge of social media platforms is required.

Interested Candidates, please send your cover letter and resume to jessica@communityofhope.church or by clicking apply now.

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Youth and Children’s Ministry Director, Kissimmee – FL

First United Methodist Church in Kissimmee, Florida, is searching for a Youth and Children’s Ministry Director who is ready to build on the solid foundation and bring new life to the Youth and Children’s ministry.

The church, a multi-cultural congregation, is known for its great music, welcoming & caring atmosphere, and mission focus including long-standing relationships with social service ministries and agencies.  The church has dedicated space for young people of all ages and is committed to creating a safe space for each child & youth to grow in their faith. 

It is engrained in a truly multi-cultural community that is located in the heart of downtown where community events happen regularly and local coffee shops are around the corner.  Someone who is bilingual (English & Spanish) would be an added benefit.

You’ll experience a small-town vibe with all the benefits of living in a large city. Nearby are world-renowned theme parks, fishing, an excellent fine arts center, and award-winning schools.  Interested applicants, please click the link to apply https://yminstitute.com/job-first-kissimmee/.

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Director of Children and Youth Ministries, Madison – FL

If you love Jesus, outdoor recreation and high school football, then Madison, Florida, is the place for you! The First United Methodist Church, a generous and supportive congregation with a family atmosphere, is searching for their next Director of Children and Youth Ministries.

The church has dedicated facilities for young people of all ages and is committed to helping children and youth develop and grow in their faith. Centrally located near the northern border of Florida, the area has multiple natural springs, bike trails and state parks for the outdoor enthusiast. One public high school draws the county together for championship caliber sports, especially during football season.

If you enjoy the small-town experience with large cities close by, then this is the job for you.

To apply, click the link https://yminstitute.com/job-first-madison/ or send your resume and cover letter to applicants@yminstitute.com to be considered for this outstanding opportunity.

 

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