Director of Youth Ministries – Pensacola, FL

Position Description:

Combine the tranquility of sugar sand beaches with easy access to a dynamic city, and you’ve got your new home in Pensacola, Florida. Awaiting you here is a congregation with a rich history that is passionate about making strides together in service, grace, and love for their community. First United Methodist Church of Pensacola knows how to honor past and present. Are you part of their future as the new Director of Youth Ministries?

To be a successful leader at FUMC Pensacola, bring your strengths in collaboration, love for United Methodism, and supercharged energy for service and fun. These students are enthusiastic about getting involved! This position is an opportunity for a relational and organized leader to bring the already positive and solid youth ministry into their next phase of growth. If all of this sounds great to you, click here to learn more and apply.

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Kids Minister – Niceville, FL

Position Description:

Seeking a Kids Minister to champion the mission of ‘People connecting people to Christ and their unique role in God’s mission’ in Crosspoint Kids Ministry at the Niceville campus. Further, to direct and oversee Kids staff, environments, and programs, as well as connecting relationally to a team of leaders and volunteers and to ensure the best possible experiences for kids and their families. Duties include:

  • Oversee all aspects of Kids Ministry for the Niceville campus, including programs and staff.
  • Recruit, train, lead and invest in Kids staff and/or volunteer teams
  • Communicate overall vision and purpose of Crosspoint and Crosspoint Kids to families, staff, and volunteers.
  • Regularly evaluate and adjust procedures, programs, space and environments for ministry effectiveness and growth
  • Provide curriculum and resources for teaching teams in all Kids venues
  • Regularly lead in various Kids venues through teaching, games, and worship
  • Create compelling environments and programs for kids and volunteers to learn, grow and serve.
  • Oversee and manage the ministry budget.
  • Ensure safety and security in all Kids spaces by upholding the Safe Environment Policy
  • Lead appreciation efforts for Kids Ministry volunteers.
  • Be a resource and connection between Kids Ministry and Crosspoint Academy.
  • Uphold the Staff Covenant

Position Qualifications:

  • A mature, growing, vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ, as evidenced in growing in the Four Roles of Disciples defined at Crosspoint: Faithful Follower, Helpful Neighbor, Deployed Disciple, Kingdom Builder
  • Strong leadership and relational skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Great at building teams and investing in relationships
  • Strategic thinking, creative and innovative
  • Ability to organize, plan, and manage multiple programs effectively
  • A passion to help kids grow in their faith, including making connections easily with Kids
  • A self-starter who can multi-task and prioritize workload
  • Budgeting skills
  • Teaching and/or Ministry experience required
  • Experience with curriculum, understanding of its developmental appropriateness and an ability to modify/change it along with other experiences in order to fit the stages of the kids within the program
  • Understands development of children, age appropriate discipline and redirection
  • Ability to work as a team and always portray the church, staff, and ministry in the most positive light in the church as well as in the community

Interested applicants should contact Executive Pastor Dan Knuff by emailing knuffdan@gmail.com.

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Student Pastor/Director – Ormond Beach, FL

Position Description:

One of the core values at Oasis Church in Ormond Beach, FL, is investing in kids and students. The Oasis Student Pastor will be responsible for the oversight and discipleship of students and families. The Oasis Student Pastor must have a passion for the Lord and a desire to connect and invest in others. Oasis is a growing, healthy church that is stepping into a new season that further emphasizes the importance of living out the Gospel. Our vision is “Know God and Make God Known.” The student pastor will be pivotal in helping disciple, equip, and connect with families. Ormond Beach is a growing town only minutes from the ocean. The city is poised for growth, and it’s an amazing place to live, raise a family, and do ministry. Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute weekly gatherings for students.
  • Recruit, train, and disciple leaders.
  • Be the primary preacher/communicator for student ministries.
  • Oversee assimilation and all forms of communication, including social media, for students and their families.
  • Be responsible for the student ministry budget.
  • Plan regular outings and annual retreats.
  • Connect with students in the local area by attending local sports games, plays, etc.

Position Qualifications:

  • Someone who can effectively cast vision to students, leaders, and families.
  • A collaborative thinker who enjoys working on a team.
  • Someone who enjoys and seeks ways to have fun.
  • An individual who wants to swing for the fences and take calculated risks.
  • Someone who knows off the top of their head what the #9 is at Taco Bell.
  • A confident teacher who is willing to preach to the whole congregation occasionally.
  • Someone who wants to invest in students’ lives for a significant season.
  • An individual who has an eye for detail.

If this gets you excited about the possibility of joining the Oasis team, please send a cover letter and resume to: marty@oasischurchfl.com.

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Director of Youth Ministries – Miami, FL

Position Description: 

First Miami Presbyterian Church is a vibrant, multi-ethnic church in the heart of Miami, Florida. With a historic building on the beautiful Biscayne Bay, which connects to the Atlantic Ocean, the church is strategically positioned to be accessible to business people, families, and visitors. Diversity is celebrated at First Miami, with members representing more than 40 different countries.  Middle school and high school students meet weekly as the First Miami Youth Group. Students make new friends, play games, enjoy food together, and hear a message that connects faith with real life. The ideal candidate for this role will have a strong commitment to their own spiritual journey and a willingness to collaborate with church leadership to align youth initiatives with the overall mission and values of the church.  The director of youth ministries will:

  • Lead and equip a team of youth ministry interns and volunteers who share ownership of the ministry.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive youth ministry program that nurtures the spiritual growth of young people.
  • Build and maintain relationships with youth and their families, providing pastoral care and support as needed.

First Miami is located in the heart of downtown. The area serves as a hub for art, music, and culture with plenty of museums, galleries, and live music venues to explore. Oh, and of course, there’s the beach.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Proven experience working with youth in a ministry or similar setting.
  • An enthusiastic and energetic approach to youth ministry, with the ability to engage and inspire young people.
  • Bilingual (preferred).

Interested candidates should apply by clicking here.

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Legacy Pastor – Deland, FL

Position Description:

The Legacy Pastor at First Assembly DeLand exists to serve the children and youth (grades K-12) of our community. This role is the primary staff member responsible for creating continuity between our children’s programs, youth ministries, student age boys’ and girls’ ministries and student outreach activities. Responsibilities:

  • Live the Vision, Mission, and Values of First Assembly DeLand as a positive representation of Christ in the church and community.
  • Train and recruit volunteers for efficient implementation of church student programs.
  • Administer and plan numerous student programs including, but not limited to, weekly services, evangelism, retreats, and Bible study sessions.
  • Provide counseling to students and parents to help them realize their individual goals.
  • Coordinate with parents of students regarding their children’s involvement and participation in the church.
  • Assist in organizing and compiling of Sunday school curriculum.
  • Develop students to be future faith-filled leaders and set up programs to facilitate spiritual growth.
  • Participate and contribute to staff and church meetings.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with various leaders in the community for the purposes of executing outreach programs.
  • Additional duties as assigned or requested by the Senior Pastor.

Position Qualifications:

  • A lifestyle congruent with the biblical requirements for leaders (1 Tim. 3:1-13; 2 Tim. 2; Titus 1:5-9).
  • A growing Christian faith and character.
  • Understanding of and willingness to serve within the doctrinal commitments of the church.
  • A commitment to the mission of the church.
  • 4 year degree form an Assemblies of God approved university with an emphasis on Pastoral Studies.
  • Experience in ministering to students (grades K-12) and shepherding youth ministry volunteers.
  • Strong ability to lead people of varying ethnicities, socio-economic levels, and generations.
  • A desire to teach and mentor students in biblical truth.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to pass a background check.

To apply for this job, please click here.

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Worship, Media, & Youth Director – Winter Haven, FL

Position Description:

The full-time Worship, Media, & Youth Director is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the worship, media, and youth ministry aspects of St. John’s UMC in Winter Haven, FL. This multifaceted role involves leading and directing weekly worship, managing multimedia production, and overseeing the youth ministry program. The director collaborates with the pastor, worship teams, media volunteers, and youth volunteers to create engaging and meaningful experiences for the congregation. Additionally, they may be involved in planning and organizing events, fostering spiritual growth among youth, and utilizing multimedia tools to enhance communication and outreach efforts. Strong leadership, interpersonal, and creative skills are essential for success in this role.

Position Qualifications:

  • 4 year undergraduate degree preferred
  • Strong verbal communication, organization, & time management
  • Proficiency in a musical instrument

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to maryhenderson1945@gmail.com.

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Student Ministry Director – Cape Coral, FL

Position Description:

The Student Ministry Director at Crosspoint Christian Church in Cape Coral, FL, is responsible for all aspects of Crosspoint’s Middle and High School Student Ministry. What Success Looks Like

  • One-on-one discipleship is taking place and students are growing in their relationship with Jesus, resulting in consistent life change
  • Students are serving in the community and at Crosspoint. •
  • Attendance is keeping pace with overall church growth.
  • There is excitement about the vision of Crosspoint and getting connected in Student Ministry.
  • Tiers of leaders and coaches are being developed to effectively support all Life Group Leaders and future growth.
  • There is consistency in Student Ministry leader training including discipleship training for leaders and coaches.
  • There is a positive and smooth transition from Kidpoint to Student Ministry for both students and parents.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carries out the vision and mission of Crosspoint
  • Develop and maintain an annual plan that ensures continuous improvement and growth of Student Ministry
  • Implement recruitment and promotional strategies ensuring a healthy Student Ministry participation rate
  • Plan and execute Student Ministry gatherings that are highly relational, fun and effective
  • Encourage, equip, and train all Student Ministry leaders to foster healthy, growing groups and help create an environment where disciples create disciples.
  • Work with the Lead Pastor and other staff to develop church-wide strategies. This includes: annual church-wide events/campaigns, connection events and discipleship training.
  • Develop positive relationships with students and their parents and interact with them during weekend services.
  • Design, implement and manage strategies that make it easy to join the student ministry and create a culture where students invite their friends.
  • Communicate and inform program plans with students and parents in a variety of ways including social media.
  • Identify and develop curriculum that meets the ongoing needs of students.
  • Prepare and deliver engaging weekly teaching for both Middle and High School nights.
  • Manage the Student Ministry departmental budget.
  • Update weekly reports: health report, promotion, etc.
  • Plan and execute events throughout the year that keep students engaged and help to grow their faith. (summer camps, community events, mission trips).

Position Qualifications:

  • Mature, growing disciple of Jesus
  • Strategic Thinker and self motivated
  • Has a passion for students
  • Able to effectively organize and administer details within the ministry
  • Displays strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to excel in a team environment
  • Has proficient understanding of the challenges young people face, and ability to mentor and guide both students and parents.
  • Bachelor’s degree: theology, biblical studies or youth ministry degree preferred.
  • Approachable and intentional in building relationships with students, parents, staff, and people of all backgrounds

To apply for this job, please click here.

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Director of Children’s Ministry – Lutz, FL

Position Description:

The Director of Children’s Ministries at Lutz Family Church (A Global Methodist Church), plays a pivotal role in providing strong, dynamic, relevant, and engaging ministries for children from newborns through grade 4. This position focuses on attracting both children and their parents to the church, fostering a vibrant community, and making disciples of Jesus Christ. We are seeking a passionate and qualified individual to join our lighthearted team as the Director of Children’s Ministry. If you are committed to nurturing the spiritual needs of others and have a strong foundation in both Children’s and Christian education, we invite you to apply. Lutz Family Church (A Global Methodist Church) is passionate, genuine, and sincere in their love of the Word and one another. We are a welcoming community with the goal of fostering spiritual growth and enriching the lives of our members as they become disciples of Jesus Christ. The church sits on the northern edge of the Tampa Bay area. This semi-rural community has all of the advantages of a major city in Florida – professional sports, shopping, arts, theme parks, beaches (nearby), and plenty of great restaurants – while maintaining a family-friendly environment with top-rated schools.

Position Qualifications:

Christian Education or Bible College Degree Preferred. Good understanding of the Bible and Theology, knowledge of the Global Methodist Church doctrine is a plus. Strong administrative and leadership skills, with the ability to serve as the direct leader of children’s worship/activities. Capable of providing spiritual counseling and maintaining an exemplary lifestyle in the church and community. Professing Christian, willing to become an active member of our church, and faithful to Christian disciplines according to the Global Methodist Doctrine. Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead and oversee the children’s Christian Education Ministry, providing strong programs to nurture and feed the spiritual needs of the congregation.
  • Recruit, train, motivate, and oversee program leaders and volunteers.
  • Ensure clear, simple job descriptions are understood and adhered to by each volunteer.
  • Provide a supportive environment for volunteers through assistance, coaching, counseling, follow-up, encouragement, and appreciation.
  • Implement and maintain the church’s Youth and Child Protection Policy.
  • Meet at least quarterly with the pastor to evaluate Children Ministry programs.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise Nursery workers and Nursery volunteer teams.
  • Develop, promote, coordinate, and implement Children’s Ministry programs and events in conjunction with the Communications Director to maximize community outreach and keep the congregation informed.
  • Meet regularly with Program Leaders to coordinate activities and guide, encourage, motivate, and assist them in their activities.

How to Apply: If you have a passion for children’s ministry, are committed to creating a spiritually nurturing environment, and meet the qualifications mentioned, we invite you to apply. Apply on Indeed and/or submit your resume, a cover letter, and any other relevant documents to: ApplyLFC@gmail.com. Lutz Family Church is an equal-opportunity employer, and we welcome individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply. Join us in making a positive impact on the lives of children and families as the Director of Children’s Ministries at Lutz Family Church.

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Youth Pastor – Lakeland, FL

Position Description:

Fuel Community Church in Lakeland, FL, is looking for an energetic and passionate Youth Pastor who creatively engages students with the love of God and the Truth of His word. Fuel Church was started 12 years ago to love people right where they are. We currently have around 450 people weekly on Sunday morning worship and typically 60-70 kids in our Wednesday night student worship. Applicants must align with the Baptist Faith and Message.  Send your resume to our Lead Pastor, Mike Harrell, at mike@fuel.church.

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Director of Youth Ministry – Keystone Heights, FL

Position Description:

A dynamic Global Methodist Church in Keystone Heights, FL, is seeking a Director of Youth Ministry to join our team. The Director of Youth Ministry will minister to our youth & young adults to grow them into passionate disciples of Jesus Christ. We are pleasantly located in beautiful North Florida with many natural wonders and a short drive from major Florida destinations. The Director of Youth Ministry will join a stable ministry team and a dynamic Senior Pastor. We are seeking a traditional Methodist who will help us achieve our mission to Reach the lost, Connect them to Christ, Form them in their discipleship, and Send them into the world to serve the lost.

Position Qualifications:

Qualified candidates will have a minimum two years experience in a full time ministry position, proficient in Methodist theology, dynamic speaker, heart for outreach, community minded, and love for Jesus.

Interested candidates should send resumes and theology of ministry to our search team. resume@keystone-umc.org

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