To serve as a spiritual leader, role model, and champion of youth while integrating youth ministry throughout the church.
Location: Denton, Texas
Hours: Maintain part-time schedule (20-25 hours/week with flexible hours) meeting youth program needs, assisting and participating along with Children’s and Music Ministry staff and in coordination with Senior Pastor during at least one worship service and the Sunday school hour.
Responsibilities and Goals: The Director of Youth Ministries supports the Church’s mission, vision, and values to develop a thriving United Methodist youth ministries program and providing programming and spiritual guidance for junior and senior high youth. The Director works with the Senior Pastor, staff members, the congregation, junior and senior high youth and their families to develop and implement programming for preparing our youth to become leaders within the church and their community.
Specific duties and tasks of the position
· Lead and teach youth Sunday school as well as lead the Wednesday and Sunday night youth programming
· Recruit youth from TUMC and the community to participate in youth ministry
· Coordinate with the Senior Pastor to develop and teach confirmation class for middle school and high school. Provide leadership beyond the classroom by equipping mentors, encouraging parental support, and challenging confirmands to fully participate in the journey
· Work with the youth to set an annual calendar of activities and events
· Develop and support the planning and execution of events that encompass a balanced youth ministry in the areas of group/team building, worship, discipleship, mission, and outreach
· Empower and mentor youth in developing their leadership skills
· Encourage youth in developing their relationship with God
· Challenge youth to respond to God’s call to serve in their community and world
· Keep records of youth participation and manage the youth ministry budget
· Recruit and train volunteers who work with youth in all aspects of youth ministry and ensure adequate volunteer support and adult to youth ratio
· Be an advocate for youth and educate the congregation about the hopes, concerns, and needs of youth at TUMC and in the community
· Establish and maintain strong and timely communication with the church staff and leadership, parents, youth and congregation as a whole
· Ensure that Ministry Safe (child protection policy) is observed in all youth ministry settings
· Incorporate music as an element of youth ministry either through personal talent or talents of others within the church community including working closely with our Praise Band (plays primarily at contemporary Refuel service (9:45 am)
· Attendance at weekly staff meeting and worship planning meetings
· Travel is required several times throughout the year for mission trips, weekend retreats and youth activities
· Provide sermon leadership once per quarter at contemporary (Refuel 9:45 am) and provide support for contemporary Refuel Service (9:45 am) worship service as needed to support pastor
· Pastor may provide additional tasks that are consistent with the job description and can reasonably be expected to be accomplished within the position’s work hours (20-25 hours/week)
Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:
1. Must embrace Christian discipline and United Methodist doctrine and theology
2. Must know and believe that the mission of the United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
3. A bachelor’s degree in a related field is a preferred requirement. A Professional Certification in Youth Ministry is a preferred requirement.
4. Experience at United Methodist Churches is preferred, but not required.
5. Desired qualities:
A. visionary leadership and organizational skills to plan, develop, coordinate, manage, and implement ministry within the parameters of the United Methodist Church
B. excellent written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, and computer/technology skills including social media and the ability to use church-related software
C. possess a proven ability to work effectively with youth, their families, diverse individuals, and teams of volunteers
Job Title: Youth Minister
Reports To: Director of Discipleship & Engagement
Approved Date: August 9, 2019
The youth minister will assist our youth in embodying Northwest Presbyterian’s mission to “make disciples for Jesus Christ, make friends on the journey of faith, and make a difference in our world.” It is expected that the youth minister will work an average of twelve to fifteen hours per week to fulfill the duties and responsibilities listed below.
Duties & Responsibilities:
1. “Making Disciples” – Provide spiritual instruction, guidance and experiences for the youth of Northwest Presbyterian that will help them to grow in their faith. (70%)
· Facilitate Sunday evening gatherings for middle school and high school youth during the program year.
· Facilitate Sunday School classes for middle school and high school youth during the program year.
· Facilitate a monthly gathering of “Club 46” (4th-6th graders) to prepare them for the youth group.
· Plan and lead annual retreats (fall and spring, confirmation, summer camps and conferences).
· Oversee the planning and implementation of an annual Youth Sunday worship service.
· Support VBS by recruiting youth helpers and assisting with the 4th–5th grade portion of the week.
· Create initiatives to help youth connect with the life and ministries of the congregation.
2. “Making Friends” – Develop close relationships with youth and between youth. (15%)
· Cultivate relationships with each youth outside the context of church programming.
· Communicate clearly and consistently with parents, youth leaders, and youth.
3. “Making a Difference” – Provide opportunities for youth to use their gifts in service to others. (5%)
· Plan, promote, and implement quarterly service experiences for youth.
· Encourage youth to become ambassadors for the NWPC youth ministry by inviting friends to participate.
4. Ministry Management (10%)
· Work under the guidance of the Education ministry team of the Session and with the NWPC staff.
· Submit a weekly report to direct supervisor of time spent and activities completed.
· Submit a monthly overview of time spent and activities completed to the Education ministry team.
· Create and maintain systems for keeping attendance and maintaining an active directory.
· Recruit, build relationships with and train adults interested in serving as volunteer leaders.
· Regularly follow up with visiting youth as well as member youth who have become inactive.
The Youth minister will be gone no more than a total of six Sundays per year. Requests for time off must be negotiated in advance with the direct supervisor or pastor. Since the position is hourly, a time report must be submitted to the administrative manager on the 10th and the 25th of each month. Any hours above fifteen per week must be preapproved by the direct supervisor or pastor via email.
Church in suburban Charlotte, NC, seeks full-time Family Minister. Primary responsibilities include evangelism, fostering households of faith, and quarter-time youth ministry. Our congregational focus is Deeper Faith (80% come back to church each week to deepen faith), Joyful Community (we are multigenerational and view church as family), and Reaching More (25% of our budget is used for missions). Spirit of Joy is a bible-believing church in the Lutheran tradition (LCMC). Professional level salary, commensurate with experience.
New Community Church :: www.nccinwexford.org
Full-Time Position: Associate Director of Student Ministries
The Mission of New Community Church
We exist to MAKE DISCIPLES who LIVE and LOVE like Jesus who KNOW Him, GROW up in Him, and GO out for Him.
As part of our Family and Student ministry teams, Associate Director of Student Ministries is charged to pastor, teach and lead female middle and high school students, their parents, and the volunteers that serve in those ministries. This person would embrace New Community’s mission of becoming a disciple and making disciples of Jesus Christ. You would join a staff team that values communication, collaboration, and going the extra mile.
- A female who is passionate about Jesus and Students (6th – 12th Grade)
- Excited to contribute to and collaborate with our Family Ministry Team
- A Bachelor’s Degree
- Full-time Youth Ministry experience preferred
- Lead, pastor and disciple 6th – 12th grade female students, student leaders, and volunteers under the leadership of the Director of Student Ministries
- Develop, prepare, and teach in various student ministry settings (e.g., Bible Study, Weekly Program, Sunday Class For Middle School)
- Schedule opportunities to build relationships with students and their parents in settings outside of our weekly programs
- Serve as a member of the Family Ministry Team
- Attend our student camps and mission trips
What you have just read is a condensed job description.
For the more detailed description please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will follow-up shortly with the detailed description and next steps.
Thank you and we are excited to get to know you as you get to know us!
Grace and Peace,
Rev. Dr. Adam Jackley, Associate Pastor, New Community Church
Joel Friend, Director of Student Ministry, New Community Church
Director of Youth Ministry, Full-Time Position
St. Luke United Methodist is seeking a full-time Director of Youth Ministries to lead the discipleship process for 7th-12th grades. This pivotal leadership position mentors youth to understand the Christian faith as a relationship with Jesus Christ and encourages them to grow in their love of Christ through ministry, fellowship, study, retreats, and worship. A successful candidate for this new position must have strong faith and love for Christ, a passion for relating to youth, be enthusiastic, organized, and familiar with the United Methodist Church. This person must be able to communicate with youth, parents, and volunteers. This position reports to the Pastor.
St. Luke is a vital congregation in the growing area of Enterprise, Alabama. With both a contemporary and traditional worship service, active discipleship programs, and vision for the future, St. Luke is an exciting place to serve in ministry. The City of Enterprise offers an excellent school system, an engaged community atmosphere, and opportunities for recreation and leisure. This position offers a competitive salary and benefits which will be determined in relationship to qualifications and experience.
Please email resume and cover letter to Organization: St. Luke United Methodist Church Contact: Julie Biddle Phone: 334-347-9023 Email: email@example.com Closing Date: 10/15/2019 • Organization: St. Luke United Methodist Church • Contact: Julie Biddle • Phone: 334-347-9023 • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org • Closing Date: 10/15/19
We are looking for a high-energy relational person to oversee a thriving program for those in middle school, where the goal is to move these students toward becoming disciples of Christ. Roswell Presbyterian Church (RPC) welcomes a large family of faith to live out the good news of Jesus Christ. With roots that go back to 1839, RPC belongs to the historic Reformed tradition of the Presbyterian Church (USA) that trusts in the grace and love of Jesus Christ for ourselves and for the whole world. We respond to God’s love revealed in Jesus Christ by loving with our heads, hearts, and hands. Please see the attached job description.https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5c1a6a28e2ccd16a53828eba/t/5d2657a71d2af200019d5ffe/1562793895972/MS+Director+Job+Description.pdf
As the Youth Ministry Director at Revolution22, you will lead all aspects of our 5th- 12th grade students. You are expected to lead and disciple these students into an authentic relationship with Jesus Christ.
Depending on your job experience your hours will be 32 – 40 a week with full benefits.
Primary Responsibilities and Tasks:
- Lead all students and parents and volunteers from 5-12 grade at Revolution22.
- Coordinate and lead weekly age appropriate gatherings on Sundays and midweek.
- Invite, train, and develop new volunteers to be a part of the youth ministry.
- Pick curriculum and teachings for Sundays that is both relevant and fluid with the mission of Revolution22.
- Help maintain volunteer calendars and provide appropriate levels of communication, guidance, and support for both the parents and students.
- Carry out effective communication (phone, email, and/or text) with staff and volunteers.
- Create an environment that encourages and enables effective use of volunteers (recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training)
- Grow the youth ministry at Revolution22 to be God glorifying, creative, and appropriately fresh/new.
Fulfill your call to youth ministry through the Graduate Residency in Youth Ministry at the Center for Youth Ministry Training (CYMT). The Graduate Resident Youth Minister is a unique professional ministry opportunity that provides you with a job at a local church while both training and coaching you as you earn your Masters of Arts in Youth Ministry through a CYMT partner seminary. CYMT offers regional campuses in Tennessee and Texas through partnerships with Memphis Theological Seminary and Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Partner churches are from multiple denominations within a four-hour radius of Memphis, TN and Austin, TX. Acceptance to the program is competitive, as the cohort spots are limited in each region. The cost to the resident is only $1,500 for the 3-year program.
Graduate Residents will receive:
Full scholarship for tuition, books, and housing
Masters degree from accredited seminary
A job as a youth minister in a local church
$1,000 per month stipend
Veteran youth ministry coach
Cohort: Residents are part of a dynamic, group-learning community that provides encouragement and support as they walk through ministry together.
Coaching: Residents receive one-on-one coaching from a youth ministry veteran to help master and apply critical skills.
Classroom: In retreat-style, four times per semester, residents will be challenged to think theologically about ministry and empowered to create ministry programs that evoke deep, life-changing Christian faith.
Church: Residents get hands-on experience in a local church where they serve 25 hours weekly as youth minister.
Care: Residents receive pastoral care and encouragement, empowering them to seek wholeness in their life.
Distinct call to youth or children’s ministry
Ministry experience working with children or youth
CYMT partners with congregations and individuals representing the theological views and diversity of mainline Protestant Christianity. We partner with mainline Protestant denominations including the United Methodist Church, Presbyterian (PCUSA), Cumberland Presbyterian, Lutheran (ECLA), Episcopal, Disciples of Christ, American Baptist, and Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. Our partner seminaries include Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary or Memphis Theological Seminary
Apply online at www.cymt.org
Complete online application
Pay $50 application fee
3 references (professor, ministry, personal)
Proof of insurance
Complete background check
Early admission: November 15
Final: March 1
Email Dea Wathen, email@example.com, for more information.
The Center for Youth Ministry Training is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that exists to equip youth ministers and churches to develop theologically informed and practically effective youth ministries. Learn more at cymt.org.
Job title: Youth Pastor
Starting Date: ASAP
Starting Salary: $42,000 to $52,000
Responsible To: Family Ministries Pastor
Probation Period: 6 months
Hours: Full time
Benefits: Medical, retirement, PTO, tax-free housing allowance
Heritage Christian Fellowship is seeking a Youth Pastor to help us accomplish our purpose and vision by building a strong ministry to youth and their families in our community.
Heritage Christian Fellowship is a non-denominational charismatic church located in Orange County, California. We began Heritage in 1993 and currently average about 350 adults with 2 Sunday morning services. Our purpose is to “love God, love people and make disciples.” We are a church committed to “going deeper together – loving God, loving people and the world.” We are a church of “the Word and the Spirit”, holding to both the evangelical tradition and the charismatic tradition. We desire to see a dynamic youth ministry to impact future generations for Christ in our city. We place a strong emphasis on building community and discipleship among our church family through participation in weekly small groups. For more information about the church see our web site: heritagesc.org.
Please read the job qualifications and responsibilities carefully, as we describe in detail what we deem essential for a qualified candidate. Respectfully, we will respond only to applicants who appear to meet the job requirements and look like a good fit for our team. We are grateful for your interest and pray that God will lead us both!
Contact: Jared Powell, 949-361-1022; firstname.lastname@example.org
· Oversee all aspects of the Middle School Ministry and High School Ministry.
· Oversee Short-Term Missions.
· The role includes general pastoral responsibilities such as teaching, pastoral care, counseling, visitation, etc.
Duties include but are not limited to the following:
· Provide leadership, vision and planning for Middle School and High School Ministries in support of the vision of the church.
· Recruit, train and support volunteer leaders so they’re well equipped for their roles, lead with excellence, are always growing and accomplishing their goals.
· Oversee and coordinate all aspects of the youth ministries to ensure a fun, safe, and effective environment for students to grow in Christ, including Sunday and mid-week meetings.
· Care for students directly and through volunteers
· Prepare and manage budgets for each ministry area.
· Plan, organize and lead youth events, camps and activities
· Support and involve parents in the youth ministries.
· Oversee the Short-Term Missions Ministry, including recruiting and training team leaders, leading ST mission trips and nurturing global partnerships.
· Oversee excellence in administration and communications.
· Participate in learning opportunities to continue personal growth in character, skills and knowledge – mentoring, conferences, books, etc.
· Along with other staff, help lead all-church events, leadership meetings, retreats, outreaches, etc.
· Meet regularly with the Family Ministries Pastor for reporting, accountability, training, etc.
· Other duties as needed
Qualifications & Skills
· A personal relationship with Jesus Christ and Christ-like character
· A heart and calling for ministering to youth
· A bachelor’s degree or bible college degree (completed or near completion)
· A minimum of 2 years relevant ministry experience
· Experience in raising up volunteers
· An enthusiastic self-starter with a high work capacity
· Proven competence in developing and implementing plans and strategies
· A team player who enjoys working with others
· The ability to connect well with parents and youth
· Strong communication skills
· Compatibility with our church DNA and charismatic theology
Assist in providing visionary leadership to the ministries of Longview Christian Church within the church’s mission of “introducing messy people to Jesus so that they, too, can change and experience the new life that our Lord came to offer.”
Part of what this Youth Minister will be responsible for is planning, coordinating, and implementing the worship, community, and service opportunities for students, grades 5 -12 in an effort to help change lives and have a kingdom impact. The Youth Minister will develop curriculum and recruit and manage a volunteer team of teachers and small group leaders for the Youth Ministry.
• Exhibits a personal and growing relationship with God, a teachable spirit, and a healthy family life.
• A self-motivated leader, capable of casting and imparting a vision for ministry, possessing relational skills with students, parents, and staff.
• Possess basic administrative skills and is dedicated to programming excellence.
• Is in agreement with the church’s doctrine, mission, and values and has a passion for evangelism and outreach.
• Undergraduate degree; Experience in and a passion for Youth Ministry.
• To work as a “leader of leaders” and “recruiter-equipper” who recruits, equips, and disciples adult volunteers.
• Develop, manage, and implement curriculum for all classes/programs within Youth Ministry to help facilitate the growth of individual students.
• Develop and implement an annual ministry plan with a calendar of activities/programs that are inclusive and promote relationship development, discipleship, and parent-student interaction. This plan should establish a healthy balance between Worship, Community, and Service in the lives of youth.
• Manage and maintain all classrooms within Youth Ministry in conjunction with the Volunteer Team, ensuring that the environments are welcoming to youth and parents.
• Recruit, equip, and encourage volunteers to build and foster mentoring relationships with youth.
• Create and work within the Youth Ministry budget.
• Create and/or manage a Youth Ministry policy manual, with a strong focus on risk management, and ensure that procedures are followed.
• Plan, promote, and coordinate Youth Ministry events in alignment with the position purpose statement and in coordination with the mission and vision of LCC.
• Work with Discipleship Ministry Departments to create smooth department transitions for youth and parents.
• Come alongside parents as a resource and an encouragement in the discipleship of their students/children.
• Serve in other traditional pastoral roles as needed.
• Attend staff meetings and regularly evaluate procedures, programs and events.
• Attend ministry focused professional and training programs as approved by the Lead Minister.
• On occasion, the Youth Minister will be invited to attend meetings of the Elders to give reports, review mission/vision, and to be exposed to the processes of mature, biblical leadership.
• Has the ability to thrive in a team-based environment.
• Teachable, responsive, and respectful of authority.
• Has the ability to engage, enable, and retain a strong group of volunteers.
• A person who will treat this job both as a ministry and a professional position.
40 hours weekly (additional hours may be required during special events/activities)