Harrison UMC is an active, healthy, and inviting congregation located in the rapidly growing area of Pineville/Ballantyne, NC (South Charlotte). We are looking for a Part-time Youth Minister who will work within our Family Ministries as the spiritual leader and advocate for youth in the church and the area. Primary responsibilities include the ability to build relationships with youth grades 6-12, lead Sunday youth program and mid-week Bible study, planning and implementing youth retreats and mission trips, and recruiting and developing volunteer leaders. Must maintain office hours and be a team player with staff and congregation. By nature of the position, there will be occasional overnight travel and some nontraditional hours.
Applicants must have experience working with youth, and a min. 4-year college degree. Also, must be willing to submit information for a criminal background check and comply with all safety procedures for children and youth. Theological education and commitment to Wesleyan tradition are preferred. Ability to share your faith story, communicate effectively with parents and youth, and to use a multitude of social media and technology are essential.
To apply, please submit the following:
1) Cover letter of introduction to you and your call to youth ministry
2) Resume/CV with relevant education, experience
3) Two vocational references
After review, selected applicants will be contacted to request follow-up, which may include a 3-5-minute devotional for youth.
We recognize the seriousness of the circumstances during the global pandemic. While we honor the need for flexibility, we are committed to filling this position for ministry leadership.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Applications due by May 25th, 2020
To submit requested items or for more information, please contact: SPPRC@HarrisonChurch.org
Or call the church office at 704-541-3463
Contact: Blair Sissons, SPPRC Chair
Church/Org/Business Name: Harrison United Methodist Church
Address: 15008 Lancaster Hwy, Pineville, NC 28134 Pineville 28134