Director of Youth Ministry


JOB TITLE:                                 Director of Youth Ministry                                                                     
REPORTS TO:                            Senior Pastor, Staff-Parish Relations Committee
HOURS                                     Hours will vary from week to week.  The Director of Youth Ministry is expected to work 10-20 hours per week, based on the needs of the church and the needs of the Senior Pastor.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES                  The Director of Youth Ministry will manage a comprehensive youth program utilizing the gifts and talents within our congregation and community.  Specifically, at FHUMC, these current duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop and implement programs and ministries for youth grades 6-12
  • Offer training and educational opportunities for volunteers
  • Engage in open communication with youth, parents, and volunteers on a regular basis
  • Organize and recruit/lead mission teams and youth retreats
  • Coordinate curriculum for all youth programs
  • Submit budget request and maintain line items in reference to Youth Ministry areas
  • Plan and implement Confirmation classes
  • Maintain a strong base of volunteers for youth ministry
  • Offer pastoral care to youth and parents, when appropriate
  • Abide by and uphold FHUMC Safe Sanctuaries 
  • Encourage youth to participate in the larger congregation of FHUMC
  • Participate in leading worship as requested
  • Assist in worship planning as needed
  • Spirit of respect and collaboration with Clergy and staff of FHUMC
  • Church Council Meeting
  • Other church meetings as needed
All of the above are subject to change, based upon the needs of FHUMC and the needs of other staff members. All employees adhere to the policies established in the Employee Handbook.
QUALIFICATIONS:          Demonstrated commitment to Christian discipleship.  Understanding of the theological tradition of The United Methodist Church and a willingness to develop ministries that are consistent with the UMC.  Bachelor’s Degree in related field of study preferred, along with experience in the church setting.  Ability to work with both clergy and laity to promote a comprehensive youth ministry where people love God, grow in their faith and serve others.

Contact: Rev. Mandy Jones

Church/Org/Business Name: Forest Hill UMC

Address: 265 Union Street N Concord NC 28025

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