Director of Student Ministries


Job Summary: To help students, leaders and parents come closer to Christ through teaching, fellowship, community, and more.  The main focus of this task is to outreach to teenagers during their middle school and high school years.
Essential Functions/Key Responsibilities
Weekly Duties

  • To prepare for Sunday night student activities by preparing a Scripture-based lesson, games and group building opportunities and organizing dinner or snacks for both middle and high school students
  • Meet and Greet the parents before and after Sunday night activities
  • Manage student information and attendance records through REALM
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Mentor Youth Intern(s)
  • Manage Student Ministries budget and discuss with supervisors and finalize Church Business Administrator
  • Manage Communications with parents and congregation through emails, bulletins, phone calls, social media, and mailers
  • Keep student ministry area of website, Facebook/social media and REALM up to date
  • Engage in pastoral care and relational discipleship for all active student members through phone calls, text messages, social media, and personal visits as time allows
  • Attend weekly worship with students in the 9:30am East Contemporary service
  • Consistently engage in practices of personal spiritual formation 
    As Needed Duties (as time allows)
  • Plan and oversee large scale summer mission trip including fundraisers through-out the year
  • Encourage parents to get involved and develop opportunities for parents to participate in Student Ministry
  • Plan and develop opportunities for parents within the student ministry to connect  and engage with one another
  • Plan and oversee small summer student activities that will give the students the opportunity to connect, serve and grow
  • Recruit and mentor Volunteer Student Leaders and Parents
  • Plan and oversee year-round special trips such as Rock the Universe, spiritual life retreats, special student conferences, Summer Camp, etc.
  • Oversee and facilitate, in partnership with the Pastors, the FUMC’s Confirmation Program including classes, retreats, and Confirmation Sunday
  • Prepare monthly reports for Leadership Council and submit to Pastors
  • Attend weekly Program Staff meetings and check in frequently with other program staff ministers
  • Handle monthly credit card requisitions including reimbursements and receipts for church credit card
  • Assure that all volunteers and staff working with students have successfully passed a background check and participated in the FUMC child / student safety training event 
    Reports to: Pastor Marcus and Pastor Rachel
    Oversees: Volunteer Student Leaders and Volunteer Parents 
Classification: Part Time 20 hours, Non-Exempt

Contact: Pastor Rachel DeLaune

Address: 625 NE Mizner Blvd Boca Raton FL 33432

Phone: (561) 395-1244 ext. 129


Contact Us

The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church

450 Martin L King Jr Ave
Lakeland, FL 33815

(863) 688-5563 or toll free (800) 282-8011