Youth Director


Position Title: Director of  Youth Ministries Status: Part Time
Original Date: June 1, 2010 Revised:  July 2017
General Description:   Will oversee church's ministry to youth ages 13 to 18 (middle and senior high school).
  1. A strong personal commitment to Christ and to the mission of the United Methodist Church.
  2. College Degree or equivalent studies in the area of child or youth ministry. With a minimum of 6 hours of course work specific to youth and adolescent programs and Christian Spiritual Development.
  3. Experience in creating and leading youth programs.
  4. Available for flexible hours and weekly schedules.
  5. Ability to work with others of diverse backgrounds.
  6. Ability to communicate, understand, supervise and relate to young people with a strong Christian base.
  7. Ability to network, develops relationships, recruit volunteers and acquire resources from appropriate youth agencies/services.
  8. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, along with current computer and social networking systems.
  1. Create a written program that provides spiritual and personal growth, fellowship, socialization, community awareness and service to the church and community. 
  2. Provides current information for the Church Website.
  3. Implement, maintain and update written program plan for youth.
  4. Coordinate written program meeting the spiritual and physical needs of our youth that include, but not limited to Sunday School, Bible studies, retreats, and special ministry services.
  5. Create outreach program for youth within the local church neighborhood.
  6. Ensure that programs are balanced to include small & large group activities, education, service and recreation.
  7. Oversee budgetary expenses designated for this ministry.
  8. Attends designated staff meetings and church functions as deemed necessary by church policy and/or the Pastor.
  9. Presents monthly written report of activities to the Administrative Council or as requested  relative to this ministry.
  10. Actively participate in and/or support all church wide programs, such as Pumpkin Patch, Snowfest, Harvest Festival, etc.
Line of Authority:  Reports directly to Senior Pastor and Staff Parish Relations Committee
Salary:  Commensurate with education and experience.

Contact: Donna Bumgardner

Address: 400 N 35th Ave Hollywood FL 33021

Phone: 954-989-8304


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The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church

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