Grace UMC, in Venice, is seeking an Assistant Director for our Anchored Youth Ministries (15/20 hrs wk). This person is responsible for helping to coordinate ministry programs for GUMC’s Anchored Youth (grade 6 through grade 12. The AYD helps maintain age appropriate activities for all youth, which encourage young people to participate in all facets of the life of the community of faith through fellowship, fun, spiritual growth and Christian discipleship.
The purpose of these programs is to build young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry (in the areas of group building, worship, discipleship, mission, and outreach) while serving as a spiritual leader and role model. Candidates must be self-starters and able to work independently as well as serve as part of a ministry team. Candidates must have excellent communication skills - verbal, written, and be fluent in multi-media and social-media communication platforms.
A solid understanding of the foundations of the Christian faith; embracing Christian discipline and United Methodist doctrine and theology; a desire to nurture young people in the Christian faith; a proven ability to work effectively with youth, families, diverse individuals, and teams of volunteers; related experience are preferred.
Please send resume - including a description of leadership experience, passions, and inspirations - and three references or inquiry about the position to Vicki Children@graceontheisland.com
Contact: Vicki Mackey
Address: 400 Field Ave E Venice 34285
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