Director of Youth and Education Ministry


Director of Youth and Education Ministry

Coronado Community United Methodist Church is seekingg a full-time Director of Youth and Education Ministry.  We are a beachside congregation only blocks from the ocean in New Smyrna Beach, Florida.  Director's primary purpose is to foster Christian community through building relationships with young people in grades 6 through 12 that strengthen their commitment to the church and growth in faith.  Will oversee children's ministry staff and provide resources for Education Committee and adult educational opportunities.  Responsibile for ensuring adherence to the Youth and Child Protection Policy throughout the Church, reporting any issues to the Sr. Pastor.  Other responsibilities include planning and leading existing weekly youth programs in ways that maintain their success and facilitate future growth.  Director will plan and implement mission, retreat, confirmation and camp experience as well as cooridinate fundraising events, develop and maintain youth and education ministry budgets and complete all administration related to curriculum development, supply distribution and communication with youth and families.

Requires bachelor degree, with coursework in counseling, education and/or childhood development plus minimum 3-4 years' experience or equivalent experience and education.  At least 2 years should be with middle school, high school or college level students in a Christian or secular setting.  Successful candidate will be a team player with a call to minister to youth, a genuine love for teens and desire to serve God and people.  Must have outstanding communication skills, proven gifts in leadership and strong technology skills.  Knowledge and understanding of United Methodist teachings a strong plus.  

Please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to  Use subject line: Application for Director of Youth & Education Ministry.

Contact: Emily Edwards

Address: 201 S. Peninsula Avenue New Smyrna Beach FL 32169

Phone: 386-428-6252


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