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Director of Youth Ministries

Director of Youth Ministries

Trinity UMC is seeking a part-time Director of Youth Ministries. (25 hours/week)

Our Mission Statement
The Youth Ministry of Trinity UMC exists to equip youth to experience and grow in a real relationship with the Living Christ, cultivate loving relationships with their fellow brothers and sisters, and go out into the world to serve and share that love with others in His Name.
The primary responsibility of the Director of Youth Ministries shall be to plan and implement a comprehensive Christian ministry which will complement the ongoing ministry of Trinity UMC while building relationships with and providing opportunities for spiritual and social development, and service for youth grades 6-12, (ages 11-18) and their parents.
The areas of ministry for the current Director of Youth Ministries include:
1.  The Director of Youth Ministries is responsible to the Director of Discipleship and Adult Ministries who supervises the position. Reporting will also be done to the Church Council and the Education Ministry Team as requested.
2. The Director of Youth Ministries will serve as a member of the church staff team.  The Director is to attend weekly staff meetings and assist other staff with the needs of youth age persons and their families while keeping staff aware of upcoming events and programming within the youth department.
3. The Director of Youth Ministries will coordinate with lay leadership and monitor and supervise volunteers as necessary to plan and implement the total program of youth activities and services.
1. Be informed about and supportive of the total ministry of the church.
2. Direct Youth Sunday School Program - grades 6-12:
     A.    Plan a comprehensive program and select appropriate curriculum in consultation with the Director of Discipleship and Adult Ministries.
     B.    Secure, train, and work with Youth Assistant and adult volunteers to lead Sunday morning youth Sunday School.
     C.    Be present on Sunday morning in youth area/ Underground and facilitate programming as needed.
     D.  Coordinate and work with volunteer leaders to implement the Confirmation program:             
includes but is not limited to communication with leaders and mentors, planning church      visits, coordinating the banquet and practice. Work with the pastors to plan Confirmation Sunday.
3. Direct UMYF Program - Middle School and Senior High - grades 6-12:
     A.    Planning - plan and coordinate schedule and arrangements for UMYF meetings (work with Music Director in coordinating youth choir rehearsals). Secure supervision, Sunday suppers, and transportation as needed.
     B.    Preparation - arrive at least 60 minutes before UMYF to check details, set-up program needs, and greet youth and adults involved with the program.
     C.    Programming - plan and coordinate educational, devotional, and/or inspirational programs.  Secure, train, and work with volunteers (youth and adult) to lead programs.  Provide regular opportunities for Christian growth as individuals and as a community through  recreation, fellowship and service activities.
4. Attend weekly staff meetings and all Education Ministry Team meetings.  Attend Church Council meetings at the request of the Senior Pastor.

Contact: Melanie Gonzalez

Location: Trinity United Methodist Church

Address: 120 W Park Avenue Tallahassee FL 32301

Phone: 850-222-1120

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