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First UMC - Boca Raton
Director of Family Ministry
Ministry Purpose: The Director of Family Ministry (DFM) at First United Methodist Church of Boca Raton, FL, is a dynamic, high-profile leadership position newly created to coordinate all programs for the upcoming generation, from infants and children through high school youth. This position will provide family ministry to both campuses of our church.
Our church's approach to family ministry is dependent on the commitment of both parents and volunteers. As such, the DFM will be an inspiring and passionate leader to all generations. They need to be able to recruit, coordinate, and empower volunteers to execute programs formulated by the pastors, the DFM, and the support of a volunteer Family Ministries Team made up of committed members of the congregation. As appropriate, and time permitting, the DFM will also directly teach children and youth.
Working closely with the pastors and the Family Ministries Team, the DFM will develop, oversee, and manage all programs for children and youth—including, but not limited to, nursery management, children's church/Sunday School, Confirmation Classes, Sprouts (Mommy and me), Parents Morning Out, youth mission trips, fund raisers, and seasonal events like the Easter Egg Hunt, Vacation Bible School, Pumpkin Patch, and Christmas programs.
Responsible to: Senior Pastor for day-to-day operations, and Staff Parish Relations Committee for evaluation and communication of concerns related to the performance of the position

Classification: Full Time, Exempt
Salary: Negotiable with experience, plus healthcare benefits
Core responsibilities in addition to specific programs mentioned above:

  1. In partnership with the pastors and Family Ministries Team, develop a Children's and Youth Ministry strategic plan that supports the mission and vision of FUMC Boca Raton to challenge children and youth to grow in their spiritual and social development.
  2. Create specific and measurable goals to engage with families to encourage full participation in the church for all family members, both children and adults, to create an environment that welcomes new families to connect and engage with FUMC.
  3. Attend weekly staff meetings.
  4. Participate in the preparation and development of the budget for the Children's and Youth Ministry.
  5. Work with FUMC staff to communicate and publish activities through newsletters, bulletins, and social media so that pastors, congregation, and church council are looped in on regular progress and attendance of Children's and Youth Ministry.
  6. Prepare a brief monthly report for the church Leadership Council.
  7. Create and manage protocols that assure that all volunteers and staff working with children and youth have successfully passed a background check and are trained to understand the FUMC Children and Youth Protection Policy.

 A degree or background in a relevant field of study, and/or at least five years of church or faith-based experience in a related position working with children and/or youth
 A passion for people of all ages with the particular ability to inspire adults (both parents and non-parents of all ages) to volunteer to support child and youth programs
 An understanding of child development and skill levels, and proven ability to teach and communicate with children and youth
 Familiar with or willing to learn the United Methodist Church doctrine/discipline
 Spiritual maturity and high moral and ethical conduct
 Proven organizational, teaching, administration, and computer/technology skills
 Strong written and verbal communication skills
Terms of Employment
 A criminal background check will be required.
 A minimum of three professional references
 Probationary period will be 90 days.
Interested candidates
If you are interested, please send a resume with a letter of interest to our Church Business Administrator, Sharon Saige at

Kendall UMC - Miami
Church Kitchen Coordinator/Cook

Overview: The Kitchen Coordinator shall be responsible for overseeing the Kitchen Ministry, a ministry of hospitality at Kendall United Methodist Church. In addition he/she will plan and supervise the preparation for the weekly Wednesday Night Dinners and other scheduled events.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the Kitchen Ministry at KUMC.
  • Plan, prepare and serve meals for Wednesday Night Dinners and other scheduled events. Serving the meals should start at 5:30 and end by 7PM.  In Addition, provide, prepare and serve 4 meals during the year on Sunday morning after service.
  • Wednesday night Dinners menu will announced in our website two weeks in advance. 
  • Perform other duties as may be reasonably assigned or requested by the pastor.
  • Assess and report on the condition, maintenance and cleanliness of the kitchen and its equipment meet the required sanitary standards. 
  • Ensure that deep cleaning quarterly throughout the year.
  • Recommend the purchase of tools and equipment needed to operate the kitchen to the Office manager.
  • Maintain an inventory of food stuffs and supplies.
  • Complete grocery shopping to fulfill kitchen service commitments.
  • Recruit volunteers and develop their talents in this ministry of hospitality.
  • Coordinates activities and work cooperatively with the volunteer kitchen staff.
  • Notifies and arranges coverage for time off during scheduled and holiday events.
  • Leftover food should be packaged and given to our Mission coordinators for our home bound and needy. 


  • Training in institutional food preparation or equivalent experience. Three to five years of administrative executive support, preferably in a church environment.
  • Must embrace Christian discipline and United Methodist doctrine and theology.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
    • Must be a conscientious worker, capable of working with a minimum of supervision.
    • Must have the knowledge, experience, and physical ability necessary to operate food service equipment.
    • Must be friendly and flexible.

Position Summary: The position of the Kitchen Coordinator requires self-motivation, accountability for time, expenses, and integrity. It involves the planning, preparation and providing of meals in an atmosphere of hospitality. In addition, the Coordinator should assure that kitchen maintenance, cleaning and repairs be done on a regular basis.

NOTE: Every KUMC employee must pass appropriate background screenings and if applicable, random drug screening may also be required.

Interested candidates
If you are interested, please contact Rev. Ruben Velasco by email at; Or calling: (305) 667-0343 ext.114

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