Coordinator of Youth Ministries
Main Purpose of Position
In keeping with the mission of the church to “Live and Love like Jesus: Everyday. Everywhere, Everyone” the Coordinator of Youth Ministries will work with the pastor, staff and congregation to ensure that the middle school and high school youth of the church and greater community will have regular opportunities to grow in their faith and develop meaningful relationships with one another.
1. Administration and Communication
-Coordinate the youth ministry activities such as: Wednesday night programs, Bible Studies, fun activities, mission trips, retreats and service projects.
-Inform youth, parents, staff and church leadership about youth ministry programs using a variety of forums including Church Facebook, Church website, Sunday Bulletin, personal letters, conversations and phone calls.
-Communicate schedules and schedule changes to the church secretary.
-Prepare and oversee the Youth Ministry Annual Budget.
-Work closely with Children’s Ministry Director to ensure continuity of programing across all age groups.
-Involve adults in leadership of youth ministry
-Attend regular staff meetings.
2. Relationship Building
-Establish relationships with youth, parents and members of congregation.
-Be a supportive, confidential listener.
-Connect with youth outside of regular church activities.
-Attend youth activities outside of church such as sporting events, plays, musicals, seasonal concerts.
-Help make the church a safe place for all.
3. Faith Sharing
-Share Christian faith openly.
-Support and accept youth in their faith journey.
-Live the mission statement of First United Methodist Church: “Live and Love Like Jesus. Everyday. Everywhere. Everyone.”
-Attend worship services at First United Methodist Church.
Position Hours: Hours are flexible in consultation with the pastor, with compensation commensurate with hours worked and experience.
Reports to the pastor.