Director of Youth Ministries – Full Time

Beginning late Summer/early Fall 2021

The primary purpose of the Director of Youth Ministries is to provide leadership for the Youth Ministry, to create an environment that nurtures the spiritual growth of Jr High and High School students under the care of Childress First United Methodist Church.

Responsibilities:
1. Organize and promote programs and events for the Jr High and High School Youth and their families
2. Evaluate needs and goals of the Youth Ministry for the youth and their families
3. Research and/or write curriculum for Youth Programs
4. Weekly prepare and provide leadership for programs
5. Coordinate, review, and/or write curriculum for Sunday School
6. Ensure that there is a Sunday School teacher for the Youth Class(es)
7. Attend meetings of the Church Council and the Staff
8. Research and order educational materials and reconcile Cokesbury, Mardel, Amazon, etc. statements each month for appropriate distribution
9. Provide the necessary information on expenditures for proper accounting
10. Promote activities of the Youth Ministry through flyers, worship guide notices, newsletter articles, social media posts, etc.
11. Shop for and purchase supplies needed for various activities
12. Recruit, Train, and Supervise all Youth area volunteers
13. Any other relevant duties as assigned by the Pastor.

Requirements
1. Commitment to Christ and the ministry of the Church
2. Completion of basic high school degree required; bachelor’s degree desired
3. Demonstrate ability to recruit, train, supervise and motivate adults to serve in the Youth Ministry
4. Demonstrate ability to work with youth to include: discipline, plan activities and show compassion for the Youth
5. Organizational and record-keeping skills and experience in relevant computer programs
6. Commitment to maintaining confidentiality regarding family circumstances and other sensitive information
7. Commitment to promoting and maintaining unity in the ministry team
8. Effective communication with staff, youth, congregation, and anyone else who serves in this ministry area
9. Must complete criminal background check
10. Must pass unannounced drug testing
11. Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle, and insurance as required by the State of Texas
12. Bondable

Link to Full job description:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1k9dCGN3venAGgzfaqKRkbY7L3KVCJaNW/view?usp=sharing

Application to Apply:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/18APHVz21Q0tgGFxBTJXgaYFxYc3qiCRr/view?usp=sharing