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Director of Youth Ministries

New Hanover United Methodist C
Gilbertsville, PA
Posted: January 20, 2021
Job Information:
Position Summary: The Director of Youth Ministries leads a ministry that will surround youth with an unconditional love that fosters authentic relationships, anchors them in the essentials of the Christian faith, inspires them to a life of service, and equips them to carry the love of Christ to the world.
Position Responsibilities:
  • Develops and articulates a vision for the youth ministry
  • Directs middle and high school students in their spiritual growth
  • Provides spiritual and pastoral leadership to youth and their families
  • Oversees the planning and execution of all youth events and trips
  • Leads and disciples youth ministry leaders
  • Seeks to create a spirit of camaraderie, while avoiding cliques
  • Pastors youth, youth leaders, adult leaders, and student families
  • Preaches weekend services as required
  • Develops a team of volunteers in the youth ministry
  • Attends all required staff and ministry planning meetings on a weekly basis.
  • Develops and maintains accurate youth ministry budget, including on time provision of all financial reporting documentation on a monthly basis.
  • Maintains monthly/yearly attendance metrics.
  • Works closely with KidMin Director in special circumstances; e.g., 5th grade communion retreat, promotion of 5th graders to student ministry
  • Provides assistance and support for the annual mission's auction
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by Senior Pastor

    Essential skills and qualifications:
  • Empathetic engagement with youth, youth leaders, and their families
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with social media and computer software
  • Open, approachable demeanor
  • Humble spirit
  • Ability to assist, relate, and care for diverse types of youth
  • Possesses engaging training skills
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Demonstrates a heart for service
  • Ability to encourage a heart for service in young people
  • Models honesty and accountability
  • Understands the youth ministry is a vital part of the church and not an independent entity
  • Ability to calm and resolve conflict
  • Models and promotes a team spirit
    Reports to: Senior Pastor
    Position Information:
    Position Title:Director of Youth Ministries
    Time: Full Time
    Category: Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry
    Denomination: United Methodist
    Worship Style: Contemporary
    Church Size: 500 - 750
    Contact Information:
    Organization Name:New Hanover United Methodist C
    Address1:2211 Swamp Pike
    State or Province:PA
    ZIP Code:19525
    Country: USA
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