Marion First UMC, Blue Ridge District, Western North Carolina Conference, is seeking a full-time Children and Youth Director.
Primary function of the full time position is to provide leadership in the Church in the areas of Children and Youth Ministry and participate in other programs of the Church. Qualifications are a minimum of a two year degree, or equivalent, with a preference for a B.A. degree with course work in Christian Education along with experience working with both children and youth. Expectations include ability to work with people of various ages in a flexible manner, able to work independently at times and as a team member at others, knowledgeable of UM polity, doctrine, and practice while sharing the inspiring Love of Christ.
The position reports to the senior pastor and duties include being responsible to:
Organize, direct, schedule, and supervise the programs and curriculum, for children and youth ministries, including: Sunday School, Confirmation, Vacation Bible School, nursery, children’s church, youth events, mission opportunities, service projects, and other programs related to youth and children.
Candidates should enclose a cover letter sharing some of their relevant faith journey, a resume, and the names of three references with contact information. Send to firstname.lastname@example.org
The responsibilities identified above are not intended to be all-inclusive and a current job description will be sent upon request by contacting Rev. Owens at email@example.com. The salary is commensurate with similar full-time positions.