Charlotte First UMC, a Reconciling Congregation, seeks a full-time director for children, youth, and family ministries. We are looking for an energetic and imaginative person who will implement our core values of practicing inclusion, pursuing justice, and promoting the arts. Open to ordained or lay candidates.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s or Master’s in Education, Children and Youth Ministry, Divinity or equivalent; 3 or more years experience; excellent communication skills; ability to build and work with a team of volunteers; ability to be comfortable in urban environment and in ministry with neighbors without homes; comfort and ease in working with persons with special needs; skills in the arts a plus.
Responsibilities: To encourage, equip, and accompany children, youth, and families in their faith journeys; to partner with others to grow this ministry within the church and within the larger Charlotte Metro area; to oversee the Sunday morning children’s church time; to supervise nursery staff; to provide Safe Sanctuary training and maintain records; to communicate with families and church through email and social media; and to perform other tasks as assigned.
Reports to Senior Pastor and Staff-Parish Relations Committee
Salary: Dependent on Education and Experience
Benefits: Health Insurance, Paid Vacation, Continuing Educaiton
To apply: Send cover letter, resume, and contact info for three references (one a supervisor) to firstname.lastname@example.org. Position available Fall 2021, or until filled.