The Director of Youth Ministry & Adult Education is responsible for the development and implementation of the vision, strategy and tactical elements for youth ministry, adult education, small group formation, and related programming at WUMC. Of primary importance is the Sunday morning/evening and weekday programming for youth and adults. The majority of the focus of the position will be youth oriented and the Director of Youth Ministry & Adult Education must have a passion for youth. The discipleship of youth and adults – that is their personal relationship with Jesus Christ – is of greatest importance. The Director of Youth Ministry & Adult Education is a champion of the church’s vision of “inviting, engaging, and strengthening all on their journey with Christ.”
Passion for ministry to youth and adults and seeing those grow in the faith
Growing relationship with Jesus Christ evidenced by action, attitude, and behavior
Ability to fully embrace the vision, values, and statement of faith of WUMC
Reliable, trustworthy, self-starter, and excellent at following through on details
Possess the ability to use appropriate judgment, discretion, sensitivity, and confidentiality
Proven leadership skills utilizing a cooperative, collaborative team leadership style, with proven ability to build and work with teams
Possessing strong interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain healthy and motivating relationship with supervisors, coworkers, and volunteers.
Possess the ability to understand and to keep current on issues related to safety and security resulting in the implementation of associated activities and safeguards.