Mt Pleasant UMC has an opening for a dynamic part-time Director of Youth Ministries who will be able to develop, maintain and grow a healthy youth ministry program for students in our church and community while providing a healthy and positive atmosphere for youth and their families. The Director will focus on and direct the energies of the Youth Ministry which includes Jr. and Sr. High students in missions, worship and small group studies.
Candidates should have experience in leading a variety of programs for youth, possess the necessary training and/or experience to plan, organize and develop programs. The ability to facilitate and lead events that engage and involve all of the young people is important.
We are looking for a person who in their own life seeks to love God, follow Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord and who feels called to minister to youth. The successful candidate should have a hunger for helping students and families grow in a relationship with purpose that will change their lives. Our youth ministry is strong in youth and volunteers and is excited about reaching new youth and families. This position requires someone who has flexibility with their time, loads of stamina and enthusiasm.
It is preferred that this person have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four year college in a field related to the work involved as a youth minister. Professional experience is preferred along with experience as a youth director or equivalent work experience in a closely related field.