Director of Youth Ministries

Westminster UMC
Job Type
Youth/Student Pastor
Salary Details
$19 an hr.
Contract Type
Hours per Week
Closing Date
This is a youth ministry job for a small group of mostly Jr. High students. This is a 10 hour a week job. It would be great for a college student or someone who just needs some extra income, but loves investing in youth.

Job Description

Westminster United Methodist Church

Job Description – Director of Youth Ministries

10 hours a week $19.00 an hour


General Summary:

This person will minister to our 6th-12th grades students.  We have a small youth group, but our youth are hungry for the word and ready to dive into the Bible.  Our goal is for this person to build relationships with the youth, be a support for them, and disciple them into a deeper relationship with Christ.  This position would be overseen by the Director of Program Ministries.


A good understanding of the scriptures
A good understanding of Wesleyan theology
A person who can teach on a youth’s level
A person who can communicate well with parents and youth
Excellent organizational and planning skills
A team player who can lead from within
A working knowledge of current technologies



Oversees and leads the Youth Sunday School Program
Sunday mornings in the youth room; organizes and teaches discipleship oriented activities at least twice a month.
Recruits and helps train volunteers
Does outreach to students and their families (phone calls, emails, cards, Facebook, etc.)
Does contact ministry with students (hang out time)
Attends students’ extra-curricular activities as best you can.
Plans and implements fun activities along with spiritual growth activities for the youth though out the year, but at least 3-4 each summer.
Helps with organizing the youth mentoring program
Helps with Confirmation (every few years we do confirmation)
Coordinate trips, and we strongly encourage you to attend trips, if your other commitments allow it.  This includes mission trips, retreats or camps with the students (compensation adjusted)
Meets with supervisor regularly. 
Communicates with parents well through meetings, emails and phone calls
At least 4 hours of work on campus a week (this includes Sunday mornings)

Specifications:  This position would be a 10 hour exempt position with an hourly wage of $19.00.  Extra compensation will be made for retreats, mission trips and lock ins. 

A successful background check will be required as a condition of employment.



Please email your cover letter and resume to:

Kaisi Cunningham

Director of Programming

Westminster UMC

5801 San Felipe

Houston, TX 77057


Organization Description

Westminster exists to help people Love God. Make Friends. Serve Others. Those terms might sound simple, but they are actually three ancient tenets Christian faith communities have used to draw people closer to God. Worship and study (kerygma), community (koinoinia), and service (diakonia), are the ways by which God’s grace invites us deeper into a life of faith, hope, and love. Wherever you are on your faith journey, Westminster welcomes you. 



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