Goal of the position within the Church: To serve as a spiritual leader and role model for the youth, while integrating youth ministry throughout the church (HUMC defines youth as being grades 6-12)
Knowledge, skills, and attributes for position
Must embrace Christian discipline and United Methodist doctrine and theology
A bachelor’s degree in a related field. Preference will be given to those achieving a Master’s Degree in a related field. A Professional Certification in Youth Ministry is desired.
Travel is required several times throughout the year for mission trips, weekend retreats and youth activities
Have vision and a demonstrated ability to plan, develop, coordinate, manage and implement ministry within the parameters of the UMC
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, and computer/technology skills.
Possess a proven ability to work effectively with youth, their families, diverse individuals, and teams of volunteers
Experience at other United Methodist churches is desired
Expectations of employee in the position
Attendance at weekly staff meetings, monthly Church Council meetings.
Be a team player with the rest of the staff
Specific Duties and Tasks of the Position
Participation in conference-wide youth activities Participation in district wide youth activities is expected for both the Director of Youth Ministry and the youth of HUMC
Develop adult and youth leaders within the youth ministry
Plan and execute all events that encompass a balanced youth ministry [a mixture of disciple building and fun activities] such as the annual ski trip, trips to Carowinds, Kings Dominion, Busch Gardens, the beach, the mountains, etc.
Recruit and train volunteers to work with youth in all aspects of youth ministry and ensure adequate volunteer support and adult to youth ratio, adhering to all Safe Sanctuaries policies
Teach confirmation class and provide leadership beyond the classroom by equipping mentors, encouraging parental support, and challenging the confirmands to fully participate in the journey
Keep records of youth participation and manage the youth ministry budget, including balancing costs for events among youth families and the church.
Establish and maintain strong communication with the church staff and leadership, parents, youth and congregation as a whole, including calendaring all events in cooperation with the church staff.
Attend worship as well as have a visible presence in Sunday School for grades 6-12
Support and attend the music ministres offered for youth.
Pastors or direct supervisors may provide additional tasks that are consistent with the job description and can reasonably be expected to be accomplished within the position’s work hours.
Haymount United Methodist Church aims to be a beacon of hope bringing prosperity to the city. We have served the city of Fayetteville, NC since the 1940's.
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