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Mount Olivet UMC

Director of Youth Ministry

Mount Olivet UMC
Manteo, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 02/08/2013
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

The Purpose of the Youth Minister at Mt. Olivet is to introduce, nurture, and develop the spiritual growth of our young people between 6th -12th grades; in their personal relationship with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ so they may become His disciples for the transformation of the world.


Qualifications: Must have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a strong desire to work with youth. Must embrace and demonstrate Christian Discipline and United Methodist Doctrine and Theology. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proven ability to work with youth and youth volunteers.


The Youth Minister will nurture the faith development of youth from 6th - 12th grades through educational, fellowship, and spiritual growth programs and activites. This will include management of designated hours at "The Cove", active participation in community youth events and specific spiritual education programs as directed by the youth council, Staff Parish Committee, and the Pastor. He/she will handle administrative duties associated with all youth programs from 6th -12th grades; preview curriculum and work closely with the established Youth Coordinator and Youth Council to select materials appropriate for each age group. To ensure a smooth, safe and effective program, the director will actively recruit and train volunteer youth leaders with the goal of having a highly relational and spiritually mature team. They should be enthusiastic as well as an encourager and developer of youth. He/she will work closely with the Director of Music & Children's Ministries. Youth are the priority, but the director must also interact with the parents. This position will be reviewed and evaluated 3 months following employment and at least annually thereafter by the SPPRC and Pastor.


30 hrs. per week, salary: annual $26,000 - $29, 000 as determined by Staff Parish & Finance Committee and approved by the Administrative Board.

Contact:  Rev. Jerry Cribb