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First United Methodist Church

Director of Student Ministries

First United Methodist Church
Bakersfield, California, United States

Date Posted: 07/01/2013
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Mid-size United Methodist church with lots of growth potential seeks a dynamic Christ-following individual who is called to student ministry (grades 7-12).  Responsibilities of this year-round full-time position include increasing the number of participating students, working collaboratively with other staff in planning and developing student ministries, and equipping a team of adults to co-lead elements of student ministry.  Church seeks a self-starter with strong skills in organization and communication. Individual must be a team player and team leader who relates well with students and parents.  Experience and/or specialized training in student ministry is required, and a college degree is preferred.  We value a traditional Wesleyan understanding of faith and Scripture and desire that our youth director model commitment to Christ through personal lifestyle and service.


Salary (plus benefits) commensurate with education and experience. 

Applications should be submitted to by August 15, 2013.