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Hillsdale UMC

Youth Ministry Director

Hillsdale UMC
Advance, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 08/27/2014
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position:  Hillsdale UMC is seeking a Youth Director to lead an exciting and growing youth ministry by leading students into a personal relationship with Christ and equipping students to learn and grow in their faith.  The Youth Director disciples students in their spiritual growth by equipping and encouraging them to serve Christ with their lives, and forms relationships that aid in mentoring their faith.



  1. A personal commitment to Jesus Christ
  2. A passion for leading young people on the path of faith formation
  3. A record of successful youth ministry
  4. Undergraduate degree (An emphasis in theology, youth ministry, or a Master’s degree is preferable)    *Preference given to those with experience and a degree and/or certification in youth ministry or a related field
  5. Ability to build and lead a team of volunteer leaders
  6. Must pass a background check



  • Sunday night youth programs, Sunday morning youth worship, mid-week Bible studies
  • Youth ministry curriculum development, teaching, training and recruiting volunteers, maintaining a budget, fundraising, and communication via website, calendars, and social media
  • Mission trips and retreats; assist with Confirmation as needed
  • Follow the Church’s Safe Sanctuary Policy
  • Support youth outside of church (such as sporting events, etc.) Develop relationships with all HUMC youth.  Mentor and become a trusted role model for students seeking support, guidance, and spiritual formation
  • Parental Support
  • Work as a team with the staff and the Director of Student Ministries to plan and carry out the functions of youth ministry


If interested in being considered, please send the following (WORD or PDF format) to

  1. Cover letter sharing your statement of faith including some of your faith journey
  2. A current resume
  3. Salary requirements (Required for us to contact you)