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Concord United Methodist Church

Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry

Concord United Methodist Church
Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 04/21/2015
Categories: Young Adult Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:





TITLE: Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry (Y2A)




  • Christian Education Coordinator: To coordinate with the Christian Education Chairperson/committee for planning Sunday School curriculum, recruiting Sunday school volunteers, scheduling and logistics
  • Youth Program Leader: To develop, coordinate and implement ministry programs and special events offering spiritual, social and recreational settings that will facilitate growth (i.e. increased attendance and spiritual growth).
  • Young Adult Leader: To develop, coordinate and implement small group ministries for young adults.
  • Missions: To coordinate regular mission experiences and service projects for youth and young adults.
  • Outreach: To be a visual presence in youth-oriented community events (including but not limited to high school sporting, musical, drama events).
  • Teaching: To prepare and teach lessons to various age levels, youth through young adult, as needed.
  • Church Life: To be actively involved in the life of the church, including participation in social activities, and being a regular and welcoming presence in church and church functions.



  • Profess Faith in Jesus Christ while having a desire and being committed to grow in his/her Faith journey
  • Strong Christian character with a passion for sharing Christ with youth of all ages and with young adults
  • College degree preferred
  • Strong inter-personal skills
  • Ability and willingness to work as a team
  • Ability to recognize information and situations that require strict confidence and to handle the same accordingly.
  • FBI Clearances, Act 33, Act 34 and Safe Sanctuary Training required.



  • Build relationships with children, youth and young adults of the congregation
  • Develop and plan activities for children, youth and young adults with volunteer support
  • Coordinate and implement recreational activities, retreats and an annual Youth camping event, traditionally held at Jumonville
  • Organize and oversee mission trips, service projects, and fundraising events for children, youth and young adults
  • Create and maintain a network of specialized small group ministries for youth and young adults
  • Recruit and cultivate volunteer leadership teams for children, youth and young adults
  • Lead regular meetings with the Christian education committee, the youth volunteers and the young adult volunteers
  • Participate in planning and implementing Vacation Bible School
  • Establish and maintain electronic and social media communication with youth and young adults while displaying strong moral character in all communications and interactions
  • Keep in contact with Concord UMC graduates
  • Be visible in the worship experiences of the church
  • Be a visible presence in the community and at local school events
  • Attend Staff meetings as announced/scheduled by the Lead Pastor
  • Adhere to Concord United Methodist Church policies and procedures
  • Follow the reporting requirements as mandated under Pennsylvania laws and  United Methodist Safe Sanctuary Guidelines 
  • Communicate with the church office and the Church Council of scheduled events and coordinate activities with the office master calendar
  • Prepare a monthly Christian education report, Youth program report and Young Adult program report for the Church Council
  • To lead the Traditional and Contemporary Services as the opportunity arises in coordination with the lead Pastor


*These duties are not to be considered as a complete and detailed list of all related work requirements that may be part of this job.




  • Reports directly to the Lead Pastor of Concord United Methodist Church
  • Accountable to Church Council through the Staff Parish Relations Committee, who will be responsible for the Job Description, Performance Evaluation, Salary and Benefits