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Huntsville First United Methodist

Youth Ministry Director

Huntsville First United Methodist
Huntsville, Alabama, United States

Date Posted: 05/29/2015
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 2501 to 3000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Posting for Youth Ministry Director

Huntsville First United Methodist Church is a mission-minded congregation looking for a dedicated Christian leader to build upon an already-strong youth ministry. Youth at HFUMC are integral to the church as a whole. This full-time director will supervise a part-time assistant youth director. He or she will also be  surrounded by committed adult leaders and supportive pastors and staff.

Position Summary:  

The Director of Youth Ministry will be directly responsible for:
1 Overseeing the youth ministry (6th through 12th grades) This
includes small group oversight, large group teaching, and working
with our department of missions and evangelism to incorporate
mission opportunities.
2 Discerning and developing the spiritual/ministry gifts of volunteers.
3 Spiritually preparing the youth for the challenges ahead in young
adulthood through a series of planned experiences beginning with
Confirmation in 6th grade and continuing through Senior Sunday and

• Education: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree
• Added plus: ministry or education focus or advanced degree
• Experience: Minimum of 5 years full-time youth ministry experience
• Or, Comparable experience considered (teaching, ministry,
longer part-time, etc.) 

• Background: Familiarity with United Methodist doctrine and practice 

• Results: Proven ability to generate growth, be that in numbers and/or specific and identifiable spiritual fruit.

Salary will be commensurate with experience.