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Custer Road UMC

Director of Youth Ministry

Custer Road UMC
Plano, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 03/04/2016
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Overview: The Director of Youth Ministry at Custer Road United Methodist Church shall be a person of genuine and deepening Christian character, willing to grow as a loyal participant of a ministry team, able to work well and communicate with others, act as a role model in and outside of the church, and to develop and nurture relationships and trust with youth and their families in a growing congregation.


Purpose: The purpose of the Director of Youth Ministry is to assist families to raise their youth to know Jesus and love all by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to youth ministry (in the areas of worshiping, connecting, and serving) while serving as a spiritual leader and role model for grades 6-12.


Qualification Requirements:

  • 6+ years in youth ministry experience
  • Visionary with demonstrated passion and ability to plan, develop, manage and implement youth ministry programs
  • The ability to protect the reputation and integrity of others through strict confidentiality
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational and computer skills
  • Competence in basic lay counseling and listening skills appropriate for youth, with the ability to handle conflict with grace
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills when working with youth, diverse individuals, and teams of volunteers
  • An understanding of today’s youth culture
  • Team building skills and experience managing others
  • Understanding and enjoyment of youth and families and guiding their spiritual development
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and United Methodist church experience is minimum requirement. Professional Certification in Youth Ministry in the United Methodist Church is a plus
  • A strong walk with God through a growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Teachable, with a desire to grow in their faith and abilities
  • A highly motivated self-starter
  • Team player with effective relational skills (works well with others)

To Apply:

Email your cover letter and resume to, including your youth ministry philosophy and salary requirement.