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Grace United Methodist Church

Youth Director

Grace United Methodist Church
Venice, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 08/03/2016
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Grace United Methodist Church located in Venice, FL is seeking a full-time Youth Ministry Director to continue growing its ministry with teens. Grace is a community of faith called by Christ to graciously welcome people, intentionally grow disciples, and generously serve others.  A multigenerational congregation with an average weekly worship attendance 400. Please visit our website to learn more about the church. 

Grace is looking to fill this position with a highly qualified, self-motivated person of deep faith as soon as possible.


Submit resume and cover letter to Applications will be considered as they are received. 


Responsibilities include:

  • leading a ministry focused on students experiencing Christ and growing as disciples
  • engaging students in mission and service
  • developing leadership among youth
  • creating an atmosphere where youth can be open to hearing God’s call on their lives
  • building relationships with students and their families
  • reaching out to students and families in the community
  • inviting, equipping and supporting adult team members to serve in the ministry


The best candidates will have:

  • a deep faith in Christ and a commitment to model that faith in daily living
  • a calling and passion to be in ministry with students (6th-12th grade)
  • the capacity to oversee youth ministry in a multi-staff church setting
  • experience working with youth in a church setting
  • a clear understanding and commitment to Wesleyan theology 
  • strong leadership, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills


 What you can expect:

  • a Christ-centered, supportive, energetic and capable staff team
  • a committed team of adults willing to serve in youth ministry
  • a crew of parents ready to assist as desired and needed
  • a supportive community of faith
  • full-time salary commensurate with experience, pension and vacation benefits