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Jeffrey Calhoun

Director of Student Ministries

Jeffrey Calhoun
Hopkinsville, Kentucky, United States

Date Posted: 01/17/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are seeking a Director of Student Ministries to lead a comprehensive ministry with youth in grades 6 through 12.  This person will lead all aspects of our student ministry, to include:


  • Be a relationship BEAST
  • Plan with an outreach orientation
  • Create, implement and evaluate vision for Student Ministry, including deep integration of student and adult ministries. 
  • Communicate the Middle and High School programs to the congregation and community.
  • Partner with parents of Middle and High School students by maintaining good communication and involving parents in ministry opportunities.
  • Oversee the planning of MS and HS Sunday School
  • Recruiting and providing ongoing training to volunteers.
  • Deliberately building relationships with students, their families, and the broader church body.
  • Providing pastoral care to youth and their families.
  • Equipping and supporting parents by any available means.
  • Making use of technology to create effective forms of communication to the youth, their parents, church body, and local community.


  • Personal connection with the staff, culture, mission, and vision of Hopkinsville FUMC.



  • Unquestionable integrity and transparency. 
  • A deeply spiritual, growing, Christ-like life. (Continually moving a step closer to Christ.)



  • Proven leadership success with staff and volunteers
  • Deeply personable and attractional (a person people want to be around).
  • Exceptional organization skills.
  • Excellent computer and technical skills. 
  • Excellent communication ability with people inside and outside the church.
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in youth ministry