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Mountain View United Methodist Church

Director of Youth Ministries

Mountain View United Methodist Church
Forest, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 01/19/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Director of Youth Ministries

Mountain View United Methodist Church (MVUMC) in Forest, Virginia is seeking an outgoing, enthusiastic, and spirit-led individual to be Director of Youth Ministries.  This is a full-time salaried exempt position.

General Job Description: Works with the Pastor, staff, Staff Parish Relations Committee (SPRC), and youth participants and parents to provide a positive and professional environment which displays the highest Christian standards in work and ministry.  Initiates, supports, and plans activities and projects that are of interest to the youth of MVUMC and encourages Christian participation of youth and adult volunteers; serves as an advocate of the youth in accordance with the United Methodist Discipline, copyright 2012, paragraph #256(3).  This position reports to the church Pastor.


Position Qualifications: The qualified candidate must provide a detailed resume and be able to give references of entire work history, provide three professional and three personal references, pass a National  Criminal Background Check, pass a Drug Screen Test, complete the MVUMC Child Protection Orientation and Training, possess a two year degree in a Christian oriented discipline; at least three years of experience in a supervisory position involving comparable youth group responsibilities is preferred, as well as equivalent knowledge in United Methodist doctrine. Certification as a Youth Minister/Director will be given top consideration.  The candidate must present evidence of a Christian background and be of a friendly personality that promotes mentorship of youth participants and adult volunteers.  The candidate must also be able to build and cultivate relationships with youth and parents.


Interested candidates may apply via e-mail to: or by mailing a resume with corresponding references to:


Mountain View United Methodist Church
Attn:  Staff Parish Relations Committee
P.O. Box 543
Forest, Virginia 24551