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Central United Methodist

Youth Ministries Director

Central United Methodist
Traverse City , Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 04/24/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are looking to hire a gifted person to direct programming of our middle school and high school youth programs (grades 6 - 12).  A successful Youth Ministry Director will take the lead with a diverse church staff and a committed group of adult volunteers.  


Responsibilites include overseeing all youth ministry activities and initiative which include:


  • Planning, organizing and effectively marketing youth programs and special events
  • Recruiting and training youth ministry leaders 
  • Nuturing and supporting youth and youth leaders
  • Effectively communicating with parents, youth, volunteers and church staff using all forms of communication - newsletter, church website, social media, etc.
  • Provide opportunities for mission immersion experience and inspirational faith-building concerts or conferences throughout the year
  • Attend staff and youth advisory board meetings and youth events as needed 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Prior youth ministry experience
  • College degree or equivalent work experience
  • Spiritually mature
  • Passion and enthusiasm for the church's youth ministry mission
  • Flexible, team builder and player
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written skills
  • Good computer skills and social media skills
  • Able to work independently, as well as collaboratively, with youth, volunteers and staff
  • Good driving record, valid driver's license and dependable insured transportation
This is a 30 hour a week year round position with some seasonal flexibility.


 Cover letter and resume may be emailed to Chris Lane at   For consideration please apply by May, 5, 2017