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First United Methodist Church of Clermont

Director of Student Minstry

First United Methodist Church of Clermont
Clermont, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 03/15/2012
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Director of Student Ministry

First United Methodist Church of Clermont is seeking a creative and energetic Director of Student Ministry (Grades 6-12). Candidate should exhibit a servant’s heart and a proven leadership ability to grow a dynamic youth ministry. Candidate must be a self-starter and team player with the capability to formulate teams and equip leaders. Qualified applicants should have a four-year degree in Religious/Christian education or a related field. A minimum of three years experience in leading and inspiring large youth groups is preferred.

• Have a love for youth and a passion to serve them and lead them to Christ.
• Be the student ministry advocate within the church and the community.
• Develop and implement vision for Student Ministries that supports the overall Church vision and mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
• Foster a caring connection to youth through well-rounded programs that include fellowship, discipleship, evangelism, missions and worship.
• Research, develop, plan, implement, evaluate and continually improve a balanced variety of ministry-focused programs, activities and events that attract and disciple Middle School and High School students.
• Take the Bible and its words and relate them in a very practical, Spirit-led way to the lives of youth in the church and the community. Speaking and Teaching skills are a must.
• Deliver a safe and secure environment by ensuring the Safe Sanctuary policies and procedures are followed.
• Design and utilize programming that encourages student involvement in small group, personal growth, service projects and mission outreach.
• Build relationships to inspire, recruit, equip and empower adult and student volunteers.
• Partner with parents in facilitating faith development for their student(s). Build meaningful relationships and trust with parents.
• Perform necessary administrative functions related to the youth programs.

Position available May 2012. Qualified applicants should submit resumes to