First Methodist Carrollton

Youth Pastor

First Methodist Carrollton
Carrollton, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 03/14/2018
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: United Methodist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

The Youth Pastor is a part time position that supports the mission and vision of First Methodist Carrollton by creating and implementing ministries of discipleship, learning, and community for youth (grades 7-12). Serve as a spiritual leader and role model by demonstrating Christian values and leading a responsible lifestyle that honors our church and its mission.


General Qualifications for Position: 

College degree preferred with 2-4 years of experience in youth ministry leadership desired. Strong personal faith consistent with Wesleyan doctrine and a theological understanding that matches First Methodist Carrollton.


Individual possesses a zeal for youth ministry, a deep love for Jesus and demonstrates enthusiasm and skills for connecting with and teaching middle and high school students.

  • Pastoral philosophy of equipping and discipling
  • Commitment to a team approach to ministry
  • Strong teacher with a love for God’s word
  • Relational style of leadership and ministry
  • Joyful spirit and good sense of humor
  • Self motivated and able to work without direct supervision


  • Plan and coordinates all aspects of youth ministry for grades 7-12, ensuring there is opportunity to develop fellowship, spiritual formation, discipleship and the experiencing of Christian community
  • Works with a youth council made up of youth and adults
  • Enlist and develop youth ministry volunteers
  • Oversee and attend all current youth ministry activities
  • Maintain a strategy and plan for reaching and assimilating youth and families
  • Teach and setup small groups for success on Wednesday nights and Sunday mornings
  • Plan, lead, coordinate, and participate in retreats, camps, outings, fundraisers, and mission projects associated with youth ministry
  • Choose and/or prepare curriculum for youth ministry that teaches biblical truth and challenges youth to learn, grow and mature in their faith
  • Plan and oversee the youth budget
  • Develop relationships and a communication plan for the youth program which includes weekly communication with parents and youth (email, social media, texts, and phone calls as necessary)
  • Work as a team with church staff, volunteers, and youth leaders to integrate youth into the life of the congregation

Reports to: Senior Pastor

Work Schedule: 20- 25 hours per week requiring flexibility in schedule to meet requirements. Evening and weekend work will be required.

Job Classification: Exempt; Salaried position.

Salary Range: $30K to $40K depending on experience and skills.

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