Job opening

Director of Youth Ministries  (12-15 hours per week) 

The Director of Youth Ministries oversees a ministry to help every youth (6-12 grade)

grow in Christian faith and experience deeper maturity in Christ.



  • Experience working with youth and adult leaders in a team ministry setting
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Willing and able to support and work within the mission, vision, values, and focus of FUMCG as well as within the doctrinal standards of the UMC
  • Able to work with diverse personalities
  • Experience and desire to embody a holistic approach to youth ministry that includes worship, fellowship, study, service, and outreach
  • Ability to be effective in conflict resolution
  • Ability to counsel parents and students in crisis situations
  • Must pass a background check
  • Ability to drive van (CDL not required)


  • Weekly youth group gathering (currently Sunday afternoons)
  • Recruit, train, inspire, coach adult youth leaders
  • Regular communication with youth and families
  • Participate in staff meetings and regular church events and gatherings as able
  • Coordinate trips such as Pilgrimage, Breakaway
  • Keep all contact, medical and special concern info for each youth
  • Maintain compliance documents (background checks, Safe Sanctuaries, etc)
  • Personal contact with each youth/family
  • Follow-up plan for visitors and new-comers
  • Maintain Event notebooks and calendars


Successful candidates:

  • Have a heart for youth
  • Are well-organized and can delegate
  • Relate well with youth and their parents
  • Work well building and leading teams

Salary Range:

$12,000 -$15,000 annual

Send resume and cover letter by July 15: