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  • is United Methodist
  • has an average worship attendance of 235
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Job at Highland Valley United Methodist Church

Director of Youth Ministry

Job Description

Job Title: Director of Youth Ministries
Job Status: Full Time
Reports to: Senior and Associate Pastors; Staff Parish Relations Committee

Church Mission Statement and Context:

Highland Valley United Methodist Church (HVUMC) is located in a growing area in Little Rock, Arkansas and worships about 250 people per week. Our mission is to “Know Christ and Share Christ with our Community and the World.” We are a growing church and are looking for a full time youth director who can build, sustain, and grow a youth program for grades 6-12 that incorporates Christian education, fellowship, and service.

Overview:
The youth director at HVUMC will be a committed Christian with a love for leading youth and their families on their faith journeys. S/he will have the ability to develop and nurture relationships with youth and their families, plan and lead youth events, grow and collaborate as a member of the ministry team, communicate well (including on all forms of social media), and recruit and equip a team of volunteers at a growing church.

Highland Valley is also preparing to create a more intentional space for young people through renovations and upgrades, and the youth director would have the opportunity to provide guidance and input in these improvements.

Primary Responsibilities:
o Plan and implement comprehensive and developmentally appropriate opportunities for Christian education, fellowship opportunities, and service projects.
o Recruit and train a team of volunteers.
o Advocate for youth programs throughout the church.
o Participate in conference level youth events, retreats, and gatherings.
o Work with the pastors and staff to communicate the mission and programs of the church and create comprehensive programming opportunities for all ages.
o Assist in developing an annual budget for youth ministry.

Secondary Responsibilities:
o Continue nurturing/cultivating relationships with college students and young adults
o Assist with various aspects of worship media and church communications

Qualification Requirements:
o Bachelor’s Degree
o Professional Certification in Youth Ministry and/or Christian Education or the willingness to work toward certification

To Apply: Email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Highland Valley United Methodist Church

Highland Valley United Methodist Church (HVUMC) is located in a growing area in Little Rock, Arkansas and worships about 250 people per week. Our mission is to “Know Christ and Share Christ with our Community and the World.” Currently we offer 2 traditional worship services comprised of young families, singles, youth, retirees and some seasoned disciples. Highland Valley is passionate about be present in our community, and making anyone who enters feel welcomed and included.