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Director of youth ministry
Director of Youth Ministry
Location: Wake Forest United Methodist Church
Wake Forest, North Carolina, United States 27587
Position: Director of Youth Ministry
Job Category: Part Time (30 hours/week)
Wake Forest United Methodist Church, in Wake Forest, NC is looking for its next Director of Youth
Ministry. This person would work in partnership with the Sr. and Associate Pastor, all Ministry Staff,
Youth Council and Church Council to oversee ministry that meets the spiritual needs of youth grades 6 --
12 who attend WFUMC as well as those in the community. The Director will oversee weekly
programming and special events, build relationships with youth inside and outside the church walls, and
recruit and equip a team of volunteers.
The Director should have a vital, personal relationship with Jesus Christ and be committed to living and
modeling a godly lifestyle inside and outside of church. S/he should have at least an associate’s degree,
experience and maturity in youth ministry, and attend services weekly at Wake Forest United Methodist
Church. This person should also have strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to create a loving
and inclusive environment for youth across varied backgrounds.
Overall Responsibilities: Responsible for the administration, supervision and leadership of the local
church youth ministries and programs (Grades 6 – 12).
Prepare a written Annual Plan of events and activities to support youth program.
Conduct annual evaluation of Annual Plan implementation.
Establish and Guide the recruitment and training of volunteers for youth ministries and programs.
Develop relationships with youth, parents and families to include implementation of an outreach
strategy to engage youth and families external to WFUMC.
Develop a team concept with Youth coordinators, UMYF leaders and Youth Council.
Develop a relationship with all WFUMC staff members in order to work together as a ministry team.
Plan recognition events and ceremonies for youth, such as, graduations, academic and sports
Attend Church Council meetings and other meetings as necessary in order to advise these groups on the
progress, needs and success of the church youth program
Our church is very focused on serving the community. There are many missions and local programs we participate in.
We have a satellite church that stated a few years ago and is growing.
We have a pre-school. The children's program is thriving.