Community United Methodist Church
Category: Youth Ministry
Time Type: Part Time
CUMC, a vibrant church located in Huntington Beach, CA, is seeking a highly qualified Youth Director to help its youth members learn about and live into their faith. The Youth Director will report to the Senior Pastor and work closely as a member of the leadership staff and with other directors to create and direct a comprehensive program for youth in grades 6 to 12. The role includes oversight for a weekly program of fellowship and service, a Sunday morning education program, youth leadership development, the coordination of adult volunteers, youth retreats, summer mission trips and other faith building activities. Related responsibilities include developing effective communication systems with the youth and extended congregation, participating in weekly staff meeting and periodic committee meetings, and being available for youth care and counseling .
Past experience with youth leadership and/or education are required and candidates with a completed Bachelor's Degree or higher are preferred. Additional skills sought include effective teaching, especially in matters of Christian faith, the ability to be flexible, caring, understanding of youth, humble and able to employ humor, spontaneity and joy to engage youth in the faith journey. Effective time management and organizational skills are also essential to success.
The position is part-time, 20 hours per week and offered at $20 per hour. The Youth Director must be available to work on Sundays and also able to accommodate some changes in weekly hours, for special activities such as youth mission trips.
If you have the passion and skills to contribute to this special ministry, and the location, hours and part-time scope of the position are workable, please send a cover letter and resume by 5/31/15 to: Patricia Falzon / firstname.lastname@example.org