Youth Pastor

Indian Run UMC

Dublin, OH 43016

Denomination: United Methodist

Category: Youth Ministry

Posted on: May 18, 2021

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

The Youth Pastor is responsible for leading and coordinating Indian Run's ministry to middle and high school youth in grades 6-12. This position reports to the Lead Pastor. Average 40 hours per week.

Leadership responsibilities:
1. Develop and champion a vision for Youth Ministry in alignment with the vision and mission of Indian Run
2. Develop a team approach to Youth Ministry by recruiting, training, developing, and empowering volunteers (both adult and youth)
3. Coordinate all Youth Ministry activities, including Sunday morning, Sunday afternoon/evening, mid-week, missions
4. Develop, coordinate, and lead a school year-long confirmation program
5. Select or develop curriculum that is consistent with United Methodist beliefs
6. Increase participation in the Youth Ministry by the children of the church as well as the community at large
7. Make connections with youth through attendance at special events in the lives of youth outside of church
8. Ensure youth are incorporated into the overall ministry of the church (worship services, fellowship events, participation in the "I'm IN" campaign, etc.)
9. Provide opportunities for youth and families to gather for mission/action involvement, learning experiences and social contact with other Christians
10. Connect youth and their families to United Methodist Church conference and/or district events, activities or other opportunities (scholarships, internships, etc.)
11. Work with Director of Children's Ministries to support youth and families in their transition from Children's Ministry to Youth Ministry
12. Help youth make the transition to college and support the church's ministry to college students

Administration responsibilities:
1. Develop and manage annual budget for Youth Ministry
2. Attend staff meetings, Leadership Team meetings, and other church team meetings as needed.
3. Meet with adult and youth leaders of Youth Ministry for program development and to provide training and resources
4. Lead the annual review of the Safe Sanctuary Policy of IRUMC in conjunction with the Director of Children's Ministry
5. Ensure adherence to the Safe Sanctuary Policy throughout Youth Ministry, including training of volunteers as needed
6. Communicate effectively with youth, adult leadership, and the congregation
7. Manage inventory of instructional materials and supplies 

About Indian Run UMC:

Indian Run UMC is a vibrant community of faith in the heart of Dublin, Ohio. Our mission is to "grow love in ourselves, our families, our community, and the world so that more people will know and follow the way of Jesus. 

Job Qualifications:

Spiritually grounded in Christian beliefs and passionate about Youth Ministry
Understanding of and willingness to teach United Methodist theology and doctrines
College degree and/or 4 years of experience in Youth Ministry
Competent with personal computers and the internet, especially social media used by youth
Able to relate well with youth and adult leaders
Ability to understand middle school and high school age learning development characteristics
Ability to recruit and organize volunteers
Organizational, communication, and team building skills
Ability to set goals, report on these goals, and to achieve goals

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Youth Pastor
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Full Time
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250 - 500

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Jeff Allen
6305 Brand Road
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