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Youth Pastor

Indian Run UMC

Dublin, OH

Category: Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry

Posted on: May 15, 2017


Job Description:

Indian Run United Methodist Church in Dublin, Ohio is seeking to hire a full-time Youth Pastor to lead and coordinate our ministry to middle and high school youth (6th – 12th grade). Primary responsibilities include leadership of Sunday morning and Sunday evening youth activities, development of a school year-long confirmation program, coordination of mission experiences, and integration of youth into the overall ministry of the church. Specific job responsibilities will include:

Leadership Responsibilities:
1. Develop and champion a vision for Youth Ministry in alignment with the vision and mission of Indian Run
2. Create separate experiences for middle school and high school youth
3. Develop a team approach to Youth Ministry by recruiting, training, developing, and empowering volunteers (both adult and youth)
4. Coordinate all Youth Ministry activities (currently Y2Y, EDGE, ASP, 30 Hour Famine, etc)
5. Develop, coordinate, and lead a school year-long confirmation program
6. Select or develop curriculum that is consistent with United Methodist beliefs
7. Increase participation in the Youth Ministry by the children of the church as well as the_noemailmunity at large
8. Make connections with youth through attendance at special events in the lives of youth outside of church
9. Ensure youth are incorporated into the overall ministry of the church (worship services, fellowship events, participation in the “I’m IN” campaign, etc.)
10. Provide opportunities for youth and families to gather for mission/action involvement, learning experiences and social contact with other Christians
11. Connect youth and their families to United Methodist Church conference and/or district events, activities or other opportunities (scholarships, internships, etc.)
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, Church Council meetings, and other church_noemailmittee meetings as needed.
3. Meet with adult and youth leaders of Youth Ministry for program development and to provide training and resources
4. Perform the annual review of the Safe Sanctuary Policy of IRUMC in conjunction with the Pastor and 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

At Indian Run our mission is to grow love in ourselves, our families, our_noemailmunity, and the world so that more people will know and follow the way of Jesus. We are a growing suburban church in central Ohio with a goal of reaching out to the large population of young families within a three-mile radius of the church. We'd love for you to be a part of what God is doing through the ministries of our church!


Qualified candidates must have a passion for youth ministry, the ability to develop meaningful relationships with youth, great communication skills (including use of technology and social media used by youth), outstanding organizational and leadership skills, and the ability to recruit and involve adult volunteers. Other qualifications include: • 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.  

Position Information:

Job Title:
Youth Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry
40,000 - 50,000
Organization Type:
United Methodist
Worship Style:
Church Size:
250 - 500

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Indian Run UMC
Contact Name:
Jeff Allen
6305 Brand Rd.
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