YOUTH DIRECTOR JOB DESCRIPTION
Overview: The Youth Director leads the ministry for middle and high school youth. A passion for youth and their spiritual development as followers of Christ in the Wesleyan tradition, is a must. Strong Christian faith, excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, and the ability to work with adult volunteers are a must. This is a part-time (approximately 20-hours per week) position.
Connect with youth of the church, their friends, and their families.
Plan and lead weekly youth group gatherings (including games and studies) to develop relationships among and with the youth and to foster their spiritual growth.
Recruit and train adult volunteers to work with middle and high school youth.
Help youth to develop their gifts and to take on leadership roles.
Coordinate and communicate about youth activities with youth, their families, church staff, the congregation, and the greater community.
Provide opportunities for youth to serve in the church, in the community, and through mission trips.
Be familiar with youth and the middle and high schools from which they come (particularly Chatfield HS next door to the church, Dakota Ridge HS, and Columbine HS).
Create, develop leaders for, and execute all youth spiritual growth programs (youth group, Bible studies, Confirmation, etc.).
Encourage youth and their families to participate in all facets of the life of the church community including worship, fellowship and service opportunities, youth activities, mission projects, etc.
Be open to connecting with other United Methodist Youth Directors in the area and to opportunities for continuing education, as appropriate.
Ensure that all youth ministries are compliant with Safe Sanctuary policies.
Participate in regular staff meetings.
Manage the budgeted and designated funds for youth.
Act as contact person and charter representative for HUMC-sponsored Boy Scout troops.
Other duties as assigned by Senior Pastor.
Contact: Kirsten Barlow
Address: 7077 S Simms St Littleton CO 80127