Youth Ministry Assistant - Trinity UMC, Denver, CO

July 24, 2019

Trinity United Methodist Church is seeking an energetic spiritual leader to help plan and facilitate/co-facilitate spiritual growth and service opportunities for youth. This part-time position involves spiritual formation, leading groups on retreats and service projects, planning/organizing youth events, engaging and involving parent and adult volunteers, and administrative work.  

The successful candidate will have a passion for youth engagement, build strong and lasting relationships, and have confidence to work specifically at the middle-school and high-school youth levels.


  • Maintain administrative tasks including but not limited to: youth trip/retreat preparation, mailings, reminders, gather, sort and organize photos, organize paperwork and payments.
  • Engage in various youth activities including mission/volunteer work, youth extracurricular activities, retreats and other youth events.
  • Create space for youth and connect with them to develop their beliefs in a positive, thoughtful, supportive, and meaningful way.
  • Share leadership of teaching high school and middle school Sunday School and youth group.
  • Develop and manage various social media outlets for communicating with youth and parents. This includes Facebook, Instagram, email, Sign-Up Genius as well as other social media outlets.
  • Collaborate, plan and implement youth classes, events, retreats and fundraisers.
  • Assist in special event planning and coordinating.
  • Develop and maintain relationship with pastoral staff, youth and volunteers.
  • Attend Sunday worship services at Trinity with youth.
  • Confidently communicate in a clear and concise manner with youth, parents, and families both verbally and in written form.
  • Collaborate with Director in all areas of Youth Ministry to produce energizing and spiritually formative programming
This position must be proficient in the following areas:
  • MS Office Suite, including Outlook and Publisher
  • Event Planning
  • Writing, Editing, Proofreading
This position must possess the following characteristics:
  • Be a Role Model for Youth
  • Honor and maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Exhibit flexibility
  • Operate in a team environment and contribute to team success through collaborative processes
  • Ability to work as a team leader and team member
  • Self-starter
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Manage both large and small projects
  • Excellent communication skills in all mediums
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
The time commitment for this position is 20 hours per week, year-round. Working under the Director of Youth Ministry, this position will maintain a flexible schedule during the week with a requirement to work on Sunday.  Other hours may be variable and dependent upon youth scheduled activities and events.

This position must also:
  • Understand and support the vision/mission of Trinity United Methodist Church.
  • Perform tasks, from time to time, not defined above in support of the goals of the organization.
  • Strict confidentiality is essential with team and congregation.
  • Understanding and following the Trinity’s Safe-Sanctuary policies.
  • Must successfully complete background and driving record check.

Contact: Sheila Alishouse

Address: 1820 Broadway Denver CO 80202

Phone: 303-839-1901

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