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Children and Youth Director

Company: United Methodist Church
Location: Smyrna
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Position Status: Part-time ; Approximate 20 - 25 hours per week Salary : $20,000.00 - $30,000.00 based on experience, education, and ordination status Job Summary: Responsible for Children's and Youth Ministries General Qualifications : --- Professing Christian in a growing relationship with Christ --- Sets an example and serves as a role model in personal life --- A call to ministry in and spiritual gifts relevant to ministry in the areas of Children's and Youth Ministries --- Committed to continued personal , spiritual , and educational growth Accountability:--- Pray for staff and families of SFUMC --- Cooperate fully with Senior Pastor and church leaders for the good of the church --- Work closely with relevant ministry teams:Church Council, Children's and Youth Ministry Team, Preschool Board --- Attend staff meetings in accordance with the direction of the Senior Pastor --- Communicate regularly with the Senior Pastor, relevant ministry teams , and congregation on ministry plans and policies --- Demonstrate willingness and flexibility to work in other ministry areas as needed --- Maintain regular office hours and times of availability to the congregation 1-2 days/week --- Support the vision and mission of SFUMC --- Comply with SFUMC's Safe Sanctuary policies Specific Qualifications : --- Specific skills in administration , communication , training , volunteer recruitment, and organization --- Prefer specialization and experience in children and/or youth ministry , --- Ideal candidate is licensed, commissioned, or ordained in the United Methodist Church Specific responsibilities include , but are not limited to:--- Recruit volunteers for children's and youth ministries --- Recruit and screen all volunteer staff utilizing the guidelines of the Safe Sanctuary policy --- Teach , train , and equip all volunteer staff for children's and youth ministry --- Plan , develop, and provide resources for volunteers for Christian Education for children and youth , including --- Children's and Youth Sunday School classes --- Children's Moments during worship time --- Lead youth activities including Sunday night programming and other youth events --- Maintain regular communication with youth and parents using text messages , newsletter, social media , e- mails , flyers, announcements , etc. --- Participate in outreach ministry to the youth of the church, both those who regularly participate in youth activities and those who don't, and including youth visitors for worship . --- Oversee planning meetings with youth and adult / parent volunteers --- Oversee other special spiritual formation and education experiences such as confirmation, retreats, or mission and outreach experiences --- Coordinate and supervise special programs or events throughout the year for children and youth such as: --- Fall Festival or Trunk or Treat ---Plan and coordinate special fundraisers as needed--- Prepare a proposed annual Children's and Youth Ministry budget and manage expenses according to the approved church budget for children's and youth ministries . --- Maintain contact with Scout troop and encourage the congregation's involvement in scout programs and activities --- Serve as a liaison to Project Transformation interns, children, and families for our summer day camp ministry --- Assist with other pastoral duties as needed under the direction of the Senior Pastor

Keywords: United Methodist Church, Smyrna , Children and Youth Director, Executive , Smyrna, Georgia

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