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Watertown, SD

First United Methodist Church
4 Second Avenue SE Watertown, SD 57201 (605) 886-4427
Director of Youth Ministries TITLE: Director of Youth Ministries
PURPOSE: The purpose of this position is to provide leadership in ministering to middle school and high school youth at First United Methodist Church.


Be a committed disciple of Jesus Christ.
Ideally possesses post-secondary education, possibly including seminary or other
theological training.
Have experience leading, developing, and implementing youth programming.
Possess excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
Have high energy, maturity, and leadership experience with the ability to connect with
youth and parents, as well as, empower volunteers.
Encourage and equip parents and grandparents to be teachers of the faith.
Possess a highly collaborative style and sincere commitment to work with all church
groups, including staff, committee members, volunteers, and program participants.
Be a self-starter, able to work independently, and enjoy leading, creating, and
implementing new programs or groups in response to the needs of youth within the
Intermediate level of experience with social media and online communication.
HOURS: 40 hours per week
COMPENSATiON: $30,000 - $40,000 Dependent upon Qualifications

ACCOUNTABILITY: Reports to Senior Pastor. For the first year of employment, this position will be evaluated quarterly. After the first year of employment is completed, the position will be reviewed annually.


Lead discipleship programming for youth including: Youth Groups, Small groups, Confirmation, and Events.
Build relationships with the youth, parents and families of youth, and volunteers.
Recruit, train and empower volunteers to be involved in the youth ministries of the
Increase number of participants in youth discipleship programs.
Serve on teams and task forces related to youth.
Write articles for the newsletter and bulletin to communicate the work of the Director of
Youth Ministries.
Summit monthly reports to the Senior Pastor on duties and progress.
Other leadership duties as deemed reasonable for the position.
Position open until May 26, 2017. E-mail cover letter, resume with three references, and your working philosophy of Youth Ministry (200 words maximum) to:
First United Methodist Church

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