First UMC of Austin, Texas (www.fumcaustin.org), a progressive faith community in the heart of Austin’s vibrant downtown, is looking for an inclusive and dedicated full-time director of youth ministry. With over 1,600 members in this outwardly focused congregation, the candidate will need to bring a high level of passion and energy for undergirding the many different aspects of the church’s ministry to youth. FUMC hopes to find a director who has a gift for reaching and inspiring 6th through 12th graders during their formative years of Christian discipleship. In addition to building commitment and trust with parents, training and equipping volunteers, and steering a Spirit-led youth program of mission and ministry opportunities, the director will join an enthusiastic pastoral, staff, and administrative team committed to youth and their families.
The successful candidate will have a college degree, several years of experience in youth ministry leadership, and strong personal faith consistent with the Methodist tradition. Please send your resume along with a cover letter to Aly.Eaton@MinistryArchitects.com.