Director of Children/Youth/Families Ministry needed in Omaha


First United Methodist Church
7020 Cass Street
Omaha, NE 68132-2601

First United Methodist Church Omaha, Nebraska, a progressive united methodist church, is seeking a full time director of children and youth ministry. Applicants are asked to submit their resume' and inquiries via email to Rev. Kent H. Little, Lead Pastor at no later than September 26, 2018.

JOB SUMMARY: The children/youth director is responsible for development and administration of the children/youth program. This person must provide overall management, organization, and leadership of children/youth program, including but not limited to: the senior/junior high sunday school, confirmation class, volunteer recruitment and training, the children/youth program budget, UMYF youth group, engagement and other activities as directed by the senior pastor. This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position.

Purpose: Connect children and families with God and one another in a meaningful manner that impacts each individual and our larger community, offer a safe space and empower a deepening of faith and spiritual practices. Increase participation in children’s, youth and family ministries.


  • Experience in planning, preparing, managing and leading children/youth activities
  • Degree preferred
  • High creativity and energy level – able to offer new ideas
  • Understanding of current children/youth culture
  • Ability to envision and work toward long-term goals while achieving short-time objectives
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of the Bible and progressive theology
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and social media
COMPENSATION: Salary and Benefits package dependent on experience and education

A full job description is available on request. Submit resume and inquiries by email to Rev. Kent H. Little, Lead Pastor at

Contact: Rev. Kent H. Little

Address: 7020 Cass Street Omana NE 68132

Phone: 402-556-6262