Salina Trinity UMC is hiring a full time youth director


Essential Functions:

  1. Engage a growing number of middle school and senior high students weekly. 
  2. Communicate priorities and programs of youth ministry.
  3. Work with a youth advisory council in the creation of the goals, priorities, and directions for youth ministry.
  4. Recruit, train, and maintain an active and effective body of adult youth sponsors.
  5. Communicate with youth, parents, volunteers, and the congregation.
  6. Attend and participate in worship services of the church, including youth in the invitation and leadership of services.
  7. Prepare reports and budget requests.
  8. Be visible at student events during the school year.
  9. Continue to grow as a leader in the church by pursuing personal and/or professional educational opportunities.   
Spiritual Duties: 
  1. Make every effort to make disciples for Jesus Christ by:
    1. Educating youth in the principles and core beliefs of the United Methodist Church,
    2. Providing youth studies that reflect the values of Trinity UMC.
    3. Counseling youth about service for Christ and providing opportunities for students to participate in missions and social justice,
    4. Developing lessons that speak to student’s daily lives.
  2. Encourage students in their faith journey.
  3. Serve as a spiritual leader and role model for the church.
  4. Build and implement an engaging and creative Sunday School program for 6th – 12th graders. 
Qualifications and Requirements: 
  1. College graduate or equivalent experience.
  2. Strong leadership skills - such as the ability to understand the group needs and characteristics, has the utmost integrity and the ability to be decisive when necessary.
  3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to clearly communicate detailed information to congregation and coworkers.
  4. Excellent service skills with the ability to interact in a positive and professional manner to develop and maintain strong relationships with coworkers and congregation.
  5. Ability to manage time effectively and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
  6. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  7. Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Full Time Salary based on education level and experience: $30,000-40,000

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