Youth Ministry Director

Granbury FUMC Granbury, TX Full Time
1 week ago

Job Description

Job Responsibilities and Duties:  

Group and Program Building

  • Create and implement strategic plan designed to increase the impact of GFUMC’s youth program in the lives of the youth in and around our community in consultation with Co-Senior Pastors
  • Recruit and train volunteers who work with youth in all aspects of youth ministry and ensure adequate volunteer support and adult to youth ratios
  • Reach out to youth in the community and develop a strategic youth ministry outreach program.
  • Recruit teachers

Mission and Outreach

  • Plan, schedule, prepare, implement and lead all major activities for youth that include, but not limited to:
  • Summer Mission Trip
  • Discipleship Trip
  • Mystery Trip
  • Local Missions Week
  • Summer Youth Activities
  • Coordinate Sunday School, Wednesday night, and youth mission trip curriculum for youth (grades 6 – 12) and recruit teachers to lead
  • Coordinate and schedule travel arrangements for all youth activities
  • Be an advocate for youth and educate the congregation about the hopes, concerns and needs of youth in the local church and community
  • Plan and implement fundraising opportunities for youth activities.  
  • Obtain Financial Committee approval for all fund raisers
  • Participate in all functions related to the youth of the congregation, i.e. Praise Band, Youth Choir.

Business Affairs

  • Keep records of youth participation
  • Develop and manage the youth ministry budget
  • Purchase supplies for the youth ministry
  • Communicate in a timely manner with students, church staff, leadership, parents and the congregation as to the activities of the youth

Personal Development:

  • Participate in continuing education events and training opportunities

Other Responsibilities:

  • Recruit teachers and volunteers for activities
  • Maintain a teamwork mentality
  • Work with Administrative Council as needed
  • Attends staff, Worship Committee, Admin Council, and other meetings as needed or requested
  • Perform all other job related tasks as assigned by the Co-Senior Pastors


Qualifications and Aptitudes:

  • High School graduate required.
  • Four year undergraduate degree preferred.
  • Experience engaging youth in a ministry setting is preferred.
  • Active degree candidates will be considered.
  • Understanding of Wesleyan Theology

Salary & Benefits


Can be done remote?

  • No

About Granbury FUMC Church

United Methodist 251-500 people

Mission: "To make disciples of Jesus Christ who love God, love others and serve the world."

Vision: "To grow a Christian community where people connect to Christ, grow in faith, serve the world and share the Good News."