Christ UMC Plano: Associate Youth Minister

Date Posted: 8/28/2020

Christ UMC Plano, Plano, TX

Job Description

The Associate Youth Minister shall serve under the direction and coordination of the Pastor of Youth & Family Ministries. Serving on average 29 hours throughout a normal work week, Associate Youth Ministers will assist in multiple levels of participation in the leadership of the ministry to and with youth and their families, including alongside other youth staff, church staff and volunteers to ensure smooth operation of Christ United’s youth ministry. Compensation while competitive is dependent on experience.


  • A college graduate and either currently enrolled in or shall have completed a seminary degree or another type of ministry certification.
  • One to two years of youth ministry experience in paid or volunteer capacity is preferred.


  • Present for Sunday programming, weekday office hours as determined by Pastor of Youth & Family Ministries, age-level programming and relational connection opportunities
  • Available for a weekly youth staff meeting and able to coordinate projects with overall youth and church staff
  • Support and resource Sunday Morning Sunday School, including teaching when needed, volunteer coordination and communication, and facilitating Methodist Bible-based curriculum
  • Plan and implement Sunday Night Youth recreation and fellowship, including utilizing and creating Methodist Bible-based curriculum for small groups and preaching
  • Brainstorm and spearhead age-level fellowship and outreach programs
  • Retreat, mission trips, outings and event responsibilities
  • Increased work for activity through summer months and around large youth events
  • Seek and complete continuing education opportunities for youth ministry specifically as well as overall church ministry generically
  • Fill in for Pastor of Youth & Family Ministries or other Staff in case of absence
  • Contact new and visiting youth families and invite to programs
  • Partner with and recruit youth parents and adult congregant chaperones and volunteers
  • Other duties as assigned by Pastor of Youth & Family Ministries and/or Senior Pastor
  • Partner with youth staff team to utilize website, email, social media, texting and phone calls to promote program and resources           
  • Help maintain and manage event attendance and registration, calendar and facility requests, and communication tasks, including graphic projects and regular email and social media correspondences
  • Facilitate weekly attendance reporting and individual follow-up for youth absent during 3 month timeframe

Optional areas of service as available: Worship liturgist and Youth and youth family pastoral care

How to Apply

Email a resume to Rev. Paul Maletic, Pastor of Youth & Family Ministries, at
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 972-596-4303 x228


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