First UMC Lewisville: Coordinator of Student Ministries

Date Posted: 11/13/2019


First UMC Lewisville, Lewisville, TX

Job Description

Lead middle school and high school students in learning and growing a relationship with Christ.

Create a welcoming open environment where students of all backgrounds can experience the love of Christ. Build relationships and empower leadership within and among youth, their parents and volunteers. Challenge students and adults to be community and mission-minded individuals who are active participants in volunteer service.

All staff are required to hold to the highest ethical and moral standards and exemplify Christian character in their personal and public lives. We are kind, friendly, and accessible to the congregation. We work in a team setting.

Flex Hours: Emphasis is placed on meeting the responsibilities assigned to the position and sometimes more than the number of hours or calendar days are needed to achieve objectives. Hours include regularly scheduled requirements for Sunday services and staff meetings as needed and available.

Reports To: Senior Pastor

Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred

Hours: Sunday (morning and night), Wednesday evening, attend staff meetings and other hours as needed.

Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in a ministry setting
  • Minimum of 1 year work experience with youth
  • Familiarity with the theology, traditions, and polity (organization) of the United Methodist Church

Discipleship

  • Help students mature in their faith and relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Foster a deeper understanding of scripture and desire to interact with God’s word
  • Encourage youth toward regular practices of prayer, worship attendance, giving, and service
  • Create Student Ministry worship experience
  • Spend time at student activities (games, concerts, friend’s days, and etc.)
  • Participate in worship services as needed
  • Welcome youth visitors and their families
  • Foster an inclusive environment where all youth are engaged and valued

Curriculum

  • Prepare curriculum for Sunday School, Youth Activities and Retreats
  • Organize, Plan and Supervise Sunday Night and Wednesday Night Youth Activities
  • Lead Small groups

Trips

  • Organize Summer mission trip locations, dates and costs
  • Communicate with third parties for special events
  • Plan and Lead 2-3 retreats per year

Youth Auction

  • Coordinate all aspects of the annual Youth Auction

Budget

  • Budget ministry needs
  • Track ministry spending
  • Propose coming year ministry budget

Paperwork

  • Prepare calendar mailings for participants
  • Prepare documents to be used as registration information
  • Secure insurance information for drivers
  • Ensure background checks are up to date for all ministry volunteers
  • Prepare information for church website

Volunteer Coordination

  • Recruit and maintain a strong volunteer base

Social Media

  • Advertise student achievements
  • Highlight youth activities
  • Maintain regular communication with students

How to Apply

Send resume with a cover letter explaining your interest in the position to Rev. Abril Goforth at
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 972-436-2533

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