First UMC Rockwall: Junior High Associate Youth Minister

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

First UMC Rockwall, Rockwall, TX

Job Description

The Junior High Associate Youth Minister of the First United Methodist Church of Rockwall shall serve under the direction and coordination of the Minister with Youth. Associate Youth Ministers will assist in multiple levels of participation in the leadership of the ministry to and with youth and their families.  Serving anywhere from half to three-quarter time throughout a normal work week, Associate Youth Minister positions offer impactful ministry experience with flexible work hours. 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 is preferred.


Assistant to Youth Minister

  • Present for Sunday programming 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., regular office hours throughout the week, and age level programming and relational connection opportunities
  • Increased work for activity through summer months and around large youth events
  • Nurture youth discipleship and participation throughout the whole life of the church, including some ministry with Senior High program
  • Utilize website, email, social media, texting and phone calls to promote program and resources in concert with youth staff team
  • Fill in for Minister with Youth or other Staff in case of absence 
  • Other duties as assigned by Minister with Youth and/or Senior Pastor

Junior High Ministry Director

  • Manage Junior High youth Sunday School Class
  • Resource and implement Junior High UMYF Sunday evening recreation and fellowship, including utilizing and creating Methodist Bible-based curriculum for small groups and preaching
  • Brainstorm and spearhead monthly Middle School Madness fellowship and outreach activities
  • Retreat, mission trips, outings and event responsibilities
  • Contact new and visiting youth families and invite to programs
  • Partner with and recruit youth parents and adult congregant chaperones and volunteers
  • Intentionally connect and partner with Confirmation program and upper elementary Children’s Ministry, as well as collaborate with staff and student worship leadership

Optional areas of service as available 

  • Worship liturgist
  • Youth and youth family pastoral care

How to Apply

Email resume to Rev. Paul Maletic, Minister with Youth, at
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 972-771-5500


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