New World UMC: Youth Director

Date Posted: 4/2/2018

New World UMC, Garland, TX

Job Description


The ideal candidate shall develop a program that will inspire, motivate and encourage our youth (ages 12 through 18). We are seeking someone who has:

  • The ability to work effectively with youth and young adults
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to plan, organize, lead, and guide complex projects and spontaneous activities related to youth ministries

Education and Experience

  • Some college or college degree required
  • Previous experience working with youth in a group setting required


  • Plan programs for the youth including securing all necessary funding, travel arrangements (when needed), adult chaperones, etc.
  • Build and maintain a strong and fruitful relationship with the New World staff, parents and youth
  • Recruit, train, support, and inspire volunteers serving in the youth ministries
  • Maintain files for background checks (Ministry Safe) for all youth volunteers, including those transporting youth for church activities
  • Promote and communicate youth programs to congregation and community
  • Create and effectively manage the youth budget
  • Coordinate a yearly calendar for youth activities to include various retreats, Sunday night activities; lock-ins, and mission opportunities

Other duties include:

  • Planning, organizing and leading all aspects of the youth program at New World UMC
  • Attending Staff Meetings as scheduled by the Senior Pastor
  • Serving as a role model for the youth in attitude and appearance


  • Thirty days written notification will be given by either employer (NWUMC) or the employee before the termination of employment.
  • This position pays a salary of $20,000 per year.

How to Apply

Email a resume and references to Beth Steerman at
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