Prosper UMC: Director of Student Ministries

Date Posted: 6/3/2021

Prosper UMC, Prosper, TX

Job Description

Prosper UMC is looking for a full-time Director of Student Ministries to continue growing the program as we prepare to move onto a brand new campus next Spring. This position is an integral part of the staff and a strategic part of engaging our rapidly growing community of Prosper. 


  • Plan, schedule and implement Sunday School lessons for all youth 
  • Plan, schedule and implement Sunday Night lessons for all youth 
  • Plan, schedule and implement group discussions for small groups 
  • Recruit, train and coordinate volunteers to help facilitate the above activities 
  • Review and maintain background checks and Ministry Safe training for all adult volunteers 
  • Develop and nurture youth leadership 
  • Coordinate and organize fundraising opportunities for missions and retreats 
  • Create and evaluate youth ministry budget 
  • Promote and communicate about activities using a variety of platforms (social media, bulletin, email, website, etc.) 
  • Coordinate annual youth retreats, summer camps and conference events 
  • Coordinate and lead Confirmation 
  • Participate in requisite church planning, staff meetings, development and celebration events 
  • Engage all generations of the church in the life of the student ministry (through casual conversations, formal information, gatherings, etc.) 
  • Co-lead 5th grade cross over ministry with Director of Children’s Ministry 
  • Create and build relationships by nurturing conversations and engagement during activities and by attending various student events throughout the year 
  • Participate in church wide and community events 
  • Schedule and participate in continuing education opportunities 


  • Evidence of Christian faith and Christian character 
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills 
  • Dedication to a collaborative team work environment 
  • High energy and enthusiasm for growing disciples of Jesus Christ through ministry with and for students 6th-12th grade 
  • Good organizational skills, attentive to details and committed to follow through 
  • Willing to take initiative to complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • Strong commitment to cooperation and hospitality 
  • Strong commitment to discretion and confidentiality 
  • Capable of maintaining focus, patience, and peace in a busy environment that involves a full-time preschool, numerous community organizations, and multiple staff members 
  • Ability to handle conflict with grace 
  • Demonstrates learning agility while being coachable and open to grow 

Reporting: This position reports directly to the Senior Pastor and is accountable to the Staff-Parish Relations Committee 

How to Apply

Email your resume and cover letter detailing your passions and specific interests in Prosper UMC to
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 972-347-2372


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