Youth and Family Ministries Director (Part-time) Munford, TN


Job Type: Part-Time

Denomination: United Methodist

Church Description:

Job Description:

Munford First United Methodist Church is an established congregation with a
long-standing witness within south Tipton County. Mission and Service is a part
of our identity while seeking that all persons come to know the Love of God for
them in Jesus Christ. We seek to welcome and invite all people to deeper
community and fellowship, from a variety of experiences and backgrounds.
The focus of the Youth and Family Ministries Director is to support the spiritual
formation of students from birth through 12th grade. The role will educate and
equip children and students to fulfill their callings given by their baptism. The role
is part-time, expecting to work an average of 25 hours per week, and up to a
maximum of 30 hours per week.
Essential Functions
Key responsibilities include:
Working closely with the congregation to activate the Student Ministries
vision, engage students, and ensure relevant activities are developed,
scheduled, and delivered.
Providing resources and support for families as they seek to grow in faith
together, across generations. Ideally this would be through cultivating and
creating intergenerational programming, gatherings, and community.
Developing, curating, and evaluating appropriate curriculum for relevant
ages. Ideally, creating content that may become a resource to other church
youth organizations.
Recruiting, training, coordinating, and deploying volunteer resources to
support a wide range of student ministry activities.
Recruiting, coordinating, and encouraging student involvement in the
larger ministries of the church.
Encourage student buy-in to the vision of Munford First UMC.
Creating an emotionally, spiritually, physically, and psychologically safe
environment for students.

Ensuring critical youth and children programs such as Confirmation,
Dayshore, and others are planned and delivered, with the assistance of the
pastor and essential volunteers.
Guiding MFUMC student involvement in appropriate community and
service work.
Involving students in the volunteer and service needs of the church as well
as creating Christian community in activities and experiences.
Communicating with the Staff-Parish Relations Committee, Church
Council, Christian Education committee, students, parents, and
congregation regularly to build excitement about Student Ministries,
engage students, parents, and volunteers, and keep the congregation
apprised of all events.
Interacting effectively with all children, students, and their parents while
listening and responding with empathy, maintaining and enhancing youth
self-esteem, and cultivating a spirit of helpfulness in leadership.
Working alongside the pastor to coordinate social media and
communication outreach.
Preferred knowledge, experience, and qualifications include:
-Strong communication skills, including written and verbal.
-Networking ability, building strong working relationships, and encouraging
-Inclusive leadership skills, ability to cultivate new relationships, and the
courage to challenge the status quo in order to ensure all are valued,
heard, and included.

-Theological capability. Possessing openness and learning agility, moral
witness, and an understanding and affirmation of Wesleyan beliefs and
-Experience and knowledge of how youth in the target age group learn,
grow, and develop spiritually.
-Strong work ethic and willingness to be a good teammate. Self motivator
with decisive thinking and execution. Selfless, flexible, and willing to
mentor and develop others.
-Willingness to learn, be coached, and mentored.
-Planning, administrative, and organization skills, including verbal and
digital communications, coordinating and scheduling, and executing and
delivering on commitments that are made.
-Related college degree is preferred. Relevant experience (including
internships) can be considered in lieu of a degree.

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to and

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