Director of Youth Ministry — FUMC Dyersburg, TN

Dyersburg First United Methodist Church - Dyersburg, TN

Job Type: Full-Time

Denomination: United Methodist

Job Description:

Job Title: Director of Youth Ministry
Reports to: Senior Pastor
Status: TBD
Classification: Part Time with Full-Time Status negotiable

Summary of the position: The Director of Youth Ministry at Dyersburg First United Methodist Church
directs, operates, and coordinates the youth ministry of the church, which seeks to
• Facilitate the faith development of students in grades seven through twelve.
• Grow and sustain a youth ministry that fulfills the church’s mission to know, love, share, and
serve Christ.
• Align the youth ministry with the mission, vision and values of Dyersburg FUMC

Education Requirements:
• A bachelor’s degree is preferred, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and
• Seminary students are encouraged to apply
Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
• Increase and promote spiritual development among the youth. This includes teaching the
Wesleyan theology, helping the youth develop and articulate their own faith, and providing
spiritual guidance.
• Assume leadership qualities which will lead to development and growth within the youth
ministry. This includes planning, promoting, and if necessary, raising funds for all youth events.
• Be a visible youth leader in the community by creating an invitational culture with youth in the
community. Plan and lead outreach, ministry and service events such as extracurricular activities
for youth, school events, and mission events within the church and community.
• Encourage volunteer development by recruiting and preparing volunteers to help with youth
programming such as bible studies and small group discussions, as well as developing a youth
• Assume administrative responsibilities associated with the requirements of this job, such as
o Creating, setting, and tracking benchmarks and goals for the youth program
o Participating in the annual budgeting process
o Remitting invoices and reimbursement requests in a timely manner
o Participation in FUMC social media platforms to help promote and grow the youth

Core Competencies:
• Honors core values and beliefs of DFMUC and takes responsibility for their own faith formation.
• Holds strong interpersonal skills, exudes compassion for others, and communicates efficiently
and effectively.

** The Director of Youth Ministry will be trained in Safe Sanctuary policy and undergo a background

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