Director of Youth Ministries

published 6/25/2019

The director of youth ministries is responsible for developing and managing youth programs; this includes setting and implementing a vision for the Youth Program, management/development of leaders, collaborating with community organizations, and mentor leaders/students as they travel their Christian path.


  • Develop a team of passionate adult youth workers to help mentor and disciple the youth
  • Recruit and train volunteers to serve in various aspects of youth ministry and ensure adequate adult to youth ratios
  • Disciple the youth/young adults into a personal relationship with God in both large group and smaller relational environments
  • Initiate/deepen relationships with youth through school lunch, extracurricular activities, crisis support, etc.
  • Set long/short term goals that are consistent with the mission/vision/values of Resurrection
  • Work with communication director to ensure timely/consistent communications of events to staff, families with youth, congregation and/or community
  • Prepare and manage Youth Department budget
  • Plan/lead programs, curriculum, events and camps for rezYouth
  • Maintain positive/safe environment for youth
  • Direct “2:45@rez”,the after-school program for students who want to hang out at Resurrection after school for a few hours during the school year (12 hours/week)
  • Strive to build new community connections, programs and ministries
  • Attend weekly staff and other church meetings as directed
  • Open to performing other duties as assigned by senior pastor on a as-needed basis


  • Must be a follower of Jesus Christ
  • Maintains a personal relationship with Christ through regular spiritual practices(dailyquiet time, devotions, Bible study, worship services, etc.)
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Exhibit a friendly, professional manner, cheerful disposition and conscientious work ethic
  • Ability to work effectively with youth, young adults, parents, diverse individuals, and teams of volunteers
  • Must embrace Wesleyan doctrine and theology
  • A professional certification in youth ministry or 3+ years of experience in the area of youth ministry is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, plan, develop, recruit and empower volunteers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including all forms of social media, relational skills, and computer skills


Application Info:
Part-time, flexible hours: 20 hours/week with the possibility of full-time. Apply online to our job posting at thru July 31, 2019

Position Type:

Contact: Angie Fox

Address: 615 West 15th Hastings, MN



Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

(612) 870-0058