Youth Minister (PT)

Dallas, TX
Type: Clergy, Lay
Posted Aug 30, 2018
Job Title
Youth Minister
Name of church or organization
Kessler Park United Methodist Church
Job Location
Dallas, TX
Job Description

Title: Youth Minister
Hours: Part-time, approximately 10 hours/week
Reports to: Director of Christian Education; Staff-Parish Relations Committee

Purpose: Kessler Park UMC is a reconciling community of hope and a catalyst for creative change in north Oak Cliff, and young people are called to actively participate in this churchwide mission. The primary responsibility of the Youth Minister at KPUMC is to lead young persons from 12-18 into faithful Christian discipleship, particularly through acts of service and justice.

Responsibilities: Plan, organize, and implement all youth ministry programs and activities, primarily Sunday evening gatherings and Wednesday Night Live activities
Interpret the goals and needs of youth to the church at large
Equip parents and volunteers for effective youth-related ministry
Keep and maintain all youth-related records and administration
Support youth-related ministries in the district, conference, and ecumenical ministries
Optimize personal performance and model Christian discipleship by attending to spiritual and physical care of self, continuing education, and new life experiences
Communicate with youth and parents in a timely manner concerning activities and programs
Lead and nurture members of the Youth Council and Parents Council
Recommend annual budget for youth-related ministries

Requirements: Bachelors Degree
Experience working with youth and families and a genuine love and concern for youth
Ability to work with varied personalities and perspectives
Strong commitment to the Christian faith as expressed in the United Methodist tradition
Strong commitment to an inclusive faith community, particularly to participation by members of the LGBTQ community
Flexibility with regard to work schedule

Type of commitment
  • Part time
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Application Process
Send introductory email and resume to Rev. Wes Magruder at