Employment Opportunities

Youth Ministry Director

Job Description

Youth Ministry Director - an opportunity for growth and development.

Sunnycrest UMC, Sioux Falls, is seeking a part-time youth director.  This is an entry level position with great responsibilities.

  • Must have a heart for youth in grades 6th – 12th.
  • Must be actively developing own faith in Jesus.
  • Coordinate and implement curriculum.  
  • Organize and encourage volunteer involvement.
  • Establish events to inspire students in community building and spiritual development.
  • Effectively communicate with church staff and leadership.

Job Requirements

Coordinate strategic and long-range plan with volunteer staff including: annual calendar, events, recruitment of volunteers, and missions for the youth program.

Plan, lead, and attend regular youth leader meetings for encouragement, training, and coordination.

Strategize with the volunteers and church staff regarding any youth or parents missing a connection with the program.

Implementation of weekly youth program (September – May) including selecting resources for teaching and study. Collaborate with the children’s ministry director for transition of students.

Manage youth group communication service.

Obtain background form completion for all volunteers, and manage renewals/updates as necessary.

Know the names and faces of all youth and their family units.

Pray for the youth, volunteers, and staff.

Seek information about any special events, victories, concerns, or challenges faced by the youth and family units. Pass on as necessary to lead pastor, children’s ministry director, or other church leadership for support.

Attend weekly worship service at Sunnycrest 10:40am with the youth group members. Coordinate Sunday gathering opportunity for youth during 9:30 service.