Employment Opportunity

OPEN POSITION: Part-Time Youth Director

Job Description:

Saginaw First UMC is looking for a part-time (10 hours/week) Youth Director to work with our pastor in developing and implementing a weekly youth program.  The ideal candidate will be at least 21 years of age and have a deep commitment to Jesus Christ, a passion for connecting with students and helping them grow in their faith, and a genuine desire to relate to and support our students.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead our Middle and High School youth group by planning out weekly Sunday evening meetings, activities, and games during the school year.  Evening programs should include a balanced mix of fun/fellowship and substantive faith development.
  • Ensure that first-time visitors and ALL students are welcomed enthusiastically in Christian love and that all students feel welcome at all times.
  • Provide regular opportunities to help students grow in their faith by exposing them to prayer, mission opportunities, Bible Study, and discussions on relevant topics.
  • Organize occasional summer activities and fun days.
  • Develop appropriate relationship with our students through phone calls, notes, social media, and/or personal interaction.
  • Participate in fundraising events and retreats as able.
  • Work with the pastor to identify and recruit adult volunteers for Sunday night meetings, and special trips.
  • The Youth Director will report directly to the Pastor.
  • Pay will run between $9-12/hour depending on experience, 10 hours/week for 50 weeks a year with opportunities for raise with accumulated service.  Schedule and pay negotiable.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your current resume, cover letter, and references by email to Pastor Amy Terhune at pastoralbt@outlook.com with “Youth Director” in the subject line by Monday, August 14, 2017.  Position begins September 1, 2017.  For more information, you can contact Pastor Amy at the above email or call the church office at 989-799-0131