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Full-Time Youth Director - Toccoa First UMC


Toccoa First UMC, located in the beautiful North Georgia mountains is seeking a full-time Youth Director
Job Description: Helping youth to find identity in Christ through relationships with others who Treasure Christ above all; Involving youth in worship and the life of the Church; Provide opportunities for discipleship, mission, and outreach.
Qualifications and skills: A faithful follower of Jesus who demonstrates a love for, understanding of and compassion for youth and their families; Conducts a ministry in a manner consistent with United Methodist theology; Possesses a vision and a demonstrative ability to plan, develop, coordinate and mange a family ministry with the parameters of the United Methodist Church; Possess excellent written, verbal, and social media communication skills; Possess classroom management skills and teaching experience in a Christian environment; Ability to develop a 12-month plan of activities and programs for the youth and execute that plan with church wide involvement; An undergraduate degree in a related area or equivalent training. Preferred 3 to 5 years’ experience.  Musical experience a plus.
Full Time:  Full time permanent (40 hours per week which include Sunday morning service, Wednesday night and Sunday evening youth programs); Holiday & Special services (ex. Christmas Eve, Maundy Thursday,) as the Church Calendar dictates; Administrative Board meetings and other meetings involving youth; Confirmation; Youth retreats and mission trips.
Job Responsibilities: Ensure safety of youth at all church functions in accordance with Safe Sanctuary guidelines; Assist in Safe Sanctuary training for all applicable staff and volunteers; Manage the Youth Interns and evaluate staffing needs of the youth program; Meet monthly with youth council and quarterly with adults of youth council; Develop relationships with community and school system leaders. Participate in activities in the community that involve youth; Recruit Sunday school teachers and volunteers for Youth; Communicate with Children Director on activities and support children program as needed; Manage the youth ministry budget; Meet with individual parents and youth as needed in accordance with safe sanctuary; Work with Senior Pastor to ensure mission and vision of the church is being fulfilled; Building Bridges of generational relationships between youth and congregation.

Salary: $40,000

Please send cover letter and resume to Kim Hudgins,; Toccoa First UMC 333 E Tugalo Street, Toccoa, GA. 30577

Contact: Kim Hudgins

Address: 333 E Tugalo Street Toccoa GA 30577

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