Director of Youth Ministries – First UMC – Gilbert, AZ

Part-time Position Open—25 Hours Per Week

First United Methodist Church of Gilbert

The First United Methodist Church of Gilbert is seeking an energetic, outgoing, creative person with strong organizational and communications skills to direct our youth programs. This person will lead and support the youth (7th through 12th grades) as they develop as Christians through programming and educational opportunities. In collaboration with the Youth Council, he or she will provide Sunday School, youth fellowship, retreats, service projects, outreach and other faith-based growth opportunities. This is a part-time, highly responsible position. The Director of Youth Ministries reports directly to the Senior Pastor. Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in education, religious studies or a related field or the equivalent in experience and education. We are seeking someone who can work both independently as well as collaboratively with youth, parents, church staff and volunteers. Experience in leading a robust, engaging program of activities and events is a plus. We seek someone with a love for working with youth who is enthusiastic about this role and has a strong personal faith consistent with United Methodist teachings.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, letter of interest and contact information for three professional references to

The position is currently open; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position.


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August 13, 2019

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