The primary focus of the part-time (25 hrs/week) Youth Director position is to provide direction of the ministry and outreach with/to youth in grades 7-12 and their families. Candidates must possess a love for working with, leading, and teaching adolescents and have a track record of being able to engage youth in effective ways. A college degree or at least four years experience in a youth-related field is required. Certified youth worker credentials are a plus. A basic understanding of the Scriptures and United Methodist doctrine are assets. Candidates must be positive, energetic self-starters who are able to effectively communicate with youth and parents and identify and coordinate volunteer adult leaders. Interested candidates may submit their resume or request additional information by emailing Dove of the Desert at .