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Assistant Director of Youth Ministry


The Assistant Director of Youth Ministry is responsible for all ministries including students in 6th-8th grade, visioning for the junior high ministry; management and equipping of junior high ministry staff and volunteers.

Leading the staff and volunteer teams, the Assistant Director will build a loving & inclusive Christian community among youth and their families, helping them to encounter God and discover a place to belong, believe, and be a blessing to others. 


The Assistant Director will work with other staff and church leadership to help integrate this youth ministry into every aspect of the church’s vision.



  • See list below.
  • Enumeration of essential functions in this job description neither state nor imply these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.
  • Performance of other duties may be requested as necessary by the supervisor.

REPORTS TO:           Linda O’Donnell, Director of Youth Ministry


  • Visioning and programming of Junior High Ministry (6th-8th grade).
  • Planning worship and fellowship opportunities for junior high youth throughout the year.
  • Recruiting, equipping, encouraging, collaborating, and supervising the Junior High Ministry volunteers.
  • Coordinating Confirmation class for 7th grade youth – selecting curriculum, recruiting volunteers, arranging educational field trips, and organizing Confirmation Sunday.
  • Leading mid-week Bible study during the school year- selecting curriculum, recruiting volunteers, and teaching.
  • Planning summer trips, outreach events, fellowship events, etc.
  • Directing FYSH Camp (Summer weekend mission trip for 6th-8th grade youth) – recruiting volunteers, coordinating work sites, organizing worship band and speakers, etc.
  • Oversee and lend support as needed for special events - Vacation Bible School, Harvest Festival, Advent and Lenten seasons, etc.
  • Prepare and manage annual Junior High Ministry budget.


  •  Relevant experience working with youth.
  • Training and/or relevant experience in volunteer leadership and management.
  • Experienced communicator; oral and written.


  • Unconditional love for youth
  • Feel ‘called’ to work with God’s children and share faith with them.
  • Positive attitude, contagious passion
  • Patient
  • Resourceful
  • Compassionate
  • Calm; especially in stressful situations.
  • Relational
  • Energetic
  • Ability to lead others and equip them for discipleship growth.
  • Self-starter
  • Innovative
  • Discreet; maintain confidentiality.
  • Responsible; tasks completed on time and punctual for work and events.


  • Enhance professional and spiritual growth through continuing education opportunities and professional memberships.
  • Maintain physical, emotional, relational, and spiritual health.
  • Pursue an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ. 

Please send resumes to the Faith Business Administrator, Scott Lofgren at scott.lofgren@faithumc.org.