HAYES BARTON UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, a Christ-centered, traditional 3,700-member congregation in Raleigh, North Carolina, is looking for an energetic and creative full-time Director of Youth Education.
Building on a current core group of about 150 active youth, this position will lead by providing the structure for the successful spiritual and emotional growth of our youth. Utilizing his/her passion for youth, organizational skills and experience, the position will collaborate with the Pastors, staff and Youth Ministry leaders as they continue their work in designing, building and equipping the youth program to be vital and sustainable.
The position will also aid the Director of Youth Programming in providing the structure of events, programs, retreats, and activities utilized to engage the Youth, providing an energetic ministry, while also maintaining the traditions of the Hayes Barton UMC Youth Ministry. The DYE, in collaboration with the DYP and the Youth Ministry Support Team, will be responsible for continuing and developing the long-term, strategic goals for the program. Through such a program, the DYE will lead HBUMC’s efforts to create a nurturing and welcoming faith community where youth can strengthen their relationships with Christ, can build relationships with other youth and their families, and participate fully in a Spirit-led, mission-oriented church. The Youth Ministries program serves youth from sixth grade through the transition to college years.
The successful candidate will have a college degree, experience in youth ministry leadership and strong personal faith. He or she will join a team that includes an experienced DYP and a strong volunteer base. He or she will be part of a dedicated and enthusiastic program staff leading the church’s ministries and missions.
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