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Director of Student Ministries

Provide leadership in the ministries of students in grades 6th -12th and ensure the youth ministry is in line with the mission of the church.

1. Pray for the church.

2. Duties

  • Develop, plan, organize and lead ministries for students in grades 6th-12th.
  • Communicate on a regular basis with students, volunteers and parents via email, text messageand social media.
  • Develop relationships with students, volunteers and parents. Hold regular volunteer training and leadership meetings. Meet with parents regularly (i.e. lunch meetings).
  • Develop, plan, organize and lead a Sunday night youth program that includes an element of worship and small groups.
  • Develop, plan, organize and lead a mid-week youth program that includes an element of bible study and/or small groups.
  • Track attendance for all youth-related activities.
  • Enter new student information and follow up with parents.
  • Develop, plan, organize and execute fundraisers for camps, ski trips and mission trips (i.e. Va- lentine’s dinner, greenery fundraiser, breakfast fundraisers, etc.).
  • Take students to Midwinter camps and summer camps (i.e. Student Life, Mission Service Pro- ject, UM Army, etc.).
  • Lead a Confirmation Class that enables youth to fulfill their vow to support the church with their prayers, presence, gifts, service and witness (story).
  • Develop, plan, organize and lead a Confirmation weekend retreat.
  • Develop, plan, organize and lead a Sunday morning service that recognizes and honors gradu-ating seniors.
  • Develop relationships with other youth directors across our district of the United Methodist Church.
  • Support the life and ministries of the church
  •  Attend weekly staff meetings – Wednesdays at 10:00 a.m.
  •  Attend or submit report to the Executive Team
  •  Attend a continuing education event each year

 3. Other Duties as assigned


Organization name:
First United Methodist Church Harlingen

United Methodist Church


321 E. Harrison Ave., Harlingen, TX 78550


Date Posted:
January 10, 2018

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