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Director of Youth and Children’s Ministry

Purpose Of Position:

To continue and extend our programs to help nurture youth, young children, and families to grow strong in their faith in Jesus Christ so their lives are nurtured to have an impact upon the world.

We are looking for a committed Christian leader with a passion for youth and children and their spiritual development as a follower of Jesus Christ. The ideal candidate has experience with youth and children in a church context who can relate well with youth, children, parents, and adult volunteers.


  • Oversee all programming for youth and children ministries throughout the church and afterschool children’s program
  • Lead and organize effective youth and children’s programs implementing fellowship,worship, biblical teaching, discipleship, and outreach
  • Recruit, develop, and deploy youth and children’s ministry leaders and volunteers
  • Provide spiritual direction and counseling to youth and children
  • Seek to integrate youth and children into all areas of the church to create a culture that isintergenerational, striving to unite with and complement other church ministries
  • Develop and maintain budget for youth and children’s ministries
  • Be aware of resources for developing youth and children, and participate in continuingeducation events and training opportunities
  • Be a liaison between the church and other community organizations, people, resources that relate to youth and children’s ministry
  • Connect and collaborate with other Presbyterian leaders in Youth and Children’s ministries in the Presbytery of Western Kentucky


  • Growing in Christian faith and character
  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in education or Christian Education)
  • Desire to teach and mentor youth and children
  • Ability to work effectively with youth, children, and teams of volunteers
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral using all available resources: email,social media, website, newsletter, bulletin, Sunday announcements
  • Ensure the church’s Child Protection policy and Sexual Misconduct policy is followed
  • Background check required
  • Be an example to youth and children


Organization name:
Presbyterian Church of Henderson

Presbyterian Church USA


100 S. Main St., Henderson, KY 42420


Date Posted:
May 30, 2018

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