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Director of Youth Ministries
Director of Children's Ministries




Job Description for Director of Youth Ministries


Reports To: Pastor of Chestnut Memorial United Methodist Church in Newport News, VA

Classification: Part-time position (20 hours weekly)

Summary: Plans, organizes, and promotes activities to nurture the Christian spiritual development of Chestnut Memorial youth in the tradition of the United Methodist Church faith

Responsible Youth Age Group: Ages 11-18

Essential Functions:
Youth:
  • Plans, promotes and oversees youth events
  • Recruits volunteers for youth ministry activities
  • Serves as a resource for youth ministry, including youth Sunday School
  • Supports, encourages and consults with youth, parents, and volunteers
Program Focus:
  • Teaches a United Methodist-based curriculum.
Administration:
  • Maintains a Chestnut youth directory containing contact information and attendance records
  • Develops and manages the youth segment of the church budget
  • Attends staff meetings and Church Council meetings, as appropriate, and when available
  • Ensures implementation of the Safe Sanctuaries policy which may include conducting Safe Sanctuaries training sessions
Qualifications:
  • 21+ years of age
  • Experience in leading middle school and high school youth and the organization of youth activities
Physical Requirements:
  • Capable of working and supervising youth in activities that can require exertion
If interested, please attach your resume and cover letter to the form.



Job Description for Director of Children's Ministries

Reports To: Pastor of Chestnut Memorial United Methodist Church in Newport News, VA

Classification: Part-time position (20 hours weekly)

Summary: Plans, organizes, and promotes activities to nurture the spiritual development of children (birth – 5th grade)

Responsible Youth Age Group: Ages 11-18

Essential Functions:
Youth:
  • Leads, coordinates, and supervises the Church's ministry with children
  • Serves as a resource person for all leaders in the children's ministries
Program Areas:
  • Plans, organizes and oversees the children's Sunday School programs, Vacation Bible School, and related programs
  • Supervises the nursery, Mother's Day Out program, and Children's Church
  • Serves as a board member for Chestnut Memorial Preschool
  • Serves as an advocate for the Preschool and other children's programs
Administration:
  • Leads the Children's Ministry Committee and attends staff meetings, Church Council meetings, and other forums where children's activities may be discussed
  • Develops and manages designated segments of the budget
  • Coordinates the state licensing process for the Preschool and Mother's Day Out programs by prepping all required documentation for the Virginia Social Services Licensing Office
  • Ensures implementation of the Safe Sanctuaries policy which may include conducting Safe Sanctuaries training sessions
Qualifications:
  • 21+ years of age
  • Experience in leadership and management positions
Physical Requirements:
  • Capable of working in a classroom environment
If interested, please attach your resume and cover letter to the form.