Position: Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries
Milan First United Methodist Church
2000 Jones Blvd.
Milan, TN 38358
www.milanfirst.org (731) 686-7431

Reports To: Pastor and Staff Parish Relationship Committee

Personal Standards: Possess a deep level and loyalty for Jesus Christ and His Church and a thorough understanding of the mission of Christ’s church.

Job Skills and Requirements:
Must be able to work as a team member to further the mission of FUMC, Milan.
Possess the administrative skills necessary to perform his or her duties as well as the interpersonal skills for working with youth and young adults.
Experience in leading youth and young adult activities preferred.

General Responsibilities: Work in coordination with the Pastor, Youth Team and church members to foster an environment for spiritual growth for youth and young adults, focused on developing authentic Christian discipleship.

Specific Responsibilities:
Plan, coordinate, implement and monitor education, mission, and fellowship programming for youth and young adults.
Coordinate the Master Calendar for youth and young adult programs and work within that budget.
Promote Lakeshore Methodist Assembly activities.
Communicate clearly and often with staff, volunteers, church members, youth and young adults using a wide variety of media (church newsletter, church website, mailings, email, phone tree, master calendar, etc.)
Develop working relationships with area youth and young adult directors.
Develop relationships throughout area schools by participating in school activities such as FCA, sports events and other extracurricular activities.
Work with young adults to plan activities (such as Bible study, social events) to nurture their spiritual growth and church participation.
Engage with young adults to foster and encourage their participation in church committees and leadership positions.
Work with young adults to develop activities focused on building fellowship and unity among their members.
Engage young adults in ways to reach out to young adults who are unchurched.
As the budget allows and in consultation with the Pastor, attend workshops and conferences to stay informed about best practices in youth and young adult ministries.

If interested, please email your resume, including references, to Rev. Ronnie Peck at ronnpeck@gmail.com no later than July 15, 2022.