Major Job Duties:
• Provide opportunities of enrichment in faith development for middle and high school students
• Recruit, train, and support Sunday School teachers for Middle & High School classes
• Plan and Lead Sunday and Mid-week ministries for students
• Develop or select educational curricula for youth programs
• Ensure that all students, parents, and leaders are properly informed
• Provide small group settings for teens in the youth group who desire to go deeper in their faith
to promote bonding, accountability, and discipleship among their peers
• Organize and lead mission trips, retreats, service projects, etc.
• Facilitate and oversee the Youth Council, Volunteers, and Sunday School teachers
• Plan and lead youth and adult team members in special programs
• Visit schools for performances, sporting events, etc., showing a special effort to be involved in
their lives and circumstances
• Steward and effectively manage an annually allocated ministry budget
• Provide content for the church website and youth social media pages
• Strictly adhere to all Safe Sanctuary/Spaces Policies and Procedures
• Weekly attendance at worship services
• Attend Weekly Staff, quarterly Thrive Team and Church Council Meetings

• The Director of Youth Ministries is expected to live a lifestyle that brings honor to Christ and to
the Lebanon FUMC, to participate as a team player with the rest of the staff, and to abide by
the personnel policies in the Lebanon FUMC Policies and Procedures Manual.
• Sense of calling to youth ministry and a commitment to Christ.
• Understanding of and commitment to United Methodist theology and practices.
• Knowledge and experience with the social, emotional, and spiritual development of teenagers.
• Ability to work productively with a diversity of youth, families, and church members
• A positive and welcoming personality
• Ability to communicate clearly verbally and in writing
• Professional demeanor and attitude
• General knowledge of church office operations
• Basic technical knowledge