Employment Opportunities

Job TitleYouth Ministry Coordinator of Messiah UM Church, York, Pa.  Part-time, salaried position

Starting Date:  Immediate opening

Do you have a passion for youth to know and trust Jesus?  To grow in their walk with Him?  To show Him to others in word and deed?  If the Holy Spirit is challenging you to the mission of youth in a local church, please consider joining Messiah UMC as our Youth Ministry Coordinator.

Job Description:   The Youth Ministry Coordinator will oversee all programs and ministry for 7th through 12 grade.  He/She will work in cooperation with other church staff, volunteers and committees of Messiah Church.  He/She will, in the context of Christian growth and development, continue current ministries and/or develop new ministries.  He/She will be expected to recruit, train, and encourage a volunteer base.


·         Walking in a vital relationship with Jesus Christ led by the Holy Spirit and scripture

·         Love for youth and an ability/gift to work with them in a Christian setting

·         Enjoyment of the task of connecting with youth on a social and spiritual level

·         The ability to work cooperatively with the pastor, other church leaders and volunteers in a team environment

·         Servant leadership

·         Willingness to share credit with others

·         Highly motivated, self-disciplined, organized, with excellent communication skills

·         Experience teaching in a Christian context/Bible background

·         Ability to maintain confidentiality

·         Willingness to recruit youth by becoming familiar with the neighborhood and inviting youth from the community to church events

·         Passion for sharing the word and bringing Christ to others


·         Teaching and training from a Biblical perspective

·         Recruiting, training, and supporting volunteers

·         Building relationships with youth

·         Encouraging small group, class and special events participation of youth

·         Attending appropriate continuing education events

·         Managing curriculum and scheduling

·         Conforming to and complying with all requirements, qualifications, and performance expectations of the Messiah United Methodist Church Safe Sanctuary Policy

·         Educating and insuring that volunteers are in compliance with the policy

·         Communicating events with youth and the church through social media, newsletter etc


Evaluation after a period of 30 days and again after 90 days by the pastor and a member of SPRC on behalf of the SPRC.  After that, evaluations will be yearly.