PT Director of Youth Ministry - Normandy UMC, Dayton

Job Description

(revised March 2022)

Normandy United Methodist Church

450 W. Alex-Bell Rd. • Dayton, OH 45459

Part-time Position Title: Director of Youth Ministry This person is responsible for leading and coordinating students in grades 6 through 12 and reports to the Pastor.


  • Lead and develop the growth of the youths' Christian faith through:
  • Weekly Large Group Gatherings
  • Biblical Teaching: Weekly large group gatherings around family, friends, discipleship, prayer, servanthood, social pressures (etc. suicide, sexuality), and time management, leading service projects, retreats and mission trips, and coordinating the Sunday School program for grades 6-12.
  • W.Q.£ Encourage regular attendance and involvement of youth in worship.
  • Relationship Building: In addition to weekly meetings, take time to invest in time-building relationships with the youth in non-church activities. (e.g., Attend sports and musical events of youth, meet with youth and their families in public activities, Disciple/Small Groups: Inspire and teach the youth and other adult leaders to lead spiritually and organizationally by Using mentoring and discipleship skills while allowing mentored leaders to fail thus learning by their mistakes without significantly impacting the entire group. Provide education and preparation for Confirmation.
  • Serving Opportunities: Lead, implement, and develop regular serving opportunities for students at Normandy, locally in the Centerville/ Greater Dayton area, and on mission trips.
  • Connecting Events: Lead connecting events, outings, and gatherings for students to be a part of where they can invite their friends and strengthen relationships in the ministry.
  • Adhere to the Safe Sanctuary Policy of NUMC.


  • Plan and lead events, large group gatherings, serving opportunities, and overall programming to achieve annual goals.   Coordinate funding sources and programs to supplement s support from the church's general funds. One goal is to ensure that youth are not denied the ability to participate because of financial circumstances.
  • Meet regularly with adult leaders to provide training and resources for the adult leaders to use.
  • Encourage active participation and follow the Mission & Vision of Normandy UMC.
  • Lead Youth Council meetings and attend staff meetings.
  • Provide up-to-date programming, event, and basic youth ministry information for the bulletin, church newsletter, parents, church staff, community, social media, and for students.


  • Spiritually well-founded in Christian beliefs.
  • College degree and/or 4 years experience in youth ministry.
  • Competent with personal computers and the Internet.
  • Able to relate well with youth and adult leaders.
  • Ability to lead and mentor adult and student leaders.
  • Organizational and team-building skills with a strong ability to recruit and develop leaders.       Able to set goals; report on these goals, and to achieve goals.


  • A teamwork style of ministry is vital to the succeSS of leading at Normandy UMC. A team player will enthusiastically participate in cooperative planning and implementation of programs and general ministry activities. This includes regular attendance at staff meetings and sharing in the teaching ministry of the church as needed

If interested, you can call the church office at 937-433-1636 or send a cover letter and resume to info [at]