Soapstone United Methodist Church, a vibrant, 1000-member congregation located in Raleigh, NC, has an exciting opportunity for a part-time (approx. 25 hours per week) Director of Youth Ministries (grades 6 – high school). We develop passionate youth disciples through bible study, mission and service. This is a unique opportunity for someone who possesses strong leadership skills and is committed to Jesus Christ with an ability to clearly articulate their faith. The successful candidate must have a Bachelor of Christian Education, or 3-5 years of comparable experience. We seek a Youth Director with a passion for the spiritual teaching and growth of youth which requires creativity, self-motivation and resourcefulness. The Youth Director will need to work collaboratively with Youth Ministry Council and other church staff in the planning and implementation of activities. Solid communication skills combined with a proficiency in the use of basic office technology, including word processing, spreadsheets and e-mail are essential to the position. The Youth Director will need to be organized, multi-task and have a flexible schedule to accommodate Sunday worship services, Sunday evening events, as well as events at varying times throughout the week.
Salary is negotiable, based on experience. Candidates may download an application from our website (www.soapstoneumc.org). Completed applications and introductory letters should be sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, faxed to 919-846-7161 (Attn: Karen Whitaker), or mailed to: Karen Whitaker, Soapstone United Methodist Church, 12837 Norwood Road, Raleigh, NC 27613. No phone calls, please.