Director of Outreach to Children, Youth, and Families
St Paul UMC

St. Paul United Methodist Church in Durham, NC is seeking a part-time Director of Outreach
to Children, Youth, and Families to revitalize, grow, and expand our ability to disciple
children, youth, and families within our church and community.
Responsibilities include:
● Conduct outreach to area neighborhoods in order to build relationships with
families of children and youth
○ Outreach to include creating community activities and/or events,
involvement in ongoing neighborhood events, and other opportunities that
● Build a discipleship program for children and youth from the ground up
● Coordinate engaging and structured activities during Wednesday night and Sunday
morning worship services for children and youth ages 0-18 years
● Coordinate volunteers to lead the activities during the services and ensure that all
volunteers have received necessary training (Safe Sanctuary, etc.)
● Create a curriculum for activities for children and youth during services, VBS during
the summer, and a potential Sunday School class or small group
● Lead youth in activities that will develop them as spiritual leaders, such as playing a
leadership role in VBS and leading a youth service on a Sunday morning
● Spending regular time in supervisory meetings with the Associate Pastor
Salary: $150 a week
Hours: 10-15 hours a week, including Wednesday night and Sunday morning services, as
well as time dedicated to outreach and administrative duties.
Skills and Qualifications:
● A saving relationship with Jesus Christ and the ability to communicate that
relationship with others
● High School diploma or GED
● At least 3 years of experience working with children and/or youth in a childcare,
church, camp, or school setting
● Ability to work effectively with diverse populations
● Experience engaging in outreach activities
● Experience in and excitement about starting a program from the ground up
● Ability to work well independently and in collaboration with church members and
● Strong organizational skills

Posting Dates: 
11/13/2015 to 12/31/2015
Job Type: 
Part time
Job Category: 
Church, Ministry
United States
Contact Name: 
Michelle Osborne
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