Director of Youth Ministry

Dewitt Community Church

Job Description

Director of Youth Ministry

Dewitt Community Church is a large non-denominational church with a rich history of providing worship, music, youth and children’s ministry, missions, and has a heart for our community and the world. Find out more about our church on our website (

The Director of Youth Ministries will plan, develop, lead, and help grow a ministry of education, nurture, spiritual growth, evangelism, service, and discipleship for youth and their families at DCC. This position will be responsible for providing spiritual formation for our youth in Middle and High School. This position will work in collaboration with a team which includes the Pastor of Spiritual Formation, church staff, and others dedicated to youth and families. 

At DCC, youth ministry is defined as those in 5th-12th grades. This is a full-time salaried position which would require some regular office hours as well as time outside normal office administrative office hours in order to meet with youth and their families.    

Job Type: 

  • Full-time, salary (may include evenings and weekends). 


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • Preferably has a four-year college degree, preferably in a related field

This job is ideal for someone who is:

  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
  • Loves teenagers and is passionate about shepherding youth
  • Has good interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
  • Engage and follow up with youth and parents on a regular basis by phone, email, and text
  • Able to plan and coordinate youth activities including: retreats, social events, mission opportunities, discipleship, small group meetings, and worship while helping connect youth and families
  • Willing to teach Christian Education with an emphasis on the Youth in such areas as: Sunday school, Confirmation (w/pastor), other education opportunities
  • Able to direct, coordinate, and/or develop curriculum for all planned youth instructional times
  • Able to attend and participate in weekly staff meeting for prayer and to provide or review plans
  • Meet and communicate with parents of the youth on a regular basis

This position also will be coupled with candidates who have gifts and skills in one of the following areas:

  • Music (vocal, instrumental, leading worship experience, etc.)
  • Mission outreach (mobilizes youth and adults to provide hands on ministry on a monthly basis)
  • Community engagement (utilizing existing and creating new church partnerships and programs for ministry and engagement) 
  • Family Ministry (Organize staff and volunteers to create and sustain ministry to children, youth and families) 

Experience Required
1 – 5 years


Education Required
High school diploma

Date Posted
1 year ago
Dewitt, New York


Church Size
1,000-1,500 people

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