Employment Opportunities

Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries

The Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries (CYF) will be deeply devoted disciple of Jesus Christ, with a passion for working with children, youth and families.  This person will have the organizational and communication skills, education and experience required to work successfully with church lay and staff leadership, direct and delegate ministry leadership to volunteers and establish/nurture CYF Ministry Teams.  Furthermore, they will be able to develop, implement and oversee ministries for children, youth and families in support of the ministry of First United Methodist Church.  They will also provide support, as needed, to the Preschool Director.  This is a full-time position that includes frequent evening and weekend responsibilities.

The following are considered highly desirable qualities and characteristics:
1.            Demonstrated organization skills, capacity for multitasking, and working well with others;
2.            A background of effective leadership;
3.            An engaging and charismatic personality;
4.            Experience teaching Sunday School and/or leading children/youth groups, especially within a United Methodist Church;
5.            Two or more years of successful teaching, either in a public or private school;
6.            A valid teaching certificate, preferably in elementary or early childhood development.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit the following to Beth Farabee, Senior Pastor via her email address (see below):

1.       A formal cover letter;
2.      A comprehensive resume; and
3.      A completed online application form below

Beth Farabee


Please download and complete the pdf document below. email finished application and attachments to beth@fumcgnv.org.