Part-Time Youth Director - Elba UMC (Elba, AL)


Elba United Methodist Church is seeking a Part-Time Youth Director.  The Youth Director will develop and provide spiritual, relational, organizational, and administrative leadership, oversee, and work with the Christian Education Program for Youth, which includes the weekly Sunday School program for youth, Sunday or Wednesday night activities, and other programming such as Mission Trips, Christmas programs, and other special events that may occur. The Youth Director shall seek to foster a strong education program through building relationships with teachers, students, parents and church leaders that strengthen the students’ commitment to the church and growth in faith in Jesus Christ and to introduce, instruct, and nurture youth in their Christian faith and in life, through Bible study, prayer, fellowship, worship, service and evangelism.  

The Youth Director will be responsible to the Pastor for day to day operations, Staff Parish Relations Committee for fulfilling responsibilities defined in the job description, defining goals, evaluation and communication of concerns related to the performance of the position.

The Youth Ministry Director plays a major role in the faith development of all ages within the church, both as a leader and as an example. Elba UMC seeks a person who has a solid understanding of the foundations of Christian faith, and who has a strong desire to nurture youth in the Christian faith. The person will be familiar with or willing to learn the United Methodist Church doctrine/discipline. We seek a person who generates new ideas and programs, who also values the team concept of ministry, and accepts suggestions from the Youth Coordinators.

A criminal background and safe sanctuary background check, references and a valid driver's license will be required.  Salary will commensurate with experience.  The probationary period will be 90 days.

Interested candidates can send a letter of interest and a resume addressed to SPRC- Youth Director Search ATTN: Anna Spence Elba UMC 503 W. Davis St Elba, AL 36323 or email to with a subject line SPRC- Youth Director Search.


Contact: Michael Lawler

Address: 503 W. Davis St Elba AL 36323

Phone: 334-897-2219