New Liberty United Methodist Church – Family Ministries Director

17 Thompson Mill Road, Braselton, Ga 30517

Job Title: Family Ministries Director

Reports to: Family Ministry Council, Pastor, and Staff Parish Relations Committee.

Job Overview: New Liberty United Methodist Church is located in Braselton, Georgia and has 65-75 people who attend worship weekly.  NLUMC hopes to capitalize on the growth in our area and minister to families. The Family Ministries Director will play a crucial role in helping the church develop young disciples, and reaching families in our congregation and community.

Qualifications

  • Has a relationship with Jesus. 
  • Has experience working with children and/or youth.
  • A good communicator
  • Excellent with children
  • Someone discerning ministry or children’s ministry 
  • Energetic, warm and able to share the love of Jesus with children and their families
  • Is 18 years or older and willing to submit to a background and motor vehicle check. 

Responsibilities

  • Organize and oversee children and youth ministries (includes Children’s Church, Sunday school, youth group, Confirmation, and special events)
    • Lead Children’s Church and youth group weekly.
    • Recruit, equip, and inspire volunteers
    • Prepare and guide Bible learning activities from the provided Bible curriculum.
    • Leave room clean, neat, and in good condition after use.
  • Maintain a safe environment for children and youth that encourages growth in faith. 
    • Implement and adhere to Safe Sanctuaries policies and practices.
    • Plan and participate in First Aid Training.
  • Plan and execute special events with the assistance of the Family Ministries Council.
  • Develop relationships with families, youth and children in the church and outside the church.
  • Use appropriate child development knowledge to best meet the needs of the children and youth served.
  • Prepare curriculum, activities, crafts, and class materials prior to class.
  • Communicate the needs of the ministries to Pastor as appropriate (supplies, feedback on curriculum, etc).
  • Demonstrate a positive and friendly attitude with the parents, children and youth in your care.
  • Collaborate with Pastor on outreach, Confirmation, Bible Sunday, and other special events in the life of the church. 
  • Attend all Family Ministries Council meetings. 

This is a paid, part-time position: averages 10 hours a week.

NLUMC will work with students to meet required course criteria for those who are seeking academic credit courses. 

All applicants please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to Amanda Lane: amanda.lane@ngumc.net