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First Presbyterian Church Naples, FL

If you love the beach and working with children and youth, here’s the job for you. First Presbyterian Church is a vibrant congregation located in the heart of Naples, a beautiful, town on the southwest coast of Florida. They are searching for a Director of Children and Youth to guide children and youth in growing into their commitment through programs which strengthen and nurture their faith. This person will join a collaborative (and fun!) staff team and Christian Education Committee in building dynamic, Christ-centered, and sustainable ministries for children and youth. Applicants can send a cover letter and resume to renee.wilson@ministryarchitects.comClick here to learn more. (Posted June18, 2018)

First Presbyterian Church, Bismarck, North Dakota

The First Presbyterian Church of Bismarck, North Dakota is seeking a full-time Christian education director. The qualified candidate will work with the pastor of First Presbyterian Church in planning, developing, and supervising the church's Christian education program in cooperation with the Christian Education Committee. The candidate must be Christ-centered and enjoy working with children of all ages. The candidate must be organized, energetic, and collaborative. Experience leading groups and a valid driver’s license are also required. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree, with teaching experience or experience working with and leading children and youth. Preferred Salary Range: $45,000 to $55,000. Send resume and cover letter to First Presbyterian Church 214 E. Thayer Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501. Contact email: (Posted June18, 2018)

Oconee Presbyterian Church, Watkinsville, GA

The Director of Children and Youth Ministries will provide dynamic leadership and oversight to children (birth through fifth grade) and youth (middle and high school) at Oconee Presbyterian Church, equipping the children, youth, their parents, and other adults to grow as disciples of Jesus Christ. Click here to learn more. Contact Kelly Barrow for more information. (Posted May 25, 2018)

First Presbyterian Church, Lake City, FL

We are currently seeking a non-ordained youth director to apply for our position. Applicants should know that this position gives a opportunity to build a middle and high school youth program from the ground up! We are looking for someone who has strategy and vision, the ability to motivate, knowledge of technology and social media, authenticity in his/her spiritual life, and a biblical grounding in Reformed theology. Our city is growing very quickly and there is an immediate need for a caring, exciting, and Godly role model who reflects the grace of Jesus’ love for all people, not only in the church, but in our community. Go to our website (, Facebook page (, and Live Stream account ( to learn more about us. A more comprehensive description of what we’re seeking in a youth director can be found by emailing our pastor, Ken Goodrich ( (Posted May 13, 2018)

Mercer Island Presbyterian Church, Mercer Island, WA

This position spiritually equips students, grades 6-12, to be whole-hearted, lifelong followers of Christ in our church community by teaching, recruiting and supporting volunteer participants, and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Student Ministries program. Please email resume to: Click here to learn more. (Posted May 8, 2018)

First Presbyterian Church, Tyler, TX

First Presbyterian Church, Tyler, TX, seeks a full-time experienced director of student ministry who is Christ-filled, creative, wise, relatable and rooted in compassionate faith. Candidate will develop/lead programs for grades 6-12, and college students in a staff/volunteer team. Extraordinary interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication, social media, computer skills are required. Please email resume to: Click here to learn more. (Posted May 3, 2018)

St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church, New Orleans, LA

St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church (approx. 1150 members) in Uptown New Orleans seeks committed, capable, fun applicants for its Director of Youth and Young Adults. This full-time position, with competitive salary and benefits, reports directly to the Senior Pastor with support from church staff, the spiritual formation committee, and dedicated volunteers. This is not an ordained position. 5 years youth ministry experience and bachelor’s degree preferred. Please submit resumes by May 13, 2018. Please email resume to: Click here to learn more. (Posted May 3, 2018)

First Presbyterian Church of Aurora, MO

Part-time position to organize and lead Christian education, youth ministry, and other church activities. Musical abilities a plus, but not necessary. Hours and salary based on experience and availability. You may send resume by the following: Mail -First Presbyterian Church, 4 E. College, Aurora, MO 65605 E-mail - Fax-417-678-3538 (Posted May 1, 2018)

First Presbyterian Church, Myrtle Beach, SC

The director of youth ministries guides the middle school and high school youth of First Presbyterian Church and our community to a faithful ministry all to the glory of God. This is a full-time position under the supervision of the associate pastor. The ideal person to fill this position is well-rounded with a love of Jesus Christ and His Church our Reformed Presbyterian faith as made evident in the candidate’s life, teaching, prayer, study, growth, and fellowship. Characteristics of a positive attitude, creativity, imagination, flexibility, charisma, energetic, and the love of youth are necessary. This person has a passion for nurturing youth and their families in faith and discipleship. Please email resume to: Click here to learn more. (Posted April 21, 2018)

Covenant Presbyterian Church, Roanoke, VA

Title: Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries (Full Time); Reports to: Associate Pastor                                                                       Broad Function(s): In coordination with the Associate Pastor, other staff members, Youth Advisors, and other church officers and lay leaders, provide leadership in the church’s ministry to Middle and Senior High Youth and post-High School Young Adults. Work Schedule: Full time position of 40 hours per week, including weekend hours. Attendance at Sunday worship is preferred. Salary Range: $35,000 - $45,000, based on experience and qualifications. Respond to by April 30, 2018. Please provide introductory cover letter and resume. Click here to learn more. (Posted April 17, 2018)

Graduate Residency in Youth Ministry--Within a 40-Hour Radius of Memphis, TN, and Austin, TX

The Graduate Residency in Youth Ministry is unique to CYMT. The residency program creates a whole-person learning environment by nurturing you academically in the classroom, vocationally in the local  church and through personal coaching, as well as emotionally and socially through peer interaction in a cohort of fellow graduate residents.While in the program, residents will gain experience in a 3-year supervised practicum as a youth director in a local church while earning a Master of Arts in Youth Ministry. (Posted April 12, 2018)

The MA in YM is offered through a unique retreat-based curriculum format in partnership with Memphis Theological Seminary and Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Over the past 12 years, we have worked with 80 churches and trained over 120 youth ministers. Most of our graduate residents are hired by their church at the end of the program. Click here to learn more. (Posted April 12, 2018).

Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church, Orlando, FL

This is a full-time job directing the youth ministries of our 590 member congregation, focusing on Middle School and High School. You would work closely with the Commissioned Pastor who focuses on children’s ministries and with the Senior Pastor. The youth meet on Sunday afternoons for study or mission work. Mission work might include service at Give Kids the World for seriously ill children or at a homeless ministry in the area. We have one or two youth Sundays per year in which the youth preach and lead worship at 8:30 and 10:45 on Sunday mornings. We have several trips and retreats in the year, as well as lock-ins at the church gym. We expect one week-long event for both middle school (usually to Maryville TN) and for high school (usually to Montreat, NC). This person would be responsible for securing and training volunteers for the youth program. We also work closely with other churches in the Central Florida Presbytery and provide leadership in regional events. This position includes some medical benefits, pension, four weeks vacation and two weeks continuing education leave. A more complete job description is available when applying for the job, which you may do by sending an email to the Senior Pastor, Maynard Pittendreigh, at The youth’s Facebook page has not been active for several months, but you can visit it to get a feel of the nature of this group.  (Posted April 4, 2018)

University Presbyterian Church Seattle, WA

University Presbyterian Church of Seattle, WA (, a dynamic and Christ-centered church in the PC(USA) denomination, is looking for an experienced and qualified individual to join the staff as their Director of Children’s Ministry. This person would lead the Children’s Ministry staff while working under the mission and vision of Family Life Ministries to live out the church’s vision of “Every Member a Minister: Sharing Hope In Jesus Christ.” The goal of the ministry is to engage in dynamic Christ-centered ministry with children, students, families, and more. Click here to see the position description. A cover letter and resume can be sent to  (Posted April 3, 2018)

First Presbyterian Church, Tyler, TX

First Presbyterian Church, Tyler, TX, seeks a full-time experienced director of student ministry, who is Christ-filled, creative, wise, relatable, and rooted in compassionate faith. The candidate, must have a strong comprehension of Presbyterian doctrine, as he/she will develop and lead programs for youth grades 6-12, and college ages in a staff/volunteer team environment. Extraordinary interpersonal skills along with excellent organization, written and verbal communication, social media and wicked computer skills are required.  Four-year degree in related field preferred.  Working knowledge of  DC and Marvel Comics, and Harry Potter is helpful.  Benefits provided.  Email cover letter and resume to by May 1. (Posted April 2, 2018)

First Presbyterian Church, Hilton Head Island, SC

First Presbyterian Church of Hilton Head Island (, a welcoming, multi-generational, community-oriented church located on the beautiful island resort area of Hilton Head, South Carolina, is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic full-time Director of Youth and Family Ministries. Proud of the great balance of the adventure of island life and a progressive coastal community, FPC HHI longs for a director with a unique skill set to bring a high level of passion and energy for harnessing the rich traditions of the past while strengthening the church’s ministry to youth. Submit resumes to aly.eaton@ministryarchitects.comA qualified applicant will have 4+ years of education and experience working with youth within or outside of a religious context. Please send your resume and a short statement of faith to Click here for more information. (Posted March 27, 2018)

Pine Ridge Presbyterian Church, Kansas City, MO

The mission of the Youth Director – youth ministry - is to lead and expand the active youth ministry at PRPC. Specifically assisting 7th through 12th grade students to make steps toward a deeper maturity in Christ. Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and growing a creative program for 7th-12th graders
  • Leading, training, and coordinating volunteers to assist with the youth ministry
  • Creating and protecting a safe and welcoming environment
  • Organizing and leading mission activities locally and globally
  • Communicating effectivly to multiple groups throughout PRPC
  • Providing the organizational structure needed to support the program

A qualified applicant will have 4+ years of education and experience working with youth within or outside of a religious context. Please send your resume and a short statement of faith to Click here for more information. (Posted March 16, 2018)

First Presbyterian Church, Orange, CA

We are looking for someone to provide direction for the Christian Education programs for children and youth and their families. Hands-on involvement with the students and their parents is a must. Program times are Tuesday evenings, Sunday mornings, and flexible weekly office hours. Please contact Nancy Blake at for more information. (Posted March 9, 2018) 

Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church, Dallas, TX

Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church seeks a full-time, energetic, experienced individual to develop and lead programs for youth in a staff/volunteer team environment. Understanding of faith development, Christian education, and volunteer leadership is required to provide vision and equip volunteer-led programs. Extraordinary interpersonal skills along with excellent skills in organization, written and verbal communication, and Microsoft office suite are required. Four-year degree in related field preferred. Benefits provided. More information at Email cover letter and resume to by March 23. (Posted March 6, 2018) 

Community Presbyterian Church, Redmond, Oregon

Community Presbyterian Church (CPC) is looking for the best candidate to lead our children and youth into lives of faith, discipleship and service. Our top priority is to find the right person for our church, our town, and our kids. We are confident that programs, events, and methods will adapt and develop with a new staff person present and engaged in ministry in our context. We are looking for a director who is strong in character, deep in faith and formation, focused on relationships, outreach oriented, creative and adaptable, visionary, and gifted in leadership. Click here to learn more. Email Andrew Hoeksema with questions. (Posted February 28, 2018) 

Oakridge Presbyterian Church, Oakridge, NC

We are looking for someone who feels called by God to lead, develop and grow the children’s, youth and family ministries at Oak Ridge Presbyterian Church. This is an opportunity to create experiences that will inspire and educate our children, youth and families in order to connect to each other and with God. This integral role at ORPC will act as a role model and spiritual leader, focusing on building relationships with youth and strengthening their faith. Click here for a position description. Email Jeff Malesovas with questions and/or to apply. (Posted February 26, 2018) 

Mandarin Presbyterian Church in Jacksonville, FL

Mandarin Presbyterian Church of Jacksonville, FL (, a dynamic and Christ-centered church in the ECO denomination, is looking for an experienced, energetic, and qualified individual to come on staff as their Director of Middle School Ministries. This person would work under the direction of the Associate Pastor for Next Generation Ministries as a part of the Youth Ministry staff to live out the church’s vision of leading students and parents towards a relationship with Christ and to grow in their discipleship with Him. This person should have a passion for middle school students and their families in and outside of the church. Together the DMSM will collaborate with the Youth Ministry staff and with the Next Generation Ministries staff, using your creativity and vision, to build a dynamic student ministry that engages youth, 6th-12th grade. Click here to learn more. (Posted February 23, 2018) 

White Memorial Presbyterian Church, Raleigh, NC

White Memorial Presbyterian Church is searching for a Director of High School and College Ministry for our growing youth program. Seeking a Christ-centered individual committed to serving the needs of our high school and college youth with passion, faith, hope and love. The position involves initiating, organizing and providing spiritual leadership at youth events at church as well as engaging with and supporting our youth in the community. If you would like to apply or have questions please contact Chip Pope. (Posted February 16, 2018) 

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Tucker, GA

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Tucker, GA ( is seeking a part-time director of children and youth ministries. This position reports directly to the Pastor and is responsible for overseeing all programming ministry and needs for children and youth, including Sunday mornings and evenings, special events, and summer activities. We are looking for someone who is rooted in the Reformed faith, committed to intentional Christian nurture for all ages with and beyond the usual Sunday school hour, and open to cultivating relationships with children, youth, and adults as partners in discipleship. The position is 20 hours a week. If you would like to apply or have questions please contact (Posted February 14, 2018)


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