Current Openings – Youth Director

Good Hope United Methodist Church

Job Description:  Youth Director




Good Hope UMC is seeking a Christ-centered, passionate individual to lead its youth ministries (middle through high school age).  Good Hope is a mission-focused 400 member church located just south of Winston-Salem desiring to expand its offerings with young people.  The church has a strong presence of young families and offers both contemporary and traditional worship services.  Good Hope already has strong, committed volunteers who are excited about expansion and looking for a leader to guide them.  Opportunities for worship leadership available as desired.  The position will be part-time, with the potential for growth as deemed necessary.  The Youth Director is accountable to the Pastor.




  • Born-again Christian, with a deep love of Jesus Christ and commitment to a life of faith embodied in action
  • Must be at least 22 years of age and have good leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Preference given to United Methodists with strong understanding of our theology, tradition, and understanding of practices such as Safe Sanctuaries and commitment to missions
  • Provide written references, agree to a background check, and reference checks




  • Provide a Christ-like example in speech and actions to serve as a role model for all of the youth in the church
  • Regularly attend both worship services
  • Shepherd our youth to actively engage in their faith and spiritual gifts’ journey
  • Provide oversight and leadership to all aspects of the youth ministry (including but not limited to Bible study, social programs, missions/service, worship/fellowship)
  • Plan and participate in weekly (consistent) youth meetings
  • Plan and coordinate special trips for youth (field trips, retreats, etc)
  • Work to increase missions opportunities for youth and continue tradition of Carolina Cross Connection
  • Collaborate with pastor and volunteers to involve youth in church life and in worship leadership
  • Engage in the lives of the youth through appropriate methods of communication, occasional attendance at sporting and school events, etc.
  • Follow the church’s Safe Sanctuary policy and facilitate training for volunteers
  • Actively work for growth of youth ministries of the church (follow-up with visiting and inactive youth)
  • Attend quarterly Church Council meetings and give updates on youth activities and future plans



Interested applicants please reply to Pastor Joseph Fulk at



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