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Part-Time Youth Director


Listed 7.21.2015  
Employer First United Methodist Church, 418 W Touhy Ave, Park Ridge, IL 60068. Phone: 847-825-3144. Web site:
Location Park Ridge, IL
Start Date 9.1.2015
Type Part Time

We are a multi-generation Christian community spreading God's love, welcoming all, offering spiritual growth and opportunities for compassionate service. "Welcoming All" means we see all persons as created in the image of God and bearing sacred worth and dignity. We invite all persons to participate fully in the life of the church regardless of age, race, ethnic background, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental condition, marital status, family situation or economic standing.

First United Methodist Church of Park Ridge has been in ministry since 1856. The building is located on the busy corner of Touhy Ave. & Northwest Highway. The congregation is composed of members from at least five different suburbs and the northwest corner of Chicago.

The youth director coordinates ministry with and to youth and college age students. Design and implement a youth ministry that incorporates education, fellowship, mission and worship in ways that deepen the spiritual development of students; work with volunteers; communication and coordination of activities; work cooperatively with the pastor and other staff. More requirements available upon further inquiry.

Current membership of the congregation is 420. Youth ministry attendance is anywhere between 8 and 18 depending on activity. Youth Council and supportive staff are ready to assist with the development of a great program. Part-time position, 15 hours, weekly. Salary range: $12,500-$15,600.

Core competencies: spiritually mature, familiar with and supportive of the mission of the UMC or other mainline denomination, team building skills, interpersonal skills, self starter. College student. College graduate. Seminary student. Seminary graduate. Ordination candidate.

For more information, download the job description above.

Contact the Rev. David Aslesen, Pastor, First UMC of Park Ridge; 847.825.3144; As of July 15, the position is still open. Applicants should apply ASAP.

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