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Director of Youth Ministry

Website Springfield Oaks Church

Come join Springfield Oaks Church, a dynamic and vibrant Christian family of believers who strive to point to Jesus Christ in all we do. Springfield Oaks is located in downtown Springfield, Georgia, a growing rural community just northeast of Savannah with a long history of faith and service. Our pastors and musicians lead us in 2 different services of worship each Sunday- a praise & worship expression and a more traditional form- averaging 275 in attendance each week. Our Global Methodist body has a heart for serving others through missions, in-house and abroad. Student ministry is a big priority with 25-35 active youth and a thriving children’s program. We also have 15-20 active college students, most of whom are products of our youth and children’s programs. Women’s and Men’s groups, Evangelism, Missions & more- there is plenty to be involved in at Springfield Oaks! Come experience the excitement of our warm and caring hometown church as we lead people to follow Christ!

Currently, we are looking for a full-time Director of Youth Ministry. The Director of Youth Ministry must be a committed disciple of Jesus Christ, who is grounded upon God’s Word and seeks to be led by the Holy Spirit in ministry with youth and their families. They must embrace the doctrines and teachings of Wesleyan theology and the Global Methodist Church.

Essential Responsibilities

-Create, plan and lead dynamic Sunday evening worship and Bible Study programs that facilitate spiritual growth of attendees
-Plan and lead Bible Studies for Middle and High School small groups
-Coordinate and lead Youth Special Events
-Build dynamic relationships in support of youth programs and ministry- students, parents, staff, community, etc.
-Work with the Senior Pastor, Associate Pastor, Children’s Director, and Educational Committee to coordinate the Youth Ministry into the total ministry of Springfield Oaks Church.

Minimum Position Requirements

-Passion and calling for communicating the love of Christ to students from various backgrounds and beliefs
-Consistently follows Christ and feels a calling from God to serve in scripture-based youth ministry
-Readily available to youth (attendance at extra-curricular events, visitation, and times of crisis, etc.)
-Effectively partners with youth, parents, other church staff, volunteers, and small group leaders
-Excellent communication skills, including writing skills and oral presentation skills, in both small and large group worship environments
-Strong technology skills and experience including ability to effectively disseminate mass electronic communications using various platforms, calendaring, and basic graphic design
-College undergraduate degree and training in youth ministry, or a combination of equivalent experience and training
-Must be willing to submit to and clear criminal background check and driving record background check

Interested or Know Someone Who Is?

Please direct all inquiries to or call Jan Davis, Staff-Parish Relations Chairperson at 912-655-3029.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year

Benefits: Flexible schedule; Professional development assistance

Ability to commute/relocate: Springfield, GA 31329: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Experience: Christian leadership (Required)

Work Location: In person

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