Family Ministries Director


Sierra Pines United Methodist Church, Grass Valley, CA seeks a Director of Family Ministries.  This is a part-time position, 20 hrs/week.  Under the direction of the SPUMC Pastor, this position is responsible for guiding families, children, youth as disciples of Jesus Christ. Pay rate is approx. $15.00/hr.  SPUMC is a small-medium sized church, young and vibrant, which puts great emphasis on growth through attracting families with children and youth.  The church is located in a small, friendly community which enjoys the beauty and recreational opportunities of the American River and surrounding Sierra Nevada Foothills.

Typical Responsibilities include:

Coordinates all aspects of family, children, and youth ministries, including Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, holiday programs, weekly youth groups and family community events.  

In accordance with UMC values, church leaders and pastor, reviews, chooses and purchases youth/children curriculum.

Communicates to parents, church congregants, activities regarding family, youth, and children through media such as website, church newsletter and bulletins.

Works with pastor and Worship Committee to involve all youth, children and families in worship.

Prepares an annual budget for the Finance Committee each calendar year.

Develops a vision for children/youth program.

Makes contacts in community to build relationships and build a stronger presence which enables future growth.


Successful candidate must have strong communication, motivational, interpersonal, time-management and computer skills.  High School diploma or GED required.  BS/BA or equivalent yrs. expr working with children and youth desired.  Valid driver's license required.  Job applicants need to submit resume and job application to SPUMC, 22559 W. Hacienda Drive, Grass Valley, CA  95949.  To learn more, contact SPUMC at 530/268-6907 or or visit website to obtain application at  Application deadline is May 21, 2012.  


Address: 22559 W. Hacienda Drive, Grass Valley, CA

Phone: 530/268-6907