Job Opportunities

Director of Children and Family Ministries
Chelsea (MI) First United Methodist Church

Chelsea First UMC is looking for a creative, energetic, passionate leader to join our staff and lead a vibrant ministry with children and families. This is a full-time position with salary and benefits.
Please submit inquiries, or resumes with cover letters, to Bill Doyle, SPRC Chair, via e-mail:

Core Competencies:

  • A vibrant faith life

  • Experience and/or training in developmental stages and educational models

  • Awareness of and commitment to the theology framework of The United Methodist Church

  • Passion for children and their families – nurturing their social, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual development

  • Ability to work in a team environment, with a strong church staff and large volunteer base

  • Organizational skills – for the details of budget, managing a complex program; inspiring and equipping volunteers; leadership which both maintains relevant ministries and creates space for emerging ministries

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Carry out the mission of Children and Family Ministries: “We help children learn, embrace and live out Jesus’ greatest commands to love God and love others; and we encourage, equip, strengthen and support all families as a reflection of the love of Christ.” This is accomplished through education, worship, fellowship, and mission.

  • Recruit, train and encourage teams of volunteers

  • Manage Administrative Areas – including budget, financial oversight, communication

For more information on the CFUMC congregation and background on the Children and Family Ministries, please refer to our church website:
October, 2017