Children and Youth Ministry Director, Part-Time, UMC: Cambridge, MA

Harvard-Epworth United Methodist Church, a welcoming and inclusive church located in Harvard Square, seeks a creative, organized and caring person to serve as Director of Children and Youth Ministry. The Director works with the pastors and staff to develop and implement plans for Christian education and faith formation of children and youth, on Sunday morning and at other times as needed. The Director also resources families for the faith formation of their children, organizes volunteers, and maintains the Safe Sanctuaries policy.

We desire a spiritually centered candidate who excels in hands-on ministry with children and youth, with a spirit of generous hospitality and a commitment to being part of a team dedicated to working toward a better world. Training in theology and church leadership is a plus, as is prior experience. This position requires flexibility, confidentiality, and the ability to work independently and manage multiple projects. Necessary digital skills include proficiency with basic computer skills as well as online platforms.

Hours: Twelve hours per week; on-site on Sunday morning, flexible during the week.

Pay: $20-$25/hour, depending on experience.

COVID-19 considerations: We follow all CDC and Mass. Dept. of Health COVID guidelines. Pandemic restrictions may affect on-site/remote work expectations. At the time of this posting (October 2021), Sunday School offerings are online, via Zoom; worship is both in person and online.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to or Harvard-Epworth UMC, 1555 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge MA 02138.

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