Position Opening

Director of Children, Youth and Family Ministries

First Presbyterian Churches of Cedar Falls and Waterloo, Iowa are seeking a dynamic person with exciting vision to fill the position of Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries.  We are looking for a person with a strong Christian faith to connect with our children, youth, families and volunteers in their faith journeys.  A back ground in education and/or experience in Christian education is preferable.  This person will be responsible for helping to plan, coordinate, facilitate and grow programs that include ages birth to high school, as well as developing and expanding our ministry with families.

Both Waterloo First and Cedar Falls First are welcoming, supportive, smaller sized churches with a strong focus on mission and outreach.  This individual will work collaboratively with our pastors and church leaders, act as an administrative liaison, and be involved in worship and Sunday School.

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Lead in planning for children and youth ministries in the following areas: Sunday School, curriculum, teacher and leader recruitment and training, fellowship events, confirmation, possible mid-week programming, camp promotion, etc.
  • Teach a weekly youth group and other classes as needed.
  • Reach out to families with children and youth through personal contact and visitation to get to know their faith journey and to share about church programs.
  • Explore collaborative efforts with other area Presbyterian churches and other churches in areas of children’s ministry, youth ministry, and family ministry.

Interested persons should send or email letter of interest and resume ASAP to:

First Presbyterian Church, 902 Main Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613 or firstpres@cfu.net

More information about the churches are found on their websites: FPC Cedar Falls, firstprescf.org; FPC Waterloo, 1stpresby.org