Director of Youth Ministry

Cottage Grove United Church of Christ (CGUCC) in Cottage Grove, Minnesota has an opening for a part-time Youth Director who will provide primary leadership for a new and exciting ministry for youth (Grades 6 – 12) and their families. Working closely with the Pastor this dynamic individual will be a Christ-centered, self-starting, team player who will help develop, establish and manage a youth program to nurture students in their relationships with Jesus Christ through discipleship and service. The Youth Director must have a passion and a vision for ministry in a small church setting; ability to teach students and help them grow in faith; excellent organization and administrative capabilities; and skills in building teamwork among students, families and volunteers.

Come join our family in Christ at CGUCC, the Joyful Place to Be! Download the application today. To apply, send completed application form and resume to Search Team, CGUCC, 7008 Lamar Ave. S., Cottage Grove, MN 55016-2310, or email to


  • Experience working in youth ministry preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Religious Education or comparable degree and/or formal certification as a Church Educator.
  • Progressive theological perspective.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with sensitivity to the needs of families.
  • Clean background check and driving record.