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Employment Opportunities

Below are current employment opportunities at Plainfield United Methodist Church. If you have any questions regarding the job posting, please contact the church at or 815-436-9651.

Director of Youth Ministry

Part time: 20 hours per week

Come be part of a dynamic and vibrant ministry team serving the Plainfield and surrounding communities!

PUMC is an active, growing, and healthy congregation looking for the right person to join our team to continue to lead our vision for youth ministry - an inclusive environment where youth can grow in faith through engaging discussions, activities, worship, service, learning, and having fun! Our youth participation is strong and continues to be a priority for our church. The Youth Ministry Director will lead a team of current youth leaders to nurture the programing for an active and growing middle school and high school population. 

This is a great opportunity to not only be part of something meaningful within our community and to serve our young people, but to also work with an amazing team that supports and is well connected to each other. At PUMC, we have a good time doing ministry together and enjoy the comradery of our team! We are located in beautiful downtown Plainfield right in the heart of a pedestrian-focused destination of shopping, entertainment, and restaurants. Our ministry incorporates youth from several surrounding communities in addition to those who are a part of the seven middle schools and four high schools in the Plainfield School District 202. 

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with strong interpersonal and organizational skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. Preference given to candidates with theological training and/or experience in church ministry with youth.
This is a part time position with flexible hours. Benefit package can be tailored to include health insurance, professional development assistance, housing, etc. depending upon your needs.
If this sounds like the place for you, let’s talk!


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To apply:  Email your resume and statement of faith to

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