Director of Youth Ministries and Social Justice at Westwood United Methodist Church
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Can you turn a big city into an authentic community?  Can you help a congregation open their  hearts and minds to tough questions about faith and justice? Can you not just have fun, but inspire joy, faith, and introspection in young people? Westwood United Methodist is seeking a collaborative and innovative leader to reimagine, build, and lead both an exciting youth program for a generation of big thinkers and deep feelers as well as a social justice ministry that will have a lasting impact on our congregation and community. A historic faith community blocks from UCLA Campus, Westwood United Methodist Church is a Reconciling Congregation, committed to celebrating diversities of age, race, gender identity and sexual orientation, who come together and worship each Sunday as the Sanctuary Gathering and as The Loft LA. To find out more about the opportunity, role and responsibilities, and our church, please read the job descriptions below.

The DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL JUSTICE part of this position would oversee and support the development of small group communities and lay-led efforts for spiritual growth and social change. Resource and support the work of small groups and social justice efforts of Westwood Church (in The Sanctuary and The Loft).
The DIRECTOR OF YOUTH MINISTRIES component will enable and oversee all aspects of youth programming and the spiritual growth of youth (Grade 6 through High School) in our congregation for the sake of helping them grow mature in faith through service, worship, study and fellowship.


Westwood United Methodist Church
10497 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, California 90024


Sabrina Simmons
[email protected]


Los Angeles, CA 90024
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
$64,000-68,000, annually
Ordained position
Exempt status
Not Exempt
Being Artistic/Creative
Plan Development
Team Building
Working with Adolescents
Church Ministry
Educational Services