Our church is in search of a dynamic person to lead our growing student ministry full time. The ideal candidate will work well with an existing and future growing team, and will connect well with youth and their parents.. As we continue to grow, we desire an outreach oriented youth pastor, who can bring life giving messages in a creative and fun environment.
We are looking for a strong communicator, with high character with an obvious passion for and a growing deep relationship with Christ. A commitment to reaching the unchurched as well as challenging youth to grow in their relationship with Christ is crucial. The youth pastor would communicate clearly with all staff and in accord with, and accountable to, the Senior Pastor.
Ministry responsibilities include but are not limited to: ensuring the weekly planning and conducting of youth activities/events/programs, including a weekly youth worship service. The Pastor of Student Ministries, as a valuable member of the staff, will also contribute to the programs and plans for the entire church family. He will be expected to support the regular services of the church and encourage the youth to do likewise.
The following is the job description for this position:
PASTOR OF STUDENT MINISTRIES
The Youth Ministries Pastor is responsible for all aspects of ensuring the spiritual growth and development of middle school and high school students (grades 6 through 12). This includes leadership of weekly programs and periodic special events as indicated. Several areas below overlap but are separated for clarification.
Essential Job Functions
Education and Experience
This position requires experience as a staff member in a student ministry leadership capacity. Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical studies or related field. (Extensive ministry experience can be substituted.) The successful individual will have a Christian profession, and be a strong leader with a solid work ethic, possessing a passion for teaching students about God and the ability to administrate as a department head. A working knowledge of creative programming related to student programs and special events is a real plus.
- A history of creating high impact teams with volunteers
- A high gathering ability
- An empowering team builder
- Successful leading of people of many ages and seasons of life
- Preaching and teaching experience
- A student of innovative and excellent youth programs happening around the world
Position Structure and Level
Reports To: Senior Pastor
Category: Regular Full-Time
Staff Designation: Pastoral Staff
Compensation & Benefits
• Salary: Variable depending on experience, education, and ability
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