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Youth Pastor

BCEFC

POSITIONS DESCRIPTION:

A full-time Youth/English Minister is sought to serve in the youth group of the Boulder Chinese Evangelical Free Church in Lafayette, Colorado. The Youth/English Minister reports to the Senior Pastor for spiritual and ministry guidance. Qualified applicants who request to begin the service at part-time capacities will also be considered.

 

Purpose of Position

To build young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive youth ministry (in the areas of group building, worship, discipleship, mission and outreach) while serving as a spiritual leader and role model.  The youth minister will help

●   Create a Youth Ministry that effectively reaches non-Christian youth.

●   Lead students into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

●   Develop within students a Biblical worldview.

●   Bring students together for genuine, Christian fellowship.

●   Assist parents in the challenging work of raising teenagers who love Jesus.

 

Roles and Responsibilities

Plan, direct, conduct, and evaluate a comprehensive youth ministry, taking into consideration the spiritual, physical, recreational, social, and psychological development of youth (6th grade and above).

●   Help students develop the spiritual disciplines of worship, Bible study, prayer, and living and sharing their faith.

●   Preach or arrange for speakers for Sunday English worship services on a weekly basis.

●   Oversee and teach at Sunday/weekday Bible studies and small group meetings.

●   Plan and coordinate events and activities such as retreats, camps, short mission trips, community service, outreach events/activities, etc.

●   Make efforts to be available to youth in a variety of ways (i.e. visitation, times of crisis)

●   Relate the youth to the overall life of the church and the church to the needs of its youth

●   Keep records of youth participation and manage the youth ministry budget.

●   Ensure that safe environment policies are observed in all youth ministry settings

 

Requirements and Qualifications

●   Must have a mature and growing relationship with Jesus Christ. Uphold the expectations of servant leaders in the Scriptures.

●   Is expected to maintain integrity beyond reproach through a moral and ethical lifestyle. Must be wise in interactions with students.

●   Must have God-honoring relationships with family and friends. Love God’s people, particularly the youth, as evidenced through empathetic, gracious, and patient interactions.

●   Profess a vocational calling to full-time ministry. Must be self-motivated and enthusiastic about youth ministry. Happy to put in the time necessary to accomplish goals and tasks, and able to push through challenges.

●   Must have graduated or about to graduate from college. Seminary training is a plus.  Experience working with youth groups is preferred.

●   Must have a doctrinal position that matches the EFCA’s Statement of Faith.

●   Applicants that seek long-term relations with the church, are willing to get EFCA pastor license in 5 years, and have an appreciation of Asian-American cultures is preferred.

 

Contact

If interested, please submit the following to Donghua Dai (daidonghua1978@gmail.com)

Resume;

3 references (name, phone number or email);

Personal testimony;

Optional materials that may help us to know you more (e.g. ministry calling and/or vision, sermon recording).