Youth Pastor

Website Bethel Baptist Church

Youth Pastor Job Description


Purpose of Position:

As Bethel’s demographics continue to change, so has the need for a youth pastor on staff. The youth pastor will operate alongside church leadership to promote the spiritual growth of students in our church, schools, and community and create a Great Commission culture amongst the youth ministry.


●      He is to meet the biblical qualifications of 1 Timothy 3:2-7 and Titus 1:6-9

●      Prefer prior ministry experience in the area of youth.

●      Bachelor’s Degree or a good level of biblical training is preferred.

●      Our preference is to have a married couple with some involvement from his spouse.


Skills needed:

●        Ability to handle God’s Word in agreement with Bethel’s doctrinal positions

●        Good communication skills

●        Relational and loves students

●      Plan and execute youth activities that align with and help accomplish the church’s mission statement

●        Ability to listen and provide biblical counsel to students.

●        Organizational skills


Primary Duties and Expectations:

●      To work as a team with the pastoral staff and elders.

●      The Youth Pastor will be a key part of this leadership team. It is essential that a general agreement exists in the working philosophy of the pastoral staff.

●      Lead and work closely with volunteer youth leaders in the planning and carrying out the ministry throughout the week through group and individual discipleship including youth sunday school ministry.

●      Shepherd the youth by building strong relationships with them and their families.

●      Establish a presence in the community by building intentional community relationships.

●      Provide biblical counsel to youth in cooperation with parents and pastoral staff as needed.

●      Coordinate the youth ministry with all other aspects of the ministry of Bethel Baptist Church so as to promote the strongest possible unity between them.

●      Be involved in Sunday services and willing to preach in coordination with the pastoral staff.


Operating in Your Strengths:

Though the primary responsibility of this position is with the youth 7-12th grades, we understand that every candidate is uniquely gifted by God and will consider additional duties based on the spiritual gifts of the individual.