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Youth Pastor

Website Fortsonia Baptist Church

Fortsonia Baptist Church


Fortsonia Baptist Church is located in Elberton, GA with 80 to 100 attendees.  We are a member of the Southern Baptist Convention. We are looking for a full-time Youth Pastor to join us.


Minimum Qualifications & Responsibilities:


·        A calling to pastoral ministry with a heart for youth.

·        Strive to maintain an active and growing relationship with the Lord. Evident belief in God and the church.

·        Provide counseling to youths and help them realize their individual Godly goals.

·        Build and strengthen student relationships with one another through personal, direct, and pastoral conversation.

·        Administer and plan numerous youth programs like evangelism, retreats and Bible study sessions.

·        Coordinate with parents of youth group members regarding their children’s involvement and participation in the church.

·        Assist in organizing and compiling of Sunday school curriculum.

·        Participate and contribute to church meetings.

·        Train and recruit volunteers for efficient implementation of church programs.

·        Train youths on how to be future faith-filled leaders and set up programs to facilitate spiritual growth.

·        Develop and maintain effective relationships with various leaders in the community for purposes of swift outreach programs.

·        Excellent communication and interpersonal skills accompanied by a positive attitude with young students in the church.

·        Great computer and creativity skills in designing new and entertaining ways for students to learn about life in Christ and faith values.

·        Ability to deal with and relate to young people by earning their respect and trust. Not just be their friend.

·        Excellent organization and supervision skills.

·        Strong management and leadership skills in educating and preaching religious messages.

·        Availability to work extended hours and during weekends.

·        Proficiency in evangelical studies and youth ministry.

·        Education:  4-year Bachelors in a ministry-related field. Masters degree would be a plus.

·        Married with a wife also involved in the church.

·        Demonstrated experience with these listed responsibilities.


Preferred Qualifications:


·        Musically gifted. Can lead or assist leading worship. (Or has a wife with musical talent)

·        Assist in directing Wednesday night services for all age groups of children.

·        Ability to fill the pulpit in the absence of the senior pastor.


Compensation & Benefits:


·        We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience and responsibilities.  Range approximately $28,000 – $32,000

·        403(b) plan is available.



How to Apply:


Please email your resume to Daryl West at along with any questions you may have.