Youth Pastor

New Day Church 


New Day Church (Tacoma, WA) – Youth Pastor


The Big Picture

New Day Church ( is seeking a person qualified to serve in ministry to students by evangelizing and discipling teenagers with the Biblical message of Christ.


The Candidate

Director of Youth Ministries Responsibilities (60 – 70% of role):

Coordinate and facilitate weekly programs for middle and high school students
Develop and lead adult volunteer and student leadership teams
Attend New Day Church
Relationally engage with individual & groups of students
Attend weekly staff meetings
Lead, plan and participate in student camps/mission trips
Plan regular service opportunities (Once or twice a year)
Communicate with parents
Oversee youth group social media efforts
Serve once a month on the New Day church board
Attend student activities (school concerts, plays, & games, etc) on a regular basis
Regularly teach and help other leaders teach youth groups
Plan and lead ministry leader teams in quarterly planning meetings


Other Responsibilities (30-40% of role):

Provide other experiences to current needs of the church including any of the following:

Executive Pastor responsibilities
Small group development
Outreach ministries

Lead worship 1-2 times per month on Sunday mornings
Recruit and develop worship leader team
Work with worship coordinator to schedule rotation for all weekly Sunday morning services

Required Qualifications:

A demonstrated depth of Bible understanding
Good character
Relational style
Ability to teach (and to be teachable)
Agreement with New Day values and mission
Ability to create and communicate a vision for the youth programs in alignment with New Day values and mission
Ability to lead a team to work toward achieving the vision for the youth programs
Clear personal testimony of faith
High comfort level with technology and social media platforms
Possess a passion and genuine love with young people and their families
Ability to both work as a complimentary member of the leadership team, as well as exercising initiative and ability to act as an independent leader.
Possess a strong desire to live out and share the gospel with students.
Strong interpersonal relationship skills with both students and adult family members
Able to respond to changing needs throughout the daily and weekly schedule
A strong desire to help students grow deeper in their faith as you grow in yours
Understanding of and willingness to continue to learn about issues facing youth
Demonstrated ability to intervene for students in crisis in a manner that is appropriate for an adult in this role
Ability to plan, organize and implement various ministry programs
Excellent communication skills


Preferred Qualifications:

A bachelor’s degree in youth ministry or related field, or equivalent related experience.



This is a full-time position (40 hrs/week), roughly ¾ devoted to youth and ¼ to other church ministry.



Estimated $50,000 – $70,000 based on qualifications.


The Process

Please look over this job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these questions:


Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Youth Pastor at New Day Church?


Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Youth Pastor at New Day Church?


In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrine of New Day Church?


Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to at least one online message or teaching to