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Youth Pastor

Website Worden Cornerstone Church

Worden Cornerstone Church

Youth Minister Job Description

Worden Cornerstone Church (WCC) is looking to hire a part time youth pastor (approximately 20 hours per week including Sunday) to lead our church’s junior and high school students by building a comprehensive, weekly approach to ministering to this group (group building, worship, discipleship, mission and outreach). To be successful in this position, you will need to provide students with a place to belong that gives them the opportunity to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ and influence those around them to do the same.

 

Youth Pastor Responsibilities:

Attending and participating in staff meetings.
Overseeing, growing, and coordinating the church’s youth ministry.
Developing a weekly youth gathering for spiritual growth, fellowship and outreach.
Discipling students in the knowledge of God and His Word.
Organizing youth ministry events such as retreats, mission trips, service projects and fun events.
Developing an atmosphere where students are not left out of any activity due to money, etc.
Recruiting and training volunteers to serve in the WCC youth ministry.
Working with volunteers and delegating roles and tasks to them where needed.
Designing, overseeing, and examining curriculum for all programs, events, and classes.
Interacting with students during Sunday services and other churchwide activities.
Developing positive relationships with students and their parents.
Mentoring youth to develop their leadership skills.
Incorporating youth into various church ministries.
Attending student functions at schools and in the community as often as possible.
Promoting the WCC youth ministry through social media, etc.
Communicating in a timely manner with youth, families, staff and elders about youth ministry.
Developing and overseeing the youth ministry budget and maintaining youth data.
Youth Pastor Qualities:

Evident, growing relationship with Jesus Christ and being a role model for students.
A clear calling to minister to young people through vocational church ministry.
A personal, yet professional, relationship with students and their families.
Show professional growth with ongoing training in youth ministry through education or conferences.
Previous youth ministry experience is an advantage.
Proficient understanding of challenges and needs of young people.
Excellent computer skills, and proficiency with social media.
Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written.
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to lead by example.
Ability to work various hours, evenings, weekends and public holidays, and on short notice.
Support of and agreement with WCC doctrine, mission and policies.
Organizational Relationship and Supervision:

The youth minister reports to the pastor for spiritual and ministry guidance. The pastor, in cooperation with the elders, provides an annual evaluation of the youth minister’s performance. Report to the church council for budget considerations.

 

Find out more about Worden Cornerstone Church at www.wordencornerstone.com.

To apply for this position, send your resume and a cover letter to office@wordencornerstone.com.