Youth Pastor Job Listing

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Job Description for Student/Youth/Children’s Pastor:

The student ministry director at Resurrection Church will be directly responsible for the development, oversight and leadership of the student ministry. The student minister will aim to lead students into a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, inspire their spiritual growth as Christians, and partner with parents by equipping them to be on mission with God every day. This will be accomplished through relational and organized ministry, small groups, Bible studies, leadership/discipleship development, student worship gatherings, and evangelistic outreach in an age appropriate manner. The student minister will work in tandem with his wife, the pastor and volunteers within the church to administrate a comprehensive ministry that will involve and minister to students, parents, and families. The student minister will be considered as a “Missionary to Students”.
● Lead, develop and implement a strategy for a Christ centered student ministry.
● Create and maintain an excellent student ministry that is well-balanced with weekly opportunities, trips/camps, and routine special events focused in the areas of: knowing Christ, growing in relationships, sharing the gospel and missions.
● Connect with students by modeling everyday Christianity through relationships, teaching, sharing the Gospel and being a visible leader.
● Create environments that are welcoming and accepting to students, biblically accurate, creative, transparent, and encourage laughter and celebration.
● Connect with students through on-campus and extracurricular involvement.  
● Recruit, train, develop and empower student and adult volunteer leaders in the ministry.
● Maintain a student check-in and registration process, strategic follow-up plan for new or absentee students and security policies/practices.
● Partner with parents in the equipping of raising strong Christian children.
Additional Responsibilities:
● Manage the development and oversight of the annual student ministry budget.
● Communicate pertinent information to the pastor, volunteers, parents, and students in a timely manner.
● meet weekly with the pastor to share ideas, plans and vision for the student ministry.
● Perform other tasks as assigned by the Senior Pastor.
● Must be a current member or be willing to become a member of Resurrection Church. As such will conform to the requirements of membership.
○ Possessing a growing and vibrant relationship with Jesus
○ Demonstrate the fruit of Spirit in his daily life.
○ Shows respect and good working relationships with the pastor and church members.
○ Humble and willing to take constructive criticism.
○ Possesses an appetite to learn and apply the Bible.
● Must show the ability to be a leader in the following areas:
○ Has some prior experience leading and organizing a student ministry.
○ Is a self-motivated leader with a strong work ethic.
○ Possess the ability to teach and prepare biblical lessons that are applicable to the context of student ministry.
○ Has a passion for connecting with Elementary, Middle and High school students.
● Must demonstrate the ability to provide the highest safety and security to the children under your care.
○ promotion of proper communication through church approved channels
○ preparation of safety plans for events
○ promote an environment of transparency and trust with parents with lessons, events and functions
● Basic technology skills are a plus!
○ ability to use Word, Excel and Powerpoint or equivalent
○ ability to use gmail and other google services
○ being willing to use video, recording, or other digital technologies as needed by the church.
The Student Minister is directly supervised by the Pastor & Elder Board of Resurrection Church

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