Youth Pastor

Website Inspire Church

Job Title: Youth Pastor
Status: Full-Time (Salaried)
Supervisor Title: Executive Pastor
Date Prepared/Revised: May 2023

Role: The Youth Pastor will… 

  • Develop and lead an effective and dynamic student ministry (6th-12th grade) that results in new and returning students accepting Christ and becoming fully devoted followers of Jesus for the rest of their lives.
  • Recruit, train, equip and hold accountable a team of small group leaders that effectively leads students as they take next steps in their faith journey with Jesus.
  • Effectively resource and communicate with parents regarding student ministry.
  • Develop a consistent presence in area schools.
  • Oversee and evaluate the weekly program needs of student ministry.
  • Oversee special events (overnighters, summer camps, etc) for students 6th-12th grade.
  • Pursue and oversee serving opportunities for students (6th-12th grade) throughout the week and during weekend services.
  • Attend staff/department head meetings and retreats, as requested.
  • Participate in regular worship services by preaching/strategic vision casting, as requested.
  • Draft and execute a quarterly ministry plan with both short-term and long-term goals/measurables.
  • Primary communicator for youth ministry.
  • Maintain accessibility with the congregation before and after weekend services.
  • Oversee Youth Resident as they lead “Gamer Chapel” ministry in White Cloud.
  • Fulfill Pastoral Duties including: Weddings, Funerals, Partnership, Care, Visitation, and other needs as they arise.
  • Fully support of the heart of Inspire Church (i,e. – Mission, Vision, and Core Values are deeply held and owned).
  • Be a Cheerleader of Volunteers and Staff.

Job: Success of the Youth Pastor’s Ministry is defined by… 

  • New and returning students accepting Christ and pursuing a life with Him.
  • Staffed and equipped team of small group leaders.
  • Consistent presence in area schools.
  • Example of living out Christian leadership.

Minimum of 3 years of pastoral ministry experience, ordained in the Wesleyan Church, or a willingness to pursue Wesleyan ordination.

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