Youth Pastor

Website Darrow Road Wesleyan Church

We are looking to hire a committed youth pastor to lead and guide our church’s middle and high school students.  The youth pastor will strive to make all students understand the importance of a relationship with Jesus, how to grow in that relationship, and encourage them to develop their love for God and for others.

Candidates must demonstrate a growing relationship with God.  They must have a love for Jesus, and a heart for young people.  They should also have a good understanding of Biblical theology, and a teachable spirit.

Youth Pastor Responsibilities:

  • Leading middle and high school students to encourage their spiritual growth.  Also, providing them with a physically and spiritually safe place for that growth.
  • Overseeing, growing, and coordinating the church’s youth ministry program.
  • Designing and/or overseeing curriculum for all youth programs, events, and classes.
  • Interact with students through both verbal and digital communication. They should seek to develop positive relationships with students and their parents.
  • Sharing program plans through social media.
  • Displaying a Christ-like approach and lifestyle, as well as praying regularly for young people in the church and community.
  • Encouraging youth participation and service in various church ministries.
  • They will be accountable to the lead pastor and the board of Darrow Road Wesleyan Church.

Youth Pastor Requirements:

  • Have a growing faith.  You must also lovingly uphold the standards of Biblical Christianity and not undermine the teachings of the church.
  • The ability to lead by example.
  • Good computer skills, and proficiency with social media.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Affinity for young people, and some understanding of challenges and needs of young people.
  • Previous youth ministry experience is an advantage.

Other Notes:

  • This position is part time, (approximately 15 hours per week).
  • There is some flexibility of schedule and partial work from home.
  • There is the possibility for the right person to expand this position to include a role as an associate pastor.

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