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Youth Pastor

Newlife Church

Longview, WA

Category: Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry

Posted on: June 02, 2016

Job Description:

Measurable Criteria:
Agreement with our church's vision, goals and statement of faith
College degree desirable, but not a requirement if experienced
At least three years youth ministry experience in a growing youth ministry
Experience managing others

Observable Qualifications:
A strong walk with God through a growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ
Teachable, with a desire to grow in their faith and abilities
A self starter—highly motivated
Has a passion for youth ministry
Understands youth culture today
Strong verbal, written,_noemailanizational and_noemailmunication skills
A good role model
Team player with effective relational skills (works well with others)

Job Description:
1. Set the vision for the youth ministry with a plan to carry it out
Create a strategy for the youth group to fulfill the mission of the church; including at least these three elements: loving, serving, celebrating
Teach the vision and purpose statement to all volunteers, staff, and student leaders
2. Develop and lead programs according to the vision and purpose of the youth ministry
Create outreach programs, activities and events
Plan spiritual growth programs, activities and events that include opportunities for kids to worship, interact with each other, learn Biblical truths and apply them to their lives
Plan programs, activities or events, developing students who want to reach out and serve others in our_noemailmunity, impacting them with the love of Christ
3. Recruit and train volunteer leaders to help you with your purpose
Every student should know an adult who is praying, caring and investing in their lives
Meet regularly with your volunteers and staff
Invest in your team with consistent training and equipping
Provide annual training events or conferences for your team
4. Build and maintain relationships with kids both churched and unchurched
Meet regularly with kids from the youth group
Befriend several unchurched kids with no strings attached
Seek out opportunities to "hang out" with kids on campus, at sports events, or in the_noemailmunity
5. Build and maintain quality relationships with parents
Clearly share your vision with parents so they understand the purpose of the youth ministry
Create avenues of consistent contact with parents (regular e-newsletters, annual parent meetings, etc.)
B_noemaile aware of the needs of the parents
6. Network with other youth workers in the_noemailmunity
Initiate contact with other youth workers to pray for the_noemailmunity
Meet regularly with other youth workers, encouraging each other, sharing ideas and experiences
Program or attend area events with other youth ministries annually
7. Oversee the youth ministry budget
Manage the youth budget that will reflect the values in your vision and purpose
Be prudent with finances, sticking with the monthly budget that is set
8. Involve students in the ministry of the church as a whole, supporting and participating in the church's vision, worship services, and activities
9. Attend weekly church staff meeting
10. Assist the Lead Pastor in other duties of fulfilling the vision/mission, small groups and outreach as needed.
*Please send a current picture with your resume to anthony@newlifelv_noemail

Position Information:

Job Title:
Youth Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry
30,000 - 40,000
Organization Type:
Church of God
Worship Style:
Church Size:
250 - 500

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Newlife Church
Contact Name:
Anthony Ward
2441 42nd Ave
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