Associate Pastor of Family and Youth

Ardena Baptist Church

Freehold, NJ 07728

Category: Youth Ministry

Posted on: October 27, 2019

Time Type: Part Time

Job Description:

Associate Pastor of Youth and Family

Ardena Baptist Church seeks to fill a part-time position responsible for overseeing all aspects of student ministries Grade 6-College. The candidate will be primarily responsible for school programs (6-12) with secondary responsibilities regarding family ministry to children.

The successful candidate must have a love for God, a love for young adults and teenagers and a pastoral heart to see them grow in their relationship with Christ. In addition, following qualifications are required.
Education: A degree in Bible/youth ministries
General Qualifications:
Meeting the 1 Timothy 3, Titus 1, and 1 Peter 5 qualifications for church leaders
Commitment to Ardena's doctrine, vision, values and beliefs
Pastoral philosophy of equipping and discipling
Strong teacher with a love of God's word
Relationship style of leadership and ministry
Joyful spirit and good sense of humor
Self-starter and able to work without direct supervision

Specific Qualifications
The successful candidate must have the ability and willingness to:
Recruit, disciple and sustain a team of volunteers for Deacon Board approval
Relate to the unique needs of teenagers in today's culture
Engage parents as vital partners
Teach and equip youth and leaders in small and large settings
Communicate well with parents and come along side families, especially in time of crisis
Communicate well with church leaders and members

Ensure that the youth ministry is functioning in an effective, focused manner
Recruit, train and mobilize a ministry team of young adults for the youth ministry
Follow through with the volunteer screening process to ensure a competent and qualified body of adult volunteers
Submit an annual budget to the Finance Committee
Oversee the expenditures of the budget allocated towards the youth ministries
Oversee fund-raising efforts for youth ministries activities
Develop comprehensive, well balanced biblical instruction and programming for growth opportunities
Assume the role as primary teacher and provide teaching opportunities to other qualified young adults
Provide periodic retreat opportunities
Train young adult leadership not only to supervise but to build relationships at all youth events
Demonstrate organizational skills in implementation of ministry
Develop a program designed to equip teens and young adults volunteers to do the work of the ministry
Provide opportunities for student ministry teams to form
Provide opportunities for the training and disciplining of youth leaders
Other Responsibilities
Participate in staff meetings
Attend Deacon Board meetings as an active member when required
Communicate with Staff and Deacon Board on all emergent issues
Sunday Morning platform participation
Share general pastoral responsibilities when required

Salary Range 20,000 to 30,000 and Housing available.

About Ardena Baptist Church:

Ardena Baptist is a member of the Conservative Baptist Association. We have been in existence since 1859 sharing the Gospel of Jesus in central New Jersey. We have a blended worship style and an assortment of programs from youth to adult. We are looking to make a greater investment in families and youth and seeking Gods will to guide us to the person who can help us through the Lords help be more effective in those areas.  

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Associate Pastor of Family and Youth
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Part Time
$20,000 - 30,000
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100 - 250

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Tom Detamore
589 Adelphia Rd
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