Student Ministries Director

High Desert Church

Victorville, CA

Category: Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry

Posted on: October 22, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary: This role provides strategic oversight and creative vision for Student Ministries on the HDC Apple Valley campus in collaboration with the student ministry team.

Direct Report: This position reports to the HDC Student Pastor.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but not limited to: 
Recruit, equip and encourage a team of student ministry volunteers to shepherd the high school students of the HDC Apple Valley campus
Oversee a weekly large group gathering for high school
Oversee weekly student small groups during the school calendar year
Contribute to the ongoing online expression of the student ministry
Assist local schools and build Christian_noemailmunity
Partner with parents through_noemailmunication, support, and equipping
Assist HDC Student Ministries through collaboration and shared responsibilities including planning and sharing the workload for all-church student events and ministry elements (online, curriculum development, camps, mission trips, etc.)
Participate in general duties:
o All-church special events at HDC (i.e. Christmas Eve, Oikos Conference)
o HDC student team meetings and initiatives
o Daily prayer meetings
o Staff meetings/Retreat
o Small Group Participation
o Occasional Weekend Service Hosting
o Pastoral care

About High Desert Church:

High Desert Church (HDC) is on a mission to prepare every generation to change their worlds for Christ! Located in the High Desert of Southern California, HDC has been working and growing since 1965 to reach the High Desert for Jesus and to encourage and equip believers to accept their personal mission to engage with the 8-15 people God has placed on the front row of their relational world. God has blessed the ministry efforts over the decades and allowed HDC to expand its footprint to include four ministry sites strategically positioned around the High Desert.

Part of the success of HDC's ministry has been the incredible ministry staff members that join the HDC family. Their contributions of competence and craft support the overall mission and ministry to reach the High Desert. HDC's team culture is deeply rooted in the desire to operate as a ministry family through healthy collaboration and deference, as the team works together to accomplish ministry goals.


Position Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree preferred
5+ years of experience in student ministry preferred
Strong track record of developing leaders and volunteers
Able to lead multiple teams to collectively and meet deadlines while managing multiple projects
Must be a proactive self-starter, creative problem solver and team player
Desire and track record of partnering with parents in student ministry
A team player that thrives in a collaborative team environment, exemplifies a positive "can do" attitude and fosters an attitude of professional excellence
Must adhere to HDC's Statement of Faith, Constitution, and Policies  

Position Information:

Job Title:
Student Ministries Director
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry
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Church Size:
2000 - 5000

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
High Desert Church
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HDC Staffing
14545 Hook Blvd
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