The Youth Ministry Resident will work closely with the Youth Pastor to learn and seek God's direction for ministering to students in Palo Alto and the surrounding areas. The Youth Ministry Resident will report directly to the Youth Pastor and will assist in planning and leading youth group activities. The Youth Ministry Resident position also requires participation in our Leadership Institute which includes a few hours of ministry training a week (within the 40 hours per week) and has the possibility of including housing. This position is intended to be a one-year term of employment (with an option to extend to two years). There is also flexibility to adjust this role to a part-time position if needed.
Provide regular, focused communication to students, parents, and leaders consistent with other communication practices at PBC.
Help plan, coordinate, and manage registrations for events and trips, including:
Monthly Special events
Winter & Summer Camp (Hume Lake)
Attend weekly youth ministry team meetings
Attend and assist with volunteer leadership training and "check-ins"
Help lead, coordinate, and conduct digital and in-person youth ministry meetings including:
Schedule teachers & worship leaders as necessary
Lead/co-lead a small group Bible study for students
As requested, host, lead games, and teach at youth ministry meetings and understand all aspects of the schedule/agenda
Purchase (to be reimbursed) and pick up necessary resources for programming and/or events
Mentor and teach biblical truths to students in both formal and informal settings
Build intentional relationships with students at their homes, school events, and other informal situations
Manage ministry social media accounts including:
Midweek and Sunday reminders
Event highlight posts
Occasional lifting of 20 pounds required for events and set up
Rate of Pay & Hours
Hours: Part-Time (40 Hours/Week)
Compensation: $2,500 stipend/month plus benefits and a potential option for housing consistent with all applicable laws.