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Youth Pastor

Grace Christian Fellowship


Category: Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry

Posted on: February 20, 2018

Job Description:

Job Description:
The purpose of the Youth Ministry at Grace Christian Fellowship is about providing leadership, discipleship, and direction for the Teens of Cortland NY. The primary focus should be on integrating teens from the Homer and Cortland area into the Youth Ministry at Grace Christian Fellowship. The Youth Pastor will also be responsible for building an effective adult leadership team, producing excellent Youth Group experiences, and leading strong on the weekend.

1. Continue to run our JR/SR High groups that meet mid-week through the Fall, Winter, and early Spring.
+Look for ways to develop teen leaders
+Find creative ways for outreach
+Recruit and Equip volunteers to work with teens
+Lead and provide service opportunities with teens

2. Think through, develop, and implement Sunday morning groups for JR/SR High students. This program should run similar to the school year: Sept - May.
+Recruit Leaders/Teachers to work with Teens on Sunday morning
+Assist in Sunday morning Worship as needed outside of teen classes
+ Train/Equip leaders for this task
+Create an easy entry point and exit point for teachers/leaders

3. Connect relationally with the youth, youth leaders, and parents.

4. Follow up with new attenders of Youth Group and Sunday Morning activities.

5. Focus primarily on Homer and Cortland High schools to develop outreach opportunities to the teens utilizing volunteers and teachers who are connected to GCF.

6. Organize Fall event(s) for students; Organize winter/spring event(s) for students.

7. Set an example of godly character and lifestyle. 

About Grace Christian Fellowship:

GCF is located in the Finger Lakes region of Central NY. We are about 30 minutes south of Syracuse located right in the middle of NY State. In 2004 we moved into our new facility where we have continued to grow and thrive in the Cortland area. Sunday morning has two contemporary worship services and there are a variety of mid-week program opportunities for Adults and Teens.  


+Ability to develop adults and students to assume leadership roles
+Ability to relate to others, including adult leaders and the youth
+Capable of understanding and excelling the current youth ministry model
+Clearly explain complicated processes and regulations
+Provide objective solutions to complaints/inquiries
+Take initiative and jump headfirst into a fast-paced, evolving ministry environment

+Effective at multi-tasking and time management
+Excellent verbal, written, and oral communication skills
+Experience with programming of experiences and events for teens
+Exceptional problem solving skills

+Strong working knowledge of office equipment and software use
+Solid understanding of the Bible
+Basic understanding of youth ministry
+Competent in regards to technology and social media

Essential Traits-
+Administrative skills
+Teaching Ability
+Strong Communication
+Strong People skills
+Strong work ethic
+Coaching Skills 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Youth Pastor
Time Type:
Full Time
Job Category:
Youth Pastor & Youth Ministry
40,000 - 50,000
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Church Size:
500 - 750

Contact Information:

Organization Name:
Grace Christian Fellowship
Contact Name:
Nicholas Christian Dunn
1250 Fisher Ave
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