Youth Pastor

Mitchell Community Church

Turlock, CA 95380

Denomination: Non-Denominational

Category: Youth Ministry

Church Size: 100 - 250

Salary: $50,000 - 60,000

Posted on: April 18, 2024

Time Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Mitchell Community Church
Full Time Youth Pastor Job Description
We are seeking an experienced spiritual leader who is called to and desires to build young disciples (6th-12th grade primarily along with college age) of Christ through Biblical teaching, worship, discipleship, missions, and outreach. This individual must be personally pursuing a maturing relationship with Jesus Christ and must demonstrate that relationship through their life and testimony. This position is currently a full time position (40+ hours a week). This position is also under the authority and direction of your immediate supervisor (the Sr. pastor) and the elder board.

Primary Functions and Responsibilities:
-Plan, organize and execute weekly morning Sunday School and evening Sunday youth meetings as well as other events that guide and support students in a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
-Make home visits, attend sports games, school lunches, etc. with the purpose of building relationships with students as a spiritual mentor.
-Plan and execute opportunities that strengthen family structure through activities for parents and youth.
-Regularly articulate the programs, events and direction of the ministry, developing the youth ministry budget that facilitates it.
-Provide leadership and instruction over the existing release time program at our local middle school.
-Create and execute a long-term church aligned vision for Mitchell Community Church's youth ministry.
-Implement Biblical teaching, worship, discipleship, missions, and outreach including attendance with youth at summer camp and an active role in summer Vacation Bible School.
-Promote an environment where students feel connected to each other as a church family; where each student is valued and celebrated.
-Provide biblical counseling and spiritual direction to team leaders and students on an individual basis as needed.
-Develop a full year calendar that will accomplish our mission and vision as a ministry as well as complement our mission and vision as a church.
-Disciple students so that they can grow strong in their faith.
-Be willing to do other tasks and assist in other ways as asked to further all areas of church ministry.
-Above all else, this person will be a Spirit-led follower of Jesus Christ with a passion for youth and a clear calling to our church.
-Exhibit a personal and growing relationship with God, a teachable spirit, and a healthy family life.
-Gifted and called to youth ministry, loves young people, and has a passion for evangelism and outreach, both personally and at the ministry level.
-Is an engaging teacher, with a strong biblical and theological background, who agrees with Mitchell Community Church's Statement of Faith.
-Has a BA in Bible or Theology as a minimum
-Organized, prepared, punctual, proactive, self-starter with a positive attitude.
-Thrives within a team environment, with the pastoral staff, the elders, the board, and the church members. Is willing to support the function of other team members.
-Possesses qualities necessary for teen ministry; for example, has a sense of humor, energetic and authentic.
-Exhibits a servanthood mentality, looking for ways to serve.
Qualities, abilities, talents, that would be useful and of value but if not possessed would not disqualify. Bilingual in English and Spanish. Musical abilities in singing and/or playing an instrument. A rural or country background as we are a country church.

-Jr. High Students
-Sr. High Students
-College age
-Parsonage available
-$775 a week plus $500 a month for Health Insurance.

If interested please send cover letter, resume, and letter of reference to:
Mitchell Community Church
c/o Search Committee
1507 S. Mitchell Rd, Turlock, CA 95380
Or by email to
To review Statement of Faith visit:

Part time position also a possibility. Please email the above address to be emailed the job description for a part time position.


Job Qualifications:

Please answer these questions below when submitting your resume.

What is your faith story?

What do you love about youth ministry?

What do you find most challenging about youth ministry?

What do you think are the most difficult issues facing youth today?

What would you say to a teen who thinks church is irrelevant?

What are some of your favorite youth ministry resources and websites?

What do you understand about the meaning of baptism and profession of faith?

What is your understanding of the position you are applying for here?

What do you envision your first year might look like?

What questions do you have about our church and this position?


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Youth Pastor
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Full Time
$50,000 - 60,000
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100 - 250

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