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Youth Pastor Opening

01.11.21 | Special | by First Free Will Baptist

Youth Pastor Opening

    We're looking for a youth pastor! Click here for the job description and more information

     

     

    Youth Pastor Job Description 

    • Provide a comprehensive plan and vision for the development of the youth department to Deacon/Trustee board.
    • Provide a written update 2 times per year to Deacon/Trustee board of activities, projects and overall progress.
    • Be prepared to speak 3-4 times per month in Youthfest.
    • Schedule speaker for Youthfest service that you do not speak at each month.
    • Assist other pastoral staff in the following duties:
      • Visitation
      • Hospital visits
      • Performing weddings
      • Funerals
      • Workdays
      • Evangelistic/outreach events
      • Dealing with other church-involved problems/issues.
    • Attempt to have lunch with students in youth group that attend public schools (once per semester).
    • Attempt to attend various school functions of students in youth group who attend other public and private schools (i.e. – athletic events).
    • Attempt to reach an increased amount of SCA families and kids.
    • Set up appointments with neighboring Youth Pastors to foster relationships and get ideas (First Baptist Brandon, First Baptist Temple Terrace, Fellowship Baptist Church, Bell Shoals Baptists, etc.)
    • Oversee annual trip to Chris Rumfelt’s. This may include developing a new trip (i.e. – Back to School Retreat), due to probable calendar issues in May.
    • Strive for an attendance goal in Youthfest of 100 students.
    • Schedule a Youth activity once every 6 weeks (i.e. – Bowling, Laser tag, Scavenger hunt, Old Town, USF game, Rays game, etc.) Communicate to parents at least one month in advance.
    • Continue to enhance and develop youth Missions trip program.
    • Provide pastoral care for SCA families when applicable. This would involve visiting school families when they have members in hospitals, etc.
    • Develop a youth program that spiritually focuses on the following for our students:
      • Leading them to a love for, and trust in, God’s Word
      • Faithfulness to God’s house
      • Preparing our teens to make the transition from youthfest to participation and serving in adult church.
      • Leadership
      • Service – assist in church workdays
      • Worship
      • Evangelism
      • Purity
      • Involvement/Participation – the use of their talents and abilities in services (i.e. – singing, playing of instruments, speaking, etc.)
      • Overall spiritual growth
    • Monitor and contact weekly Youthfest absentees.
    • Plan 2-3 major youth events per year (Hayesville youth retreat, ski trip, lock-in, etc)
    • Encourage participation of our young people in Youth competition.
    • Attend State and National competition meetings.
    • Handle problems and issues within the youth department as needed (i.e. – dress code, physical contact, disagreements between teens, etc.)
    • Provide adequate supervision prior, during and after Youthfest services.
    • Attempt to schedule special music for at least one Youthfest service per month.
    • Staff the Student Ministry with well-trained volunteers and communicate plans, responsibilities, activities, etc.
    • Emphasize to our young people the need to welcome visitors to the weekly services.
    • Inform Ryan Raines of activities to be posted on the church website, weekly bulletin and announcement screen.
    • Monitor and oversee Youth fest social media outlets.
    • Provide communication to parents of upcoming events and topics being covered each Wednesday. (monthly newsletter)
    • Should attend at least 2 Quarterly conferences per year.
    • Create and implement a plan to encourage students to develop a personal Bible reading plan.

    Qualifications

    • College degree preferred
    • Relates to young people on both a personal and professional level.
    • Displays a genuine passion and commitment to Jesus Christ and the local church.
    • Able to work a minimum of 40 hours per week.
    • Previous experience running a successful youth program preferred.
    • Excellent communication skills, both in written and verbal, formats
    • An active, daily and personal prayer and Bible life spent with the Lord.