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Meadowlark Community Church

San Marcos, California, United States

Date Posted:
Associate Pastor - Youth Pastor
Not Applicable
Church Size:
151 to 250
Job Type:
Meadowlark Community Church
Job Description:





Job Title: Assistant Pastor and Student Ministry Director

Reports To: Senior Pastor

Responsible For: Youth Volunteers

Employee Status: Full Time

Salary Range: DOE





The Assistant Pastor and Student Ministry Director, under the leadership of the Senior Pastor, is responsible for planning, facilitating and operating the High School and Junior High Ministry of the church as well as overseeing, facilitating and encouraging the church body in critical to growth ministries such as outreach, connection, marketing, and special events.




This person must have a calling to Student Ministry with experience in a church setting and/or enrolled in a degreed program in Student Ministry at an accredited college or seminary.




Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Student Ministry

  • Design      and implement a fully integrated Student Ministry focused towards teens in      grades 6th – 12th.
  • Operate      Sunday School and Weekday programs
  • Provide      opportunities for one-on-one meetings with the youth for the purpose of discipling      them on a personal level.
  • Develop      a team of adult leaders to assist in the ministry.
  • Develop      small groups for effective discipleship.
  • Encourage,      communicate with, and provide resources to the parents of teenagers.
  • Create      and oversee various outreach events such as community events, game nights,      concerts, camps, etc.
  • Design      servant/leader programs to move teens from disciples to leaders within the      ministry, the church and the community.



Church Life and Growth

  • Oversee      the growth and success of critical church ministries such as outreach,      connection, marketing, care and concern and special events.
  • When      needed, preach the word of God from the pulpit.
  • Provide      energy, passion, and dedication to the discipling of the church body, both      from the pulpit and through establishing personal relationships with      church members.
  • Assist      the Senior Pastor in the varied responsibilities that fall to the staff of      the church.




The successful candidate:


  • Must      be a follower of Christ Jesus and fully support the theology ofChurchofThe Hillsand its leadership      team.  This individual's commitment      to Christ will be evidenced in his/her personal life, family      relationships, and ministry.       His/her daily walk with God will be an example to the students with      which he/she interacts.


  • Demonstrate      strong interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to today’s youth      culture.


  • Be      creative, have a passion and heartfelt concern to evangelize teenagers and      to communicate the Word of God effectively to teens.


  • Must      be high energy, hard working, and possess the ability to motivate others.


  • Demonstrate      the ability to work efficiently and effectively in team situations as well      as the ability to work independently.


  • Possess      solid time management skills and organizational abilities. 


Other desired skills:


  • Experience in participating in and/or leading worship





Raymond van Pletsen (Senior Pastor)


1782 La Costa Meadows Drive,

Suite 102,

San Marcos CA 92078

(760) 744-2111

Fax: (760) 744-6111


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About the Church

Meadowlark Community Church

An evangelical, Bible-teaching church in San Marcos CA, in San Diego's North County.