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Bay Hills Community Church

Student's Pastor

Bay Hills Community Church
El Sobrante, California, United States

Date Posted: 01/15/2013
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Students Pastor ~ Bay Hills Church
Bay Hills Community Church ~ 4950 Appian Way El Sobrante, CA 510-223-2500

Church Description

Church’s Purpose: We exist to help you take your next step closer to Jesus.

Church’s Strategy: Purpose-Driven, Seeker-Sensitive, Intentional about reaching our Postmodern culture, Desire to grow numerically by focusing on developing specific health characteristics and eliminating health barriers.

Church’s Values: Authenticity, Excellence, Creativity, Practical Messages, Team Ministry, Growth, Humor & Fun, “The Lost,” Cultural Relevant, Small Groups.

Current Status: Average Worship Attendance: 650 (11% growth from 2010)

Facilities: Sanctuary & Offices, Christian Education Building, Youth Center Building, Renting facility for Sunday Services due to growth.

Budget: $926,400.00

Capital Campaign: Launched $1,500,000.00 capital campaign in September 2012 towards future permanent facility.

Senior Pastor - Full Time
Worship Pastor – Full Time
Children’s Pastor – Full Time
Youth Pastor – Full Time (searching now)
Office Manager – Full Time
Young Adults Pastor – Part Time
Media Director – Part Time
Janitor – Part time

History: Church was established in 1942
Average growth over the past 15 years of 12%

Area Demographics: Population: 210,860 (30 minutes from Oakland/San Francisco)
38% white
26% African American
15% Hispanic
21% Asian
Largest Age Group - 15 to 34 with 26% of total population

Job Description:

• Character – Must be a committed growing follower of Christ and a spiritual leader to our youth group/church.
• Chemistry – Must mesh and fit with staff, congregation, and students.
• Competency – Must have a proven track record and have already successfully led a youth ministry.
• Characteristics - Be teachable, intelligent, fun loving, able to handle pressure, have a positive attitude, capable of leading and growing a ministry, able to train others.
• Education - Have a college and preferably seminary degree.
• Committed to Bay Hills – Once they have had time to learn about the church they must be fully supportive of our vision, ministry strategy, and leadership.

• Directly responsible to the Senior Pastor.
• Responsible for supervising and training youth ministry team.
• Committed to work as a team with the rest of the church staff.
• Able and willing to communicate on a regular basis with parents.

Specific Responsibilities
• Develop a ministry strategy in order to grow our youth & church both numerically and spiritually.
• Have a passion and/or gifting to creatively reach lost teenagers for Christ.
• Intentionally develop spiritual formation plan to implement with students.
• Create mid-week and monthly programs that are both fun and Christ-centered.
• Plan camps, retreats, mission’s trips, special events…
• Be a team player and be willing to participate in church ministries as the need arises.

General Ministry Responsibilities

Develop Health Characteristics: Fruitful Evangelism, Inspiring Worship, Intentional Discipleship, Passionate Prayer, Loving Relationships, Gift-Oriented Ministry, and Empowering Leadership.

Eliminate Health Barriers: Sin (not taking it seriously), Stewardship (not enough funds), Space (not enough room), Self-Development (not growing personally), staff (wrong ones), Systems (not organized).

Compensation & Benefits
• Salary: Variable depending on experience, education, and ability
• Three weeks a year vacation
• Moving Expenses
• Medical/Life/Disability Insurance
• Retirement Investment Plan
• Expenses: Books, Seminars, Entertainment, Cell-Phone…

If interested please send…
1. Resume
2. Recent Photo
3. Teaching sample (Video or audio link, mp3)


Please do not contact ministry staff directly at this stage.

To Bay Hills Community Church, 4950 Appian Way, El Sobrante, CA, 94803 or email to

Committed to Reaching the Bay Area for Christ!