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Grace Church

Youth Pastor

Grace Church
Fairview Heights, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 10/21/2008
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to provide pastoral vision, organizational leadership for the youth (6-12 grades) ministry of the church and to grow the youth ministry spiritually, numerically and devotional.

The salary range is commensurate with experience.

• Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree
• At least 3 years of full-time youth pastoral experience
• Heart to cast the vision of Grace Church to the next generation
• Heart for the next generation and the desire to develop the gifts to minister in volunteers
• Pastor’s heart – equipper, ability to draw and disciple youth
• Passion and ability to teach, uncompromised scriptural truth to students grades 6-12
• While leadership competencies are important in this search; equally important are issues of character, chemistry and commitment
• Work with volunteer teams to ensure that the youth ministry grows in scope and excellence in harmony with the church mission
• Strong organizational skills, leadership skill and understanding of maintaining relationships with staff, volunteers, students and their parents
• Coordination of events, mission projects and Home Teams (small groups)
• Ability and attitude to engage and work with pastoral and church staff on a daily basis

• Ability to inspire people; able to work with others
• Planning, coordination, operation, development and oversight of the volunteers
• If married, strong marriage according to Biblical standards

• The Right Character – growing, modeling and walking with God
• The Right Chemistry – embracing the same vision and values
• The Right Pastor’s Heart – caring for the spiritual growth and personal/family relationships of students
• The Right Communicator – development of strategies and communication to reach and disciple local students

• According to the Biblical beliefs/standard at Grace Church (This can be found on

Resumes and Letters of Interest can be sent to A final application will be sent upon receipt of your interest in this position. FInal resume submission date is November 21, 2008.