Riverside Evangelical Free Church, located next to a local high school/middle school, ministers in a rural, college town with an active college ministry. We are seeking a relationally focused, equipping/discipling youth minister to partner with us and our team
of volunteers in growing reproducing disciples of Jesus Christ among our area teenagers. We’re committed to investing the time, personnel, and resources necessary to fulfill this mission.
Applicant must have at least two years (preferably a four year degree) of ministry related higher education and at least two years of youth ministry experience (may be volunteer based). The applicant will have a growing, personal relationship with God through
faith in Jesus Christ, be a self-starter, experience working with others, teachable, a passion for youth ministry and understanding of youth culture with the ability to connect with that culture. The applicant will be a team player with effective, proven relational
skills and have a like-minded passion to grow reproducing disciples of Jesus Christ.
Develop a vision and plan for youth ministry in conjunction with Riverside’s mission and disciple making process.
Develop and lead programs according to the plan
Recruit and train volunteer leaders to help carry out the ministry plan
Build and maintain relationships with community youth both churched and unchurched
Build and maintain quality relationships with parents
Network with other youth workers in the area
Set and oversee the youth ministry budget
Involve students in the ministry of the church as a whole, supporting and participating in the church’s vision, worship services, and activities
Track and report your ministry activities on a quarterly basis
Pursue accountability with Pastor and others
Assist in worship services as directed by the senior pastor
The associate pastor will have additional role(s) in the church that will occupy a portion of his ministry time. These other roles will be dependent on the individual's giftedness and passion, but might include worship leading, children’s ministry, small group
The compensation package will be in the 35-40K range. Please contact us with any other questions or to receive a complete job description and church profile. You can also check us out on the web at www.riversideefc.com. We're excited to find the co-laborer
that God will send into our harvest field!