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The Shepherd's Staff

Pastor of Children & Youth Ministries (11748)

The Shepherd's Staff
Tampa Area, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 03/02/2014
Categories: Associate Pastor - Children's Pastor - Christian Education - Church Staff - Combo Positions - Family Pastor - Other - Other Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: Not Applicable
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Presented by The Shepherd's Staff (

Position: Pastor of Children & Youth Ministries (11748)

Location: Florida (Tampa Area)

Denomination: Baptist

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Pastor of Children & Youth Ministries - Florida (11748)

We are working with a growing Baptist church in the Tampa, FL to find and hire a pastor for Children’s and Youth Ministries. This church exists to make disciples of Jesus Christ who love God with all their being and love their neighbors as themselves. They are looking for a pastor who will oversee all aspects of student ministries K-12. The primary responsibility will be for Junior High  and Senior High ministry, with secondary responsibility regarding K-6 programs.


The main function of this job regarding students is to introduce young people to Christ, to disciple them in spiritual growth and to train them in serving for Christ with their life. Of equal importance is to assist parents or guardians in raising their children to wholesome spiritual maturity.


The job responsibilities (40% program oversight, 40% leadership training, 20% administrative) are:

  • Develop the overall children’s and youth ministry

  • Recruit and train leaders, providing coaching and oversight throughout

  • Participate in worship services as requested

  • Establish and reach ministry milestones

  • Continue to develop and grow through conferences, reading and the exchange of ideas with others

  • Participate as a committed and active member of the church


Qualifications for this role include:

  • Baptized, born again believer with a maturing relationship with Christ and an active church member

  • Meets the qualifications of I Timothy 3

  • Graduate of (or 4th year student of) a Bible college or Christian liberal arts college with a degree in Theology, Christian Education or Youth Ministry. (A thorough knowledge of the Bible is essential).

  • Knowledge and skill in the philosophy, psychology and principles of Christian education. Experience preferred in an established successful youth program.

  • Sensitive to the needs and pressures of parents, kids and teens with knowledge of possible solutions

  • Able to teach, train and disciple

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills and computer skills

  • Proven ability to work effectively with youth, diverse individuals and teams of volunteers

  • Must have the ability to establish and reach ministry related goals

This summary is not comprehensive, but it is designed to give you a taste of what the church and the position are about. If you are reading this and responding strongly to the opportunity, you should let us know. Full details are available to you after an initial discussion with The Shepherd’s Staff. Here is a direct link to the information with instructions:


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Presented by The Shepherd's Staff (

Position: Pastor of Children & Youth Ministries

Location: Florida (Tampa Area)

Denomination: Baptist

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