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Evangelical Bible Church

Youth Pastor

Evangelical Bible Church
Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Date Posted: 01/29/2014
Categories: Worship Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are looking for a new Pastor of Youth Ministries to lead our Junior and Senior High school ministries. It is a well-established program with excellent volunteers. The Pastor would be able to be mentored by our former Youth Pastor who is now our Campus Pastor for an upcoming satellite campus.


In addition to providing leadership for the youth ministry throughout the week (Sunday and Wednesday nights) and helping plan Sunday morning activities, this position will assist in leading Worship on Sunday mornings at our Satellite campus – so musical talent and Worship leading experience preferred. This is a full-time position starting immediately. 


Here is the full job description:


1.              Qualifications

          A. Character and Background


1)              In accordance with our Constitution must be a Elder qualified man of high character (1 Timothy 3:1-10)

2)             Have a Bible education – Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical Studies, Theology or Youth Ministry preferred

3)             Experience working in ministry, particularly with Youth and the Teaching of the Word

4)             Ability to work with others

          B. Skills and Abilities

1)              Ability to effectively teach, specifically of the Word

2)             Ability to organize & plan ministry programs, events & trips

3)             Ability to plan & lead worship

4)             Ability to train & lead volunteers

5)             Ability to communicate with parents & church leadership


2.             Responsibilities

          A. Direct the Youth Ministry

1)                   Provide direction, vision and motivation for Youth Ministry

2)                  Build relationships with youth

3)                  Plan weekly Senior High meeting


          a) Develop curriculum

          b) Serve as primary teacher

          c) Plan and Organize activities


4)                  Plan weekly Junior High meeting


          a) Develop curriculum

          b) Serve as primary teacher

          c) Plan and Organize activities


5)                  Develop Lay Leadership for Youth Ministry

6)                 Plan retreats and mission trips


          B. Be involved with Sunday Morning Worship

1)              Lead or be involved at the 2nd campus regularly (probably twice a month)

2)             Lead or be involved at the main campus when not at the 2nd campus

3)             Assist the Worship Pastor in the planning and preparation of services


          C .Other Ministries Duties

1)              May include occasional preaching, participation in Baptism, visitation, and other Pastoral duties.



3.        Accountability and Relationships:

          A. Senior Pastor: The Youth Pastor will remain accountable to the Senior Pastor for his specific responsibilities, goals, objectives, and job performance.

¨      The Senior Pastor will engage in a regular dialogue with the Youth Pastor in order to provide feedback, discuss problems, and identify needs within his realm of ministry.

¨      The Senior Pastor will also employ an annual evaluation tool, approved by the Church Life Committee, in order to report to the Elder Board regarding his supervision and evaluation of Youth Pastor.


          B. Elders: Following our Church constitution, as a member of the pastoral staff, the Youth Pastor will be Elder-qualified, though not as a serving Elder, with mutual accountability among the Elders. 

          C. C.E.: The Youth Pastor will serve as a member of the Christian Education ministry, attending regular meetings and/or communicating with the Chair as necessary to fulfill his duties and to maintain communication and continuity of ministry. 

          D. (OPTIONAL) YAC – Youth Advisory Council: The Youth Pastor will, with the Senior Pastor, identify and recruit an adequate number of willing youth workers and/or parents to assist in the details of advance planning for youth activities and to serve as a sounding board for youth ministry planning.

          E. Staff:  The Youth Pastor will regularly take part in office and pastoral staff activities, meetings, prayer, etc., as agreed upon by the staff and directed by the Senior Pastor.



4.        Compensation and Benefits:

          A. Salary:  Negotiable based on experience.

          B. Compensation for Continuing Education and Books

          C. Health Insurance and Pension.

          D. Expense Account for Ministry