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Cedar Grove Community Church

Student Ministries Pastor

Cedar Grove Community Church
Livermore , California, United States

Date Posted: 04/28/2014
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Student Ministries Pastor

Key purpose: Create and implement a vision to reach, teach and release students into a growing relationship with Christ and as an integral part of the CGCC family.


Scope: Responsible for leading ministry teams who will set the environment for students to understand the Gospel and integrate practices for a life-long relationship with Jesus. This position is directly responsible to oversee Junior High, High School and College Ministries and for recruiting, screening, training, evaluating and shepherding all student ministries leaders (paid and volunteer).



  • Clear calling to ministry to and with students
  • 2-5 years of ministry experience and advanced Biblical training/competency
  • Strong interpersonal and public communication skills
  • Agreement to vision, mission, values and statement of faith of Cedar Grove Community Church


Essential Responsibilities:  

Leadership Development

  • Recruit, train, empower and care for student ministry leadership team
  • Maintain and develop vision of Student Ministries and its integration into overall fabric of CGCC
  • Facilitate a ministry team approach with leaders maintaining unity, focus on vision, and mindset of Christ
  • Develop student leadership to empower Biblical Teaching, Worship Ministry, and Missional application



  • Oversee Bible-based teaching for all departments – ensuring theology, quality and application
  • Primary Teacher for High School Ministry and available for occasional teaching in other ministries
  • Create a plan for connecting to and equipping parents
  • Establish a discipleship environment for students to grow in Biblical knowledge and missional application


Integrative Community

  • Create and plan activities and camps in line with the overall vision of Student Ministries
  • Nurture and grow relationships within Livermore schools and organizations
  • Work cooperatively with CGCC leadership to integrate students into the life of church
  • Be a champion for bridging relationships between adults and students


Administrative Planning

  • Implement system for regular communication to parents
  • Create and maintain a ministry calendar that aligns with annual objectives
  • Ensure that Student Ministries expenses fall within annual budget constraints
  • Set personal and department goals annually to align ministry and church vision
  • Ensure that activities maintain adequate liability insurance, documentation and supervision


Other Duties as assigned


Reports to: Lead Pastor

Directly Supervises: Junior High Director