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Harper Evangelical Free Church

Youth Pastor

Harper Evangelical Free Church
Port Orchard, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 07/10/2014
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Harper Church is a medium-sized, conservative, evangelical church that is seven miles, by ferry, from downtown Seattle. Although having a very high view of God’s Word, Harper is relationally driven, creative in outreach and big-hearted towards the broken in our community.



Candidate Qualifications:


  • At least a Bachelor’s degree and some formal Bible training.
  • At least 3 years of Youth Ministry experience.
  • Strong walk with God, evidenced by a growing Christian maturity.
  • Team player: Able to work well with others, and is humble and teachable.
  • Strong passion and long-term calling to work with youth.
  • Good communicator and Bible teacher.
  • Strong organizational and management skills.
  • Skilled at discipleship and developing student leaders.
  • Able to integrate lots of laugher and fun activities into ministry.


Summary of Job:


  • Set the vision and direction for the Youth Ministry (Jr. & Sr. High).
  • Develop and lead balanced programs that include evangelism, discipleship, worship and ministry.
  • Recruit, train and manage an adult leader volunteer team.
  • Build and maintain quality relationships with teens and their parents.
  • Set and manage the youth budget.
  • Meet weekly with the church staff and receive ongoing supervision by the Senior Pastor.


The job will demand, roughly, a 50 hour weekly commitment. The position will require the candidate to eventually pursue licensure with the Evangelical Free Church denomination. Salary & benefits will be competitive with other medium-sized churches.