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First Evangelical Free Church

Youth & College Pastor

First Evangelical Free Church
Springfield, Missouri, United States

Date Posted: 07/15/2014
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
  1. EDUCATION: College


  1. SPIRITUAL QUALITIES: humble, teachable, flexible, established prayer life, heart for God and meets the qualifications of an elder in I Timothy 3 and Titus 1.


  1. PERSONAL QUALITIES: stimulates  creativity, accepts responsibility, lives with a sense of balance, has a love and passion for students, listens to honest feedback.


  1. LEADERSHIP QUALITIES: boost  team morale, fosters loyalty among volunteers, good planner and manager, good  communicator, and pursues excellence.


  1.  EVANGELISM/DISCIPLESHIP:  Is living in connection with lost people and seeking to reach youth and college for Christ and disciple them in their faith.  He has a heart for evangelism.




  1. To provide overall direction, goal setting, uniform strategy, administration, evaluation, and planning for all youth and college ministries.


  1. To develop an effective strategy for college ministry that disciples students within First Free and on the college campus.


  1. To disciple/evangelize youth and college leaders. Follow-up with visitors to ministry events. 


  1. To train, equip and release youth and college volunteers to develop intentional disciple making relationships with students.


  1. To evaluate, correlate, and approve curriculum to be used in all areas of the youth/college ministry.


  1. To be sensitive to the needs of  troubled or hospitalized students and provide adequate care and counsel to  the students and his/her family.


  1. To communicate in your weekly  meeting with your supervisor current and upcoming needs and events and  purpose of those events.


  1. To establish yearly goals and  evaluate progress on a regular basis.


  1. To communicate with the  Director of Ministry Support accurate, up-to-date records of all youth      staff and students. Manage and  keep up with social networking – facebook page, twitter, text messaging to  stay in contact with students.


  1. To develop a means to regularly communicate with parents.  )


  1. To participate in weekly staff  meetings and communicate regularly recruitment needs, goal setting,      problem solving and prayer support.


  1. To keep alert as to current trends, resources, conferences, and other youth ministries across the     country so as to benefit from the innovations and ideas of other youth  ministries.  Develop a network of  successful youth pastors that you can call on ideas and suggestions.





  • Major strength is at the high school level/college level.


  • Married.  Their  spouse has demonstrated a heart for the ministry and sees herself in      partnership with her husband.  She does not need to be involved in all aspects of the ministry, but is supportive and connects with the ministry.


  • Maintaining and developing youth facilities/areas/equipment and supplies.


  • Prepare and manage youth & college ministry budget and finances.




  • Teaches the college class on Sunday morning and has  a plan to develop other leaders/teachers.


  • To develop small group(s) for college mid-week. (either  in homes or on campus)


  • To set aside time to disciple students on campus  during the week.


  • To develop a college leadership team and disciple new college leaders, lead the team to develop socials, fellowships and  follow up for outreach.



  • Be able to preach occasionally on Sunday morning.      (3 times a year) and occasionally accept other teaching responsibility in a small group or community group.