Youth Pastor Requirements and Responsibilities
Capabilities and Characteristics:
- Minimum 5 years of youth ministry experience, programing, leading, casting vision and developing both student and adult leaders
- Deep devotion to God and love for His Word
- Highly gifted leader
- Highly relational (caring and personable on an individual level)
- Effective and engaging public speaker/communicator
- Disciplined (works both hard and smart)
- Humble attitude
- Innovative and creative
- Quick learner
- Able to attract others to serve along side you in ministry
- Able to build and lead student teams and adult volunteer teams who carry out the vision for student ministry.
- Committed to the Vision, Mission and Values of Life Springs Christian Church
- Theologically and doctrinally aligned with Life Springs on important matters
- Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in Student Ministry preferred
- Sr. Pastor, Roger Worsham
- Live an exemplary Christian lifestyle, serving as a role model for students of what it means to follow Jesus.
- Provide overall leadership to the Student Ministry (Middle School – High School)
- Lead the design and execution of student ministry gatherings and special events that nurture and motivate students’ growth as followers of Jesus.
- Produce outreach-oriented events that are strategic to helping students reach their non-Christian friends with the Gospel.
- Recruit, develop and shepherd student ministry volunteer teams
- Oversee systems that facilitate good communication among other ministry staff, volunteer teams, students and their parents.
- Oversee creation and implementation of the student ministry budget
- Develop systems and structures that will create a healthy, God-honoring ministry culture.
- Attend and participate in staff meetings and staff/leadership retreats.
- Be a team player, supporting other staff members as a unified team advancing the overall vision and mission of the church.
- Total compensation negotiable based on experience and education
- Entire package may be proportioned to accommodate the needs of person (salary, housing, retirement, or health insurance)