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Praise Assembly

Student Ministries Pastor

Praise Assembly
Springfield, Missouri, United States

Date Posted: 02/11/2015
Categories: College Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Assemblies of God
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Summary:


This individual serves as the leader of the middle school and high school in a full-time capacity, providing leadership for all services and events in these departments while overseeing staff and volunteers, counseling with students and parents as needed. 


Essential Function of Position:


  • Plans and executes weekly youth services
  • Facilitates youth worship and drama weekly
  • Prepares and delivers sermon weekly
  • Selects or develops curriculum for youth and college small groups
  • Recruits and develops staff for youth and college ministries
  • Develops and executes monthly youth fellowship activities
  • Plans and delivers semi-annual outreach events
  • Develops and executes fundraising events
  • Organizes and facilitates major annual events such as Fine arts, Refuge, and Camp
  • Coordinates and develops relationships with local schools including tutoring program
  • Disciple students in a one-on-one setting
  • Performs other duties as directed


Supervisory Responsibilities:


  • Supervise students during all services and events
  • Supervise and coordinate workers and volunteer staff


Job Requirements:


  • Excellent verbal and written communicator in large group, small group, and one-on-one settings
  • Ability to inspire and lead
  • Ability to organize and multi-task
  • Event production and coordination skills
  • Proficient with computers and Adobe Suite, Microsoft, and Excel software
  • Facilitate child spiritual and emotional growth
  • Clear background check
  • Licensed to drive a van or bus




  • 4 year Biblical studies or equivalent experience (Near graduation is sufficient)
  • Experience interacting with teenagers


Physical Demands:


  • High energy movement including walking, standing
  • Speaking voice
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to lift and move ministry equipment
  • Interact with students on their level
  • Long hours, sometime including much physical activity



Work Environment:

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Office setting
  • Variety of situations as events, outreach, and trips as required


This position description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of the work performed by the position holder. This position description is not intended to contain an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities, or working conditions associated with the position.