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Community Church

Student Ministries Director

Community Church
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States

Date Posted: 09/14/2015
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Want to join a staff team aiming to make impact on the lives of students and their families? We aim to become a movement of disciples radically committed to loving others for the glory of God. Join a strong core leadership team with opportunity to lead and be mentored in the area of student ministry. Below is the job description. Email all inquiries to

Primary Responsibilities

Students (grades 6-12)

  • Build a consistent, relational contacting ministry with students
  • Develop and implement a discipleship strategy for students around the larger Community Church discipleship model (Connect. Grow. Serve. Repeat.)
  • Oversee the teaching emphasis to middle and high school students.
  • Train student leaders for their own personal ministry to peers.


  • Lead and partner with adult volunteers to accomplish the vision of student ministries.
  • Train and shepherd adult volunteers:
  • In the vision and ministry model of Student Ministries
  • To have a personal contacting ministry with students
  • For participation and leadership in weekly youth meetings
  • Recruit skilled and teachable adult leaders for student ministry


  • Develop and maintain consistent communication with parents around student ministry developments.
  • Help equip parents in their role as primary spiritual influencers in their children’s lives               (i.e. Legacy Path).
  • Provide classes and workshops that help parents become the primary spiritual influencers. (ex. Technology how-tos)

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Oversee all program aspects of Student Ministry (grades 6-12)
  • Lead and participate in retreats and trips
    • Summer Trips: Manage and Oversee the 3 year cycle of rotating locations.
      • Year 1: Cross Cultural
      • Year 2: Adventure Trip
      • Year 3: Racial Awareness and Understanding
    • School Year: Manage and Oversee all other retreats and mission’s emphases.
      • Fall Kick off
      • Winter Retreat: Snowblast
      • Day Trips for Outings (Great America, Mall, etc.).
  • Oversee the formation and communication of the student ministry calendar
  • Oversee fund-raising activities for trips and big projects (pizza, coffee, others)
  • Manage and maintain Student Ministry website page, FB presence, and other electronic communication.
  • Manage bus utilization by students and other ministries (both inside and outside the church). Note: SMD must get and maintain proper CDL license.
  • Provide help and resources for Community Club (special needs teens)

 Additional Responsibilities

  • Participate in weekly CCPD meetings and team development
  • Be involved in weekly all staff meetings and communicate student ministry updates
  • Submit an annual budget proposal to the Management Team
  • Provide general assistance for other pastoral needs.
  • Provide pastoral counseling as needed to families of youth and their parents.
  • Provide on-call assistance for emergencies and hospital calls