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First Baptist Church

Youth Pastor

First Baptist Church
Collinsville, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 11/23/2015
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Youth Pastor

Job Description




  1. Actively disciples the Jr. High & Sr. High students of First Baptist Church.
  2. Provides for student outreach opportunities.
  3. Equips the students for evangelism and Christian service.
  4. Coaches the adult youth program volunteers.




  1. Attends regular coaching sessions with the Senior Pastor.
  2. Participates in staff meetings.
  3. Oversees a comprehensive youth program to include: worship, outreach, guest follow-up and discipleship.
  4. Plans special events that promote Christian growth and evangelism.
  5. Builds relationships within the congregation.
  6. Leads youth program adult volunteers.
  7. Is a visible participant in the congregation.
  8. Transitions graduating seniors into the young adult ministries.
  9. Provides congregational shepherding care as assigned.
  10. Preaches to the congregation as assigned.




  1. Gives testimony to a personal and growing Christian faith.
  2. Meets the biblical criteria of an elder (1 Timothy 3:1-7).
  3. Has related experience and a heart for youth ministry.
  4. Has training in biblical studies or other related field (B.A preferred).



  1. Can organize and lead ministry programs.
  2. Is committed to team leadership and able to work with volunteers.
  3. Has a strong work ethic and good relationships skills.
  4. Is able to take direction and follow-through on tasks.
  5. Is committed to life-long learning.




  • Reports directly to the Sr. Pastor.
  • Receives an annual performance evaluation.
  • Provides monthly updates to the Board of Deacons.