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Immanuel's Church

Youth Pastor

Immanuel's Church
Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Date Posted: 09/12/2016
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Youth Pastor


Immanuel's Church, a Spirit-filled, multi ethnic community of Christians committed to knowing Jesus and making Him known, is seeking a full-time Youth Pastor/Minister. The Youth Pastor is to provide spiritual leadership to teenage youth from 6th through the 12th grade. He/she is responsible for carrying out the Senior Pastor's vision for the church through High School ministry.


Primary Objectives and Expectations: The Youth Pastor will have the primary responsibility for the middle school students at Immanuel's Church. To that end, the Youth Pastor is expected to:
1. Introduce middle and high school students to Christ
2. Increase the knowledge of the Bible 
3. Guide students in the practical applications of Biblical principles ushering them to spiritual growth 
4. Continually inspire students to commit the rest of their adult life serving Jesus Christ
5. Mentoring youth leaders as well as other volunteer leaders in areas of personal discipleship, evangelism and works of service
6. Partner with parents or guardians in raising their teenagers to a wholesome maturity

- Program oversight, Cultural Diversity, Program Development & Coordination
- Administration and Communication, Leadership Development, Evangelism and Partnering with Parents.
- Attend weekly meetings with volunteer leadership for prayer and planning
- Attend bi-weekly monthly feedback session with Director of Ministry Development, Children's and Youth Ministries

- Has a minimum of three years of experience in working with youth in various capacities
- Strong organizational and communication skills
- Experience recruiting/training disciple youth workers and volunteer leaders
- Must have good interpersonal and communication skills, as they must communicate with a variety of people, including pastors, youth, parents and community members. They must be comfortable speaking in public and in small group settings
- Foster open communication with parents/guardians through social media, email, phone, or by other means of communication


Education: Bachelor's Degree preferred