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First Presbyterian Church Fresno

Director of HS Ministries

First Presbyterian Church Fresno
Fresno, California, United States

Date Posted: 09/12/2016
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Director of High School Ministry


Christian Education


Craig Blodgett who left this summer

Reports To

Senior Pastor

Supervisor of

Summer Staff

Position Schedule

Full time

Position Status

Exempt salaried


Purpose:  Working in collaboration with staff, leaders and parents, develop, coordinate and administer an integrated, comprehensive and effective high school ministry.

Primary Duties


Build connections with high school youth and their families and implement a relational ministry with them.


Develop, coordinate and lead a variety of activities for high school youth, including youth group, Sunday school, camps, mission trips, outreach ministries and discipleship groups.


Collaborate with Senior Pastor, CE Elders and ministry leaders to design and develop the high school ministry vision, goals and direction.


Coordinate the administrative functions of the ministry: budget, communication, facility use, etc.


Recruit, train and motivate adult and student volunteers for leadership in the high school ministry.


Supervise Summer Staffers.

Knowledge and Experience


Bachelor’s Degree and at least two years’ experience in paid, full time youth ministry preferred


At least two years of experience recruiting, training and supervising adult volunteers preferred


Ability to relate well to youth


Good knowledge of the Bible and a vibrant, growing faith in Jesus Christ


Team player with creativity and vision for how youth ministry builds the church in the community


Good communication (teaching & speaking), organization and planning skills


In agreement with the doctrinal and moral stance of First Presbyterian Church of Fresno and the EPC

Physical Requirements


Able to drive, visit students at their schools and participate in sports activities


These statements describe the general requirements of this job classification, but are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities when the need arises.