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Mission Hills Church

Mission Viejo, California, United States

Date Posted:
Youth Pastor
Church Size:
751 to 1000
Job Type:
Mission Hills Church
Job Description:

General Description

The Junior High Director is responsible for all aspects of ensuring the spiritual growth and development of middle school students (grades 7 and 8). This includes leadership of weekly programs and periodic special events (camps, conferences, trips, service projects, etc.)

Essential Job Functions

  • Lead a team of volunteers in the creation and operation of a middle school student ministry, including weekend services, mid-week gathering, and routine special events.
  • Plan and execute biblically accurate, culturally relevant, and high energy services for middle school students.
  • Create and manage a middle school student ministry calendar that will drive all the activities and teaching of the ministry.
  • Direct the recruitment, training, and development of volunteers as needed to staff weekly programs and special events.
  • Develop and disciple a group of student leaders.
  • Implement student registration, program management, and security policies/practices in support of weekly services and special events.
  • Implement a plan for special events and camps.
  • Work closely with High School pastor to design, plan, and conduct periodic parent meetings in order to meet the needs and expectations of families attending the church.
  • Lead the creative use and proactive upkeep of student ministry facilities and ground.
  • Assist in the development of an annual budget for middle school student ministries and manage spending to budget.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience

This position requires a minimum of 2 years of experience as a paid or volunteer staff member in a student ministry leadership capacity. The successful individual will be a strong leader with a solid work ethic, possessing a passion for teaching students about God and the ability to administrate as a department head. A working knowledge of creative programming related to student programs and special events is a real plus.


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About the Church

Mission Hills Church

At Mission Hills Church, we live for God's pleasure by SERVING those who don't know Christ, and STRENGTHENING those who do. God calls us to love our community with simple acts of service. We hope these simple acts lead many people to believe that God loves them. God also calls us to strengthen one another’s faith in Him. As ordinary people, we journey together to better understand, follow, and connect to God.