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University Presbyterian Church

Youth Pastor

University Presbyterian Church
Los Angeles, California, United States


Date Posted: 02/21/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size: 101 to 150
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

YOUTH MINISTRY DIRECTOR

 

DESCRIPTION OF POSITION:          

  • Part time Youth Director
  • 3 year minimum commitment.

 

CONGREGATION:

  • Collegiate (UCLA), transgenerational.
  • Reformed and charismatic
  • Church is made up of undergrads, graduate students, post-docs, staff and faculty, international students & faculty, young working adults, married couples, families with children
  • Young congregation, mostly under 40 in age
  • Size, about 150. Founded in 1991.
  • Multiethnic - predominately Asian American, but slowly changing

 

CHURCH VISION:

  • Equip and mentor people to live for Christ in today’s world
  • Mission: to bring people in, build them up, and further the Kingdom of God

 

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Godly character and vibrant relationship with Christ
  • Has experienced and is open to the work of the Holy Spirit
  • Has passion for youths
  • A team player who respects senior staff and understands the importance of accountability
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic, responsibility, sacrificial servant’s heart
  • Has experience in training youths
  • Willing to be creative and innovative in ministry  

 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Evidence of previous long-term church involvement
  • Statement of faith and personal testimony
  • Recommendation from previous pastor
  • References from colleagues: youth ministry members
  • Young Life or Forrest Home experience a plus

 

COMPENSATION:

  • Depends on experience
  • Part time:  equivalent of $1,500 to $2,250/mo (20 hrs/wk)

 

 

SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Vision to train youth in knowledge of the Bible
  • Passion to meet and visit youth outside of church time in order to build relationships
  • Minimum two years experience in youth ministry leadership position
  • Understanding of the needs of youth and having ideas to meet those needs
  • Willing and open heart to work with senior pastor, staff, teachers and parents

 

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate and teach weekly youth group meetings
  • Coordinate Sunday school youth class
  • Train and work with teachers to teach and disciple youth
  • Develop and train student leadership team
  • Meet and visit with students and parents outside of church time
  • Develop relationships among youth
  • Meet weekly with pastoral staff for reflection, feedback and planning
  • Other possibilities may include: lead worship, coordinate special events and mission trips

 

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION TO:

Attention:  Pastor Soon Chung

University Presbyterian Church

921 Westwood Blvd. Suite 233

Los Angeles, CA 90024

310-208-3991 or 310-709-3051

 

Alternatively, you may email your application to shc1247@gmail.com or shc1247@verizon.net