Next Generations Pastor
Ormond Beach, FL, United States
Job Description: Oasis Church is looking for a dynamic individual who is called to equip Next Generation students and their families to know God and make Him known in Ormond Beach and beyond.
The Next Generations Pastor will be a proven leader who can help shape and develop of a ministry that helps students form a life-long faith. The long-term goal is to provide seamless transitions from children’s ministry to middle school, and then to high
school and beyond. The Next Generations Pastor will also be able to lead the staff and volunteers under their leadership to take steps toward that vision. They must effectively communicate biblical truth with relevance and authenticity. The successful prospect
for this position will possess a bachelor’s degree (preferred), alongside 3+ years of local church or para-church experience, particularly in student ministries.
The Next Generations Pastor’s focus will be aligned with our Core Values, including Glorifying God, Moving the Message, Engaging the Community, Investing in People, Giving our Time, Talent, and Treasure, and Running the Race.
1 A passion and perseverance for leading volunteers, students and families to grow in their walk with Christ.
2 An ability to create vision and leadership for a Student ministry in alignment with the vision of Oasis Church that meets the relevant needs of students and their families.
3 An ability to create connections with parents and guardians of the students in the Next Generations ministry in order to help them to develop spiritually as well, including but not limited to encouraging involvement in small groups (Circles) and other
areas of ministry.
4 A knowledge of and/or willingness to learn media and audio/visual equipment and software.
5 Experience: at least three years of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.
6 Education: Bachelors Degree from a 4-year university preferred but not required.
1 Develop and implement a program that helps students to know God and make Him known throughout their developmental years. This includes oversight of children’s ministry and focused involvement with youth (middle and high school).
2 Prepare and execute mid-week night youth meetings and events, creating a relevant space for students to hear teaching, connect with peers, and develop lasting relationships through small groups.
3 Interact with parents to promote a family-friendly ministry and to create overall awareness of the Next Generation Ministry.
4 Develop and train Next Generation leadership team to serve Oasis in their area of giftedness.
5 Recruit, develop and coach adult volunteer leadership team to invest in relationships with students.
6 Utilize all relevant forms of social media as an avenue for communicating with and reaching the Next Generation.
7 Manage the Next Generations budget/funds with the oversight and approval of the Lead Pastor.
8 Form connections with the parents and guardians of Next Generation students for the purpose of encouraging their involvement and spiritual growth in various areas of the church including small groups (Circles).
9 Work with the Worship Arts Pastor to provide care and oversight to the youth ministry worship team.
10 Other pastoral duties as assigned by the Lead Pastor.