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Westside Church of the Nazarene

Youth and Young Adult Pastor

Westside Church of the Nazarene
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 04/04/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Church of the Nazarene
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

One Sentence Job Description: Provide vision and implement strategy for the entire ministry for Teenagers (7th-12th grade) and Young Adults (College and Early Career)


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide vision and strategy
  • Give oversight to Sunday School
  • Lead the weekly Youth Group
  • Lead the weekly Young Adult Group
  • Attend youth extra-curricular activities as available
  • Provide pastoral care to families with teens and young adults
  • Attend summer camps
  • Organize periodic mission trips
  • Develop and maintain safe, clean and aesthetic environments
  • Provide special activities and retreats throughout the year. One per month would be ideal.
  • Create and effectively manage the ministry’s budget
  • Maintain ministry’s section on the church website
  • Maintain the social media sites
  • Attend the weekly staff meeting
  • Attend all church functions
  • Attend the monthly board meeting when requested by the Senior Pastor



  • It is expected that you will have a large staff of volunteers
  • Recruit and provide training to volunteers
  • Ensure all volunteers are properly trained in Naz Safe and certifications are kept up to date


How will you know if you are succeeding?

  • Teens are giving their lives to Jesus
  • Attendance in all areas are growing
  • Volunteer base grows
  • Volunteer retention is present
  • Positive feedback is received by parents routinely
  • You fulfill all the items on this job description with excellence


Additional Information

  • Required: 4-6 years relevant experience.
  • Track Record: A proven record of growth, salvations and leadership development.
  • Direct Report: Senior Pastor
  • Reviews: There will be a 90 day review. Annual reviews are held every February.
  • Office Hours: TBD
  • Vacation: As outlined in the church handbook
  • Salary Range: $50,000-$60,000 (based on experience)
  • It is expected that your family is involved in the ministry
  • It is expected that you tithe regularly