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Willow Creek Community Church

Community Life Youth Pastor

Willow Creek Community Church
South Barrington, Illinois, United States


Date Posted: 04/21/2017
Categories: Church Staff - Small Group Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: over 10000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Our High School Ministry (Student Impact) House Groups are the most important thing we do and our team of Community Life Youth Pastors provides the leadership and support necessary to make it all happen. As the primary Youth Pastor for dozens of House Group and Small Group Leaders as well as hundreds of students, the Community Life Youth Pastor’s role is a crucial one for our ministry’s success.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Identify and invite volunteer House Group and Small Group Leaders and supervise approximately 10 House Group Leaders and 50 Small Group Leaders
  • Provide ongoing training, coaching, supplementation, and mentoring for our House Group and Small Group Leaders
  • Provide pastoral support for students and their families as needed; especially in crisis situations. Provide referrals to professional counselors as needed
  • Provide leadership, organization, planning and execution for Student Impact events, camps and trips
  • Provide general administration for communication, expense management, attendance, feedback processes, child-protection policies and special events
  • Provide general administration for communication, expense management, attendance, feedback processes, child-protection policies and special events

 

Job Requirements

  • Preference for female youth pastors in order to keep our current staff/student ratios even
  • Prior experience recruiting and training adult volunteers
  • Prior experience working with high school students
  • Skilled in shepherding youth
  • Strong crisis management skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Skilled at resourcing
  • College Degree
  • Spiritual gifts of leadership, administration, wisdom, discernment, shepherding, and/or evangelism
  • Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs. and be on your feet for long stretches of time

If you would like to be considered for this position, you must complete our online application questionaire at: http://workatwillow.com/all-positions/2017/4/13/community-life-youth-pastor