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Grace Church

Youth Pastor / Youth Director

Grace Church
Desert Hot Springs, California, United States

Date Posted: 05/10/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Evangelical Free
Church Size: 251 to 350
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Youth Pastor/ Director – Part-time

Grace Church Desert Hot Springs is a vibrant, active church located 9 miles north of Palm Springs International Airport, California. 

Our congregation is intentionally multi generational, multicultural and bilingual (English and Spanish) and having a growing youth population in need of an energetic and passionate individual to take church youth program to the next level.


We are looking for someone to build spritual skills, fellowship and a sense of community spirit with our youth.


The Youth Director at Grace Church plays a key role in church primary mission providing a meaningful and engaging Christian Education program for youth, grades 6 – 12 and Young adult. (see job description below)

This integral member of our staff will provide a safe place to support the Christian growth of youth by focusing on relationship, community, fun, spirituality, and service.


A primary responsibility of the Youth Director is teaching our youth group at sunday services, planning mission trips, retreats, fellowship, and fun activities.

He/she will be responsible for coordinating any necessary fundraising, travel arrangements, adult chaperones, and providing Christian teaching throughout the various activities.

Qualified candidates should demonstrate a personal commitment to Christ and Christian Education.


Strong organizational skills and leadership experience is required as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills.

This position is part-time growing to a full time position depending of results; hours and days worked can be flexible.


Send your resume to Pastor Alberto Malisani including a short personal description of your ministry background and testimony.




PLEASE, JUST emails. NO PHONE CALL at this process level. 

Dead line: 06/30/2017

Job Description for Part Time Youth Director


The youth director will be responsible to develop and oversee all ministries for Middle School and High School Youth



  • Coordinate and participate in teaching youth Sunday School and Bible studies
  • Coordinate youth events outside of normal meeting times
  • Coordinate youth service and mission projects
  • Become acquainted with and maintain a relationship with youth and their families, going to their homes, and attending school functions when appropriate.
  • Develop and implement procedures for follow up of youth visitors and individuals who contact the church via e-mail or phone.
  • Disciple new believers through ongoing one-on-one contact and group classes.
  • Help youth discover and use their spiritual gifts
  • Seek and train volunteers to assist in working with the youth



The Youth Director will

  • Have a personal testimony and statement of faith that is consistent with that of Grace Church
  • Have experience in relating to and engaging with youth
  • Set an example of personal and public piety (prayer, Bible study and worship
  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills (written and spoken)[1]
  • Enjoy learning and have a teachable spirit
  • Be organized yet flexible
  • Be passionate about God and his Word
  • Be committed to evangelism and outreach
  • Be a person of integrity
  • Provide references that can testify to the candidate’s moral, business and personal integrity.
  • Work closely as a team player with the elders, senior pastor and other staff.  He/she will report directly to Pastor Alberto Malisani.
  • Be available for fellowship with the wider congregation before and following services.
  • Attend other church activities, as requested, to show interest and for fellowship.
  • Relate well to people of diverse age, ethnicity, church background, and commitment



Either Pastor Bruce Montgomery or Pastor Alberto Malisani



  • [1] Bi-lingual (English and Spanish) preferred but not required