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New Venture Christian Fellowship

Youth Pastor

New Venture Christian Fellowship
Oceanside, California, United States

Date Posted: 12/11/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Student Ministries Pastor works under the direct supervision of the Associate and Senior Level Management of NVCF, and in harmony with other staff members and ministry team leaders in fulfilling the church’s Vision and Mission. Accepting the vital role of initiating pastoral, administrative and organizational leadership for a thriving ministry at New Venture Christian Fellowship.


The Student Ministries Pastor is tasked with direct involvement of teaching, leading and overseeing New Venture Christian Fellowship’s Student Ministries (Senior & Jr. High) programs. Establishing relationships with teens, parents and partners, helping youth find Christ and live life to its fullest.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Overall
  • Develop, mentor and oversee Sr. and Jr. High ministry Staff Teams and Partners, ensuring they understand the overall Vision, Mission and culture of the church.
  • Serve as primary leader, teacher at weekend and mid-week Celebration Services, ensuring services are attractive, attracting, high energy and seeker friendly.
  • Ensure the overall expansion and growth of NVCF’s Student Ministries through creative, God honoring outreach oriented programming.
  • Provide counseling and spiritual direction to team leaders and students on an individual basis as needed.
  • Seeks to fulfill the overall ministry goals of Student Ministries to the ongoing growth of the program and fulfillment of the ministry vision.
  • Participates at all on campus Student Ministry programs and activities with oversight and occasional involvement of Jr. High programs and activities.
  • Ensure Student Ministries team is equipped and weekly involved on local student campuses.
  • Develop program and meet on a regular basis with parents of youth.
  • Develop and ensure the growth of Student Ministries Small Groups.
  • Develop the Student Ministry budget, tracking expenditures throughout the fiscal year.
  • Regular recruiting of Student Ministry leaders, partners, and students, ensuring healthy involvement and ongoing growth of Student Ministries program.
  • Use teaching, music, drama, video, games, and media to reach students.
  • Coordinate and lead weekly Sr. High leadership meetings.
  • Coordinate and lead bi-annual youth retreats and camps for the purpose of spiritual edification and outreach.
  • Report weekly (documentation) to the Sr. Leadership on the status of Sr. High and Student Ministries dept.


Areas of responsibility and accountability may change occasionally, based upon the responsibilities and needs of the ministry.



Additional Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Commitment to the Lordship of Jesus Christ.
  • Passionate celebration and ownership of the vision, mission, values and purposes of New Venture Christian Fellowship.
  • Ability to work flexible and/or overtime hours if required to complete assigned tasks.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and maintain a professional demeanor, servant’s heart and “can-do” attitude.
  • Average 55+ hours weekly



Education and Skills Required

  • Bachelors Degree in Youth Ministry or and equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum five years leadership experience in Youth Ministry or related field.
  • Strong communication and writing skills.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Team player with leadership and teaching skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and with attention to detail.