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Calvary Bible Church

Associate Pastor of Youth Ministries

Calvary Bible Church
Derry, New Hampshire, United States

Date Posted: 02/11/2010
Categories: Associate Pastor - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Bible Church
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Job Description:
Provide leadership and direction to the youth ministry of Calvary Bible Church by:
• Being the primary leader of a vibrant youth ministry that is an extension of the overall strategic plan of the church, under the general leadership of the Senior Pastor and Deacon Board
• Creating and coordinating a calendar of youth activities that will be a combination of ministry and entertainment activities
• Meeting regularly with youth leaders and the youth council to discuss issues and direction related to the youth ministry
• Ensuring proper accountability and conducting yearly evaluations of all youth ministry staff

Facilitate the spiritual development of the youth of Calvary Bible Church through:
• Caring for the spiritual & physical well being of the Jr. and Sr. High youth groups
• Ensuring that there is biblical instruction geared towards the growth and maturity of the Jr. and Sr. High youth groups
• Equipping the youth for ministry to the congregation and outreach to the community
• Providing multiple ministry opportunities for youth to develop and utilize their gifts and abilities
• Nurturing his own spiritual life through the spiritual disciplines of prayer and Bible study

Develop and maintain an ongoing ministry to parents that prepares them for parenting in today’s world from a Biblical perspective through:
• Keeping current on issues facing young people today and informing parents of these trends
• Developing a forum for instructing parents on parenting issues related to teens
• Providing counseling as requested

Assist the Senior Pastor in the member care responsibilities through:
• Providing counseling /discipleship as requested
• Nurturing his own spiritual life through spiritual disciplines such as prayer & Bible study
• Sharing of the Pastoral spiritual leadership responsibilities as directed by the Senior Pastor

Profile: The person we are seeking will possess at least the following qualities, abilities, and credentials:
• A growing, vibrant faith in Jesus Christ
• Proven character
• Passion to reach the next generation for Jesus Christ
• A Passion to pastor, disciple, and evangelize children and families
• A Passion to teach the Bible as God’s Word
• 3-5 years of experience in developing a youth ministry
• A minimum of a college degree preferably in or related to youth ministries; seminary degree preferred
• Capable of organizing and executing numerous big events
• Ability to engage and train adult volunteers
• Knowledge and insight of current youth culture
• Effective public communicator to youth
• Skillful in engaging both church students and community students
• A self-starter that is capable of “making things happen”
• Ability to develop leaders and delegate responsibility
• Knowledge of modern technological resources
• Preferably someone who is married to a woman of God who fully supports and supplements the candidate’s ministry