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Rock Family Church

Youth Pastor

Rock Family Church
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Date Posted: 06/25/2010
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 1001 to 1500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Rock Family Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado is looking for a full time youth pastor. We are a progressive, out of the box, growing family oriented church, which places a HIGH emphasis on children and youth. We are six years old and we average 700 in our weekend services. We are very outreach driven to help and assist in the community in multiple ways. Please visit our “Dare To Care” web page. We are passionate about reaching the 400,000 lost people in our city. We are a church that believes in the baptism of the Holy Spirit and praying in other tongues. We want the authentic power and presence of God without being flaky and weird. Our church facilities are a youth magnet. The 130,000’ building includes, bowling, laser tag, go-carts, miniature golf, video arcade and restaurant. Please look around our web site ( and listen to some sermons on line. If this looks like a church you would attend if you lived in Colorado Springs then let’s talk.

We are looking for a creative, energetic, and passionate individual with a minimum of FIVE years full time local church youth ministry experience and a proven track record. We are looking for someone who youth ministry is not a job, but a calling . . . It’s not a position, but their passion. You must possess great communication skills, be organized, a leader of leaders, and a desire to daily grow and improve yourself. Music, video, or graphic experience is a bonus. If you have changed jobs every 12-18 months for the past five years please don’t bother to apply, we know you will be leaving here in a year. We are looking to build a long term, healthy relationship. Are you willing to see a 6th grade student through to graduation day?

This position would include ministry to 6-12 grades with very few general church responsibilities. We currently have around 100 teenagers in attendance on Wednesday nights and a solid team of leaders. We pull from six school districts in a city of 500,000. Our desire is to become a dominant force in the city’s youth culture. Our goal as a church is to expand and become a multi-site church. One vision . . . one church . . . multiple locations. The youth pastor must possess the skills to reproduce him self and lead the youth staff at other locations. This position is a full time salary based on experience and includes medical insurance for your entire family.

Pastor Dean Hawk is the founding pastor and served in the local church for 19 years as an associate pastor / youth pastor. He knows and understands what its like to be on “the other side.” He believes in maintaining a close team leadership model. He conducts weekly staff meetings and enjoys personal time with his staff families. Micro managing is not allowed. This position would report directly to him.

Please send a cover letter, resume, references, your personal testimony, family bio, individual or family photo, and share what you have successfully done so far in ministry. We also want to hear your vision for what the ultimate youth ministry would look like to you. Lay out the big picture from youth services, leadership, parents, school involvement, events, small groups, camps, outreach, etc….

Our hiring process:

1. Assessment of resumes
2. Initial email questionnaire
3. Phone interview(s)
4. Video sample of communication skills
5. People Keys on line assessment & reference contact
6. On site visit(s)
7. Offer
8. Transition

Contact Info:
Send resume to Kim Hawk
Mail: Rock Family Church 5825 Mark Dabling Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80919