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The Church at Rancho Bernardo

Youth Pastor

The Church at Rancho Bernardo
San Diego, California, United States

Date Posted: 06/30/2011
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Southern California non-denominational Christian church seeks dynamic leader to reach, teach and equip junior high and high school students in our community to follow Jesus. Develop and guide student and adult ministry leaders and students in fulfilling the purposes of God’s church: service, evangelism, fellowship, discipleship, and worship; implementing strategies and programs to assist in spiritual formation in these five areas.

Connect and develop relationships on local campuses to impact student culture in the broader community in a powerful way. Work with an experienced support team in junior/senior high and senior leadership as we build the Kingdom together.

Ideal Candidate: Five years of directing/pastoring students in a larger church setting. Significant experience creating a relevant, authentic weekend service environment where the word of God is skillfully delivered. Established leader and organizer with a proven track record of growing a ministry and growing those within the ministry toward a mature faith in Jesus Christ. Experience in developing leaders and volunteers to grow and invest in the lives of the students. Willingness to work alongside parents as they model faith at home.


(Pastor) Shepherd students (one-on-one, school events, sports, etc), parents, training volunteers, campus visitation, small group bible studies, church services, outreach events, mission trips, camps, retreats, and day trips, campus bible studies and/or clubs.

(Teacher) Prepare and teach at weekly church services, weekly home group bible studies, various school campus clubs, volunteer meetings, and at parent meetings/seminars

(Administrator) Demonstrate organization and attention to detail. Develop budgets; oversee expenses, plan training, events and trips. Maintain a high level of communication with staff, parents and students (via email, phone, website, facebook and written materials).

(Leader) Oversee staff & volunteer meetings, recruit volunteer staff, develop growth time, train volunteer small group and ministry team leaders, encourage small group leaders to follow-up and shepherd students, research curriculum for bible studies.

(Vision) Develop and maintain a high level of relevant and dynamic programs all designed to ensure growth within the ministry (both in numbers and personal spiritual growth of students and volunteers). Incorporate vision casting into the overall vision of the church as a whole.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS: Coordinate with Pastoral Staff and Management Team in establishing program vision and yearly goals. Serve as spiritual leader to students, staff and volunteers. WORK WEEK: Non-Traditional with regular office hours. Competitive compensation based on applicant’s background, experience and salary history.

Interested parties should submit a resume along with sample dvd/video recordings of teaching/preaching to Pastor Faye Bradley, or mail to The Church at Rancho Bernardo, 11740 Bernardo Plaza Court, San Diego, CA 92128, attn: Pastor Faye Bradley.

The Church at Rancho Bernardo ( is located in San Diego, CA and was established in 1990. Average attendance is 2000+ over three weekend services. Average Youth attendance is 200+.