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Cascade Community Church

Student Ministry Pastor

Cascade Community Church
Monroe, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 09/05/2011
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 1501 to 2000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
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POSITION SUMMARY: The Student Ministry Pastor is responsible for pursuing the spiritual transformation of students in the middle and high school age group. This transformation is done primarily through large and small group meetings, special events, retreats, and outreach events. Integral to this position is the development of positive and supporting relationships with the parents of the youth in this age group.

A. Bachelors Degree with a focus in Biblical Studies
B. Minimum of 3 years experience in a leading youth ministries
C. Licensed and Ordained
D. Ability to effectively communicate and teach God’s word to large and small groups
E. Mature Christian who meets biblical qualifications for leadership (I Tim 3:1-13)
F. Experience shepherding, including; coaching, mentoring and counseling
G. Demonstrated ability to work as a team member with pastors, staff, and volunteers
H. Effective communication skills (oral and written)
I. Demonstrated proven ability to recruit, supervises, train, and evaluate volunteers, including students and interns

A. Position Responsibilities Common to all Pastors
1. Engage in an ongoing pursuit of a deeper spiritual maturity:
a) Knowing who God is
b) Knowing and Understanding who you are
c) Integrating the knowledge of God and self into one’s life
2. Submit to and engage in supporting the Vision, Mission and values of CCC as well as adhere to the stated policies and procedures
3. Work collaboratively and holistically with the other ministries of CCC to accomplish the Vision and Mission of CCC
a) Guide and administer assigned ministries
b) Identify, train and lead volunteers in accomplishing the goals of the assigned ministries
4. Effectively communicate, orally and in writing, to various audiences about the goals of the ministries
5. Provide to requesting individuals general Biblical counseling within the guidelines established by CCC
6. Administer area/ministry budget within the parameters and allocation established by CCC
7. Prepare a yearly calendar of ministry activities and events

B. Responsibilities Specific to Student Ministry
1. Provide vision, leadership and guidance for the development of a comprehensive student ministry program
2. Develop volunteer staff to serve as leaders and mentors for the youth
3. Provide a student ministry experience that incorporates Bible study, small and large group activities, music and fun/engaging events
4. Team with other organizations that specialize in reaching youth such as the YMCA, Young Life, etc.
5. Organize and supervise camp type experiences for both senior and middle school ministries
6. Serve on relevant community groups focused on youth in the community
7. Provide recommendations to the senior leadership for changes or improvements in the student ministry program