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Gold Coast Christian Church

Pastor of Student Ministries

Gold Coast Christian Church
Oxnard, California, United States

Date Posted: 09/04/2017
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 151 to 250
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Church: Gold Coast Christian Church


Position: Pastor of Student Ministries


Job Type: Part-Time


General Description


The Pastor of Student Ministries is responsible for all aspects of ensuring the spiritual growth and development of middle school and high school. Several areas below overlap but are separated for clarification.




Has a strong walk with God through a growing personal relationship with Jesus

Possesses godly character

Is a person of prayer and the Bible

Understands spiritual needs of students and how to apply scriptural truth to students’ lives

Possesses skills to recruit, train, empower, and lead an effective ministry team

Is effective in counseling students and handling crisis situations

Has a passion for youth ministry

Demonstrates a strong work ethic and takes initiative

Is creative, enthusiastic and energetic

Is a self-starter

Is a learner

Is a competent and collaborative team player


Ministry Responsibilities


1. Develop and implement a vision and strategy for Student Ministries
2. Oversee all aspects of student ministries including Sunday and mid-week programming, retreats, mission trips, special events and other trips
3. Build spiritually-based relationships with students so they will be encouraged and challenged to grow as followers of Christ
4. Oversee appropriate pastoral care for students and their family as needed
5. Oversee the doctrine and teaching students receive
6. Recruit, train, equip, and encourage youth and adults to serve in various areas of Student Ministries
7. Encourage the introduction to and assimilation of students into the life of the congregation as active participants of the Gold Coast church family
8. Facilitate effective communication between students, parents, adult volunteers and the larger Gold Coast community
9. Serve with pastoral staff, providing mutual support toward the vision of Gold Coast Christian Church, putting a high priority on working together as a team

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical studies, ministry or related field is required. (Ministry experience, in some cases, can be substituted)


Compensation & Benefits

• Salary: Variable depending on experience, education, and ability

• Paid Time Off: Variable depending on experience, education, and ability