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First Baptist Church of Allentown (PA)

Youth Ministry Director

First Baptist Church of Allentown (PA)
Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 09/29/2017
Categories: Church Staff - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist
Church Size: 351 to 500
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


First Baptist Church of Allentown (Pennsylvania) is prayerfully seeking a full-time Youth Ministry Director. This individual will be responsible for leading the youth ministry, connecting with involved youth and their parents/guardians and reaching out to youth in the local community while sharing the life giving truth of the Gospel in love.


The Youth Ministry Director should have a firm personal faith in Jesus Christ; a Servant’s heart; love for God’s inerrant Word; excellent people, leadership and organizational skills; and, feel a strong calling from God to minister to young adults in Jr. and Sr. High.



  • Forming relationships with youth & parents in order to foster an environment that helps them grow in their faith and knowledge of Jesus Christ.
  • Teaching Youth Bible Study on Sunday and Wednesday evenings, and lead Sunday morning Sunday school classes.
  • Seeking to identify, foster & develop leadership skills among lay staff and youth.
  • Planning/Arranging and participating in church-sponsored youth and community events.
  • Regularly attending and participating in Sunday morning worship services.
  • Communicating effectively with youth, youth parents/guardians, church leaders and the overall church membership at large.


  • Three to five (3-5) years Youth Ministry leadership experience.
  • Formal Bible training.
  • Associates or Bachelors Degree preferred.
  • Ability to teach God’s Word in small and large group settings.
  • Dynamic, relational people skills.
  • Have initiative and be self-motivated.
  • Relate and connect with Jr. and Sr. High students.
  • Possess qualities to both be an example of living a Christ-centered life while developing meaningful spiritual relationships with youth, parents & volunteers.
  • Skills to recruit, disciple and delegate to youth leadership teams.
  • Foresight in planning events and activities which will impact the walk of Christian youth and motivate them to both live out their faith publicly while supporting one another in a supportive and loving Christian community, while at the same time maintaining a focus on our mission of reaching unbelievers with the Gospel.