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Student Ministries Pastor

New Venture Christian Fellowship
Oceanside, California, United States


Date Posted: 01/24/2018
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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SUMMARY OF POSITION
 
Creates a dynamic, powerful and energetic program that REACHES, TEACHES and RELEASES students (Junior High/High School) for Christ. 
 
Builds, oversees and facilitates a vibrant, high energy, and creative environment, where Youth experience the influential power of Jesus Christ in contemporary and relevant life altering fashion, while encouraging a Biblical based lifestyle.  By mixing the social and the spiritual, students are involved in game changing experiences through Biblical teaching and principles that lays the foundation for a sustainable relationship with the Lord through the college years and beyond. 
 
To recruit, train and retain Partners to serve in the Student Ministries in assisting Directors in building a program that helps students develop lifelong faith.
 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
 
• Builds, facilitates and oversees a dynamic, engaging, and fun environment that fosters spiritual growth and positive social relationships for students • Creates a strong, multifaceted ministry with dynamic programming, biblical instruction and small groups, whose success is evidenced by numerical and spiritual growth • Recruits, develops and trains Partners to assist in the creation of teen appropriate programming which features activities and instruction for both junior and senior high school students • Develops and trains a strong volunteer team of “Partners” and works cooperatively with all staff and volunteers  • Develops Policies and Procedures to incorporate and train partners to ensure a safe and secure environment for all New Venture youth to reduce any associated church liability • Takes ownership of Elevate Student Ministries’ facility integrity, cleanliness, organization and excellence • Consistently evaluates Programs and Partners within Elevate and ensures adequate support for all.
 
 
• Develops, plans, staffs and implements all Elevate events including Youth Church, midweek and all special events • Develops a plan for the Youth Ministry budget and ensures all expenditures are in keeping with the budgeted plan • Maintains the Elevate Facebook page and ensures church website Elevate section remains updated and fresh. • Communicates consistently with parents as well as provides the tools they need for spiritual leadership. • Coordinates and provides leadership in developing and implementing a young family outreach ministry focused on youth activities. • Attends and participates in all New Venture staff meetings and functions • Be the primary Biblical preacher/teacher for the Middle School or High School ministry. • Meets with volunteers at least once a month to communicate appreciation, events, assignments, goals, etc. • Tracks attendance and visitors in the youth ministry. • Provides regular special events, ie. social events, mission trips, winter/summer camps, retreats, conferences geared toward the youth of New Venture. • Develops strategies and implement methods to reach the youth “where they are”, set up meetings at their school, sporting events, etc. • Develops a working relationship with parents and involve parents in all facets of the ministry. • Other duties as assigned.
 
 
QUALITIES
 
? Should be an outgoing and dynamic person that energizes the youth ministry  ? Excellent communicator both in oral and written formats ? Should be conscious of the need for confidentiality when applicable. ? Should exercise discernment and wise judgment. ? Should be a person who gives attention to details with an eye for excellence. ? Should be a self-starter, good at multitasking and prioritizing projects. ? Endorse and support the local church and its mission ? Maintain personal and spiritual development through Bible reading, prayer, and Christian community ? Should always exhibit professionalism, demonstrated by:  a well-groomed appearance, conscientious work ethic, be willing and able to work at a fast pace within a variety of settings and circumstances, with composure and flexibility. ? Must have Godly character to maintain holiness within the relationship with young people; friendly and fun while maintain the distinction as their Youth Pastor not their buddy.
 
 
REQUIREMENTS
 
 
• A clear testimony of faith in Jesus Christ and a vital, growing personal relationship with Him • A clear calling to youth ministry • Commitment to the mission, vision and ministry philosophy of New Venture Christian Fellowship • A team player with a positive attitude • Must be a member in good standing of a similar local church, with accommodating references