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Pastor/Director of Youth and Sports Ministry

The Bible Chapel
Wilkinsburg and Rostraver, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 02/28/2018
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 3001 to 4000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Pastor/Director of Youth and Sports Ministry

The Bible Chapel – Wilkinsburg (location)


Vision:  The Pastor/Director of Youth and Sports Ministry will have the unique opportunity to care for, shepherd, lead, influence, teach and make known the gospel of Jesus Christ to those within our urban community (Grades 5 -12).  This will be done through traditional and non-traditional forms of ministry.


 Youth Ministry General Responsibilities:


  • Recruit, train, communicate and encourage volunteers needed for Youth Ministry (Grades 5-12) at the Campus
  • Build, train and schedule teaching team for Youth Ministry using curriculum provided by The Bible Chapel
  • Build Student Leadership Team in Sr. High and appropriately at Jr. High Level if needed
  • Seek opportunities to become Involved with student’s lives in school events, sports events as well as provide after school hours
  • Engage community leaders and become an Ambassador for the Wilkinsburg Campus in the community
  • Identify local ministry opportunities in the community
  • Provide, warm, welcoming and safe environment by making sure all Youth Ministry Guidelines are being followed during Student Ministry gatherings
  • Coordinate involvement of Youth Ministry with all Bible Chapel church wide events
  • Coordinate and work with other Campus Youth Pastors/Directors as well as Campus Pastor


Sports Ministry General Responsibilities:


  • Recruit, train, communicate, schedule and encourage volunteers needed for Sports Ministry at the Campus (beginning with Upward Basketball)
  • Ensure Sports Ministry guidelines are being followed by volunteers
  • Coordinate with Pittsburgh Urban Christian School (PUCS) and work alongside PUCS leadership for use of gymnasium
  • Properly store all items needed to run Sports Ministry at PUCS
  • Advertise, recruit and register children/youth families for Sports Ministries
  • Plan for future Youth Sports Ministry opportunities (Flag football, Soccer, Cheerleading)
  • Plan for Adult Sports Ministry opportunities (men’s/women’s basketball, exercise classes, etc.)


Spiritual Gifts:

Administration, Faith, Leadership, Evangelism



Bachelor’s degree with formal theological training desired

Ministry experience in an URBAN setting will be of benefit



  • Follower of Jesus Christ who has conviction to share Jesus Christ with others
  • Disciple maker who has a passion for seeing youth/families come to know Jesus
  • Experience recognizing, mentoring and developing leaders
  • Agreement with The Bible Chapel Core Values and Beliefs


Full Time, salaried position




The Director/Pastor of Youth and Sports works directly with the  Campus Pastor of Wilkinsburg or Rostraver and the Sports Ministry Director (South Hills Campus)


The Director/Pastor of Youth and Sports reports and works directly with the Student Ministry Director (South Hills Campus)