Youth Leader

Northland Christian Church
Topeka, Kansas, United States

Date Posted: 04/29/2018
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 751 to 1000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Student Ministries Leader 
Full Time – Salary with benefits 


We’re looking for a committed Christian leader with a passion for discipling students with the gospel.
Northland is a church committed to investing into the next generation.   The ideal candidate is an
experienced minister who is a leader with a vision for students, parents, and adult volunteers. This role will
require a candidate with demonstrated experience equipping students with the Gospel. 



  • Establish and lead a long-term vision for how the church engages Students. 
  • Develop a Bible teaching calendar for the youth that takes into consideration the full counsel of 
  • God’s Word and the spiritual, physical, emotional, and mental needs of the youth in our 
  • community. 
  • Recruit, develop, and deploy new volunteers for Northland student ministry. 
  • Reach out to unchurched youth in the community, engage them with the gospel, and involve them 
  • in the work of the church. 
  • Develop an annual budget for the youth ministry and operate within the constraints of that budget. 
  • Lead efforts to minister to the parenting needs of the church body. 
  • Participate in general shepherding duties as needed (counseling, care, etc.). 
  • Regularly report to the church’s leadership about developments in the youth ministry. 
  • Oversee all summer activities in Student Ministry. 
  • Regularly lead the youth in short-term mission trip experiences (alternating between local, 
  • domestic, and international). 
  • Work with other church leaders to find ministry opportunities for youth in the broader church 
  • family. 
  • Participate in all staff meetings and retreats. 
  • Other duties assigned by Supervisor 



  • A growing Christian faith and character. A lifestyle congruent with the biblical requirements for 
  • leaders. 
  • Understanding of and willingness to serve within the doctrinal commitments of the church. 
  • 3 - 5 years' experience ministering to youth and shepherding youth ministry volunteers. 
  • Strong ability to lead people of varying ethnicities, socio-economic levels, and generations. 
  • A desire to teach and mentor youth in biblical truth. 
  • Bachelor’s degree. 
  • Ability to pass a background check. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • A commitment to the mission of the church.
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