Youth Pastor

First Baptist Church of Fernandina Beach
Fernandina Beach , Florida, United States

Date Posted: 04/12/2018
Categories: Youth Pastor
Denominations: Baptist --SBC
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are looking for a committed Christian leader with a passion for discipling young people with the gospel. The ideal candidate is an experienced minister who can relate well with youth, parents and adult volunteers. This role will require a candidate with demonstrated experience equipping youth for ministry.



  • Lead the church's efforts to minister with and to youth between ages 11 to 18.
  • Reach out 10 unchurched youth in the community. Engage them with the gospel and involve them in the work of the church.
  • Recruit, develop, and deploy new volunteers for the church's youth ministry.
  • In consultation with other youth leaders and senior church leadership, develop an annual budget for the youth ministry and operate within the constraints of that budget.
  • 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.
  • Regularly teach the Bible to the youth with conviction, compassion, and care.
  • Lead efforts to minister to the parenting needs or the church body.
  • Participate in general pastoral duties as needed (weddings, funerals, counseling, etc.).
  • Establish a long-term vision for how the church engages youth.
  • Develop and execute a strategic plan for the youth ministry.
  • Regularly report to the church's leadership about developments in the youth ministry.
  • Oversee all summer camping activities in which the church's youth participate.
  • Regularly lead the youth in short-term mission s experiences (alternating b e t ween local. domestic. and international )
  • Work with other church leaders to find ministry opportunities for youth in the  broader church family.
  • Review all curriculum used by the church's youth ministry and ensure they are consistent with the church’s doctrinal    commitments.
  • Participate in all staff meeting s and retreats.



  • Bachelor’s  Degree & Theological Training
  • Understanding or and willingness  to serve within the doctrinal commitments  of the church
  • At least 3 years of experience ministering   to youth and leading youth ministry volunteers..
  • Strong ability to lead people of differing ethnicities,    socio-economic levels, and generations.
  • A desire to teach and men tor youth in biblical truth.
  • Ability to pass a background check.
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