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Youth/Worship Pastor

Lombard Assembly
Lombard, Illinois, United States


Date Posted: 05/19/2018
Categories: Other - Youth Pastor
Denominations: Assemblies of God
Church Size: 50 to 100
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

This is a part time position with the possibility of developing into full time ministry. The primary responsibilities will be directing and implementing all aspects of youth ministries local outreach initiatives connected to ministry growth. To supplement salary, this position may be combined with our open position for Worship leader. 10-15 hours/week will be dedicated to Youth ministry, with an additional 4-6 dedicated to Sunday worship. Starting pay is $15-17/hour based upon experience. 

 

We are seeking a student minister to lead a relational, relevant, and reaching ministry to our students, grades 6-12. Candidates must have a love for Jesus, students, the Scriptures, and the ability to recruit, equip, and support a volunteer leader team. Theological education is not required; however, he/she must be willing to participate in formal and/or informal training provided or recommended by the church.

The Youth Pastor will lead, supervise, and develop volunteer youth leaders. (We have two dedicated volunteer workers in place.) He/She will organize and plan activities for senior high and middle school youth, including Sunday services and a midweek service. In addition, if combined with the Worship Minister role, he/she will lead Sunday morning worship, conduct one practice per/week with the worship team, and organize all aspects of the worship opportunities.

 

Qualified candidates will have a passion for impacting the lives of youth through the gospel of Jesus Christ; will have impeccable moral character; be a dedicated, compassionate, and growing Christian; will have excellent leadership and organizational skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; will be in touch with social issues concerning youth, and be able to relate to youth technologically and spiritually. Preferably, he/she will have some youth ministry training and/or experience, knowledge and experience in parent-youth issues and relationships, and the ability to relate well to the parents of said youth. 

It is very important that our youth minister have a growing burden and love for youth, be able to lead youth to a closer relationship with Jesus Christ, be in agreement with Pentecostal and/or charismatic beliefs, be comfortable leading large and small groups, and be able to work well with others. The youth minister will organize activities that will promote an environment for the development of spiritually and emotionally mature young people.