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Youth Pastor

Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
20 Jan 2023

Ministry Function: The Youth Pastor will lead and organize an effective youth ministry, implementing fellowship, worship, biblical teaching, discipleship, and evangelism. Most importantly should demonstrate a hunger for more of God and possess a passion to lead the youth (13 – 18 years old) of our church and community into that same hunger.

Youth Pastor Qualifications & Expectations:
1. Must hold a Bachelor’s degree or higher in ministry with some experience in youth ministry
2. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
3. Demonstrate gifts and calling to youth ministry, love young people, and have a passion for evangelism and outreach, both personally and at the ministry level
4. A self-motivated leader, capable of casting and imparting vision for ministry, possessing relational skills with youth, parents, staff, and volunteers
5. Must possess strong communication skills and a desire to be active in community outreach; This position requires excellent leadership, administrative, and organizational skills
6. Must have the ability to research the community, utilizing demographics, technology and
social media to reach the un-churched youth of our community
7. Able to work as a team player, cooperating with the staff
8. Should be able to act with minimal supervision and provide guidance to church leadership in all areas concerning youth ministry
9. Exhibit proven ability to teach and train youth into a deeply enriching faith experience
10. Exemplify obedience to the Word of God and devotion to a deep-rooted prayer life
11. Demonstrate faithfulness and committed to the vision and mission of NCBF
12. Must have a clear testimony to a saving, sanctifying and growing relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ
13. Model a Christ-like lifestyle and a passion to reach the lost for Jesus Christ

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
1. Must have a submitted, servant and supportive attitude in your overall approach to ministry and your job (Ephesians 6:5-7; Colossians 3:23, 24)
2. Must be a born again believer and be willing to have an active family membership in good standing at New Community Bible Fellowship
3. Able to manage ministry responsibilities from a strong biblical foundation and conviction; Administrative abilities are key; Able to establish and maintain appropriate standards for the accomplishment of ministry in a way that honors both God and people
4. Professional and mature interpersonal skills
5. Strong interpersonal skills; ability to communicate persuasively and compassionately both orally and in writing
6. Timeliness is a very important value at New Community; Must arrive to work and meetings on time! Must meet request for information or action in a timely, tactful, and courteous manner
7. Effective communication is a very important value at New Community; Must provide clear, regular and thorough communications to all with whom you work
8. Must be a sound example in your marriage of Christian maturity and living out biblical principles of marriage
9. Must be a team player, promoting unity for the overall direction of the team and the Ministry
10. Ability to be extremely flexible in an environment that is subject to many spur of the moment changes
11. Initiative, perseverance, follow-through and “whatever it takes” attitudes are very important
12. Must have a strong commitment to handling conflict according to the precepts of Scripture
13. Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality. Breach of confidentiality (whether personal or church/ ministry related) is grounds for immediate dismissal
14. Must exhibit personal discretion concerning information shared or observed in the normal flow of church interactions, whether leaders, staff or members
15. As with all assignments at New Community, the Care/Teaching Pastor serves in the best interest of New Community Bible Fellowship. This person must have an open, submitted and understanding spirit, should the Senior Pastor or eldership determine a need for change or reassignment

1. Provide leadership to our overall youth ministry, including the accomplishment of all NCBF goals and objectives
2. Model and raise the value of a Christ-centered lifestyle within the youth of our church
3. Build a growing Youth Ministries team to effectively reach the un-churched youth of Cleveland Heights and extended communities
4. Maintain a close working relationship with the public and private schools of our community
5. Facilitate the training and mobilizing of our youth to develop relationships with the unchurched, to actively witness to persons within the sphere of their influence, and to make Christ like disciples of those responding to their witness
6. Collaborate with the church’s staff in the creation of new ministries as needed to accomplish the vision and mission of the church
7. Make and maintain positive relationships with leaders in the community, especially those leaders of our schools and other youth organizations
8. Establish strong relationships with the youth of our church, maximizing ministry impact in their lives
9. Encourage youth of our church who are not currently attending Youth Services to begin attending
10. Provide counseling and spiritual direction to youth on an individual basis
11. Maintain contact with students and parents, keeping them informed of ongoing activities; keep parents updated on ministry strategies and plans in a way that encourages partnership and involvement
12. Seek to integrate youth ministry into all phases of church life to create a culture that is intentionally intergenerational, striving to unite with and complement other church ministries
13. Prepare, monitor and control the annual youth budget as approved by the Executive Director of Finance and Operations
14. Manage student fees and fund raising money for events and ministry/mission trip
15. Participate in staff meetings, one-on-one meetings with the Executive Pastor and other meetings necessary to lead an effective youth ministry; shall also be in participatory attendance of the regular and special services of the church
16. Support parents in effectively fulfilling their Christian parenting roles, in concert with other pastoral staff
17. Adequate planning and preparation for all services, meetings, and activities that must be done, so that each event will be effective in accomplishing its stated purpose
18. Other duties as required and requested by the Family Life Pastor and or the Executive Pastor
19. Must live a personal and private life exemplary of a mature Christian (1 Timothy 4:12)

***Please submit cover letters and resumes to***
Reports to: Family Life Pastor

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