Reports to: Preaching Pastor
Qualifications and Position Requirements:
One who exhibits a personal and growing relationship with God, a teachable spirit, and a healthy family life.
Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required, experience in student ministry.
Must have basic administrative skills
Must have a spiritual life congruent with biblical mandates for leaders found in
I Timothy 3:1-7
One who is called to the ministry, loves young people, and has a passion for reaching a lost world.
Must have a gift for teaching and preaching.
A self-motivated leader, capable of casting and imparting vision for ministry
Must be able to lead not only young people but also parents and youth coaches.
Must work well with other paid staff and ministries, one team concept.
Lead and organize high school and middle school youth programs; fellowship, bible teaching, discipleship and outreach.
Recruit, train and shepherd volunteer youth staff. (We are searching for someone to follow the Ephesians 4 concept. The job of the leader is to train Christ follower so that they can do ministry. We are not looking to hire someone to do all of the ministry.)
Work with youth treasurer to maintain youth financial account
Seek to integrate youth ministry into all phases of church life. Help to create an intergenerational culture.
Other duties as required
Arrive at least 45 minutes prior to beginning of any scheduled event.
Preach once every other month.
Understand there will be a semi-annual review to encourage and to determine if he continues in the office of Youth Minister.
Attend a minimum of one leadership conference per year
Adapt to the rural area of Augusta, WV. Hampshire Co.
Attend and encourage youth coaches to attend some of the school functions where students are involved.
The Augusta Church of Christ is a congregation of around 400 people. We exist to share Help, Hope and Home. We believe in going out into the community and sharing Jesus with everyone.
Send Resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
15338 Northwestern Pike
Augusta, WV 26704