Job Opening at Christ Church

Director of Youth Ministries

Position: Director of Youth Ministry
Reports to: Pastor of Discipleship & SMD
Hours/Type/FLSA Status: 25 hours per week/hourly/ Non-Exempt

Position Summary: The primary role of the Director of Youth Ministry is to build young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive approach to Youth Ministry in the areas of Worship, Discipleship, Community, Outreach, and Prayer. The Director will oversee 7-8th grade (Jr. High), 9-12th (Sr. High) and in conjunction with the Director of Children’s Ministry, 5-6th graders. This position will be responsible for sustainable connection, discipleship, and care for students, their parents as well as to young adults.

Reporting Relationships

  • Collaborative relationship with the Sr. Pastor, Children’s Ministry Director, related staff
  • Provides leadership to all youth volunteers

Specific Responsibilities: Student’s Discipleship (5-6th grade in collaboration with Dir. Of Children’s Ministry; 7-8th; 9-12th)

  • I will develop, implement, plan, and oversee an intentional discipleship process/pathway that helps students grow in their relationship to God and with the church family.
    • This includes Wednesday night youth group and any additional discipleship experiences (classes, seminars, etc.)
    • This also includes maintaining the Ministry Center space, materials, and equipment
  • I will be responsible for creating sustainable ministries for discipling students by developing and executing annual goals, objectives, and programs.
  • I will be responsible for implementing a yearly curriculum which includes retreats; mission trips & outreach opportunities. This also includes coordinating a yearly program calendar.
  • I will be responsible for mentoring and equipping adult volunteers and student leaders by identifying and developing them
  • I will be actively developing strategies for reaching students in the Central West Bay area and find time to connect with them outside of church events/groups
  • I will communicate with volunteer staff, parents, and students in a timely and effective manner using multiple forms of media and communication models

     Young Adult Discipleship

  • I will develop, create, and plan events and programs for connection and ministry among young adults

Ministry Oversight

  • I will recruit, manage, train, and schedule paid staff and volunteers for youth ministry programs and events. This includes, but not limited to:
    • background screenings processes (CPP)
    • cleaning protocols
    • overall safety training (allergies, emergencies, & adult requirements)
  • I will work with parents regarding policies and expectations of their involvement and participation

Ministry Related Duties

  • I will attend weekly staff meetings
  • I will communicate improvement needs for Ministry Center to Facility or Leadership Team


  • Bachelor’s degree or previous experience equivalence (Jr. & Sr. High)
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience with youth or related ministry
  • Available to assume additional responsibilities as needed

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