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Youth Pastor/Leader

Posted by: Curtis Cecil

Posted date: Sep-25-2019

Location: Jefferson, Ohio



    Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ

  • Be a member in good standing

  • Person of outstanding moral character and a positive attitude who is committed to following Biblical leadership in the area of personal living.

  • A desire to teach and mentor others with patience and accepting heart

  • Preferably two years’ experience in Local Church ministry or a related field

  • Preferably have an educational background in Christian Ministries, Biblical Studies, or a related field. 

Purpose of Position:

  •  Igniting a desire for a genuine relationship with Christ in our students.  

  • Work with other staff and lay leadership in planning periodic events designed to reach and connect with people in the community.

  • To develop events, programs and gatherings to which students can bring friends who may be seeking a church family.

  • To meet the programmatic, developmental and spiritual need of our students.

  • Work creatively, think strategically, and move ministries forward

  • Practice team-based leadership and exhibit strong relational skills with staff and volunteers 

  • Maintain familiarity with current Christian education and spiritual development curriculum. 

  • Possess exceptional written and oral communication and organizational skills

  • Possess working knowledge of social media for communication with youth, parents, and families. 

  • Keep website current and accurate

  • Able to create and manage a budget.

 Responsible to the Senior Pastor.

Job Duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Ensure completed background checks ever 6 months on all volunteers  
  • Invest quarterly into your volunteers through care and training
  • Create and effectively manage the ministry’s budget.
  • Communicate consistently with volunteers as well as provide the tools they need for spiritual leadership.
  • Disciple students and train others to disciple students 
  • Connect regularly to the homes so parents experience a clear sense of partnership in the discipleship of their children.
  • Connect with Students during lunch in their local schools.  
  • Clearly communicate upcoming events to students, parents, and local schools
  • Encourage students to find their gifts and to participate in worship services on Sunday’s.  As well to serving in service projects
  • Establishing and using feedback systems for regularly assessing program effectiveness. 
  • Purchasing and maintaining the necessary levels of resources, materials and supplies for all programs. 
  • Support denominational programming ideas that help Students experience Jesus.
  • Coordinate with the Children’s ministry pastor to equip and partner with parents by equipping them with resources to become actively and intentionally involved in the spiritual formation and discipleship of their families.
  • Create a safe environment for Students by clearly communicating with volunteers where they are to be and their roles for each service and event.
  • Communicate regularly with Parents about what the students are learning.

Other general Expectations include:

  • Exhibit professionalism, demonstrated by: a well-groomed appearance, conscientious work ethic, be willing and able to work at a fast pace within a variety of settings and circumstances, with composure and flexibility.
  • Continually conscious of the need for confidentiality, discernment and wise judgment.
  • Give an extreme attention to details with an eye for excellence. 
  • A Self-starter, good at multi-tasking and prioritizing projects.
  • Endorse and support the local church and her missions as well as the ministries of the worldwide work of the church of the Nazarene.
  • Maintain personal spiritual development through Bible reading, prayer, and Christian community.
  • Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings 
  • Maintain up-to-date communications through the church website and social media.
Position Information
Organization Name Only members can view this field.
Location Jefferson, Ohio
District North Central Ohio
State/Province Ohio
Position Title Youth Pastor/Leader
Position Classification Youth
PositionType Part-time
Deadline for Applications
Contact Information
Contact Preference Calls and Emails are welcome.
First & Last Name Curtis Cecil
Title Lead Pastor
Phone 440-536-8575
Email pastorcurtis@jeffnaz.org