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Youth Pastor - Faith Community Church

Christian Career Center Tacoma, WA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Summary of Position: Shepherd the congregation to which you are responsible through relationship, care, pastoral support, outreach programs & practical assistance.

Key Result Areas & Responsibilities:

Creative Direction & Leadership:
  • Strategically plan & implement events and programs to reach youth with the gospel.
  • Ensure that all activities & interactions between staff/volunteers & youth are morally appropriate.
  • Build, practice, & educate a team for platform ministry.
  • Teach and preach at youth and other services.
  • Conduct youth services.
Reaching New Students: 
  • Build, train, & guide an effective youth team that can pastorally follow up with new students as they attend the program.
  • Train volunteers for effective phone & face-to-face pastoring,
Practical Support:
  • Create and conduct Christian outreach events
  • Create an atmosphere in youth and church services which is welcoming, fun, & full of faith
  • Care for the well-being of the team leaders & vist/support them when they are facing difficulties
  • Be a point of contact for all youth enquiries
  • Teach and practice Biblical truth without compromise
  • Identify people in need of assistance and organize and/or provide for the appropriate help.
  • Work with your Pastoral Oversight and other welfare agencies to provide appropriate help.
  • Pray for & respond to needs intentified in prayer requests
  • Conduct pastoral phone calls
Administration & Reporting:
  • Report promptly on any incidents or safety issues
  • Report emergency or urgent pastoral care situations to your Pastoral Oversight
  • Record attendance weekly
  • Manage budget
Ministry Teams:
  • Lead, develop, and oversee ministry teams - this includes the following:
    • Recruit, train, motivate, & support team members
    • Arrange and conduct team meetings
    • Conflict resolution
    • Follow up on youth interested in volunteering and help them find a suitable team / role
    • Identify & train potential leaders for team leadership roles
Church Services & Events: 
  • Promote unity between the youth ministry & greater church by supporting the ongoing vision of FCC through:
    • Encouraging youth to attend weekend services
    • Serving and attending weekend services personally
    • Promoting events and activities at FCC
Pastoral Assistance & Visitation:
  • Faciliate support for members of the church:
    • Relationship support
    • Trauma pastoral support
    • Grief pastoral support
    • Hospital visitation
    • Funeral support
    • Home visitation
Character & Personal Qualifications: Being a staff member at FCC, the following are necessary:
  • Relationship & commitment to Jesus Christ
  • Total commitment to FCC and its vision of helping people take their next step with Jesus
  • Total commitment & loyalty to the leadership of FCC, and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Spiritual maturity - consisting of a pleasant, forgiving, non-judgemental, but assertive manner - able to deal with people's character defects with gentleness and respect.
  • Initiative
  • Confidentiality - ability to hold sensitive ministry information in confidence and cheer for the church in public & troubleshoot in private.
  • Ability to work under pressure and remain calm

Christian Career Center


Tacoma, WA