Youth Pastor

$45,000 - $50,000 yearly
  • Christian Fellowship of Winlock
  • Winlock, WA, USA
  • Jan 13, 2020
Full time Youth Min/Church Positions

Job Description

Principle Function:   To be responsible for the development and oversight of all CFW’s ministries to junior high and senior high youth with the goal of youth becoming devoted followers of Jesus Christ.

 Reports to:   Senior Pastor and Elders

 Qualifications and Position Requirements:

  • One who exhibits a personal and growing relationship with God, a teachable spirit, and a healthy family life.
  • One who possesses experience in senior high youth ministry, basic administrative skills, and a personal spiritual life congruent with biblical mandates for leaders (1 Timothy 3:1-7).
  • One who is capable of creating and executing a long term vision for CFW’s youth ministry.
  • One who is gifted and is called to youth ministry, loves young people, and has a passion for evangelism and outreach, both personally and at the ministry level.
  • An engaging teacher, with a strong Biblical and theological background, who is in agreement with CFW’s statement of faith.
  • A self-motivated leader, capable of casting and imparting vision for ministry, possessing relational skills with students, parents, and staff.

 Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and organize effective youth programs implementing fellowship, worship, biblical teaching, discipleship, and evangelism, as well as ministry and mission opportunities.
  • Recruit, train and shepherd volunteer youth staff with diverse gifts and personalities.
  • Provide counseling and spiritual direction to youth on an individual basis.
  • 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.
  • Support CFW’s parents in effectively fulfilling their Christian parenting roles, in concert with other pastoral staff.
  • Assist in the development and oversight of the youth ministry budgets; also manage student fees for events and trips in a timely fashion.
  • 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.
  • Participate as needed or requested in the evaluation and development of the overall church ministry.


  • Grow CFW’s youth ministry in meaningful ways.
  • Be mentored by the Senior Pastor
  • Attend worship services and staff meetings on a weekly basis.
  • Present semi-annual ministry updates and goals for the coming year to the elders.
  • Participate in a yearly job performance review.
  • Present a yearly youth budget proposal.
  • Stay current with youth ministry practices by reading, attending youth leadership conferences, etc.
  • Any other voluntary ministries must not take away from primary responsibilities


  • Primarily responsible to the Lord, performing ministry and leadership with enthusiasm and seeking to please Him.
  • Accountable then to the Senior Pastor and elders.


  • Fulltime salary
  • Onsite housing if desired