LOCATION: New Hope Community Church
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2525 E. Valley Pkwy
Escondido, CA 92027
HOURS: 15 hours/week
We are looking to hire a Youth Pastor to develop and grow a Youth Ministry (combined middle and high school). The Youth Pastor will reach out to the local community and strive to make disciples of Jesus through building relationships and strong biblical teaching.
Develop and grow a youth ministry at the middle school and high school levels.
Oversee a midweek youth group that will meet on Thursday evenings as well as a Sunday morning youth gathering.
Develop a curriculum that will prompt spiritual growth in the youth.
Maintain a presence on social media.
Take the youth to an annual youth camp.
Keep records of youth participation and manage the youth ministry budget.
Be available to encourage, challenge, and counsel the youth and parents towards effective lives as followers of Jesus (i.e. lunch at school, after school visits, attendance at extracurricular activities, home visitations, and support during times of crisis, etc.)
Attend a weekly staff meeting.
Adhere to the theology and values of New Hope Community Church as well as our statement of belief.
Be a spiritually mature disciple of Jesus.
Have good written and verbal communication skills, conflict management skills, organizational skills and computer skills.
Creativity in problem solving and approaches to ministry.
Ability to teach and preach the Word of God.
Have a relational and pastoral heart that cares about youth and families.
Some biblical education and youth ministry experience is desired.
Please send an email with the following attachments:
A statement, no longer than one page, on your philosophy of youth ministry.
A link to any preaching or teaching you may have done (not required).