Youth/Student Ministries

Thu Nov 30 00:00:00 MST 2017

MidAmerica District C&MA

Position Title: Pastor of Student Ministries, River of Life, Grand Junction, CO Description of Position Purpose: • To model and build a Great Commandment/Great Commission lifestyle among children and youth • To make disciples within our Middle School and High school ministries (80%) • To provide oversight to Children’s ministries (20%) Qualifications: • A mature Christian modeling 1 Timothy 3:1-7 (Elder qualities) AND Galatians 5:22,23 (Fruit of the Spirit) character • A passion for youth ministry and an ability to relate well to students and their parents • Understanding and agreement with the Orange philosophy of ministry • Proven ability to recruit and lead an adult volunteer staff to work with youth • Effective in teaching God’s Word and administrating Student Ministries • Licensed or able to be licensed by The Christian and Missionary Alliance • Agreement with Christian and Missionary Alliance doctrine and mission • Prior youth ministry experience preferred. Primary Responsibilities: • Develop, implement and oversee the ministry to River of Life’s Middle School and High School students producing disciples who pursue our vision • Provide mid-week ministries for Middle School and High school students • Integrate on-campus ministry with outreach opportunities into the community • Provide an extended stretching/service/missions trip opportunity each year • Coordinate and supervise other youth activities (i.e. retreats, camps, etc.) • Oversee, recruit, and train staff and adult volunteers, providing regular staff meetings and training opportunities in support of ministry goals • Provide counseling with students and with parents of students when needed • Provide for oversight, training, and ongoing development of our youth worship team • Coordinate 2-3 parent training events per year • Provide vision and oversight to River of Life children’s ministries so that there is a seamless philosophy of ministry among children and youth • Participate in pulpit supply when requested • Participate in staff meetings and pastoral functions as assigned by the Lead Pastor Relationships: • Reports to the Lead Pastor • Relates to and coordinates with other ministry staff and volunteers • Supervises the Children’s Director • Non-voting member of the Elder and Governing Board


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