Youth Minister Full Time

@ East Tenth Street Christian Church
  • Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina View on Map
  • Denomination: Non - Denominational
  • Job Category: Youth & Teen Ministry
  • Date Posted: 20 December 2022
  • Application closes: 31 March 2023
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    Job Description


    Hours: 40 hours per week

    Total Compensation Package: $49,500

    Weekday Office Hours: Flexible as long as all responsibilities fulfilled


    Education: Bachelor’s degree with formal Bible training preferable

    Ordination status: Ordained preferable

    Experience: At least one year preferable

    Primary Skills: communication, collaboration, organization, digital fluency

    Personal Characteristics: solution-oriented, teachable, self-motivated, flexible, positive


    Primary Ministry Focus: Children (Birth-5th grade); Youth (6th-12th)

    Direct Report: Jason Yeatts, Pastor

    Works closely with: Church Board Members, Staff Members, Ministry Leaders, and Volunteers


    General Responsibilities

    • Use collaborative software (example: Google Sheets & Planning Center People) that promotes streamlined processes and communication among church staff and leaders
    • Maintain a calendar of all children and youth events, classes, curriculum, and volunteers
    • Keep contact information for children and youth and their families up-to-date
    • Manage the Children and Youth Budget, giving priority to resources that foster Bible learning, relationship building, and outreach
    • Oversee the cleanliness, organization, and functionality of all children and youth rooms
    • Be willing to preach at least three times a year during Sunday morning worship
    • Other duties as assigned

    Regular Programming Responsibilities

    • Oversee Sunday morning children’s programming (birth-5th grade), which includes ensuring volunteer slots are filled and that the curriculum is Bible-based, age appropriate and purchased and distributed to teachers in a timely manner.
    • Coordinate weekly programming for children beyond Sunday morning that is Bible-saturated and engaging.
    • Lead weekly Youth Group meetings, teaching Bible-saturated lessons and fostering community among the youth.

    Beyond Regular Programming Responsibilities

    • Be involved regularly in the community (example: Fellowship of Christian Athletes at the local middle school)
    • Make personal contact beyond regular programming with every family that has children and youth attending E10 at least once a month (things like text messages, phone calls, cards, etc.)
    • Make contact with children and youth on special occasions (example: birthday cards)
    • Take the Youth Group, at least once a year, to one weekend conference/retreat
    • Take 2nd-5th graders, at least once a year, to one weekend conference/retreat
    • Lead and coordinate VBS each summer
    • Schedule and coordinate events and special programs that engage inactive church families and provide on-ramps for non-church children and youth (examples: Easter Egg Hunt, Youth Sunday, etc.)
    • Provide parents extra resources to help them disciple their children and youth (things like take-home handouts, digital worksheets, books, podcasts, etc.)

    Children and Youth Volunteers

    • Run background checks on every volunteer at least once every three years
    • Communicate weekly with volunteers providing reminders, updates, and specific information about future programming and events
    • Check-in regularly with every volunteer to gauge ministry effectiveness, receive feedback, and express gratitude
    • Actively recruit volunteers for classes and events, using primarily personal invitations but also signup sheets and digital forms
    • Host an all-volunteer meeting at least twice a year

    Time-off Benefits Package: Discussed during the search process.


    Jason Yeatts    Phone: (865) 363-8678

    Application closes: March 31, 2023

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