Minister of Youth and College Full Time

@ First Baptist Church of Ellijay
  • Ellijay, Georgia View on Map
  • Denomination: Baptist - SBC
  • Job Category: Youth & Teen Ministry
  • Date Posted: July 16 2023
  • Application closes: October 31 2023
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    Job Description

    Coordinates With: Student and College Committee

    Supervises: Student and Children’s Assistant and volunteers

    Position Description: Candidates, first and foremost, love the Lord and know who they are in Christ and desire to give God the glory in all things. This position requires a leader who is doctrinally sound and wants to make disciples of Jesus Christ. This position will provide influential leadership, vision, and direction to all involved in Student Ministry. The Minister of Youth and College will devote time to mentoring students and volunteers, and they will be expected to lead students to the Lord in worship, spiritual growth, evangelism, and service.

    Spiritual Criteria:

    Profession of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and agreement with the Baptist Faith and Message
    Commitment to personal spiritual growth
    Modeling of standards and expectations of leaders within FBC Ellijay
    Willingness to become an active member of FBC Ellijay


    Bachelor’s degree required, with seminary degree achieved or in progress
    Three years of experience preferred in youth/student programs
    Must be ordained by FBC Ellijay within one year of hiring date if not ordained when hired
    Have a valid driver’s license
    Pass a FBC Ellijay background check

    Key Responsibilities:

    Disciple students by leading as a disciple of Jesus Christ
    Plan and execute biblically accurate, culturally relevant services for the Student Ministry
    Plan and lead student retreats, mission trips, and group worship gatherings for the Student Ministry
    Recruit, equip, and develop volunteers, adult small group leaders, and student leaders
    Develop an active student committee to assist in planning
    Communicate with parents
    Assist in the development of the Student Ministry budget
    Support students by attending school and community events when possible
    Support the programs of the church, faithfully participating in church services and encouraging students to do the same
    Provide spiritual counseling and direction to students on an individual basis
    Assist the Senior Pastor in providing pastoral care and meeting other needs of the congregation

    Skills and Expectations:

    Experience in organizing multiple projects and events
    Organized and flexible
    Able to teach scripture with comfort and authority, command respect of students and manage large groups of teenagers, enforce safety and security protocols, and maintain confidentiality
    Motivated self-starter
    Energetic and creative with the ability to participate in activities
    Significant study and preparation for teaching
    Combination of office and computer tasks

    To Apply:

    Interested candidates should submit the following materials to Youth Pastor Search Committee FBC by email.

    Letter of Interest
    Video Testimony

    Application closes: October 31, 2023

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