Associate Minister (Youth) Full Time

@ Fairview Christian Church
  • Foster, Kentucky View on Map
  • Denomination: Christian Church
  • Job Category: Youth & Teen Ministry
  • Salary Range: $47,000 - $50,000
  • Date Posted: February 18 2024
  • Application closes: May 18 2024
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    Job Description


    The ultimate purpose of our entire student ministry is to glorify God by bringing students closer to Him.  In doing this, the Associate Minister (Youth) will develop and implement a strategy for bringing students sixth through college to a personal faith, and then help them to continue to grow in that faith as they mature.




    1. Build relationships with students and parents.
    2. Report to and coordinate with Senior Minister.
    3. Recruit and train youth volunteers/coaches/sponsors to be involved in the youth program.
    4. Coordinate and lead youth committee meetings in conjunction with the Children’s Director.
    5. Collaborate with curriculum selection.
    6. Be personally involved in teaching opportunities offered at Fairview Chirsitan Church.
      1. Sunday morning Jr/Sr High Sunday School class
      2. Once a month, teach in the Jr. Church/fourth and fifth grade class to build relationships prior to transitioning age groups.
      3. Sunday evening Ignite and or other added learning opportunities.
    7. Assist the Children’s Director with Vacation Bible School or offer junior high options during this time.
    8. Assist the Children’s Director and be involved with events such as Fall Festival.
    9. Plan and lead larger events such as CIY, working and promoting church camp, and youth retreats.
    10. Plan and lead additional smaller activities for students sixth grade through twelfth grade.
      1. At least four to six events annually.
    11. Coordinate and participate in events with external organizations (Camp Northward, local colleges, etc.).
    12. Visit and take part in the lives of our students, both in times of need, and during their growth and development of everyday life.
      1. Attend events in the lives of students outside of church to encourage and support them and be visible within the community.
    13. Attend all staff meetings, board meetings, and elder’s meetings.
    14. Be prepared to fill in preaching when Senior Minister is unavailable and preach and coordinate youth involvement for youth Sundays.
    15. If gifted in this area, participate in worship/song services.



    Terms of Contract for the Associate Minister:

    1. Following the recommendation of the search committee, the Associate Minister (Youth) shall be hired by the Board of the Fairview Christian Church.
    2. The Associate Minister (Youth) shall continue to serve for an unspecified period as led by God and as long as agreed duties are performed.
    3. Termination of the Associate Minister (Youth) may be done by the Board with written notice thirty days in advance. Notice may be shorter upon the consent of both parties.
    4. Vacation time is two weeks with two Sundays. Other requests for Sundays off must be approved by the Board in advance.
    5. Pay for this position will be agreed upon by the candidate and the Board and reviewed annually with a starting target salary of $47,000-$50,000.
      1. The board will also provide an annual contribution to Youth Minister’s retirement and a $4,000 expense account available for this position to help with personal expenses related to the position.
    Application closes: May 18, 2024

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