Assistant Pastor-Children and Youth Part time

@ CityLights Church
  • Camrose, Alberta View on Map
  • Denomination: Pentecostal
  • Job Category: Children’s Ministry, Pastor / Senior Pastor, Youth & Teen Ministry
  • Date Posted: 26 July 2022
  • Application closes: 31 October 2022
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    Job Description

    Assistant Pastor of Youth and Children’s Ministry
    To move forward well, we are looking for an Assistant Pastor of Youth and Children’s Ministry.
    Our KIDS church on Sunday has 20-35 kids that attend regularly. Our youth ministry has been joined in with our Young Adult group but with this position being filled it can then be started up again. Being the only church with youth ministry there will be youth from other churches joining ours (most likely).

    We are praying for candidates who have a strong vision and passion for a coordinated disciple-making ministry from birth to graduation. We are also praying for candidates who can develop and equip leaders within our congregation to do the work of ministry together.

    Job Description

    Ministry and Purpose
    The mission of CityLights Church is to help people know, love, and become like Jesus Christ.

    Working Relationships
    Accountable to the Lead Pastor, serves with the staff team and council, leads volunteer ministry teams.

    Vision for the Assistant Pastor of Youth and Children’s Ministry
    The Assistant Pastor of Youth and Children’s Ministry is responsible for developing, oversight, and
    implementing an effective disciple-making strategy from birth through high school. Our goal is that this work will result in:
    • Strong disciple-making partnerships with ministry teams, parents/guardians, and families
    • A coordinated and sequenced disciple-making approach through stages of development that will see:
    o Children with a clear understanding of who Jesus is and His love for them
    o Children and youth with growing excitement about their relationship with God, pursuing                 him through the Word, prayer, fellowship, care, and multiplication
    o Students and young adults grounded in the faith and growing in maturity
    o Children, students, and young adults connected to our church and participating in our                     mission to multiply disciple-making disciples

    Responsibilities
    • Oversee all children and youth ministry programs, participants, and volunteers
    • Sunday: Kids Church and Nursery
    • Weekday: Kids midweek ministry and Youth (Friday Evening Event)
    • Summer Day camps for kids
    • Plan to Protect Policy and Procedure Manual
    • Parent/Family Events: child dedication workshops, parent cafes, parent resources, promotion and registration for events in conjunction with the junior high and high school pastors
    • Administrative staff, interns, summer students
    • Childcare during special events (Easter, Christmas, and other special services)
    • Administrative Duties: Planning Center, website, newsletters, social media (in conjunction with      social media specialist), curriculum, etc.
    • Foster a passion for following Jesus among children and youth
    • Partner with parents/guardians to equip children and youth to be disciple-making disciples
    • Train and support volunteer leaders as they disciple children and youth
    • Cultivate age-appropriate opportunities for children and youth to grow as disciple-making              disciples
    • Participate in weekly staff meetings.
    • Attend all general church services and functions.
    • Maintain full time office hours that achieve a balance between the expectations for a member of    the church staff and the realities of an effective and productive ministry to children
    • Other duties as assigned by the Lead pastor or council team
    • Membership, regular attendance, and faithful giving at CityLights Church
    Minimum Requirements
    • Demonstrated heart for local church ministry
    • A dynamic relationship with Jesus Christ as evidenced by a life of integrity, prayer, worship, and    a passion for making disciples
    • Genuine calling and gift for youth and children’s ministry and teaching, with an ability to                implement a holistic, Biblically-based curriculum
    • Proficiency in verbal and written communication with both individuals and large groups
    • Strong Biblical knowledge and ability to teach application
    • Training or experience in leadership and/or ministry to children or youth
    • Ability to organize effectively — and a willingness to strategically delegate when needed!
    • Proactive interpersonal communication skills that support cooperation among church staff,            elders, and volunteer leaders
    • Sensitivity to the unique spiritual and emotional needs of children and youth today
    • Missions and outreach oriented, including leading children and youth to minister to and serve        the local community and wider mission-field

    Benefits and Working Conditions
    Pastoral positions require flexible hours, including evenings and weekends. The Assistant Pastor of Youth and Children’s Ministry position is salaried based on the expectation of an average 45–50 hours per week. Benefits include:
    • Salary and housing allowance
    • Retirement savings plan
    • Health insurance
    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Essential tools provided

    QUALIFICATIONS
    Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree required from accredited Bible College
    • Strong Biblical and theological knowledge and discernment
    • Must affirm the essential doctrines of the PAOC
    • Prior work experience in children/youth/student ministries or Christian Education

    How To Apply
    Please indicate your interest by sending your resume by email
    o In your cover letter please tell us about your personal faith journey, your calling to ministry and
    your philosophy of children/youth ministries.
    o Applicants accepted for interview must provide an acceptable vulnerable sector police records
    check as well as professional and personal references

    Application closes: October 31, 2022

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