Youth Pastor Full Time

@ Elim Church
  • Saskatoon, Saskatchewan View on Map
  • Denomination: Pentecostal
  • Job Category: Youth & Teen Ministry
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2022
  • Application closes: 31 August 2022
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    Job Description

    Job Description                                                                                                                  Elim Church is looking for a Youth Pastor. The Youth Pastor gives oversight to Elim’s Youth ministry (grades 6-12) specifically, as well as engaging in other initiatives for Elim Church. Our vision is to have a strong, vibrant youth ministry, that has impact felt not only within the walls of the church, but in the greater community of Saskatoon. This role is a full time, permanent position.

    Required Skills                                                                                                                      We are looking for someone who • Has a high level of spiritual passion • Has demonstrated the ability to think clearly and design a strategic plan with measurable results • Has a team player attitude • Is committed to lifelong learning • Is able to engage and inspire Jr. High and Sr. High youth • Has good public communication skills • Has good organizational skills; prioritizes duties effectively • Has the ability to recruit and lead teams of volunteers • Has a passion for helping the church reach those who are far from God.

    Education Required                                                                                                              • Has a Bachelor of Theology degree or higher would be considered an asset.

    Experience Required                                                                                                            • Is currently credentialed with the PAOC or is eligible for credentials • Previous Pastoral ministry experience involving Youth.

    Task Summary
    30% Planning Youth weekly meetings: Preparing and delivering sermons, organizing
    and scheduling volunteers for elements of the meetings
    20% Leading the youth leadership team/Engaging with leaders and parents
    20% Pastoral care/mentoring/prayer with individuals
    10% Youth related administration
    10% Planning/executing outreach events aimed at non churched youth
    10% Ministry with other initiatives for Elim Church
    Key Responsibilities
    Give oversight and direct Elim’s ministry to youth. This would include leading the Youth
    Leadership team in all aspects of Elim’s youth ministry (Social, Community service, small groups, social media, worship, greeting, snacks, prayer and preaching)
    Be present in the community to encourage and mentor students who are part of the
    youth ministry
    Prepare weekly youth meetings
    Sunday morning Jr. High youth program
    Work with members of the Next Gen Team as they serve the Next Generations of the church (weekly meetings). Develop opportunities to bridge the transition from children into youth ministry and youth into young qdult ministry.
    Meet with individuals for shepherding/mentoring purposes.
    Give oversight to recruiting, training and equipping of youth leaders in order to release
    people to serve in strong lay leadership positions.
    Assist with planning and implementing of Youth Retreat’s (2x year)
    Provide support, vision, and insight for other church ministries as requested.
    Availability/attendance and responsibilities in weekend services.
    Maintain credentials in good standing with the PAOC.
    Must be or become a member of Elim
    Follow and abide by Elim Staff Policies
    Previous Pastoral ministry experience involving youth
    The successful candidate will report to the Associate Pastor of Next Generation Ministries.
    Please forward your application, and resume to Ben Counsell via email.
    Application closes: August 31, 2022

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