Highland Community Church
Job Description

Title:  Senior High Student Ministries Pastor                                          2019-2020


Position Summary
An experienced Pastor with a dynamic personality who is God-directed, has a mature faith, and is passionate about youth ministry.  The successful candidate can lead a multi-faceted, large youth program towards Jesus, and communicates effectively.  He must be flexible, caring, self-motivated, creative, organized, and able to lead cooperatively.  He will come alongside parents in helping youth take “the next step in one’s relationship with Jesus.”


Godly Christian man who is above reproach (1 Timothy 3:1-7; Titus 1:5-9)
Sincerely loves people with a shepherd’s heart
Adherence to the EFCA doctrinal statement of faith.  Committed to credentialing
Youth ministry as a calling, not as a stepping stone
5 years of experience leading a youth ministry
A great recruiter and equipper who surrounds himself with God-centered volunteers
Possesses strong organizational, communication, and time management skills
Committed to Highland’s philosophy of mission, ministry, values and By-Laws
A team player on a staff that values team
A resourceful self-starter who is flexible in changing situations
Excited to commit to this position for a minimum of 5 years
Commitment to work a minimum of 50 hours weekly including worship services.


Continue to expand a comprehensive ministry to senior high students that equips students in their faith, unleashes their giftedness and engages the disconnected.  He will work closely with all student and young adult staff;  and under the Senior Pastor
Recruit, shepherd, train, and release leaders to engage students on 4 campuses
Monitor attendance and contacts:  reaching out to visitors and lapsed attenders
Dynamic expositional teaching that is Biblical and applicable
A strong emphasis on equipping students to be successful in their faith as they graduate from High School and “take the next step” in their lives
Plan and promote ministry events and meetings
Cast and communicate vision
Plan and lead special events and trips
Collaborate with other ministries of the Church
Participate in overall church ministries including:  staff meetings, communion, visitation, counseling, occasional preaching/teaching, weddings, funerals, etc. as needed.

Evangelical Free
Church size:
1501 - 2000

About Highland Community Church

Highland Community Church's mission is "To glorify God by helping people take the next step in their relationship with Christ."