Parkside Christian Church
Job Description:  Student Minister

Direct Report:  Discipleship Minister

  • Responsible for:  Any/all part-time and full-time student ministry employees; Leaders and Team Members in Student Ministry
  • General Description:  Encourage, evangelize, educate, disciple, nurture, and create community for students from 7th-12th grades as they become followers of Christ in partnership with parents and church family.
  • Hours:  This is a salaried position working 40 hours per week.  Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Flexibility of time in office will be required due to expectations that carry over to Sunday morning or other events as needed.

This is to be carried out through the following responsibilities:

  1. Worship – the student minister will assure that all students will have a meaningful opportunity to worship.
  2. Evangelism – The student minister will assure that unchurched students find a welcoming community at PCC and that all students will be provided a pathway that encourages and instructs them in a way that will lead them to Christ.
  3. Nurture – The student minister will assure that opportunities exist that will assist students to develop into fully functioning servants of Christ.
  4. Church Community – The student minister will provide for environments that will lead to creating a community for Christ in which students will find a home.
  5. Neighboring Community- The student minister will be involved in community schools and programs that help grow relationships and partnerships with other like minded youth workers and educators in the area.
  6. Administration and Supervision – The student minister will assure that systems of management exist that provide for accountable ways to be good stewards of the finances, equipment, facilities, and human resources associated with the student ministry. He will be the “responsible authority” for all persons, employed and volunteer, who work within the youth area so that the environment will be “safe” and God-Honoring. This includes activities in which students are taken off-site for programs and activities.
  7. Assimilation – The student minister will work across staff lines to assure that persons who “graduate” into and out of the student ministry will not be “lost” in the process.
    Under the direction of the Lead Minister, and Discipleship Minister the YM will be a team player that looks for ways to encourage and support overall vision and goals of Parkside Christian Church. He will also accept added responsibilities as requested by the Lead Minister when he is able and as he is needed.

Qualifications, skills and gifts:

  • Demonstrates evidence of a Christ-like attitude in words and actions
  • Passionate about the mission, strategy and values of Parkside Christian Church.
  • Trustworthy, dependable, and willing to submit to accountability practices
  • Clears a full background and credit check
  • Friendly, confident, positive demeanor that enjoys working with people; self-initiating personality; team player and team builder
  • Appropriate education or degrees in a relevant field desired
  • High level of multi-tasking competency

We have a number of outreach centered ministries.  We are looking for a Director for Sports/Recreation Ministries which may include the following roles: Sunday school teaching, coaching, communication with youth and their families, fund raising, scheduling, creating mini lessons, organizing volunteers.  I have been blessed with the early development of this effort and can say first hand it is very fulfilling to a person who loves our God, his children, and sports.  Please review the following videos.  They may help you visualize the scope of the programs we run.  We will tailor some of the responsibilities to your strengths and experiences whenever possible.  Truth Basketball is the major sports effort and it has seen, six NCAA D1 scholarships, and a NBA second round draft pick.  Even with that type of success we still focus on building them up spiritually.  Players have come to us for life decisions, requested baptism, and came back to volunteer.  Our efforts have grown to the point where we need additional staff for them to run properly and tie these things back to the church body.  We are excited to build a team of ministers as we look to the next season of Antioch ministry.  We are looking to hire and support a Sports Ministry Pastor.  This Minister must have a love for all God’s people, passion to reach the lost, the ability to approach ministry in an industrious and creative fashion.  Housing provided for a negotiable time period.

To start the interview process please contact Jeremiah Washington



Do you have a passion for ministering to youth? Do you also have a passion for Jesus? Are you looking for a part time job that combines both of these?

First Presbyterian Church of York is seeking a passionate, qualified individual to lead our youth program. The Youth Director’s primary role will be to guide the youth in their lives inside and outside of the church, build relationships with the congregation to help sustain and increase the volunteer base, and energize our youth to grow in their brand new space designed specifically for them.

The position offers flexibility, competitive pay rate, and part time benefits. Join a dynamic ministry team, a friendly and organized support staff, and a strong lay-leadership group all in the heart of downtown York, Pa.

Key factors in this position are, willingness to attend Sunday morning services and build relationships, organize, plan and lead discussions during weekly youth group meetings Sundays from 6-8pm, plan and attend summer youth mission trips (June/July), participate in the youth advisory board, and plan and execute fundraisers.

Will consider college/seminary student and stay at home parents. Must be able to pass all mandated PA state clearances and have valid license.