Overview

Faith Center Foursquare Church is currently seeking the right individual who has a pastoral calling, leadership gifting, and Godly passion for the next Generation.  We are a Church located in beautiful Eureka, CA, which lies on the northwest coast of California.  Please see Lonely Planet’s review of the Redwood Coast, https://www.lonelyplanet.com/best-in-us, and check out our website, eurekafaithcenter.org, to learn more about our church.  With God’s blessing, a Senior Pastor Team with a deep passion for God’s work, and a talented staff, we have seen steady growth over the last few years and on an average weekend we serve close to 1000 people on campus through three weekend services.  The ministry is further expanded through our ability to live stream services through our app and online which reaches many more people who may be unable to physically attend.   Our ministries to the next generation (Children, Youth, Young Adults) have seen strong pastoral leadership and steady growth as we have engaged volunteer teams who can meet the needs of so many families in our area. Our Tuesday night ministry to youth, “The Bridge”, averages close to 100 people each week.  We are ready for what God has prepared as we continue to seek His will for our city, county, nation and worldwide.

 

Faith Center Position Description

Youth Pastor

Full Time Position

 

YOUTH PASTOR

PURPOSE

To enhance the ministries of Faith Center by serving as the Pastor for Youth (Middle and High school)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Youth Pastor – Bridge Youth Ministries (Middle and High School)

Ensure that the Mission Statement of Faith Center – “To lead people into a thriving relationship with Jesus by gathering, growing and going in God’s love” is embodied in the Bridge Youth Ministry
Recruit, train and empower volunteer leaders
Establish ways to regularly appreciate volunteer leaders
Disciple Student Leaders by overseeing youth leadership team, mentoring individual students and training leaders to do the same
Visit local campuses and be present in the local youth community and train leaders to do the same.
Connect with parents and conduct parent meetings as necessary
Coordinate and oversee youth services which currently occur on Tuesday Evenings & Sunday Mornings at 9:30 and 11:00 am
Coordinate weekly messages at youth meetings, create a speaking calendar that also empowers other leaders to speak
Coordinate Fundraising (i.e. cupcake sales, envelope wall, fireworks, etc.) and search out local grants.
Oversee youth events and camps/retreats
Develop and manage the yearly budget for the Bridge Youth Ministry
Implement safety requirements from Foursquare ‘Youth Protection Handbook’.

Young Adults Ministry –

Provide oversight and support to the leadership of Young Adults program
Meet regularly with leaders to plan Young Adults programming and events
Recruit and train new leaders
Ensure that the Mission Statement of Faith Center – “To lead people into a thriving relationship with Jesus by gathering, growing and going in God’s love” is embodied in the Young Adult Ministry
Develop and manage the yearly budget for the Young Adults program

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Must be committed to the mission and vision of Faith Center (a member, attendee and tither)
Must be background checked and fingerprinted
Understand the importance of equipping others to do the work of the ministry.
A “team builder” with excellent people skills.
Good communication skills and ability to relate to staff members, teachers, helpers, parents and students.
A “life-long learner” – teachable and willing to attend specialized training annually.
Will attend all staff meetings and retreats.
Willing to help interdepartmentally with special events as needs arise.
A “servant’s heart” and mature walk with Christ.
Agreement to the expectations described in the staff manual.
Will work at all church services, arriving at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the service or earlier as needed.
Preferred:

·       A graduate of a Bible college, Bible Institute or Seminary.

·       A minimum of five years of experience on a church staff.

·       Licensed as a minister or in pursuit of licensure through the Foursquare Church.

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About Faith Center Foursquare

Church located in Eureka, CA which is on the beautiful Northwest Coast of California.

Our mission is to lead people into a thriving relationship with Jesus by gathering, growing and going in God's love.