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Assistant Youth Ministry Director

Church Description:

The vision of Westminster Church (PCA) is that we are a community called to image Jesus Christ in his renewing of all things. Our church is located in Suffolk, VA and is committed to helping people image Jesus Christ in this renewal by worshipping God, developing followers of Jesus, cultivating community, engaging in evangelism, transforming culture, and caring for community. Our average attendance throughout the year is about 650 people.


Purpose of the Position:

The purpose of the Youth Ministry Assistant Director position is to assist the Youth Pastor in the discipleship of students (6th-12th grade), parents and adult volunteers through complementing his personality and gifts.  The Youth Ministry Assistant Director must be a female with a relational personality, strong character, the ability to teach and disciple students and adult-volunteers, and the ability to plan and execute events and programs.



  • Sincerely love and follow Jesus
  • Currently be a member in good standing of an evangelical church
  • Experience in student ministry
  • Passion for discipleship and life-on-life investment
  • College degree
  • Biblical insight and discernment
  • Highly relational and approachable
  • Demonstrate a commitment to your own emotional and spiritual health
  • Thrive in a teamwork context and also work effectively on your own initiative
  • Able to communicate with maturity to volunteers and parents
  • Administrative and organizational skills



  • Build relationships with Middle and High School Students to help them grow in Christ
  • Build relationships with parents of Middle and High School Students
  • Assist in leading, organizing, and developing the weekly program (The Harbour)
  • Assist in leading, organizing, and developing the Student Leadership Team (The Crew)
  • Assist in leading and organizing events, retreats, summer camps, and mission trips for the Youth Ministry
  • Work as a team to lead the Youth Ministry under the vision and direction of the Youth Pastor, and alongside Administrative Assistants, and Intern(s) in any and all duties that may arise


Additional Secondary Responsibilities:


  • Attend all staff meetings (ministry staff prayer time once/week, 2nd Wednesday of the month all staff meeting, bulletin meeting once/week)
  • Support and serve at staff-wide initiatives and events when necessary
  • Work and communicate consistently with all other pastors and directors to ensure cohesive ministry



  • The Youth Ministry Assistant Director will report to and be held accountable by the Youth Pastor
  • Performance evaluations will be done semi-annually


Working Conditions:

  • Full time: 45-50 hours per week
  • Office hours: To be coordinated with the Youth Pastor
  • Day Off: As this position requires night and weekend responsibilities, the Youth Ministry Assistant Director will have one day off during the week (other than Saturday) to be scheduled in conjunction with the Youth Pastor
  • Evening Activities: Ministry activities will require the Youth Ministry Assistant Director to work an average of two-three evenings a week.


Commitment and Compensation:

  • Full-Time position including benefits.


Please email resumé and cover letter to John Martin at


Organization name:
Westminster Reformed Presbyterian Church

Presbyterian Church of America


3488 Godwin Blvd, Suffolk, VA 23434


Date Posted:
July 18, 2017

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