Youth Director/Minister/Pastor

Youth (6th – 12th Grades) Director/Minister/Pastor

Purpose + Function

Purcellville Baptist Church (PBC) believes within the role and the call of a leader of ministry is to equip the saints for the work of the Lord’s ministry in order to build up the body of Christ (Ephesians 4:11-13).

The Youth Director/Minister/Pastor will take ownership of the Junior High and Senior High Ministry. The Youth Director/Minister/Pastor will provide direct oversight, administration, and spiritual guidance for the Youth ministry, both Junior High (6th – 8th grades) and Senior High (9th – 12th grades), of Purcellville Baptist Church, under the oversight of the Discipleship Pastor.

Personal Characteristics

  • Have a maturing relationship with God.
  • Called to minister and teach to the rising generations.
  • Shares the vision of Purcellville Baptist Church.
  • Committed to spiritual, emotional, and physical health.
  • Leans in to work, takes initiative, claims ownership of tasks.
  • An effective and engaging communicator.
  • Trusted by parents within the ministry.
  • Respected and appreciated by students.
  • A relational leader.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Ownership of the Junior High and Senior High Ministries (6th – 12th grades)
    1. Overall development of ministry to help children know God, find freedom, discover purpose, and make a difference.
    2. Recruit and develop a team of volunteers to lead the Junior High and Senior High ministries during all services on Sunday.
    3. Implement curriculum that is theologically sound and fits into the church-wide vision.
    4. Provide ministry to the parents/guardians of the students as needed and as appropriate.
    5. Develop and lead a student leadership team.
    6. Ensure adherence to all child protection policies.
    7. Ensure facility and equipment is maintained at a high level of safety and cleanliness.
  • Support and participate in church-wide events.
    1. Partner with and support church-wide events related to discipleship and family ministry.
    2. Play a main leadership role in representing the church.
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings.
  • All other duties as assigned that further the mission and vision of Purcellville Baptist Church.


  • Bachelor’s degree. Preference would be in a field of ministry.
  • Previous experience in vocational ministry preferred.

Qualifications + Experience

  • Be a Spirit-led person of prayer committed to moving the Youth ministry to abundant life in Christ.
  • Production of teaching material and curriculum.
  • Communication skills in various formats (digital, social media, interpersonal, etc).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point.
  • Critical Thinking.
  • Ability to monitor ministry under guidance of Discipleship Pastor.
  • Event coordination/planning.
  • Managing of volunteers (coaching, recruiting, training, scheduling, and ministry needs).
  • Continual researching of other Ministry programs and spiritual trends.
  • Attending and participating in staff meetings.
  • Community ministry involvement.


  • Ability to monitor safety of students while in care to be aware of surroundings and to identify safety issues before and when they occur.
  • Ability to respond to emergency situations that may include providing CPR or contacting help.
  • Ability to remain stationary for extended periods of time while discipling, teaching, or waiting through a student event.
  • Ability to communicate with students and parents.

 To apply –


Organization name:
Purcellville Baptist Church



601 Yaxley Dr. Purcellville, VA 20132


Date Posted:
March 15, 2022

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