Youth Pastor

Grace Community Fellowship Overview:

Grace Community Fellowship is a nondenominational, evangelical church centrally located in Eugene, Oregon (a suburban, college town with a metro population of 350,000+.) The church has grown steadily since its launch in 1980, averaging over 750 weekly attendance (500 adults, 250 kids/youth) in 2019 and currently has 400 in-person attenders (+ 100 online engagers) that is growing as pandemic restrictions loosen. The church recently completed building a multi-million-dollar youth facility. Grace is a contemporary, innovative, multi-staff church.

Our mission is to: Love People Where They’re At and Help Them Follow Jesus

 

Youth Ministry Overview:

Grace Community Fellowship has a solid track record of vibrant youth ministry. Comprising of a middle school ministry and high school ministry, the youth ministry currently has 50-80 students attending weekly youth gatherings (reaching over 100 students a month) and draws students from almost every school in the area. The characteristics of the youth ministry are an emphasis on small groups, evangelism, camp, a college internship program, and student leadership development.

 

Employment Details:

Status: Full-time, salaried, exempt

Hours: Sunday through Thursday

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with education and experience

Benefits: Health & Life Insurance

Supervisor: Discipleship Pastor

 

General Duties:

Lead, develop, and oversee all aspects the middle school and high school ministry.

We are searching for a candidate with the following character, competencies, and chemistry.

 

Character:

  • Displays a love for Jesus Christ, His church, and ministry to youth
  • Aligned with the mission, vision, and values of Grace Community Fellowship
  • Integrity in character, relationships, and actions (inside and outside “the office”)
  • Confidential and respectful

 

Competencies:

  • Work in alignment with the staff team to fulfill the vision and values of the church.
  • Cast vision and maintain values for youth ministry
  • Set short-term and long-term goals and execute action steps towards their completion
  • Recruit, train, and retain high quality volunteers and interns
  • Plan, organize, and communicate ministry calendar
  • Equip, encourage, and resource parents for the discipling of their student(s)
  • Lead youth camps, trips, and events
  • Teach on a regular basis in youth gatherings and as needed in other venues
  • Steward youth ministry budget
  • Lead a group(s) of students (ex: student leadership team, seniors)
  • Delegate ministry tasks to others (as appropriate)
  • Manage and maintain all youth ministry assets (including meeting spaces)
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Chemistry:

  • Enjoys working in a team setting that is highly collaborative and cooperative
  • A fun-loving “people person”
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • A lifelong learner and self-motivated
  • Able to work in high-stress situations

 

Requirements:

  • Able to affirm our statement of faith, mission, vision, and values
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in youth ministry, church ministry, or Bible/theology
  • At least 3 years of experience working in youth ministry
  • Strong public speaking skills
  • Planning and organizational skills
  • Strong social media engagement skills preferred

 

Application Instructions:

For consideration, please email the following to info@gcfweb.org:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume (include links to your social media profiles)
  • Personal References (at least 3)
  • Statement of Faith that briefly outlines your personal doctrinal beliefs
  • Personal Testimony of your relationship with Jesus Christ (no more than 1 page)
  • Philosophy of Ministry (no more than 1 page)
  • Video sample(s) of preaching/teaching

 

Stats

Organization name:
Grace Community Fellowship

Denomination:
Non-Denominational

Contact:
info@gcfweb.org

Location:
989 Country Club Road, Eugene, OR 97401

Website:
https://gcfweb.org/

Date Posted:
May 18, 2021

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