Youth Ministry Leader (Full Time)

Youth Ministry Leader (Full Time)

Youth Ministry Leader (Full Time)

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Job Description

Other Ministries - Full-time

Redeemer Presbyterian Church (OPC) seeks a full-time leader of middle school, high school and young adult ministries to develop children and young adults into Christ-honoring men and women who have a vibrant commitment to the gospel. 


  • Teach and disciple middle school, high school, and college-age students through formal studies. 
  • Creatively initiate and organize events and activities that facilitate relationships among the student bodies including small groups, large group meetings, and retreats. 
  • Regularly meet with students throughout the week for discipleship and counsel.
  • Encourage and train youth and college students to develop gospel compassion for unbelievers both locally and globally. 
  • Develop service opportunities for youth and college students. 
  • Communicate with students through various media such as emails, texts, calls, and visits.
  • Communicate with Youth Group parents so they are well informed and involved.
  • Pray for the student ministry and the ministry of the church. 
  • Attend pastoral meetings and staff meetings.
  • Participate in regular church activities as able (i.e. prayer meetings, social events, Life Groups, etc.).
  • Recruit and mentor 2-3 parent volunteers to assist with discipling, youth group events, meals, host sites, etc.
  • Lead the planning of yearly activities (retreats, mission trips, outings, prayer meetings, etc.). 
  • Support volunteers of K-6 children’s ministry with encouragement, prayer, and guidance as needed.


  • Participate in the planning and conducting of our Sunday worship services with our pastoral staff. 
  • Occasional Sunday preaching, with mentoring in preaching available. 


  • Completed an applicable degree from an accredited seminary/Bible college.
  • Sound biblical knowledge and theological commitments compatible with the OPC and the Reformed tradition.
  • A compatible philosophy of ministry: discipleship occurring as the transcendent biblical truth is worked into the hearts of God’s people through an imminent community. 
  • Previous youth/college experience preferred. 
  • Able to preach (if ordained), teach and counsel clearly and engagingly.
  • Able to supervise volunteers and oversee a variety of events and meetings.
  • Able to organize and lead both small and large group meetings.
  • Able and desires to engage and interact effectively with those both in and outside of the congregation.
  • Able to set and maintain their own schedule and deadlines.
  • Able to work well with other staff members.
  • Must be strongly proactive in forming and growing relationships. 


  • Full-time position with compensation commensurate with experience.
  • Health, dental, & life/disability insurance and yearly education & hospitality allowance.
  • Two weeks of paid vacation and one week of paid study leave. 


  1. One-page cover letter including a self-assessment and desire for the position. 
  2. Resume with references (background investigation check will be required at the end of the interview process). 

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