Website United Covenant Church

Qualifications and Position Requirements:

➢   One who exhibits a personal and growing relationship with God, a teachable spirit, and healthy family life.

➢   One who possesses a heart for youth ministry, basic administrative skills, and a personal spiritual life, congruent with biblical mandates for leaders. (Reference Timothy 3:1-7)

➢   Formal training from Bible School, seminary, or Christian University is preferred. Life experiences will also be taken into consideration as a demonstration of Christian spiritual maturity

➢   One who can create and executing a long-term vision for United Covenant Church’s youth ministry.

➢   One who is gifted and is called to youth ministry loves young people and has a passion for evangelism and outreach, both personally and at the ministry level.

➢   An engaging teacher, with a strong biblical and theological background, who is in agreement with United Covenant Church’s Statement of Faith.

➢   A self-motivated leader, capable of casting and imparting vision for youth ministry, possessing elation skills with students, parents, and staff.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

Ministries involved: Teenagers in grades 7-12

Activities and Curriculum shall be age-appropriate and focused on growing student’s faith. Utilize spiritual and ministry guidance from the Senior pastor to promote youth outreach, worship, fellowship, and discipleship.

➢   Recruit, train, and shepherd volunteers with diverse gifts and personalities.

➢   Maintain contact with students and parents, keeping them informed of ongoing activities, keep parents updated on ministry strategies and plans in a way that encourages partnership and involvement.

➢   Support the families of youth group attendees by teaching Christian values.

➢   Assist in the development and oversight of the youth ministry budget; also manage student fees for events and trips in a timely fashion.

➢   Seek to integrate youth ministry into all phases of church life to create a culture that is intentionally intergenerational, striving to unite with and complement other church ministries, (Ex. Kids Blast, Adult groups, etc)

➢   Be willing to spend time with youth group members outside of church activities.

➢   Be aware of the need for safety and accountability by maintaining appropriate professional boundaries when interacting with students.

➢   Willingness to engage in the communities and schools.

➢   Plan at least one quarterly outreach activity apart from camps, conference events, and regular youth meetings.

➢   Other duties as directed by the Senior Pastor.


➢   Grow United Covenant Church youth ministry in meaningful ways.

➢   Attend weekly meetings with the Senior Pastor and staff.

➢   Attend worship services and other church events as much as possible,

➢   Support and work cooperatively with the Senior Pastor, Leadership Team, and Christian education Ministry Team in fulfilling God’s vision for United Covenant Church.

➢   Support and promote Lake Beauty Bible Camp, Solid Rock, and Northwest Conference activities.

➢   Present semi-annual ministry updates and goals for the coming year to the Leadership Team.

➢   Participate in a yearly job performance review.

➢   Attend all United Covenant Church congregational, Leadership team, and Christian Education Committee meetings.

➢   Stay current with youth ministry practices by attending Northwest Conference and other approved youth leader training opportunities.

To apply– e-mail your cover letter & resume to: [email protected]

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