This posting is no longer available. This is either because the employer has filled the position or the position has closed. Click here to find more jobs like this one.
Steele Heights Baptist Church

Youth Pastor

Steele Heights Baptist Church
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Date Posted: 02/08/2013
Categories: Church/Ministry
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Church Vision:   To move people to extraordinary life in Christ.                                                                      


Church Size:  Average Sunday morning attendance 220.


Pastoral Prerequisites:

  • Spiritual Gifts: Pastor and Leadership.                                                                                            
  • Strengths:   Friendly, enthusiastic, relational, team-orientated, good administration skills, intentional equipper and self-initiator.                                                                                                                   
  • Education:   Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Studies or equivalent.


Objectives/Responsibilities: Under the supervision of the Senior Pastor, the Youth Pastor will work cooperatively with the staff team, elders and congregation to accomplish the church’s vision through:

  • Christ-like leadership and character and consistent embodiment of the vision of SHBC and working in a healthy and unified manner with other staff, congregants and community stakeholders.
  • Developing, promoting and leading in the planning and conducting of the overall Youth Ministry including special projects, activities, programs, retreats, camps, fellowships, mission projects, parent ministry and community/school outreach.
  • Overseeing and leading weekly Youth Group for church and community kids.
  • Working with 100+ junior high drop-in students at church weekly on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
  • Working in local high school with Young Life representative.
  • Working in local high school to help host breakfast club.
  • Working in local junior high school with teachers and students.
  • Providing biblical guidance to students, families and others experiencing life problems.
  • Actively discipling youth and conducting timely and effective follow-up of new believers.
  • Faithful and diligent development & implementation of an Annual Ministry Plan in keeping with the core purpose/vision/values outlined in the SHBC Strategic Plan.
  • Attending and participating in Sunday Worship and other church activities.
  • Reaching out to both believers and unbelievers with the love and gospel of Christ.
  • Intentional ‘bridge-building’ and community-based service projects in surrounding neighborhood.
  • Developing and initiating core student leadership and recruiting adult volunteers.
  • Conducting general pastoral duties.
  • Working directly with parents to increase awareness and involvement in Youth Ministry.
  • Developing student leaders and incorporate student leaders into event/ministry planning.
  • Using social media to creatively and effectively to connect with youth.
  • Living in the local community.
  • Mentoring key student leaders one on one.
  • Maintaining a consistent devotional life of daily prayer and reading God’s word.


Supervisor:  Youth Pastor will report to the Senior Pastor.


Salary: $40,000 to $50,000 CAD annually (depending on experience and education).


Closing Date for Applications: March 8, 2013