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Student Pastor

River of Life Church
Cumming, Georgia, United States

Date Posted: 01/24/2018
Categories: Youth Pastor
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The River Church in Cumming Georgia is a gospel centered, spirit filled growing movement. We are looking for a Student Ministries Pastor. 


To apply for this position please send cover letter, picture, resume and links to teaching DIRECTLY to  


Position Description:

This person is responsible to see high school & middle school students transformed and mobilized by Jesus at our Campus. This is a part time/full time position depending on candidate. 



Demonstrate the qualities of a follower of Jesus Christ, filled with the spirit, with a passion to love God, live in community with those in the Body of Christ and extend the love of God to those seeking Him.  Show a strong commitment to living out the River’s core values in his/her Christian life.



  • Competence:  Undergraduate degree in related field preferred. Training in Leadership and management helpful. Proven ability to lead and develop leaders, build teams, and cast vision for a high impact church. Music and media ministry a plus.
  • Chemistry: Has an affinity with The River’s leadership and vision.  
  • Character: Teachability, humility, moral/ethical integrity, the desire to grow spiritually.
  • Calling: Expresses and has confirmation of a desire and call to lead in ministry.
  • Requirements:   Affirmation of the mission, values and beliefs of The River Church.




Lead the group movement for P5 and Bridge youth.

  • Content development and distribution.
  • Leader recruitment, training, development and empowerment.
  • Organize and align groups based on needs of ministry.
  • Grow group’s through promotion, leadership, development of current groups and leaders.


 Oversee the Volunteer culture of P5 and the Bridge.

  • Recruit, develop and mobilize the volunteer teams in Student Ministries.
  • Train our leaders both in competency and character.
  • Develop a system for leader reproduction that serves the growth of the ministry.

  Care for our parents and families.

  • Communicate regularly with parents about what is happening.
  • Host trainings / events for parents and families that help them spiritually develop their students.




 Manage and implement the events, retreats and camps

  • Build systems, logistics, and volunteer teams that can run the events for our students.
  • Promote and market these events in a student friendly way that utilizes central communications.
  • Develop and manage the budget for these events with a 10% margin. 
  • Work with the Student Ministries Staff to assign owners to these events.


 Serve Campus Student Ministries by:

  • Teaching and preaching in P5 and the Bridge.
  • Assisting in programming the large group gatherings
  • Helping connect new students into a group and into our ministry family.
  • Attending weekly River staff meetings
  • Developing meaningful relationships with students, leaders, parents and attenders.
  • Music ability is a plus
  • Media ability is a plus


Assist the Lead Pastor with campus wide projects, events, and any other services as needed. Send resume with cover page to 

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