looking for a part-time youth pastor!

We are praying for a committed, enthusiastic person to engage our 6th-12th graders (and their friends!) in quality discipleship, Bible study, social justice/service opportunities, fellowship time, and more, depending on the interests and passions of the right person.

 
 
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Qualifications

The youth pastor must have a passion for Jesus, a love for teenagers, and a heart to see them grow in relationship with Christ. We hope to find someone who demonstrates:

 

  • Qualities for good church leaders as described in 1 Timothy 3, Titus 1, and 1 Peter

  • Agreement with CBC’s statement of faith, vision, values (see website)

  • Teaching skills and a love for God’s Word

  • Joyful spirit and good sense of humor

  • Ability to initiate activities and work with a staff team to streamline ministry goals and opportunities

  • Strong preference for a team approach including other staff, parents, and volunteers

  • A call to youth ministry, with seminary training and leadership experience a plus

  • An understanding of the unique needs of teenagers in today’s culture

 
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Responsibilities

  • Pray for our teenagers and their families

  • Spend time getting to know the youth and their families

  • Choose or create curriculum for weekly Bible instruction

  • Lead Bible study

  • Disciple/Mentor those youth who would like more in-depth growth opportunities

  • Recruit qualified volunteer assistants, coordinate/designate their roles and teaching opportunities

  • Coordinate social events and other opportunities for fellowship apart from Sunday morning

  • Organize yearly trip to Youth Encountering Christ, (YEC), a January weekend conference (through Baptist Convention of New England)

  • Organize yearly trip to Crosswalk (through BCNE), a weeklong camp in July

  • Plan and oversee service/ministry opportunities and fundraisers as needed

  • Participate in weekly staff meetings

  • Other discipleship, mentorship, service, and fellowship programs that fit the hourly availability of the Youth Pastor and meet the needs and interests of the youth

 

 
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To Apply

Please send your resume and faith story to elders@cambridgeportbaptist org, including “Youth Pastor Search” in the subject line of your email. 

Part-time position, hours and salary negotiable