Open Positions

Associate Pastor of Youth and Children’s Ministries

Philadelphia Baptist Church
Stanfield, NC

Job Title: Associate Pastor of Youth and Children’s Ministries

Scope: A man called of God, adequately trained, and called by a church to devote his time to the Youth and Children’s Ministries of the church.

Hours: Full-Time

Compensation: TBD

Supervision: Work directly under the leadership of the Senior Pastor in consultation with the Board of Deacons.

Youth:

  1. Work with the Senior Pastor to plan, promote, and conduct weekly regularly scheduled Youth Ministry activities on Wednesdays, Sundays, or other designated days.
    a. To recruit youth from within the church and outside the church to attend and participate.
    b. To teach the youth directly or by proxy.
    c. To facilitate recreation for the youth either directly or by proxy.
    d. To involve and equip lay leaders to serve with the youth and in operation of the Youth Ministry.
    e. Choose or develop curriculum for use in the Youth Ministry, and train lay leaders in use of such curriculum when applicable.
    f. Work with and through the Sunday School Director to improve and enhance Youth’s Sunday School Classes.
  2. Work with and the Senior Pastor to plan, promote, and conduct special activities for youth. Such activities may include but are not limited to:
    a. Retreats, camps, assemblies
    b. Fellowships, recreational activities, and banquets
    c. Mission trips
    d. Youth week and youth led revivals
    e. Associational youth rallies
  3. Promote and participate in visitation and enlistment of youth for the Youth Ministry.
  4. Counsel with youth as necessary to help them in their Christian lives and spiritual growth.
  5. Work with the Nominating Committee in the enlistment of members for leadership in the Youth Ministry.
  6. Encourage youth to be involved in the total program of the church.
  7. Regularly visit the local Middle and High School campuses and have personal contact with students at school approved times.
  8. Build relationships with local schools as allowed by the school system.

Children:

  1. Work with the Senior Pastor to plan and promote weekly regularly scheduled Children’s Ministry activities on Wednesdays, Sundays, or other designated days.
    a. To recruit children from within the church and outside the church to attend and participate.
    b. To recruit and equip lay leaders to teach and lead in Children’s Ministry.
    c. To involve and equip lay leaders to serve in the Children’s Ministry.
    d. Choose or develop curriculum for use in the Children’s Ministry, and train lay leaders in use of such curriculum when applicable.
    e. Work with and through the Sunday School Director to improve and enhance Children’s Sunday School Classes.
  2. Work with and the Senior Pastor to plan, promote, and conduct special activities for children. Such activities may include but are not limited to:
    a. Retreats, camps, assemblies
    b. Vacation Bible School
    c. Associational activities directed towards children
  3. Serve as a resource person for children’s teachers, leaders, and parents of children.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Work with the Senior Pastor in planning and leading special programs, outreach, and other events.
  2. Make visits in the community (hospital, prospects, and other as may arise).
  3. Cooperate with Associational and State leaders in promoting activities of mutual interests.
  4. Develop and maintain the church’s online presence through use of the church website and social media.
  5. Preach or teach when requested in the absence of the Senior Pastor.
  6. Promote church fellowship through programs and activities.
  7. Serve as a member of the church council.

Administration:

  1. Cooperate with the Finance Committee to present a proposed budget for the Youth and Children’s Ministries.
  2. Approve expenditures for Youth and Children’s Ministries provided for in the church budget. Receipts must be provided to the Church Treasurer.
  3. Follow all guidelines established in the Constitution and Bylaws of Philadelphia Baptist Church.

To apply, send Resume with Cover Letter to [email protected]