Youth Pastor at Arise Church
Fremont CA 94538
About the job
Church Youth Pastor / Director - Full Time Position
Who are we:
Arise Church is a multi-generational, family-oriented church that conducts services in Cantonese and English. Currently, we have around 30 youths. The vision of Arise is to cultivate a Spiritual, Missional, Authentic, and Transforming community in Christ through love.
We are seeking a passionate and dedicated individual to fill the role of Youth Pastor/Director in our church. An ideal candidate will have a strong faith in Jesus Christ, be familiar with Asian American cultures, and demonstrate a genuine interest in serving youth and teenagers. The Youth
Pastor/Director will be responsible for various aspects of youth ministry, including worship services, mentoring youth, providing counseling, and facilitating spiritual growth.
- Understand youth culture, communicate well with them, and disciple them in their spiritual growth
- Lead and train new youth leaders (e.g. worship team)
- Develop youth Sunday service and provide Biblical teachings to the youth congregation in the sermon
- Organize and lead weekly youth fellowship
- Collaborate with the English and Chinese ministry pastors and participate in pastoral, and staff planning meetings
- Work with the youth ministry team to coordinate youth programs and events
- Develop student outreach ministry
- A committed Christian with a personal and growing relationship with Jesus Christ
- Familiarity with and adherence to the EFCA (Evangelical Free Church of America) statement of faith and core values
- Undergraduate or Master’s degree from a seminary or Bible college
- 3 to 5 years of ministry experience (some experience in youth ministry preferred)
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to connect with and relate to youth. (Knowing Chinese is a plus)
- Demonstrates strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills
- Demonstrate empathy, compassion, and patience, and have a heart for serving and ministering to youth
If you have a passion for working with young people, guiding them in their faith journey, and creating a supportive community, we invite you to apply for the position of Youth Pastor. Join our team as we make a positive impact on the lives of our youth and help them grow spiritually.