Youth Ministry Associate at Chapel in the Pines
Arnold, CA

Chapel in the Pines

Arnold, CA

Youth Ministry Associate – Part Time


Reports To: Lead Pastor


Summary: The purpose of this part-time position is to work alongside the Lead Pastor and Chapel in the Pines Youth Ministry Team to give oversight to the spiritual formation of youth in our congregation (6th grade through 12th grade); to nurture the spiritual and emotional well-being of youth and their families; and to mobilize our families, volunteers, and congregation to love, support, and disciple our youth in intergenerational ways so that they may reach their fullest potential in God’s kingdom.


Duties: The Youth Ministry Associate will work closely with the Lead Pastor and Youth Ministry Team to accomplish the following tasks…

-Develop and lead a sustainable Christian formation ministry with a focus on youth grades 6 through 12.

-Integrate a variety of ministry opportunities (youth group, retreats, backpacking/camping, community outreach, and mission trips) into a holistic youth ministry.

-Build, equip, and work in partnership with a team of lay leaders to serve in Youth Ministry.

-Build relationships with youth and their families through moments of care (during crises, illness, etc.) and other opportunities to connect.


Team Expectations: The Youth Ministry Associate will …

-Work closely with the Lead Pastor, Youth Ministry Team, and other staff to assure a unified approach to ministry.

-Reside in the area and establish effective relationships with ministry colleagues in the larger community, as well as in the denomination.

-Be available to attend occasional student and school events and pursue other informal personal contacts with youth.

-Have opportunities for growth in their calling and leadership in the larger church body, depending on gifts and desires of the individual and decided upon between him or her and the Lead Pastor.

-Function as our Facility Coordinator, helping to clean and prepare our buildings and grounds for upcoming events as well as weekly usage.


Additional Information:

-There is no need to look for housing. In addition to financial compensation, we have housing available right here at Chapel in the Pines. We have this great little house waiting for you right on our property.

-(optional) Are you interested in Seminary? Have you heard of Ignite? Ignite is an exciting cohort style learning experience, in partnership with North Park Seminary, where you can graduate with a Master of Arts in Christian Formation in just four years. Being a part of Ignite would cost you $2,500.00 per year out of pocket and Chapel in the Pines would put in another $4,500.00! (This degree would quality you for ordination in the Evangelical Covenant Church upon graduation.)


If you are interested in hearing more about this position, please contact Pastor Jon Dietrich at: [email protected]


Chapel in the Pines
2286 Cedar Lane
Arnold, California 95223


Jon Dietrich
209 795 1064
[email protected]


Arnold, CA
Job type
Part Time
22, up to 40
Pay rate
$17 plus housing
Ordained position
Exempt status
Not Exempt
Next Gen Ministry
Next Generation
Working with Adolescents
Church Ministry