Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry at First Presbyterian Church San Diego
San Diego, CA

Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministries
First Presbyterian Church San Diego

San Diego, California -

Contact  - Associate Pastor Jeff Myers

  ([email protected] or 206.265.3454)


Position Summary

We are seeking the aid of a motivated leader and learner called to serve Jesus Christ through ministry to Youth (grades 6-12th) and Young Adults (ages 18-30). This position has a great deal of flexibility based on the availability, training level and gifts of the person taking the role. Here is a brief summary:

Desired Characteristics:

  • Devoted follower of Christ with godly character
  • Prior experience in youth or young adult ministry is desirable
  • An ability to recruit, teach, mobilize, and communicate effectively.
  • Social skills adequate with the requirements of the job
  • Supportive of the mission, vision and values of First Presbyterian Church
  • Reliable and teachable team player

Job Responsibilities (average 30 hours per week):

  • Devoting time and energy to learning about gospel ministry in the context of the local church – through experience, meeting with the Pastor and Elders, reading and prayer.
  • Responsible to work toward developing Christ-centered, loving and personal relationships with the youth and young adults of our congregation.
  • Teaching and discipling youth and young adults (in a various settings) in the Word of God and the ways of a gospel-centered follower of Christ.
  • Learning and implementing helpful ways to equip other adults in the ministry of life-on-life discipleship.
  • Facilitating and executing different youth & young adult events throughout the year.
  • Meet with the Associate Pastor and Elders to establish and review specific ministry goals and objectives.


Compensation and What to Expect from First Presbyterian Leadership

Compensation will be commensurate to hourly work. Work days and hours will be discussed with the Senior Pastor, as head of staff. There will be opportunities for additional seminary training and educational resources to aid in the development of ministry abilities.

Our Leadership’s commitment to you:

  • Regularly meet with, pray for, and mentor you
  • Help you develop in character, ministry competencies and theological convictions
  • Provide regular feedback and periodic evaluation of your work
  • Involve you in meetings, visitations, evangelism, leadership opportunities, planning and any other activities relevant to your development
  • Ensure the well-being of your spouse and family as their pastors and elders

About First Presbyterian Church San Diego

Historically committed to proclamation of the Biblical Word of God in a downtown context, First Presbyterian was founded the same year San Diego became a city: 1869. We worship the Lord Jesus Christ in a reformed tradition, serve the needs of the urban poor and homeless through the Ladle ministry, and equip the next generation for God’s mission in the world through City Tree Christian School (Preschool — 8th grade).


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Peace of Christ be with you.


First Presbyterian Church San Diego
320 Date St.
San Diego, California 92101


Jeff Myers
[email protected]


San Diego, CA
Job type
Part Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Not Exempt
Working with Adolescents
Church Ministry