Youth Pastor at Journey Evangelical Church
Westminster, CA

Part-Time Youth Pastor

Journey EC



The Part-Time Youth Director / Minister (20-25 hours a week) will be responsible for designing, coordinating and overseeing a comprehensive youth ministry program focused on raising young disciples for Christ. Areas of focus include building a healthy culture of fellowship, worship, discipleship, outreach (local and away), and service. This can become a full time position with full benefits once the number of youth attendance consistently reaches 20 or more.


Core Responsibilities: (include, but not limited to)

·    Oversight and development of Friday night fellowship and programs that guide and facilitate spiritual maturity, and deepen the relationship with Jesus Christ.

·    Organize, coordinate, and implement various events for youth.

·    Recruit and disciple the Student Leadership Team.

·    Recruit, train, and manage volunteers for youth ministry programs.

·    Hold regular informational meetings with parents (at least once every four months) to communicate the youth ministry’s status, vision, programs, calendar, volunteer needs, concerns, etc.

·    Develop and maintain a social media network with the youth parents.

·    Support youth in participation in the life of the church.

·    Encourage youth to develop a servant’s heart by hosting various service events.

·    Visit at least one youth member and parents a month.

·    Preaches at least once a quarter, potential for more.

·    Recruit and serve at annual youth retreats (winter and summer).



·    Baptized, professing follower of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, with a vibrant walk with the Lord expressed through daily Bible reading, prayer, and other spiritual disciplines.

·    Team player, gets along with people.

·    Minimum of a bachelor's degree, pursuing a seminary degree. Proficient understanding of challenges and needs of young people. Previous ministry experience preferred. Computer skills, and proficiency with social media preferred (active on FaceBook and Instagram, minimally).

·    Passes background check and routine drug testing.


Additional Qualifications:

?      Demonstrates leadership, administrative, and interpersonal skills for working with youth, and adults.

?      Possesses biblical knowledge and be a growing student of the Bible.

?      Excellent oral and written communication skills.

?      Proven ability to establish and maintain rapport with youth, parents, staff, and congregation.

?      Energized, organized, and a self-starter.

?      Creative thinker able to implement strategies and activities leveraging the abilities of others instead of doing everything himself.

?      Program and events experience preferred.


Personal Qualifications:

·    Passionately love the Lord and people.

·    Maintain a deep relationship with Christ and the Word with the ability to transfer faith to others.

·    Continually develop the character qualities of 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and Titus 1:5-9

·    Faithful in relationships (Husband/wife, mother/father, son/daughter, brother or sister in Christ)

·    Have a spiritual life that is loving, compelling, authentic, transparent, serving, and vulnerable

·    Have a strong presence that attracts, engages and motivates students and families.

·    Have a specific call to youth ministry with affirmed pastoral spiritual gifts and communication, administrative and programming skills.



·    $25-$35/hour for 20-25 hours/week, partial benefits

·    Professional Ministry Budget of $875

·    Manage Youth Ministry Fund of $12,000, excluding retreats






Journey Evangelical Church
14614 Magnolia St.
Westminster, California 92683


Debbie Lum


Westminster, CA
Job type
Part Time
20 to 25 hours/week
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Next Gen Ministry
Working with Adolescents
Church Ministry