Youth Pastor assistant at Joy Christian Fellowship
Englewood, NJ

Position: Assistant to the Youth Pastor

Hours Worked: Part-time 20 hours per week

Salary Range: ($25/hour - $30/hour; depending on experience)


Position Summary:

The Assistant to the Youth Pastor will work alongside the Youth Pastor to run key aspects of Chosen Generation (CG), Joy Christian Fellowship’s youth ministry for grades 6-12. This includes our Sunday worship service, Friday night program, youth staff meetings, and special events.


Church Description:

Joy Christian Fellowship (JCF) is a predominantly Korean/Asian-American, nondenominational, multisite church with campuses in northern New Jersey and New York City. Joy Englewood has about 250 adults and 175 children consisting of approximately 95 youth students.


Job Description:



Prepare, lead, and preach twice on a Sunday on a rotating schedule
Prepare and distribute Sunday small group materials
Pray together with all youth staff before Sunday worship begins
Assist with the setup, clean up, and closing of our youth worship and small group spaces
Assist in A/V setup, sound check, and troubleshoot as needed
Friday Night Youth Meetings

Prepare and lead Friday night meetings on a rotating schedule
Teach either middle school or high school students on fridays
Prepare fellowship activities on a rotating schedule
Assist with the setup and breakdown of Friday night meetings and events
Coordinate adult and youth volunteers
General Office Administration and Ministry Support

Assist in planning and organizing youth events
Lead one student ministry team: fellowship, social media, praise team, etc.
Coordinate administrative tasks to support the ministry
Meet with the youth pastor and Joy pastoral staff regularly
Assist in processing volunteer applications and keeping up to date background checks for volunteers and staff
Oversee sign up, collection, and management of forms, required documents, and payments for all events through the church management software

Manage and execute communication plan and calendar
Create promotional materials for events and a monthly ministry calendar
Character Qualifications:

Gospel-oriented heart to serve God, the church, and families at Joy
Commitment to the theology and traditions of the Reformed faith
Align with the qualifications in 1 Timothy 3:1-7; being above reproach, sober-minded, self-controlled, hospitable, able to teach, gentle.
Act as a positive Christian role model who loves God and His people
Team player with the ability to adapt and thrive in a dynamic organizational environment
Available to work a nontraditional schedule which includes evenings and weekends
Ability to work with confidential information and maintain high standards of honesty and integrity
Passion to raise life long disciples
Belief in the inerrancy and infallibility of the Holy Scriptures

Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Minimum two year undergraduate degree
Minimum two year experience (volunteer or paid) participating in childrens, youth, or college ministry
Currently enrolled in or completed seminary education (m.Div preferred)

Fluent in developing, executing, and maintaining social media presence
Musical and vocal ability to train or lead our youth praise team
Knowledgeable in video and audio tech
Proficiency with GSuite and MSOffice
Application Process: Please send everything listed below to [email protected]

Cover Letter
Two References (One pastoral, one peer)

1 Sermon Sample


Joy Christian Fellowship
72 W Ivy Lane .
Englewood, New Jersey 07631


Jacob Chang
[email protected]


Englewood, NJ
Job type
Part Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
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