Youth Pastor at River of Life Christian Church
1177 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara, CA 95054

River of Life Christian Church is seeking a full-time Youth Pastor who has a vision and heart for raising the next generation (6th-12th grade). River of Life is a vibrant church located in the heart of Silicon Valley. We are one of the largest Asian American Churches in North America and we desire to build a glorious church that worships in Spirit and in Truth and reaches the community both locally and globally.


Basic Job Description:

Provide oversight, leadership, preaching, teaching and equipping of leaders and students in the Youth Ministry.


A.        Education and Ministry Experience:

·         Must be a graduate from an accredited seminary with an M.A. or M.Div. degree or is a graduate from an accredited Bible college with a similar degree

·         Must have leadership experience for at least 3 years after graduation and have leadership experience in youth ministry for 5+ total years

·         Experience in cross cultural ministry or Asian American ministry is preferred


B.        Qualifications:

·         Demonstrates strong interpersonal, preaching, and teaching skills

·         Able to lead and attend weekly youth core team meetings

·         Able to connect with and equip 300+ youth

·         Able to lead a team of pastors, staff and volunteers that support the corresponding congregation size

·         Able to connect with parents and communicate efficiently

·         Worship leading and musical instrument experience preferred but not required

·         Must embrace our church’s confession of faith and theological stance

·         Must be fluent in English


C.        Compensation:

·         Competitive and commensurate upon experience


D.        Application:

·         Current Resume

·         Personal Testimony, Statement of Faith, and Philosophy of Ministry

·         Two Letters of Recommendation (recommended but not required)

·         Two recent sermons (video/audio files or links)


Please email all documents to:


River of Life Christian Church
1177 Laurelwood Rd
Santa Clara, California 95054


Tony Chon
(408) 260-0257


1177 Laurelwood Rd, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
Commensurate upon experience
Ordained position
Exempt status
Church Ministry