Assistant Pastor to Youth and Young Families at Sunset Ministry
San Francisco, CA

Assistant Pastor to Youth and Young Families
Sunset Ministries – San Francisco
The Assistant Pastor to Youth and Young Families is responsible for developing ministries and activities that will guide the spiritual formation of high school, and post  students and their families both in the church and the surrounding community. This is a full-time, pastoral position.





•       Recruit, train and lead a volunteer team to work with youth and families

•       Provide quality teaching and programming for students and their families

•       Create and coordinate a sustainable ministry in the church, for local middle/high schools, and post college

•       Develop ministries to reach and disciple young families in the community

•       Partner with other local youth ministries and youth-serving organizations

•       Participate in professional ministry development when available

•       Develop and oversee programs for young people and families outside of Sunday mornings

•       Oversee Summer Day Camp activities along with the Day Camp committee

•       Some general pastoral duties for the greater church body at times (e.g., hospital visitation, office management, preaching and teaching assignments)


Skills, Education And / or Experience:


•       Ability to lead volunteers

•       Pastoral heart for members, attendees, and the unchurched community

•       Multicultural intelligence and agility

•       Cantonese or Mandarin fluency is a plus but not required

•       Experience working with adolescents and leading a student and or young person ministry (five years preferred)

•       Vibrant, growing spiritual life and relationship with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord

•       Willing to become a member of the church and participate in church life

•       Bachelors degree (Seminary degree preferred)




•       Reports to and serves under the Pastor and The Church Shepherding team.


About Sunset Ministries


Sunset Ministries is multicultural congregation in the Outer Sunset area of San Francisco. Like the surrounding community, the congregation is largely, but not solely, from a Chinese heritage. The church is part of the American Baptist Churches USA. The church maintains a balance between evangelism and community ministry.


San Francisco is a city that desperately needs the gospel in a way that is caring, unabusive, and authentic. The local community includes two middle schools, two high schools, and Cal State University, San Francisco. Ocean Beach and Golden Gate Park are less than a mile away. Over 90,000 people live within about a mile of the church.


Church website:

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Application process: Please submit a cover letter and your resume to [email protected]

or call 415 753 3950



Sunset Ministry
3020 Noriega St
San Francisco, California 94122


Gerald Mann
415 753 3950
[email protected]


San Francisco, CA
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Next Generation
Working with Adolescents
Church Ministry