About the job
Job Title: Young Adult Pastor
Reports To: Lead Pastor
Department: Young Adults (18-24)
Job Type: Part-time to Full-time
The Young Adult Pastor is committed to the mission of Trinity Church in helping young adult’s live for God’s purpose. The mission is accomplished as the young adult pastor seeks God, serves young adults, disciples in love and truth, and organizes for the future.
More specifically, the Young Adult Pastor is responsible for biblical teaching, pastoral care, evangelism and discipleship, leadership training and recruitment, and ministry planning for college age students 18-24. The Young Adult Pastor also works with the Youth Pastor and Lead Pastor to transition teens into the young adult ministry and young adults into the larger adult community.
The Young Adult Pastor has a desire to build strong relationships with young adults and lead them into an authentic relationship with Christ. The ideal candidate has great people skills to positively influence and work alongside college students, adult leaders, and parents. The ideal candidate also has proven ministry skills to implement a high level of discipleship and evangelism with young adults.
Experience and Age:
Previous experience in ministry preferred, but not required. The candidate will have a proven record in connecting with college students and equipping them for an authentic relationship with Christ. Age is not as important as maturity, but generally we are looking for someone in their 20’s-30’s.
It is preferred but not required that the candidate have at least a bachelor’s degree with some formal Bible training from a Bible college or seminary.
Personal and Character Traits:
The candidate should be a Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) mature Christian who loves Christ and loves people. If married, the candidate’s spouse must be willing to become an active part of the church.
The candidate should be a strong, energetic leader with a vision for reaching young adults. The candidate should also be a supportive team player, encouraging team builder, and enthusiastic teammate in the overarching vision of Trinity Church. The candidate should be in line with our doctrine and core beliefs as a Pentecostal church, including the Assemblies of God 16 tenets of faith.
The candidate should also:
-have excellent interpersonal skills
-be more relational than task-oriented, but also effectively execute the administrative requirements for the position.
-be balanced, open and accessible.
-be committed to long-term young adult ministry.
-desire to genuinely become a member and part of ministry at Trinity Church and our church family.
-be loyal, a servant leader, and have a shepherd’s heart for college students.