Job Opportunities

Job Position: Pastor/Director of Youth Ministries

Description of Position: Overseeing all aspects of Harvest’s teen and children’s ministries

Teen Ministry:

-        Oversee Sunday evening teaching, discipleship, and programming.

-        Plan and organize activities, including camps, retreats, and mission trips.

-        Communicate regularly with parents.

-        Lead and equip volunteer team.

-        Meet with students and parents for discipleship as needed.

Children’s Ministry:

-        Oversee Sunday morning teaching, discipleship, and programming.

-        Plan and organize activities, including junior camp.

-        Communicate regularly with parents.

-        Lead and equip volunteer team.

-        Collaborate with Awana directors and VBS directors.

-        Work with security team to ensure the safety of our children.

-        Address challenges and concerns as needed.

Participate in other church shepherding duties as needed, and according to gifting.

Prioritize a strong presence in Sunday worship gatherings and Tuesday staff meetings.

 

*This is a pastoral-type role of leading, teaching, and equipping, which is reserved by God’s Word for men (1 Tim. 2:12-14). The office of Pastor/Elder will be immediately considered if the candidate is already ordained; if not, the possibility of future ordination will be considered.

 

Qualifications:

·       Character qualifications described in the Pastoral Epistles

·       Bachelor’s degree in related/applicable major

·       Seminary degree preferred (completed or in process)

·       Years of local church ministry experience preferred

·       Strong Bible teaching ability

·       Skilled in youth discipleship and development of young leaders

·       Skilled in event planning, organization, and communication

·       Eagerness to minister in a multi-ethnic context

·       Alignment with our doctrine and philosophy (see “Who We Are” and “What We Believe” pages)

 

Gifting and Skills:

Leadership

·       Teachable, submissive, and wise in public and private arena

·       Willing to be part of a leadership team with a plurality of men in mutual submission

·       Operating with conviction and able to manage his life and family while maintaining the responsibilities associated with church leadership

·       Effective managerial skills and disciplined time-management abilities

·       Self-starter, with a continual vision to improve the people and processes of the church

 

Communication

·       Ability to communicate effectively one-on-one, with small teams, and with the congregation, both digitally and in person

·       Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to coach and manage others

 

Relationships

·       Genuine love for the Lord while continuing to grow in sanctification

·       Heart of care for people

·       Must understand and submit to godly structure and church governance

·       Ability to work well with existing teams & pastoral staff

·       Gifted in leading and equipping other staff and volunteers

 

Reimbursement:

This is a full-time salaried position.

Estimated Start Date: Late 2023 / Early 2024

Contact:

Send your resume to .

Questions? Call Administrative Pastor Kenneth Ertman 734.895.3280, ext. 2003.