Youth/Student Ministries


Metropolitan District C&MA

The Plant Church Church, Mahwah, NJ. We are a growing multi-site missional church. Our vision is to reach every community we plant in to Know Christ and make Him Known. The Plant is looking to hire a full-time Youth and Young Adults Pastor to lead and guide our church's middle school, high school, and young adults. This is a new position in our church that will give a person the ability to create a ministry that equips both our youth and young adults to live out their missional calling. The Plant is a multi-site church. This position will help establish a youth & young adults ministry within the multi-site structure. It is imperative that this position is filled with an individual who is highly motivated and a visionary. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Evident relationship with Jesus Christ. 2. Hold to the doctrine of the C&MA. 3. Person of good reputation. 4. Bachelor or seminary degree is preferred but not required. 5. Licensed/Ordained/Consecrated in the C&MA. If not, working towards fulfilling. 6. Minimum of 3-5 years youth ministries experience. ROLES & RESPONSIBILTIES: 1. Oversee, equip, and coordinate the church's youth & young adult ministry. 2. Identify, equip, and oversee leaders to lead middle school, high school, and young adult ministry in the multi-site structure. 3. Develop a middle school and high school ministry discipleship strategy: 1. Weekly gatherings: UP (creating space for teens to worship God) 2. Discipleship groups: IN (creating community amongst one another) 3. Missional opportunities: OUT (creating opportunities to be on mission amongst their peers) 4. Overseeing young adults Life Groups and Missional Communities. 1. Train and equip young adult leaders. 5. Equipping and empowering students and young adults to identify and use their gifts within the church. 6. Partnering with parents to develop positive relationships with their teens for spiritual growth. 7. Overseeing social media platforms to inform and empower the ministry. 8. Planning and overseeing yearly retreats and missions trips. 9. Participate in Adventure Week to empower teens to reach the next generation of youth. 10. Pastoral care for youth and young adults. VOCATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Hold to the Call of Excellence and Code of Ethics within the C&MA. 2. Proficient understanding of challenges and needs of young people. 3. Excellent computer skills and proficiency with social media. 4. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. Excellent organizational skills. 5. Affinity for youth and young people. 6. Ability to maintain relational, spiritual, and professional trust with other staff members, ministry team leaders, and board members. STAFF RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Be under the leadership of the Lead Pastor. 2. Participate in assisting with the overall vision of The Plant Church. 3. Identify and utilize their APEST gifting. 4. Participate in weekly prayer and staff meetings. 5. Assist in emergency pastoral needs at any of the campuses when called upon. 6. Perform weddings and funerals when called upon. 7. Monthly reconciliation of budgetary responsibilities. Compensation: Salary and Benefits will be discussed during the interview process.


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