The primary objective of the Pastor of Student Ministries is to lead Eastside’s efforts to attract, develop and send out students and their families by leading them into a growing relationship with Christ. The successful accomplishment of this objective will be attained by recruiting, training and equipping strong ministry teams of volunteer leaders and being committed to the Vision and Purposes of Eastside as established by the Lead Pastor.
AREAS OF PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY:
The Pastor of Student Ministries must develop and maintain excellent communication channels to the students and their families. Additionally they are responsible to develop, lead, administrate, recruit, train, and manage volunteers serving in 5th through 12th grades in the following areas:
- Implementation and pursuit of Eastside’s 4 Purposes in all that you do.
- Weekly Programming oversight.
- Weekly Life Groups oversight.
- Planning and implementing Special Events - Camps, Trips, CIY, Conferences, Retreats. Oversight of and/or development of curriculum/teaching material.
- Spiritual growth and leadership development with volunteers.
- Oversight of communication social media (ie. website, marketing, etc.) Develop and maintain communication with volunteers.
- Stewardship and care of all student ministry equipment.
AREAS OF SHARED RESPONSIBILITIES:
Share in evangelism, and pastoral care as directed by Family Ministry Pastor
Participate and engage in major church-wide functions and encourage your teams of volunteer and student leaders to do the same
Build and maintain positive staff relationships
Attend all departmental and staff meetings/trainings
Be prompt in responses to messages, phone calls, letters and pastoral care needs
Assist other staff in times of special emphasis
TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS POSITION:
Continue to grow on your spiritual journey, work 40 to 50 hours per week, be relationally driven, seek opportunities to mentor and be mentored, communicate long and short term vision with staff, volunteers, students and families.
||Pastor of Student Ministries
||Eastside Christian Church
||Some High School
|Average Worship Attendance