Student Pastor

Westwood Baptist Church
Olympia, WA


Job Title: Student Pastor

Employer: Westwood Baptist Church

Contact Information: Samantha Villanueva at 360-866-6888 or

Address: 333 Kaiser Rd. NW, Olympia WA, 98502

Web Site:

Education or Degree Required: Bachelors

Job Location: Olympia, WA

Salary/Wages: 40 HPW

Job Type: Full-time

Application Materials Needed:

  • Job Application
  • Resume
  • References
  • Cover Letter

Job Description:

Position: Pastor of Students and their Families

Purpose: The Student Pastor will help lead and disciple 6th through 12th-grade students to live at the center of Gospel, Community, and Mission.

Accountability: The Pastor of Student’s and their Families is directly accountable to the NextGen Pastor.

Hours & Compensation: The Pastor of Student’s and their Families is a full-time, exempt position, 40HPW. Compensation is commensurate with other positions in the church.


The Pastor of Student’s and their families will:

•    Creatively promote Westwood’s ministries to students and families

•    Enlist, train, and lead innovative ministry teams

•    Oversee the selection and implementation of curriculum and educational resources

•    Develop and administer the annual budget for these ministry areas

•    Actively engage in supporting and encouraging the Westwood leadership community

•    Proactively pursue professional growth and ministry effectiveness

•    Encourage parents in the spiritual nurturing of their students

•    Perform other pastoral duties as assigned (care visits, weddings, funerals, counseling, etc.)


•    Clear testimony of faith and growing relationship with Jesus Christ

•    Ability to embrace and implement Westwood’s Renewing to Renew vision

•    A proven track record in leadership and the ability to cultivate strong relationships

•    Forward-thinker, self-directed, producing results in a fast-paced environment

•    Ability to develop staff and leaders who are willing to follow Jesus

•    Possess proven giftedness and effectiveness in ministry leadership to students and families

•    Demonstrate outstanding relational effectiveness

•    Possess strong verbal and written communication skills

•    Effectively recruit, team build, and equip others

•    Have substantial classroom experience in teaching students and adults

•    A minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience as a staff member in a ministry leadership capacity


Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 30 April 2019