Youth Pastor


Emmanuel Baptist Church


Coquille, OR


Job Title: Youth Pastor

Employer: Emmanuel Baptist Church

Contact Information: Mr. Kelley McCormick at 760-539-2740 or

Address: 282 W. 6th St, Coquille OR, 97423

Web Site:

Education or Degree Required: Bachelor's (preferred but not required)

Job Location: Coquille, OR


Job Type: Full-time

Application Materials Needed:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Job Description:

Emmanuel Baptist Church in Coquille, Oregon is looking for a youth pastor who meets most of the following Qualifications, Position Requirements, Duties, Responsibilities, and Expectations:

  • One who exhibits a personal and growing relationship with God, a teachable spirit, and a healthy family life.
  • One who is gifted and is called to youth ministry, loves young people, and has a passion for evangelism and outreach, both personally and publicly.
  • Competence and familiarity in providing theological guidance.  A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred, but not required.
  • One who can create and executing a long-term vision for EBC’s youth ministry.
  • An engaging teacher, with a strong biblical and theological background, who agrees with EBC’s Statement of Faith.
  • At present, the following ministries are involved: children, teenagers, and young adults. Ministries shall be age-defined and involve various purposes within each age-group, i.e. outreach, worship, fellowship, discipleship and ministry. Primary emphasis will be on 7th to 12th graders (ages 12-18).
  • Lead and organize effective youth programs implementing fellowship, worship, biblical teaching, discipleship, and evangelism, as well as ministry and mission opportunities.
  • Recruit, train, and shepherd volunteer youth staff with diverse gifts and personalities to serve in youth ministry, in cooperation with the Nominating Committee.
  • Provide counseling and spiritual direction to youth on an individual basis.
  • Maintain contact with students and parents, keeping them informed of ongoing activities. Keep parents updated on ministry strategies and plans in a way that encourages partnership and involvement.
  • Support EBC parents in effectively fulfilling their Christian parenting roles, together with the Senior Pastor.
  • Assist with youth leadership in providing opportunities for members of the youth ministry team to be directly involved in missions and ministry – both locally and outside the community.
  • Coordinate the training and mentoring of members of the youth ministry team sensing a call to ministry vocation.
  • Share the gospel with lost youth/students and lost parents on an ongoing basis, both individually and publicly.
  • Create and implement an overall youth evangelism strategy for the church.
  • Assist in the development and oversight of the youth ministry budget; also manage student fees for events and trips in a timely fashion.
  • Seek to integrate youth ministry into all phases of church life to create a culture that is intentionally intergenerational, striving to unite with and complement other church ministries.
  • Network with other evangelical youth leaders in the community to support youth in starting and strengthening school campus ministries.
  • Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the beginning of any scheduled event to ensure the necessary support staff and items are in place.
  • Grow EBC’s youth ministry in meaningful ways.
  • Weekly one hour (minimum) one-on-one mentoring by the Senior Pastor so he may provide encouragement, direction, support, and challenge you in ministry efforts and toward Christlikeness.
  • Attend worship services, prayer service, and special meetings.
  • Present quarterly ministry updates and goals to the Senior Pastor.
  • Participate in a yearly ministry performance review.
  • Present an annual youth budget proposal.
  • Stay current with youth ministry practices by reading, attending youth leadership conferences, etc.
  • Preach and teach on occasion in the absence of the Senior Pastor.
  • Preferably can lead worship with guitar.
  • Reports to: Senior Pastor


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Closing Date: 

Thursday, 1 November 2018