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Youth and Children's Ministry

Youth Director

The Way Church
Posted: 12/08/2022
Salary/Range: $18-$22/Hr based on experience
Aurora, CO

The Way Church exists to reach neighbors with the Good News of Jesus.

Summary of Position: The Youth Director leads the congregation in establishing the culture and structures necessary to equip the next generation to reach neighbors with the Good News of Jesus.

Areas of Responsibility: The Youth Director oversees outreach and discipleship systems for teens and young adults. The Youth Director works closely with the adult Life Group leaders to ensure that parents are prepared to lead their children in reaching neighbors with the Good News of Jesus and to connect young people to spiritual mentors when their parents cannot be the model.

Ministry Vision

  1. Neighboring Mission. Oversee mission-driven ministries to youth & college students–working with church staff and volunteers in these areas of ministry.
  2. Outreach Focus. Connect with area students on campus and in the community.
  3. Training. Ensure that curriculum helps students “go into all the world and make disciples of all nations.” Provide training opportunities for youth leaders and parents.
  4. Equipping. Equip youth leaders and parents to raise their children to obey Jesus’ command to love God and love people.
  5. Teaching. Facilitate a team to help students get into God’s Word and to get God’s Word into their hearts.
  6. Caring. Provide pastoral care for students and families and refer to professional counseling services as needed.

Ministry Actions (and time %)

  1. Connecting. Connect with area students on campus and in the community. (50%)
  2. Teaching. Work with the youth leadership team to plan and implement ongoing Biblical discipleship through youth group, classes, small groups, and special events. (20%)
  3. Personal Formation. Model being a disciple who makes disciples through mentorship, instruction, and training. (10%)
  4. Serving. Facilitate church ministries and events. Coordinate with staff and leaders. (20%)


  • Degree or background in a relevant field of study.
  • Spiritual maturity and high moral and ethical conduct.
  • A sense of call and a passion for working with students & team members.
  • Friendly, enthusiastic, flexible team approach.
  • Good organizational, teaching, and administrative skills.
  • Able to relate to students and teach them about Jesus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • A vibrant, growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
  • Able to recruit, train, organize and motivate volunteers.
  • A teachable, servant’s heart with a commit to ongoing personal formation.
  • Shares and models the vision, ministry philosophy, and commitments of The Way Church.
  • Invests in relationships with youth and their families.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and personal references to This is a half-time position. For a suitably qualified candidate, there is the potential for a full-time youth/worship position.

To Apply: Pastor Jeff Gilboy (