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Youth and Children's Ministry

Youth Pastor (6th-12th)

Church of the Chimes
Posted: 02/13/2023
Salary/Range: $75,000 - $85,000
San Jose, California

Church of the Chimes Youth Pastor Profile


The Challenge

Church of the Chimes (COTC) is looking for a skilled and engaging spiritual leader to serve our 6-12 grade students as youth pastor with the responsibility of calling, encouraging, mentoring, supporting, and launching young disciples for Christ.


Position Summary


The youth pastor of COTC has primary responsibility for leadership, strategy, vision casting, development, and oversight of a comprehensive youth ministry program for grade 6-12 students. Key areas of ministry focus include group/community building, discipleship development, worship, mission, family support, and outreach. The youth pastor is expected to teach core biblical principles with practical application to student life issues, provide counseling and spiritual guidance, be a youth advocate to the church, participate in meaningful ways in the lives of students, support the parents/guardians of students, collaborate with youth-related communities outside of the church, and protect the safety of students, staff, and volunteers.




A college bachelors degree (completed, in progress, or equivalent) or higher in a ministry- relevant field is required; five years of experience as a youth pastor is strongly desired; related experience in youth mentoring, youth counseling, and/or youth development would be beneficial.


A passion for drawing students into a thriving personal relationship with Jesus.


Engaging spiritual leader and clear discipleship role model.


Skilled speaker for teaching and motivating students.


Empathetic mentor/counselor/advisor to students


Able to build relationships with students from a diverse, multi-cultural environment.


Effective communicator – especially using social media.


Collaborative, non-competitive approach to accomplishing goals.


Bible-based approach to conflict resolution and discipline.


Recruiting, training, leading, supporting, and mentoring volunteers.


Administrative skills relevant to planning, coordinating, and overseeing youth activities and ministry resources.


Readily models humility, vulnerability, transparency, and approachability as a servant-leader.




Compensation Package for Youth Pastor




Vacation Days
403(b) Retirement
Graduate Tuition Reimbursement
Annual Paid Sabbatical

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