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Youth and Children's Ministry

Youth Pastor Residency

Oh Be Joyful Church
Posted: 11/17/2021
Salary/Range: $15/HR
Crested Butte, CO

Purpose & Role

Oh Be Joyful Church (OBJC) seeks to fill a part time residency position responsible for assisting the Youth Pastor in all aspects of student ministries. The candidate will work with both middle and high school programs (Grade 6-12).

OBJC provides a supportive and experiential learning environment for a candidate wanting to pursue a position in youth ministry. This 12-month residency position will assist our Youth Pastor in building, fostering, and discipling a team of volunteer leaders, and regular participation as a part of OBJC staff in engaging with the overall mission and efforts of the church.

An average week includes outreach, discipleship, adventure, and behind-the-scenes planning. Other aspects include building relationships within the youth community, creating healthy and safe spaces in which youth can grow all while pursuing our mission of introducing the youth of Crested Butte to Jesus and helping them mature spiritually. Our staff goes above and beyond for the good of the church and humbly seeks out creative ways to engage and improve the various ministries of Oh Be Joyful. 

Who we are looking for:

  • Committed believer in Jesus who takes responsibility for his/her spiritual life
  • Someone who loves both middle and high schoolers and can relate to the unique needs of teenagers in today’s culture and specifically in Crested Butte
  • Excellent social skills and experience that will allow him/her to be effective in the unique CB community
  • Strong sense of calling to explore full time ministry
  • Self-starting ability
  • Proven ability to commit
  • Previous experience in ministry
  • Transportation is helpful, but not required
  • Clear background check
  • Driver’s License and Cell Phone
  • Pursuing higher education
  • Minimum age: 20 years old
  • Strong references
  • Full alignment with OBJC doctrine

What you will be doing:

  • Assist the Youth Pastor in running all aspects of the OBJC youth program including weekly meetings and staff meetings
  • Focus on relational ministry
  • Sunday morning church participation and Sunday evening “RISE”/Youth Group participation
  • Keep yourself and your team accountable to the Vulnerable People Policy of OBJC and Staff Character Covenant 
  • Manage of all social media platforms for the youth programs

What we offer:

  • An amazing opportunity in ministry through hands on experience
  • A residency that can be used for seminary credit if the resident is enrolled in school
  • Weekly spiritual life coaching
  • Regular meeting for prayer, planning, and discipleship with a lead pastor
  • Spiritual gift identification and development
  • Experience in other ministries


Pay and Commitment:

  • Paid position
  • 12-month residency (asking for a 12-month commitment from candidate)
  • Housing provided
  • Discounted ski pass
To Apply: