Job Description

The Student/Family Pastor is responsible to oversee the growth, development, and discipleship of kids and students at Generation Church. This position requires a firm grasp of the beliefs, values, and strategy of Generation and the ability to build teams with its mission, vision, and values. The Student/Family Pastor will serve as the spiritual leader and role model for the kids and students within GenKids and GenYTH and adults serving within these ministries. The Student/Family Pastor will facilitate the relational connection and spiritual growth of kids and students through weekly gatherings, groups, volunteer teams, and special events.


COMPETENCIES AND EXPECTATIONS:

  • Fully embraces the mission, vision, and values of Generation Church.
  • Be reliable, take initiative, and be self-motivated.
  • Embrace and adapt to growth, change, innovation, and creativity.
  • Use appropriate judgment in the areas of discretion, sensitivity, and confidentiality.
  • Have a healthy, cooperative, and motivating relationship with supervisors, coworkers, and volunteers.


EDUCATION, SKILLS, ABILITIES, SPIRITUAL GIFTS:

  • Active and growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ, evidenced by action, attitude, and behavior.
  • A passion for kids and students and seeing families grow together in their faith.
  • Proven ability to produce results through people. Must be able to lead, manage, and build teams.
  • Effective communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal).
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining good judgment in decision making and prioritization.
  • Competency with basic computer software (Excel, Word, ProPresenter), and Database Software.
  • Detail-oriented.


RESPONSIBILITIES: This position’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


GenKids (Birth - 5th Grade)

  • Recruit and develop GenKids Team of volunteer adults to meet the needs of the Kids Ministry
  • Provide leadership, direction, and training for all GenKids volunteers
  • Review, purchase and oversee the implementation of all curriculums and supplies for both large and small group teaching environments
  • Implement and develop programming and resources for the discipleship of kids
  • Equip parents to fulfill their calling as the primary spiritual leaders of their kids
  • Foster relationships with parents; partnering with them to equip them to spiritually lead their kids
  • Responsible for weekly programming for GenKids
  • Responsible for the look of the environment and atmosphere
  • Lead and Manage GenKids Director
  • Meet regularly with Discipleship Pastor to discuss ministry strategy and effectiveness


GenYTH (6th - 12th Grade)

  • Recruit and develop GenYTH Team of volunteer adults to meet the needs of the Student Ministry
  • Provide leadership, direction, and training for all GenYTH volunteers
  • Responsible for weekly programming for both Middle and High School Ministries
  • Review, purchase and oversee the implementation of all curriculums and supplies for both large (FUSE) and small group teaching environments (6th-12th grades)
  • Effectively teach the bible to students through the weekly student gathering (FUSE)
  • Responsible for the look of the environment and atmosphere
  • Implement and develop programming and resources for the discipleship of students
  • Equip parents to fulfill their calling as the primary spiritual leaders of their student
  • Foster relationship with parents; partnering with them to equip them to spiritually lead their student
  • Key Influencer and shaper for key GenYTH Events (Camps, Retreats, etc.)
  • Establishes and maintains influence within the local middle and high schools; this means students, teachers, and coaches
  • Plans and executes events within the local middle and high schools (football team food, etc.)
  • Contact work; meet with students, go to schools, meet new students
  • Develop content and social media engagement to take student ministry conversations beyond Sunday night (FUSE)
  • Meet regularly with Discipleship Pastor to discuss ministry strategy and effectiveness
Experience Required
1 – 5 years
Education Required
Bachelor’s degree
Job Type
Full-time

Location
Clayton, North Carolina
Denomination
Non-Denominational
Church Size
350-500