Job Description

Student Ministry Job Description

JOB TITLE: Student Ministry Director (Part-Tim, 16 to 20hrs/wk)


REPORTS TO: Sr. Pastor or designee.


First Baptist Church – Pekin is seeking a student ministry director to develop and deliver fun and discipling content for students of our church and community, grades 7-12.

Expectations of Student Ministry Leader:

• Model a Christ-centered lifestyle inside and outside of ministry.

• Establish positive and encouraging relationships with students by investing in their lives, such as attending some of their extracurricular activities (ie: sporting events, concerts, school plays, etc.).

• Plan, implement, and attend weekly activities for the youth that include: teaching, discipleship, and fun!

• Plan, organize, and attend quarterly invite events that give students a special opportunity to invite friends to introduce them to the student ministry and the Christian life.

• Provide hands-on opportunities for service projects and mission trips in service to God and others.

• Regularly attend the youth Sunday school class and teach as needed.

• Participate in a weekly staff meeting or meet weekly with Sr. Pastor or designee to coordinate ministries.

· Administrate the Student Ministry budget.

• Recruit and develop volunteer leaders, empowering them to share in ministry responsibilities.

• Effectively communicate to youth and parents using available tools (Facebook, website, etc.).

• Attend monthly Official Board meeting and share a student ministry update.


· Profess faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.

· A heart for youth.

· Takes initiative, is self-directed, a leader who works with a team and is respectful to all.

· Teaches according to the Biblical doctrine of First Baptist Church.

Abilities and Skills:

· Effective communicator and organizer who can recruit and delegate.

· Knowledge of Youth Ministry and Christian Education concepts and methods.

· Willing to learn and receive additional training to increase competence.

Experience: Student or graduate of a school of ministry or has several years of experience.

Pay: $20,000. for part-time position with the possibility of housing.

Materials and activities budget: Up to $5,000/year. We encourage 2 to 3 fundraisers annually (after 2nd service meal).

Experience Required
1 – 5 years
Education Required
Some college
Job Type

Pekin, Illinois
Church Size