Job Description

The candidate should have a clear calling to minister to our community’s youth and a strong commitment and passion to invest in the lives of our young people. There will be different qualification requirements and responsibilities for a director and a pastor candidate as described in the respective sections. The candidate for director position can potentially grow into a pastoral position.

The vision of CCCTO’s Youth Ministry is to engage our youth in a relationship with God and equip them to grow in their faith in Jesus Christ and serve Him.

We engage and equip our youth by:

  • Being a Gospel Ministry grounded in God’s Word.
  • Focusing on relationships; with God and with others.
  • Supporting parents to fulfill their spiritual leadership role.
  • Partnering with other ministries and the community.
  • Providing safe, consistent, and structured atmosphere.
  • Living in mission together to share the Gospel and God’s love with others.

Position Role and Responsibility

  • Develop the youth ministry vision and strategy with the pastoral team and other youth coworkers.
  • Execute a comprehensive youth ministry as a vital force of church growth and maturity.
  • Provide oversight and coordination for all youth ministry programs.
  • Provide a balanced program of evangelism and discipleship.
  • Support recruitment, training, and leadership of volunteer staff.
  • Provide advice, counsel and solace to youth and their families as needed.
  • Supervise and develop youth ministry camps and retreats.
  • Shepherd and visit the youth and their families as appropriate in caring for their spiritual needs.
  • Train youth leaders through discipleship and mentorship.
  • Support and involve parents in the youth ministry so that the home can be the primary place for spiritual growth and maturity.
  • Work closely with children’s ministry to ensure smooth transition from children’s programs to youth programs and provide a training ground for youth.
  • Maintain regular office hours (at least 20 hours per week).
  • Work under the authority of the Pastoral Team (for Director).
  • Participate pastoral team meetings upon request (for Director).
  • Participate in leadership meetings, Executive Board meetings and (for Pastor) Pastoral Team meetings.
  • Provide pastoral and administrative duties as assigned by the Pastoral Team (for Pastor).
  • Assume all responsibilities for a pastor as defined in the Constitution and Bylaws of CCCTO (for Pastor).

Qualifications / Requirements

  • A master’s in Divinity degree or equivalence from a Christian evangelical seminary / college / university (for Pastor).
  • A bachelor’s degree in Education / Communication or related field (for Director).
  • A spiritually mature, born-again Christian with strong faith and sound testimony.
  • Agrees with and affirms the CCCTO statement of faith.
  • Demonstrates biblically sound preaching and teaching.
  • Be morally, spiritually, and emotionally exemplary.
  • Prior experience serving in a multilingual and/or multigenerational church a plus.
  • Familiar with Asian-American culture a plus.

To apply, please complete the online application:

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About Chinese Christian Church of Thousand Oaks

Chinese Christian Church of Thousand Oaks is located at Thousand Oaks, Southern California, about 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles. We are a non-denominational evangelical church, a spiritual home to over 300 Christians coming from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds, under the team leadership of the Pastoral Team consisting of pastors and elders. Three congregations provide services in Cantonese, Mandarin and English for adults, while the Children Ministry and Youth Ministry are set up for the next generation. More than 20 fellowship groups serve the needs and nurture the loving care for different ages, languages, sexes and interests. Our vision is to foster and nurture the younger generation in God’s words and fulfill the Great Commission through church planting in near and far.

Experience Required
1 – 5 years


Education Required
Master’s degree

Date Posted
2 years ago
Thousand Oaks, California


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