Assoc. Pastor of Youth and Worship

Calvary Baptist Church

Job Description

Job Description: Associate Pastor of Youth & Worship 

Classification: Full-Time 

Job Description, Responsibilities, and Additional Duty*: 

Job Overview

This position is for a combined Youth and Worship Pastor, with an additional duty of Social Media Manager. As Youth Pastor, this role will oversee the development and implementation of all activity and education processes within the Youth Ministry (YM) at Calvary Baptist Church (CBC), for youth 6th through 12th grades. As Worship Pastor, this role will oversee the music and worship ministry of CBC, including Worship Leader for all praise & worship music selections, and Worship Pastor for responsible for the spoken parts of the praise & worship service, such as choosing readings from the Bible or leading the congregation in their praise of God.  With the Additional Duty as Social Media Manager, this role will involve 3-5 hours per week maintaining and growing CBC ministry social presence and networks. The Social Media Manager will curate content to gain new followers, engage existing followers, create, and maintain new social platforms, with the intent of creating a unique and ownable social footprint.


Job Description

Responsibilities as Youth Pastor

  • Aid the Pastoral Staff and Deacon Board in CBC mission, vision, strategy, and implementation
  • Take the lead in planning, leading, conduct, and providing oversight to Youth services, activities, outreach, and education in all YM spiritual growth processes from 6th – 12th grade at CBC 
  • Recruit, develop, and train all volunteers, adult, and student leaders into various YM ministry roles, managing volunteer schedules and rotations
  • Effectively implements processes necessary for effective YM, to include check-in, follow-up, and outreach procedures
  • Provide pastoral care, counseling, and visitation for students
  • Demonstrates an infectious passion for youth ministry and worship seeing parents, youth, and congregants grow in the faith, praise, and worship, while partnering with God to move people through their respective stages of spiritual growth
  • Embraces the mission, vision, values, statement of faith, and Bylaws of CBC
  • Spends responsibly from the annual YM and worship budgets


Responsibilities as Worship Pastor:

  • Works with the Senior Pastor in planning creative worship services that are inspiring and engaging, encouraging the church body to pour out God’s grace to all so that all who worship may grow in His grace 
  • Leads and coordinates all music for Sunday morning praise & worship services and occasional special services or prayer meetings
  • Develop and lead a traditional/contemporary mixed praise & worship service (i.e., upbeat hymns and contemporary worship music), to include selecting music, pulling lead sheets for praise & worship team (PWT) members, inputting songs into slide projection program, and filing of music sheets
  • Responsible for maintaining quality control in all musical/artistic issues relating to the ministry of CBC
  • Responsible for recruiting/auditioning new musicians and vocalists, creating PWTs, PWT schedules, and leading rehearsals
  • Ensures that the praise & worship music is current and theologically sound
  • Provide spiritual oversight and leadership to the praise & worship team members, especially regarding the teaching of Biblical worship principles, and the selection and delivery of biblical reading during worship

Additional Duty Responsibilities as Social Media Manager

  • Responsible for all tracking and logging necessary for CCLI license requirements.
  • Create and maintain social media platforms with engaging written and visual content the builds church awareness
  • Coordinates social media strategies and budget with the Senior Pastor, Deacon Board, and Trustee Board

Education/Qualifications/Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably Bible College or Seminary
  • Exhibits spiritual maturity, grounded in God’s Word, that reflects good judgment, honesty, integrity, responsibility, and punctuality in his daily walk
  • 2-3 years of current experience with a healthy mix in YM, leading corporate praise & worship, and social media 
  • Organizational ability to effectively manage, develop, and grow a church student ministry and music ministry.
  • Skill as an accomplished guitarist and/or pianist, instrumental coordinator, and/or musical arranger.

* This description describes the general content and requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

About Calvary Baptist Church

Calvary Baptist Church is a medium sized church looking to better reach young families in the Bradenton area. We are looking for a youth and worship pastor to help us transition from a traditional church to one that is more contemporary.

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Experience Required
1 – 5 years

Type
Full-time

Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
1 month ago
Location
Bradenton, Florida

Denomination
Baptist

Church Size
125-250 people