Minister of Students and Community Outreach/Missions

First Baptist Church

Job Description


·      To plan, coordinate, and implement a comprehensive ministry that focuses on discipling students in Middle/High School (grades 6-12) and College.

·      To lead the congregation in its effort to reach the lost, the unchurched and those who are the “least of these” (Matthew 25:40). 



·      Show a strong, personal relationship and commitment to following Jesus Christ, having a heart for disciple-making. 

·      Maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic. 

·      Have an awareness of the effects interpersonal communication skills has on the overall health and wellness of the church body. 

·      Have a demeanor that is above reproach and possessing qualities in keeping with elder-level church leadership as outlined in 1 Timothy 3 and Titus 1.







The Student Minister shall provide direction, cast vision, raise up leaders, and implement a ministry to reach and disciple middle/high school and college students in the following ways:

·      Plan, develop, organize, facilitate, oversee, and/or lead student and college activities on Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights. 

·      Plan special student and college events such as camps, concerts, and mission projects.

·      Plan an activity for students outside of Wednesday/Sunday at least once per month.

·      Give direction, guidance, training, and leadership to student volunteers.

·      Teach the Word of God with boldness, clarity, and effectiveness.

·      Keep current with present and future trends in the student ministry field.

·      Lead students and student workers to be evangelistic and missional in their lifestyles.

·      Help students and student workers to deepen their personal walk with Christ.

·      Provide counseling to students as they transition from middle school to high school and, then, from high school to college and career.

·      Develop a working relationship with the parents of students. Structure the overall student ministry in a manner that draws student and parents closer together in a common pursuit of Christ.

·      Minister to students and parents through the events of every day life. Contact students when absent. Visit the student and his/her family during trying times. Actively minister to students and their parents through visits, calls, emails, and other points of contact.

·      Ensure adequate supervision is provided for all student activities keeping in line with the church’s Child Protection Policy.







The Community Outreach/Missions Minister shall:

·      Support the Senior Pastor in the overall vision casting and leadership of the Community Outreach/Missions Ministries of FBCM. Support the efforts of the church staff at large in regard to any event or activity that may relate to community outreach and missions.

·      Develop goals and objectives for the Community Outreach/Missions Ministries that are consistent and in line with the Core Values and Vision of FBCM.

·      Review needs within the community and provide a strategy the church may implement to meet that need. 

·      Provide oversight to the leadership of any existing Community Outreach/Missions Ministries, seeing to their needs, addressing any concerns leadership may have, and being part of their overall success and effectiveness. 

·      Participate as an ad hoc member of the Missions Committee.




·      Attend regular church services, special events, staff meetings, and business meetings as scheduled.

·      Maintain a work week that equals no less than 40 hours including office hours in conjunction with the normal business hours including time spent on Sunday & Wednesday and any church activity scheduled outside of normal business hours.

·      Be accessible outside of normal business hours recognizing ministry may take place at any time.

·      Assist in home and hospital visitations as necessary.

·      Prepare and submit an annual budget to the finance committee and monitor expenses related to the student and outreach ministry.

·      Demonstrate excellent communication skills (in both spoken and written formats).

·      Be approachable, malleable, and teachable. 

·      Pastor, mentor, care, develop, build a pastoral relationship with those in the student and outreach/missions ministries. (Recognize that ministry is an investment. Investing is a key component to the success and health of the church.)

·      Conduct any weddings and funerals in alignment with church policies.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of this job and the level of work performed by employees in this position. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the Student/Outreach Minister. The Student/Outreach Minister will be required to perform any other job-related duties required by the church, the Elders, or the Senior Pastor. This is commonly known on every staff job description as “and other duties as assigned”.



·      The candidate of choice will be required to give the church permission to run a credit and criminal background check prior to an invitation for a call.

·      Any concerns regarding employment not addressed in this job description are subject to Church Bylaws and the FBCM Employee Handbook. 

·      The Student and Outreach Minister falls under the supervision of the Senior Pastor of FBCM.

About First Baptist Church

We're a church looking to "put Jesus First in everything we do" and encourage one another to do the same. We're a small church nestled within a suburb of Cobb County, GA, looking to find ways to invest in the lives of the various people groups within the community God's planted us.

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Experience Required
5-10 years


Education Required
Master's Degree

Date Posted
2 weeks ago
Mableton, Georgia

Baptist: SBC

Church Size
0-100 people people

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