Student Ministry Associate

First Baptist Church of O'Fallon, IL

Job Description

This is an entry level role. This does not require ordination or seminary to apply. This could be a part-time job for someone who is in Bible college or seminary. They could move here and go to school online.

Vision: The Student Ministry Associate works as the ministry partner and ministerial support of the Student Pastor who is responsible for overseeing, shepherding and leading the student ministry (6th-12th grade), including a partnership with families that recognizes their key role in discipleship. Following the leadership of the student pastor, they will also work with the Student Ministry Staff to implement and collaborate on the vision, direction, and opportunities for leading students to reach and equip the next generation.

Reports To: Student Pastor

A. Qualifications & Expectations

  • A fully-devoted follower of Christ, both in belief and practice
  • Committed to the mission, vision and doctrinal beliefs of FBCO
  • Teachable attitude and spirit
  • Self-starter and able to work independently
  • Desire to pursue full-time vocational ministry
  • Undergraduate or pursuit of education is preferred

B. General Responsibilities

  • Attend and participate in Sunday worship gathering at FBCO
  • Meet regularly with Student Pastor
  • Use Google Drive to maintain and keep up-to-date records, documents and information for the Student Ministry team
  • Attend and participate in weekly team meetings

C. Creative & Communication

  • Ability or willingness to learn video production/editing skills
  • Coordinates with Life Group leaders
  • Follow up with students after Sunday

D. Student LIFE Groups

  • Assist in recruiting, training and maintaining volunteers
  • Provide ministry support, as needed, for three hours on Sunday mornings.
  • Leads a weekly Student LIFE Group

E. Youth Night

  • Responsible for planning, organizing and executing JHM
  • Teaches on weekly basis to JHM in conjunction and under the direction of the Student Pastor
  • Recruit volunteers and communicate roles and expectations
  • Ensure area is set up, torn down and clean for weekly activities

F. SpecialEventCoordination–Actively attend, support, and coordinate different Student Ministry events throughout the year. These events may require adjusted office hours.

  • Special events may include but are not limited to: Back to School events, Fall Retreat, Student Worship theme nights, DiscipleNow Weekend, summer camps, summer mission trip, and additional events as planned.
  • Areas of responsibility for special events may include, but are not limited to:
  • Event promotion (social media, emails, etc)
  • Supplies (ordering, shopping, organization)
  • Recruiting (leaders, host homes, etc)
  • Communication (emails, meetings, registrant correspondence, etc)
  • Other duties as assigned by the Student Pastor

G. General Expectations

  • Actively seeking growth through personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Be/Become a member of First Baptist Church O’Fallon
  • Attitude of teamwork with other staff members
  • Strives for excellence in ministry
  • Other duties as assigned by Student Pastor

Assignments may vary as duties, programs, and ministry plans are re-assessed.

Part-time = 29 hrs/week 

About First Baptist Church of O'Fallon, IL

We are an SBC church located in the Metro East of St. Louis, on the Illinois side of the river. O'Fallon is a thriving small city just minutes from Scott AFB. Because of this, our church has the unique privilege of ministering to many military families and airmen.

Experience Required
Entry Level


Education Required
High School Diploma

Date Posted
3 months ago
O'Fallon, Illinois

Baptist: SBC

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