Director of Student Ministries

Chatham Community Church | Chemistry Staffing

Job Description

Chatham Community Church in Pittsboro, NC is in search of their next Director of Student Ministries. This position is a dual role responsible for developing the middle and high school ministries, as well as about a fourth of time spent going towards a ‘plus’ role that will is a good fit for the candidate’s skill set and benefit this multisite, big-tent church. 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Helping middle and high school students connect with God and with each other to engage their worlds for good
  • Leading Sunday night gatherings for middle and high school students
  • Leading mission trips
  • Coordinating students attending summer camp and other special events
  • Leading the team of adult volunteers 
  • Ten hours/week going towards a “plus” role that would be a good fit in terms of the candidate’s skill set and would fill a role for the church

Skills you’ll need to have:

  • A love for students and ability to build rapport with them 
  • Be a team player with both staff and volunteers
  • Comfortable in an environment with a strong theological core around Jesus but with a wide range of latitude around secondary issues.
  • Commitment to evangelism and personal discipleship as well as engaging with issues of race and justice
  • A heart for both discipling already-Christian students as well as evangelism and outreach to an underserved student population in our community.
  • Some biblical and theological educational background helpful but not required
  • Strong plus for online/digital ministry development skills

Chatham is a fantastic place to live. If you’d prefer a more suburban experience, both Chapel Hill and Apex are only a few minutes away. If you’d prefer quiet and land, there’s plenty of that. Schools for the kids are very good and there are good employment opportunities for a spouse within commuting distance.

Does this sound like a place you’d like to serve? Apply here:

Position Filled
Experience Required
1 – 5 years


Education Required
Bachelor’s degree

Date Posted
1 year ago
Pittsboro, North Carolina

Church Size
250-350 people