Job Description


Grace Community Fellowship Overview:  

Grace Community Fellowship is a nondenominational, evangelical church centrally located in Eugene, Oregon (a suburban, college town with a metro population of 350,000+.) The church has grown steadily since its launch in 1980, averaging over 750 weekly attendance (500 adults, 250 kids/youth) in 2019 and currently has 400 in-person attenders (+ 100 online engagers) that is growing as pandemic restrictions loosen. The church recently completed building a multi-million-dollar youth facility. Grace is a contemporary, innovative, multi-staff church.

Our mission is to: Love People Where They’re At and Help Them Follow Jesus

 

Youth Ministry Overview:  

Grace Community Fellowship has a solid track record of vibrant youth ministry. Comprising of a middle school ministry and high school ministry, the youth ministry currently has 50-80 students attending weekly youth gatherings (reaching over 100 students a month) and draws students from almost every school in the area. The characteristics of the youth ministry are an emphasis on small groups, evangelism, camp, a college internship program, and student leadership development.

 

Employment Details: 

Status: Full-time, salaried, exempt 

Hours: Sunday through Thursday

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with education and experience

Benefits: Health & Life Insurance 

Supervisor: Discipleship Pastor 

 

General Duties 

Lead, develop, and oversee all aspects the middle school and high school ministry.

We are searching for a candidate with the following character, competencies, and chemistry.

 

Character

·        Displays a love for Jesus Christ, His church, and ministry to youth

·        Aligned with the mission, vision, and values of Grace Community Fellowship

·        Integrity in character, relationships, and actions (inside and outside “the office”)

·        Confidential and respectful

 

Competencies

·        Work in alignment with the staff team to fulfill the vision and values of the church.

·        Cast vision and maintain values for youth ministry

·        Set short-term and long-term goals and execute action steps towards their completion

·        Recruit, train, and retain high quality volunteers and interns

·        Plan, organize, and communicate ministry calendar

·        Equip, encourage, and resource parents for the discipling of their student(s)

·        Lead youth camps, trips, and events

·        Teach on a regular basis in youth gatherings and as needed in other venues

·        Steward youth ministry budget

·        Lead a group(s) of students (ex: student leadership team, seniors)

·        Delegate ministry tasks to others (as appropriate)

·        Manage and maintain all youth ministry assets (including meeting spaces)

·        Other duties as assigned. 


Chemistry

·        Enjoys working in a team setting that is highly collaborative and cooperative

·        A fun-loving “people person”

·        Flexible and adaptable

·        A lifelong learner and self-motivated

·        Able to work in high-stress situations

 

Requirements: 

·        Able to affirm our statement of faith, mission, vision, and values

·        Bachelor’s degree or higher in youth ministry, church ministry, or Bible/theology

·        At least 3 years of experience working in youth ministry

·        Strong public speaking skills

·        Planning and organizational skills

·        Strong social media engagement skills preferred

  

Application Instructions: 

For consideration, please email the following to [email protected]:

·        Cover Letter

·        Resume (include links to your social media profiles)

·        Personal References (at least 3)

·        Statement of Faith that briefly outlines your personal doctrinal beliefs

·        Personal Testimony of your relationship with Jesus Christ (no more than 1 page)

·        Philosophy of Ministry (no more than 1 page)

·        Video sample(s) of preaching/teaching

 

 

 


Church Description


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Experience Required
1 – 5 years
Education Required
Bachelor’s degree
Job Type
Full-time

Location
Eugene, Oregon
Denomination
Non-Denominational
Church Size
500-750

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