Youth Pastor – Oak Hills Church

Youth Pastor – Oak Hills Church

Oak Hills Church in Folsom, California, is currently searching for a youth pastor to lead and oversee all aspects of Middle and High School ministry (6th–12th grade). He or she will also have a vital role on the Family Ministries Team and be an important voice in discerning and reimagining the future of youth ministry and of the overall church. The youth pastor will have defined responsibilities and expectations, but there are also open-ended ministry opportunities that will be tailored to each candidate’s abilities, desires, and gifts. This position reports to the Family Ministries Pastor.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Is recognizably humble
  • Intentionally pursues their own spiritual formation
  • Is committed to working in a team environment
  • Is a ravenous learner
  • Inspires, empowers, and equips student and volunteer leaders on their team
  • Communicates well, both in writing and verbally, including up-front speaking abilities
  • Understands the importance of intergenerational relationships for the health of the whole church
  • Understands the unique challenges parents face in today’s changing culture and is committed to walking with them
  • Prioritizes family discipleship as essential to effective youth ministry
  • Recognizes and is capable of engaging with post-Christian culture
  • Is committed to reimagining what youth ministry and the larger church can be in the future
  • Approaches ministry through a relational focus
  • Is passionate and purposeful about cultivating a youth group of diversity, including female perspectives
  • Has previous ministry experience and is hungry to build a “successful” youth ministry beyond the typical numbers game
  • Recognizes the crucial importance and unique challenges of training young people to be Jesus’s disciples for the rest of their lives

Special Notes

About Oak Hills Church

We are a community of followers of Jesus who are experiencing the Spirit’s transforming power and are committed to demonstrating His power in our relationships with one another and the world. We are irrevocably devoted to helping people experience authentic, heart-level transformation in Christlikeness. We believe that who we are and who we are in the process of becoming as Jesus’s disciples both demonstrate the Gospel and substantiate our missional witness. We pursue our congregational calling through our initiatives of formation, worship, community, and mission.


1100 Blue Ravine Road Folsom, CA 95630 United States

Date Posted: February 3, 2021

Job Type: Youth Pastor: Full- or part-time, depending on the individual’s needs and gifts

Congregation: 700

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