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Youth Ministry Position

First Baptist Church of Olive Hill is seeking a bi-vocational youth pastor/youth ministry leader. Please send cover letter and resume to and call FBC Olive Hill at 606-286-4191 if you have any questions. Below is the job description. 


First Baptist Church of Olive Hill 

Job Description 


Youth Pastor/Youth Ministry Leader 

Bi-vocational/Part-time (Salary: $10,000 - $12,000) 

15-20 hours a week


Principal Function: 

The youth pastor/youth ministry leader is responsible to the Senior Pastor for the proclamation of the gospel of Jesus Christ through developing, implementing, and evaluating a comprehensive program of Youth Ministry (6th through 12th grades) at First Baptist Church of Olive Hill. 



The youth pastor/youth ministry leader must: 

·      Be a professing believer in Jesus Christ.

·      Have a daily and growing relationship with Jesus Christ.

·      Be called to youth ministry. 

·      Be passionate about youth, reaching youth for Christ, and discipling youth. 

·      Be willing to meet youth where they are, and relate to them with grace, love, compassion, and concern. 

·      Have knowledge of youth culture and trends. 

·      Be a team player, willing to work with the Senior Pastor, leaders, and volunteers within the church. 

·      Have excellent communication, organizational skills, and be creative. 

·      Have the ability to cast a vision for your ministry in compliance with church vision set by the Senior Pastor. 

·      Pass a background check. 


Job Responsibilities 

The youth pastor/youth ministry leader will:

·      Be responsible for the youth ministry, which encompasses 6th through 12th grade for First Baptist Church of Olive Hill. 

·      Lead and serve as the main teacher for students on Sunday mornings (Sunday school), Sunday nights (FBC Small Groups), and Wednesday nights. 

·      Work alongside the Senior Pastor to plan and implement youth ministry events, programs, and camps. Work alongside other ministry leaders for church-wide events, as needed. 

·      Mentor, lead, counsel students. 

·      Recruit, train, empower, and groom adult volunteers for the youth ministry. Be flexible, overseeing the developing a ministry for volunteer involvement. Plan, schedule, and recruit adult volunteers for special events, including camps, retreats, lock-ins, fellowship outings, etc. 

·      Organize and recommend a budget for youth ministry to the Senior Pastor and Finance Committee. 

·      Use social media to promote events, youth ministry, and to interact/contact the kids and parents. Interact with the youth outside of the church whenever possible.

·      Keep parents informed about youth ministry. Partner with parents and guardians regarding youth ministry and youth needs.             

·      Keep youth ministry attendance and assist in background checks for volunteers. 

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