Student Ministries Pastor

Date Posted: April 24, 2024
Hours Per Week: 40
Mission Viejo, CA, USA
Job Type: Adult Pastor,Christian Education
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MinistryHub is honored to partner with Mission Hills Church in their search for a Student Ministries Pastor. 

Student Ministries Pastor

Responsible to: Discipleship Pastor

Status: Full time, Salaried (40-50 hours per week)

General Position Overview: To lead, train, disciple, and serve the Junior High and High School aged students and their families at Mission Hills Church.

Ministry Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain engaging worship gatherings for junior high and high school students on Sundays and midweek.
  • Develop and maintain a vibrant small group ministry through which students are discipled and encouraged.
  • Develop and maintain an attractive junior high and high school outreach ministry to students who do not know Christ.
  • Plan and execute special events and trips/camps.
  • Train and equip volunteer staff to be effective as mentors and counselors to the students.
  • Develop and maintain a strategy for interacting with the families of junior high and high school students as we seek to minister to the whole family.
  • Serve as the primary teacher in the junior high and high school ministry, while also developing and overseeing volunteer teachers.
  • Oversee and be responsible for budgets and administration for all of student ministries.


  • Strong personal relationship with Jesus Christ as evidenced by spiritual maturity and a close daily walk with Him, including a vision for high school ministry consistent with the mission of MHC: We live for God’s pleasure by Serving those who don’t know Christ and Strengthening those who do.
  • Be committed to the theological position of MHC.
  • Be a college graduate and have experience in youth ministry.
  • Be able to train and lead others effectively in ministering to youth and growing a ministry.
  • Have the maturity to handle discipline issues appropriately.
  • Have the sensitivity and maturity to communicate with parents of junior high and high school students about difficult issues.
  • Gifted in preaching/teaching.

Church Staff and Volunteer Relationships:

  • Report directly to the Discipleship Pastor.
  • Develop and be responsible for junior high and high school meetings with volunteers and support staff as needed.
  • Be a team player with other pastoral staff through active participation in meetings and by developing relationships that are mutually supportive on both a professional and personal level.
  • Participate in meetings, retreats, and worship services at MHC.
  • Participate in the life of Mission Hills Church as a pastor on the staff team.

How To Apply

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