Youth Pastor

Date Posted: August 19, 2023
Hours Per Week: 40
White Pine Community Church
North Yarmouth, ME, USA
Job Type: Associate Pastor
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White Pine Community Church (North Yarmouth, ME) – Youth Pastor


Do you want to help teens and their parents find and follow Jesus in the most unreached region in America? Is New England culture a natural fit for you? Do you have the spiritual gifts of leadership and teaching? Do you have a degree in Bible/ministry and/or professional experience in youth ministry?

If so, we hope you will consider joining our team. Since 2001, White Pine Community Church has been the only contemporary, beginner-friendly, Bible-teaching church in the 50,000-person region northeast of Portland, Maine. We are searching for a full-time youth pastor to provide vision and overall direction for all middle school and high school ministries.

Our youth pastor will recruit, train and oversee all student ministry leaders, develop programs that serve students and their parents; and provide general pastoral service to the church family. If gifted in preaching, the family pastor will also serve as a member of a multi-generational preaching team.

Youth Pastor Job Description

  • Contagious spiritual life.
  • If married, full support of ministry by spouse.
  • Genuine love for middle- and high-school students and clear calling to youth ministry.
  • Wholehearted commitment to White Pine mission, vision, values and statement of faith.
  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in Bible/ministry (or equivalent ministry experience).
  • Proven giftedness in recruiting, motivating and managing volunteers.
  • Spiritual gifts of leadership and teaching.
  • Familiarity with and appreciation of New England culture.
  • Above reproach in all areas of life.


  • Provide vision and overall direction for middle school and high school ministries.
  • Recruit, train and oversee volunteer ministry leaders.
  • Work with children’s director in developing and promoting a discipleship pathway for children and students through high school graduation.
  • Develop programs that serve students and their parents.
  • Work with other White Pine leaders to integrate youth ministry into the larger vision of the church.
  • Provide general pastoral service to the church family as requested by the pastor.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • If gifted in preaching, join multi-generational preaching team under direction and mentorship of the pastor.
  • Read and abide by White Pine’s personnel manual.
  • Accountability: The youth pastor will be in full submission to the board of elders, and will report directly to the pastor.

Compensation and Benefits:

Salary: $70,000 – Compensation package will be based upon education, experience and family needs.

  • Full-time benefits include health insurance and matching retirement contributions.
  • Two weeks of paid vacation will be given (and taken) each year; vacation time increases to three weeks after 5 years.
  • Mileage reimbursement will be equal to IRS reimbursement.
  • Compensation package will be reviewed annually.

How To Apply

Please look over this job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these questions:

  1. Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Youth Pastor at WPCC?
  2. Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Youth Pastor of WPCC?
  3. In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrine of WPCC?

Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to at least one online message to [email protected].