Youth Pastor

Date Posted: June 13, 2024
Hours Per Week: 40
Middletown, OH, USA
Job Type: Adult Pastor,Youth Pastor
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MinistryHub is honored to partner with Breiel Church in their search for a Youth Pastor. Please direct all applications through MinistryHub and any inquiries to [email protected].

We are looking for a passionate, “go-getter” type leader for our youth ministry. Breiel Church, located just 30 minutes north of Cincinnati with a mission to “Inspire people to Love, Live and Lead like Jesus to change the world.” This church is full of great people who have a desire to reach their community and beyond for Jesus. The Lead Pastor and our leadership are continuing to build a staff with a sincere passion for ministry and also enjoy it all along the way. So if you are looking for a youth ministry position where you can lead, cast vision, try new things and be part of an awesome team, Breiel may be for you.

The Youth Pastor/Director provides point leadership for the entire Youth Ministry (grades 6 thru 12) at Breiel Church. The Youth Pastor/Director reports to the Lead Pastor and has a working relationship with the Breiel Kids Director, other staff and Board of Elders.

Primary Ministry Role Functions & Responsibilities

  • Develop an intentional ministry that includes group building, worship, discipleship, outreach and missions.
  • Establish a long-term vision for how the church engages youth.
  • Develop and execute a strategic plan for the youth ministry.
  • Reach out to unchurched youth in the community, engage them with the gospel, and involve them in the work of the church.
  • Recruit, develop, and deploy new volunteers for the church’s youth ministry.
  • Maximize use of the youth building – make it great, presentable and steward it well.
  • Provide leadership over all aspects of the youth ministry, including gatherings, outreach, and small groups.
  • Help with any tasks needed to make Breiel and its ministries amazing. While the primary focus is youth ministry, it is important to also be a part of the larger team.
  • Recruit, audition, and train new youth ministry team members.
  • Facilitate opportunities for students to serve in youth ministry and other areas of ministry.
  • Partner with parents, especially communicating with parents who have students involved in the youth ministry.
  • Connect with students throughout the week – show up in their lives beyond church gatherings.
  • Provide fundraising opportunities for students to assist in costs for events such as camp, retreats, youth conventions, etc.
  • Participate in Staff Meetings and retreats.
  • Continued education and development.
  • Occasional speaking for Sunday services.
  • Maintain efforts of healthy spiritual formation, self care and ministry.
  • Engage with our partner Hispanic ministry here and their youth as well.
  • Other things that may come up, as needed.

What a Win Looks Like

  • The Youth Pastor/Director is recognized as the visible leader of the Youth Ministry as a whole.
  • Every student and every Youth Ministry Team Member is cared for.
  • Students are engaged in meaningful ways with the Gospel, and there is fruit shown through the efforts of the Youth Ministry.
  • There is clear, thorough communication with Youth Ministry Team members and everyone understands their roles and expectations to be on the team.
  • The Youth Ministry Team is trained and able to function well on their own.

Keys to Winning

  • Model Christ-like leadership to students, families, Youth Ministry Volunteers, Breiel Church co-workers, and the church.
  • Communicate consistently with the Lead Pastor, Breiel leadership and your team.
  • Pray consistently for your team.
  • Develop and implement a strategy for identifying and recruiting new Youth Ministry volunteers.
  • Accepting of feedback and implementing ways to improve in your personal growth as well as the growth of the Youth Ministry Team.


  • Our ideal candidate: has at least 3 years experience in leading a ministry to teens of various grade levels and has a proven history of demonstrating spiritual maturity in their ministry.
  • Must have past ministry experience and demonstrate a competent ability to develop an effective and growing ministry.
    • We are not simply looking for someone to maintain where we are – we want someone with vision to help lead the ministry forward.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in ministry related field or minimum 3-years full-time ministry experience.
  • Understanding of current youth culture.
  • Work as a collaborative and cooperative member of Breiel Church leadership.
  • Currently ordained or will pursue ordination in the Church of God (Anderson).
  • Willingness to be flexible to adapt to church ministry needs.

Position is full time, which includes salary, pension and other benefits.

How To Apply

Please direct all applications through MinistryHub and any inquiries to [email protected].

Apply Here.