Youth and Young Adults Pastor
Bethany Chapel of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta
5d ago
source : Christian Careers Canada

Position Description

The Youth and Young Adults Pastor will use their gifts to further God’s work in the shepherding and development of Bethany Chapel’s Youth and Young Adults Ministries.

This work will be done under the Executive Pastor’s authority with the assistance of qualified volunteer leaders and possibly one staff assistant or intern.

Personal Qualifications

  • Committed to God’s continuing work both in their own personal life and models it to others
  • Strong and clear communicator and teacher
  • Strong leadership and administrative abilities
  • Self-starting implementer
  • Committed to a training and equipping philosophy of leadership within Bethany Chapel
  • Understand and commit to joining the plurality of leadership within Bethany Chapel
  • Skilled in selecting and training volunteers
  • Strong relational capabilities with youth and young adults
  • Appropriate educational and hands-on experiential base
  • Demonstrates the character qualities of a pastor as outlined in 1 Timothy 3 : 2-7, Acts 20 : 28-31, and Titus 1 : 6-9
  • Accepts Bethany Chapel’s Statement of Faith without reservation
  • Youth Ministry - 60%

  • Within Bethany Chapel’s vision, give coordinated overall direction to the youth ministries
  • Implement this direction through a balanced multi-faceted ministry including evangelism, discipleship, teaching, prayer, worship, and other components
  • Encourage the Junior and Senior High students to use their God given gifts within our church family
  • Provide leadership and / or support to broader youth ministry endeavors (i.e. city wide events, national conventions, school seminars, other)
  • Oversee the development of volunteer leadership teams for each area of youth ministry including recruiting and equipping leaders
  • Provide leadership for any Mission Teams for our youth
  • Establishing and stewarding of the Youth and Young Adults ministry budgets
  • Young Adults Ministry 35%

  • Serve as the Pastor to Young Adults approximate age 18-25 within Bethany and its surrounding communities
  • Regularly evaluate and improve all aspects of Bethany Chapel’s Young Adults Ministry under the guidance and direction of the Executive Pastor
  • Develop and maintain a cooperative relationship with individuals through visits and regularly scheduled meetings, email and other forms of communication
  • Encourage self-development and self-leadership within this group
  • Provide leadership for any Mission Teams for Young Adults
  • Church Wide Ministry 5%

  • Adhere to the pastoral staff role at Bethany Chapel as outlined in its Policies and Procedures Manual
  • Perform marriages, pre-marital counseling and funerals as requested
  • Maintain and provide mentoring relationships with individuals at Bethany Chapel
  • Maintain intentional growth in biblical / theological knowledge and ministry practice
  • Maintain growth in areas of perceived or evaluated weakness
  • Network with other youth pastors, parents and lay leaders to mutually encourage and challenge personal health and growth
  • Benefits

  • Salary in accordance with Bethany Chapel Policy
  • Benefits package in accordance with our policies including dental, medical, insurance, short and long term disability, RRSP matching, Health Care Spending Account and vacation
  • Continued educational and resource support
  • Application Instructions

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