Church youth minister job description

Job Title:                     Youth Minister

Reports To:                 Pastor

Position Status:         Full‐Time


The Minister of Youth seeks to provide a well–balanced program for youth that will seek to win the lost to Christ and to help those who are Christians to mature in Christ and discover the personal gifts and abilities with which God has blessed them. The one word that describes and entails the concept of youth ministry is the word “discipleship”.

Job Responsibilities and Duties:

Ministry to Youth:

Develop, promote and coordinate a balanced program of activities and discipleship ministry to youth.

Train and involve youth and youth leaders in an outreach program to reach unsaved youth.

Plan yearly youth emphasis (i.e. Youth Week, Youth Revivals) to involve youth in areas of church


Involve youth in ministry and mission projects.

Be available for counseling.

Support youth in their school setting.

Ministry to Parents:

Be available to parents to discuss issues related to their child or youth ministry.

Ministry to Youth Leadership:

Enlist a balance of men and women youth workers and nominating committee.

Lead regular leadership meetings with youth leaders.

Provide training opportunities in church and/or at state and national levels.



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