Employment Opportunity – Youth Ministry Director

Christ Covenant Church

350 N. Addison Rd.

Villa Park, IL        630 935 0127   Pastor Ken Johnson@ revdockenj@gmail.com


Position Title:            Youth Ministry Director

Position Summary:   Lead and implement Christ-centered ministry for our growing middle and high school students.

Reports To:               Pastoral Team Leader

Hours Per Week:       At least 10 hrs

Salary:                        Salary commensurate with experience

Key Responsibilities

Our desire is to offer a part-time position to a dynamic, enthusiastic individual with a clear calling and heart for working with youth. The Youth Director/Pastor will be expected to develop and lead programming and ministry that fosters spiritual discipleship and missional living for the youth.

Job Description

  1. Ministry Team Leader
  • Evaluate the specific needs of youth within the congregation and the local community to determine how to serve them and how they might best serve each other.
  • Leader to set the vision for the youth ministry in a way that is consistent with biblical teaching and Church’s strategic initiatives.
    • Coordinate youth age (Middle and High School) Sunday school, recognizing that
    • Middle Schoolers and High Schoolers require different approaches
    • Oversee youth group, scheduling events periodically in a given month
  • Establish policies and procedures that ensure the physical and emotional safety and security of the youth at Church.
  • Attend staff meetings and leadership meetings that impact the youth ministry and overall strategy of the church.
  • Exhibit and infuse fun, enthusiastic energy, drawing youth into church life and community with one another.
  1. Team and collaboration
  • Pastoral Team Leader & Council
  • Communicate and collaborate to align youth curriculum with themes and strategic initiatives of the broader church.
  • Have a teachable spirit that promotes teamwork and servant hood.
  • Youth
  • Lead youth in discipleship and spiritual formation that aligns with the vision of the church.
  • Lead gatherings on a weekly or bi-weekly basis that promote spiritual formation
  • Parents of the Youth
  • Collaborate with the parents of the youth to discuss and implement ideas that enable them towards Christ-centered discipleship and strategic initiatives of the church.
  • Collaborate on curriculum development and event planning.
  • Teachers and volunteers
  • Provide spiritual and organizational leadership for the Youth Ministry teachers and volunteers.
  • Identify, recruit, and train support leaders (parents, teachers, and mentors).

Background and Experience

  • Requirements
    • Has a passion for Christian Education and Spiritual Formation of youth—one-on-one discipleship, character building
    • Demonstrates a mature Christian faith.
    • Completed some level of Biblical training in Youth Ministry.
    • Excellent in planning, organizing, and has strong follow-through abilities.
    • Must become a member of Church.
    • Able to make at least a 12-month commitment to the job.
    • In alignment with beliefs and policies of the Evangelical Covenant Church
    • Exhibit excellent communication skills with families of youth.
  • Preferred
    • Some experience ministering in a multi-ethnic setting.


  • One to two references required from previous Pastor, Supervisor or Ministry Team Leader.

Please email a PDF of your resume to Pastor Ken Johnson at: revdockenj@gmail.com

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