Associate Pastor of Student and Family Ministry

at Bayfair Baptist Church (view profile)
Location 817 Kingston Rd, Pickering, Canada
Date Posted July 25, 2022
Category Pastor
Job Type Full-time


Bayfair Baptist Church is a growing church that is located in the GTA community of Pickering, Ontario. We are a multi-cultural, multi-generational church with an average Sunday attendance of 220-230 people.

We are looking for someone with a pastor’s heart and strong leadership skills who will work with the leaders who will serve under him to develop a vision and build a team of people to serve alongside them, as they seek to reach and disciple our children, youth and young adults.  While this position will work closely with our Children’s Ministry Co-ordinator to support our Sunday morning children’s ministry, the focus of this position will be working with our youth and young adult leaders to disciple and minister to the students in their ministry.



  • A person who demonstrates a mature walk with and submission to the Lord Jesus and a commitment to His church
  • A person who cares deeply about these age groups and desires see the whole family involved in discipling.
  • Maintains and nurtures his/her own spiritual life through prayer and Bible Study
  • A commitment to teaching sound doctrine and biblical truth
  • A commitment to work in harmony with existing leadership as part of a team, avoiding divisiveness
  • A person of integrity with a demonstrated servant’s attitude


  • Formal training, completed or in progress, from a bible college would be an asset but not required
  • Some experience working in or leading children, youth/young adult ministries
  • Experience recruiting, training, and developing a team of volunteers
  • Experience with technology (audio/video recording and editing, website editing, social media)
  • Outgoing personality with the ability to get along with people and communicate clearly
  • Strong Leadership and communicating skills
  • A life that is consistent with biblical morals and the Vision of Bayfair Baptist Church
  • A teachable attitude
  • A commitment to the ministries and policies of Bayfair Baptist Church
  • An active member, or willing to become an active member of Bayfair Baptist Church

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to:


  • Praying regularly for the children and their families that are involved in or impacted by the children ministry of Bayfair
  • Giving leadership and support to the Children’s Ministry co-ordinator and other leaders who serve in the Sunday Morning Children’s Ministry including: Organizing, Curriculum, Leading(if needed)
  • Work in partnership with the Children’s Ministry Co-ordinator to establish a clear vision, direction, and mission for the children ministry
  • As season and occasion allows, taking part in planning and organizing outreach ministry for children i.e. Vacation Bible School
  • Responsible for team building, communicating, recruiting, training, and developing key leaders and volunteers to support and work alongside to fulfill the mission of the ministry.
  • Participating in weekly ministry team meetings

Youth/Young Adult Ministry

  • Praying regularly for the students involved in and impacted the ministry at Bayfair
  • Lead and develop ministries and weekly program for Youth and Young Adults.
  • Purposeful about connecting with, discipling, and giving spiritual guidance students in both groups.
  • Deliver teaching and execute activities that will both foster relationships within the group and will empower them to grow in their walk with Christ
  • Coordinate and promote Bible study, evangelism, teaching, discipleship training, outreach, missions, recreation, and music as it pertains to the ministry
  • Intentionally integrate and connect the youth and young adults into the overall life of Bayfair
  • Responsible for team building, communicating, recruiting, training, and developing key leaders and volunteers to support and work alongside to fulfill the mission of the ministry.
  • Responsible for preparing, submitting, and managing the annual budget for Youth and Young adult ministries

Other Pastoral Duties:

  • Assist with Sunday Morning Preaching (as needed and available)
  • Assist with Congregation Care (as needed and available)

There may be other ministry opportunities that arise where your leadership and giftings may be needed.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume along with a cover letter to