Youth Ministry Leader

at Innerkip Presbyterian Church (view profile)
Location Innerkip, Canada
Date Posted February 21, 2020
Category Other
Job Type Part-time


Position: Youth Ministry Leader – Permanent Part Time

Primary Responsibilities

  • Within the vision of Innerkip Presbyterian Church, give coordinated overall direction to the junior/senior high youth and young adults ministries.
  • Implement this direction through a balanced multi-faceted ministry including evangelism, discipleship, teaching, prayer, worship, and other components.
  • Encourage Junior and Senior High students to use their God given gifts within our church family.
  • Establish, maintain and provide mentoring relationships with youth at all levels.
  • Provide support/pastoral care for young people, including hospital/home visits.
  • Engage in, or support, 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.

Other Responsibilities

  • Prepare annual recommended Youth ministry budget and implement approved budget.
  • Maintain Youth Ministry database to ensure accurate information is available.
  • Communicate with external communications person to update website, Facebook, and Instagram accounts as required.
  • Available for platform presence to welcome people, make announcements.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Network with other youth pastors, parents and lay leaders to mutually encourage and challenge personal health and growth.
  • Establish strong connections and communication with parents of youth regarding upcoming bible study/small group topics, events, any challenges, i.e. emails and meetings
  • Complete risk and safety assessments for all programs, and operate within approved safety protocols. Report all concerns promptly to Executive Pastor.

Personal Qualifications

  • Committed to God’s continuing work both in their own personal life and models it to others.
  • Enrolled in currently, or have completed a biblical studies, theology, family or youth ministry related program. Experience as a Youth Ministry leader or pastor will be considered.
  • Strong and clear communicator and teacher.
  • Strong leadership and administrative abilities.
  • Committed to a training and equipping philosophy of leadership within Innerkip Presbyterian Church.
  • Strong relational capabilities with youth, young adults and parents.
  • Current OPP vulnerable sector back-ground check.
  • Current First Aid certificate, or obtained within 30 days from employment date.


  • Salary in accordance with Innerkip Presbyterian Church budget (2020) and based on qualifications/experience.
  • This position is planned for up to 30 hours per week.
  • Benefits package in accordance with our policies including dental, medical, insurance, short-term disability and long term disability, eligible after 90-day probation period.
  • Vacation as per IPC policy.


  • This position reports to the executive pastor.
  • Works closely with other staff members.
  • Engages with volunteer staff on a regular basis.

About Innerkip Presbyterian Church

  • Located in the village of Innerkip Ontario.
  • Established for over 167 years, moved to new building in 2006.
  • Current congregation of approximately 500.
  • Strong focus on children’s and youth ministries.
  • Seeking staff to help drive our new 7-year vision.