Vacancy for Youth Pastor at Fountain Vineyard

Vacancy for Youth Pastor at Fountain Vineyard

Fountain Vineyard Christian Fellowship
Youth Pastor Job Description

Aim: To appoint an energetic and inspiring Youth Pastor, who will oversee the Youth Ministry at Fountain Vineyard Christian Fellowship in Port Elizabeth - modelling honest, passionate discipleship and encouraging young people to grow in a lively, committed and radical faith in Jesus Christ.

Outline of General Responsibilities:
  • To be a full member of the Staff Team and so to attend Staff Meetings and prayer times.
  • To have primary responsibility for the leadership of the Youth ministry and Young Adult Ministry.

Youth Ministries
  • To take overall leadership and responsibility for the spiritual direction and programme of the different youth groups covering the 11-18 age range
  • To be committed to growing young people as passionate disciples of Jesus, secure in their identities
  • To provide a full range of activities on Friday and throughout the week (e.g. cell groups, Sunday morning and evening groups, involvement in evening service, youth mentoring, socials)
  • To ensure effective transitions into the youth programmes at 11 and then at 18 on into the Students and 20's ministry
  • To share in the oversight of any 'interns' working in the Youth department.
  • To work collaboratively with our Children's Pastor
  • To oversee the Budget for Youth ministry

Essential qualities / skills
  • A vibrant personal Christian faith
  • A love of young people and a passion to make disciples
  • A gifted communicator, both in writing and orally, having confidence to speak in front of large and small groups
  • A person with vision about how our facilities can be used to reach out to young people in our area and tenacity to transform vision into action
  • A team player, with the ability to encourage and work collaboratively with other volunteers and staff
  • Due to the current nature of our existing youth in this season we are seeking male leadership to fulfill this role however we would consider a married couple.

Applications If you are interested in applying please submit a completed application form (including the names and contact details of two references), CV and covering letter to Ricky Venter, at the Church Office, or e-mail by 28th February 2018.
P O Box 15540, Emerald Hill, 6011
22 Newcombe Avenue, Walmer Heights, Port Elizabeth, SOUTH AFRICA 6070
Tel: +27 41 367 1100     Fax:  +27 41 367 1117    e-mail:   NPO: 056-958