Job Description


Grace Community Fellowship Overview:

Grace Community Fellowship is a nondenominational, evangelical church centrally located in Eugene, Oregon (a suburban, college town with a metro population of 350,000+.) The church has grown steadily since its launch in 1980, averaging over 750 weekly attendance (500 adults, 250 kids/youth) in 2019 and currently has 400 in-person attenders (+ 100 online engagers) that is growing as pandemic restrictions loosen. The church recently completed building a multi-million-dollar youth facility. Grace is a contemporary, innovative, multi-staff church.

Our mission is to: Love People Where They’re At and Help Them Follow Jesus

Youth Ministry Overview:

Grace Community Fellowship has a solid track record of vibrant youth ministry. Comprising of a middle school ministry and high school ministry, the youth ministry currently has 50-80 students attending weekly youth gatherings (reaching over 100 students a month) and draws students from almost every school in the area. The characteristics of the youth ministry are an emphasis on small groups, evangelism, camp, a college internship program, and student leadership development.

Employment Details:

Status: Full-time, salaried, exempt

Hours: Sunday through Thursday

Salary: Competitive and commensurate with education and experience

Benefits: Health & Life Insurance

Supervisor: Discipleship Pastor

General Duties

Lead, develop, and oversee all aspects the middle school and high school ministry.

We are searching for a candidate with the following character, competencies, and chemistry.

Character

· Displays a love for Jesus Christ, His church, and ministry to youth

· Aligned with the mission, vision, and values of Grace Community Fellowship

· Integrity in character, relationships, and actions (inside and outside “the office”)

· Confidential and respectful

Competencies

· Work in alignment with the staff team to fulfill the vision and values of the church.

· Cast vision and maintain values for youth ministry

· Set short-term and long-term goals and execute action steps towards their completion

· Recruit, train, and retain high quality volunteers and interns

· Plan, organize, and communicate ministry calendar

· Equip, encourage, and resource parents for the discipling of their student(s)

· Lead youth camps, trips, and events

· Teach on a regular basis in youth gatherings and as needed in other venues

· Steward youth ministry budget

· Lead a group(s) of students (ex: student leadership team, seniors)

· Delegate ministry tasks to others (as appropriate)

· Manage and maintain all youth ministry assets (including meeting spaces)

· Other duties as assigned.


Chemistry

· Enjoys working in a team setting that is highly collaborative and cooperative

· A fun-loving “people person”

· Flexible and adaptable

· A lifelong learner and self-motivated

· Able to work in high-stress situations

Requirements:

· Able to affirm our statement of faith, mission, vision, and values

· Bachelor’s degree or higher in youth ministry, church ministry, or Bible/theology

· At least 3 years of experience working in youth ministry

· Strong public speaking skills

· Planning and organizational skills

· Strong social media engagement skills preferred

Application Instructions:

For consideration, please email the following to [email protected]:

· Cover Letter

· Resume (include links to your social media profiles)

· Personal References (at least 3)

· Statement of Faith that briefly outlines your personal doctrinal beliefs

· Personal Testimony of your relationship with Jesus Christ (no more than 1 page)

· Philosophy of Ministry (no more than 1 page)

· Video sample(s) of preaching/teaching


Experience Required
1 – 5 years
Education Required
Bachelor’s degree
Job Type
Full-time

Location
Eugene, Oregon
Denomination
Non-Denominational
Church Size
500-750