Countryside Christian, Shreveport, LA - Youth Pastor

Countryside Christian

Non-denominational church in Shreveport, Louisiana that is passionate about reaching the next generation and the Word of God.

Church Information

Church/Organization Employee Average Attendance Location
N/A 55 Shreveport, LA USA

Contact Information

Ted Hardan
phone   (318) 218-4848

Shreveport, LA 71129

Position Information

Position Category Position Title Position Type Weekly Hours
Jr/Sr High Youth Pastor Paid Full-Time 30-40+

Job Summary

General Responsibilities: This individual must partner alongside the Elders and Minister in organizing and carrying out youth programs. They must also be ready to preach, offer communion meditations, and give devotions if needed. Specific Responsibilities: 1. Lead in developing and implementing a biblically based and creative youth program. 2. Teach the youth each Lord's Day. 3. Plan and carry out various activities with the youth. 4. Maintain a close relationship with parents, involving them in youth activities when possible. 5. Develop ideas and programs for growth. 6. Keep current with trends and issues important to older children and teens. 7. Counsel youth in a language they understand and respect. 8. Maintain confidences and give advice in a way that does not alienate the youth.

Applicant Requirements

Spiritual Qualifications: This individual must be a believer in salvation through acceptance of Jesus Christ, and in baptism by immersion. They must also see themselves, not only as a Youth Pastor, but also a team member with the Senior Minister, the Elders and the Deacons. They must be a person of prayer, exhibiting a Christian example for the youth.