Youth Minister

Company Name: 
Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church
495 Duckers Road
Contact Person: 
Jessica Switzer
Contact E-mail Address:
Contact Phone Number: 
(859) 8731967
The opportunity The Forks of Elkhorn Baptist located in beautiful Midway, Kentucky is currently seeking a Youth Minister to build a long-term youth program to the train our youth in serving Jesus Christ. This position will have the opportunity to open in our brand new state of the art Christian Life Center which is scheduled to open in the 1st quarter of 2014. If you are passionate about Jesus Christ, have a love for mentoring the youth and are looking for a church/opportunity where God is working, then we might be looking for you! The Purpose The primary purpose of the Youth Minister is to introduce young people to Christ; to discipline them in spiritual growth; to train them in serving Christ with their life. Of equal importance is to assist parents or guardians in raising their youth to spiritual maturity. Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church seeks a full-time position responsible for all aspects of student ministries. The candidate will be primarily responsible for the middle school and high school programs (grades 6-12) with secondary responsibilities of some administrative duties.
Qualifications The Youth Minister must be a born again Christian with a maturing relationship with Jesus Christ. They must have a love for God, a love for youth and a pastoral heart to see them grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. They must see this position as having a strong desire to serve God in the church and local community. They will report directly to the Senior Pastor and /or the Associate Pastor on a weekly basis. In addition, the following are required: • Must be committed to the Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church’s doctrine, vision, values and beliefs. • Must have experience as a Youth Minister. • Must be committed to a team approach to ministry as working with volunteers is essential. • Must be a strong teacher with a love for God’s word. • Must have a relational style of leadership and ministry. • Must have a joyful spirit and good sense of humor. • Must be a self starter, exercising initiative and judgment and able to work with or without direct supervision. • Must be able to respond to changing needs throughout the daily and weekly schedule. • Must posses organizational and administrative abilities • Must be a graduate of a college or university with a degree in Christian Education with a focus in Youth Ministries • Must be desirous of Youth Ministry career and not looking at this position as a stepping stone for Pastor other ministry opportunities. Specific Qualifications The Youth Minister must have the ability and willingness to: • Recruit, disciple, and sustain a team of volunteer leaders. • Engage parents and vital partners • Teach and preach to youth and leaders in both small and large group settings. • Communicate well with parents and come along side families, especially in times of crisis • Relate to the unique needs of teenagers • Be willing to visit all families and engage youth in their homes
Application Instructions: 
Please send your resume and a cover letter to: Forks of Elkhorn Baptist Church, 495 Duckers Station Road Midway, KY. 40347 Or Email to: