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Student Ministries Director

201 East Alexis Road, Toledo, OH, USA

Job Type

Part Time

About the Role

(Applicant) Student Ministries Job Description 2022
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Student Ministries 

  • Preparing biblical lessons and teachings and provide teaching opportunities to other qualified young adults

  • Engage parents as vital partners

  • Develop a strategic plan for growing a vibrant student ministry

  • Provide periodic retreat opportunities

  • Create a pipeline for young adult leadership

  • Lead annual or bi-annual youth missions trip, preferably in support of missionaries already supported by CityLight or Open Bible

Team Leadership

  • Recruit, disciple, and sustain a team of volunteer leaders within the CityLight body 

  • Leading and pastoring the student ministries team including but not limited to personal meetings and quarterly team gatherings. 

  • Scheduling and conducting team meetings

  • Coaching and challenging people to volunteer leaders to develop their gifts


  • Communicate well with church leaders and members

  • Engage parents as vital partners

Spiritual Care

  • Support families, especially in times of crisis

  • Connect intentionally and be able to minister to individuals and families within the church body when God leads or directed by leadership.

  • Hospital Visits when necessary.

Meetings and Reporting

  • Meetings with lead pastors to evaluate progress, problem solve and establish new assignments

  • Attend the bi-weekly Leadership hom group.

  • Quarterly ministry meetings to celebrate wins, renew vision, create cohesiveness throughout the church ministries. 

  • Oversee the volunteer screening process to ensure a competent and qualified body of volunteer adults

  • Oversee the expenditures of the budget allocated towards the youth ministries

  • Oversee fundraising efforts for student ministries

  • Engage in CityLight Sunday services 


  • Complete other church related assignments as asked in a timely and efficient manner

  • Attend other meetings as assigned

Leadership Structure

  • Supervision - Lead Pastor

  • Subordinates - Volunteers within ministries assigned to the role.


  • Expresses full agreement with the Mission and Faith Statement of CityLight Church.

  • Strong communication skills

  • Efficient at problem solving

  • Commitment to a team approach to ministry including delegating responsibility toteam members  

  • Have a Pastoral philosophy of equipping young people in ministry and discipling them in obedience to Jesus

  • Self-starter and needs little supervision

  • Creative, optimistic and works well under time pressure

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to multitask—organize multiple projects and set priorities

  • Willingness to share the gospel of Jesus Christ by word and example, including prayer, to

  • Contribute to an environment conducive to supporting CityLight Church ministry.


CityLight values investing in the emerging generation. We know that the most spiritually impacted time in a person's life is when they are young. The purpose of a Youth Pastor is to develop a thriving youth ministry for young people to know God and grow in spiritual maturity.

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