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Kairos Church – Youth Director

5624 Cypress Gardens Blvd
Winter Haven,

Position Type

Youth Director


Baptist (Other)

Ministry Area

Mercy/Disaster Relief

Avg. Weekly Attendance


Job Description

Job Summary: This part time position (20 hours/week) is responsible for leading a growing youth ministry, providing Christ-centered, enthusiastic leadership to recruit, support, and maintain participation of youth. The Youth Pastor will collaborate with Lead Pastor and all other ministry teams, and provide leadership to recruit, train and support volunteers. Reports to Lead Pastor and Executive Director.


A grounded Jesus-follower with a deep personal relationship with Jesus
A passion and vision for youth and their families to grow in faith together
Strong interpersonal skills with youth and adults; exceptional listener and communicator
A self-starter who can manage the creation, planning, and implementation of youth ministries
A team player who is supportive of all ministries of the church

Responsibilities: The Youth Pastor will lead youth discipleship efforts through the creation and support of Jesus-centered, growth-oriented ministries. Programs, ministry volunteers, and total people involved should grow as the church grows.

Develop a relationship with teens to encourage a deeper relationship with Christ. This includes group interactions, connection on social media, one-on-one and informal get-togethers, and attending youth’s activities outside of church.
Encourage and equip the youth to be leaders at Kairos, through serving on the weekends, as well as in the community, guiding them and praying for how God has gifted each one.
Meet with Youth Ministry Team at least quarterly to plan upcoming events.
Plan, schedule, execute and promote weekly gatherings.
Plan, schedule, execute and promote yearly Summer Camp and/or Winter Retreat.
Plan, schedule, execute and promote Seasonal Events. *Games, activities, giveaways etc.
Communicate effectively with members of the youth group and their parents through a variety of methods such as phone, email, church management software, website, social media, etc.
Maintain a relationship with Kairos families.
Attend staff meetings and one-on-ones with Pastor to coordinate youth ministry with the entire church calendar.
Work within designated church budget and monitor expenses. Help to plan and implement youth fundraisers when necessary.
Assist Lead Pastor with pastoral and administrative work.
All other tasks deemed appropriate by the Lead Pastor.

Behavior: Personal life must reflect a high ethical, Christian standard, including but not limited to social media sites, informal gatherings outside of church, and in interpersonal relationships. No alcohol or tobacco use during church functions, on church grounds, or endorsed on social media, at informal meetings, etc.

Minimum Requirements: College graduate or equivalent. Youth Ministry Leadership Experience (Small Group Leader, Internships, etc.). Excellent Communication Skills, including: experience, passion and confidence with public speaking and one-on-one meetings with youth and adults. Excellent Social Media Skills.

Other: There is the option to also work part time at the coffee house that is located at our church during the week.

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