Student Ministry Director at Southview Grace Brethren Church (Ashland, Ohio)

Under the supervision of the Lead Pastor, the Student Ministry Director will lead our youth ministry (grades 6-12) and assist our Christian Education Director (Children’s ministry) to reach and disciple students and families to maturity in Christ.


  • Plan and lead weekly gatherings for students that are engaging and Christ-exalting (gatherings that involve connection, worship, and teaching)
  • Lead and train a team of youth volunteers
  • Organize regular activities and special events for the youth group
  • Develop connections between the youth group and the rest of the church body
  • As schedule allows, support students by attending their extracurricular activities (sports games, concerts, plays, etc.)
  • Assist CE Director in equipping parents to disciple their children
  • Assist CE Director in planning our annual Vacation Bible School
  • As schedule allows, assist the Lead Pastor in various pastoral responsibilities based on needs and giftedness (examples: preaching, visitation, funerals, etc.)
  • Be an active participant in weekly staff meetings
  • Complete monthly ministry reports and meet monthly with the Lead Pastor


  • Genuine and abiding faith in the Lord Jesus Christ and commitment to His Church
  • Character that reflects the qualities expressed in 1 Timothy 3:1-7
  • Desire to help students grow as followers of Jesus
  • Reliability in planning and preparation
  • Ability to faithfully and applicably teach the Scriptures
  • Agree with Southview GBC’s statement of faith
  • Prior experience working with students in a local church

Hours: This is currently a part-time position (approx. 20hr/week). We will assist you in finding supplemental employment if needed.

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