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Youth Pastor

Youth Pastor

Company: Sanctus Church (formally C4 Church)
Contact Person: Brent Baggett
599 Bayly Street East
Ajax, Ontario , L1Z 1L4

Position Description


Sanctus Church’s vision is to become a regional church of 10,000 meeting the emotional, physical and spiritual needs of people in Jesus name. The following staff position is critical in helping our church execute on the fulfillment of that vision.


This full time, Youth Pastor position is focused on establishing a healthy and vibrant Sr. Youth (Gr 9-12) ministry across all sites centered around relational discipleship and featuring, weekly small group gatherings, monthly central youth services, and Youth Alpha in high schools.


  • Reports to: Family Ministries Pastor
  • Direct Reports: None


  • A degree in theology or equivalent
  • 2+ years of vocational experience in youth ministry or equivalent
  • A proven track record of developing volunteer teams
  • Experience running Alpha


  • Crews
    • Work in partnership with the Family Ministries Pastor and Site Pastors to establish and grow weekly small group gatherings at every site
    • Provide direct oversight for the Ajax small group hub on Thursday evenings
    • Develop and integrate strategies, tools, and resources for leaders including those from Orange
    • Select, contextualize, prep, and distribute Orange curriculum content for all Sr. Youth small groups
    • Recruit, manage, develop, and appreciate teams of volunteer Sr. Youth small group leaders across all sites.
  • Rally nights
    • Plan and execute monthly, centrally driven, Sr. Youth nights featuring exciting social elements and an engaging youth service
    • Work in partnership with Communications department to creatively promote monthly gatherings to youth across our region
    • Cultivate a partnership with worship department to provide contextualized musical worship at monthly gatherings
    • Develop the preaching calendar and hold a primary teaching position for Sr. Youth
    • Recruit, manage, develop, and appreciate a team of volunteer leaders who help execute the events
  • Alpha
    • Working with students and Site Pastors, implement Youth Alpha at several high schools across the region
    • Oversee the recruitment, training and coaching of student leaders
    • Plan and implement an annual Youth Alpha retreat
  • Other duties
    • Provide support to Sunday programming staff on an as needed basis
    • Participate in regularly scheduled meetings with Family Ministries Team, Family Ministries Pastor, Site Pastors and All Staff

Preferred Spiritual Gifts

Leadership, teaching and shepherding

Attributes and Skills

  • A love for young people and a passion for their discipleship
  • Excellent communication skills with people of all ages
  • A relational leadership style and strategic mindset
  • A self-starter able to manage a high volume of details
  • Cognitive agility to troubleshoot unforeseen circumstances under pressure
  • Possess great perseverance and a positive attitude
  • Ability to work well on a team in a fast paced environment
  • Strong follow through and willing to do what it takes to get the job done
  • Theological compatibility with Sanctus Church
Posted: September 10, 2019 | Expires: September 30, 2019
Posted Under: Pastoral - Youth/Youth Worker
Career ID: [ 7283 ]