Student Minister

Posted 3 years ago

Job Description: STUDENT MINISTER Hilliard Church of Christ Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12 JOB SUMMARY The Student Minister is responsible for our youth in grades 6-12. They will be responsible for the planning and programming that will enable our youth to become better disciples of Jesus Christ. They will assist our youth in their own spiritual growth and they will train them to serve Christ with their lives as guided by God’s Holy Word and the purpose and vision of HCC. Of equal importance is to assist and empower parents/guardians in raising their teenagers to a spiritual awareness and maturity.


This position is an exempt salaried Full Time position. (Full Time is defined by a minimum 40 hour work week)


They will work under the direction of the Elders and the Supervision of the Senior Minister and in cooperation with other ministerial staff and church staff.


● The ability to speak, read and write the English Language

● Must pass all pertinent Criminal, Financial and Sexual Misconduct testing as appropriate

● Active, energetic and in good physical and mental health to interact with the youth

● Ability to use basic computer software

● Effective listening and communication skills both orally and written to work collaboratively with all staff

● Must be able to speak clearly and effectively in front of a large group

● Willing to participate in general membership needs including but not limited to the teens and their families as needed

● Weekly staff meeting attendance is required and monthly meeting with elders along with update in writing


● Study at Seminary or Christian University Degree is preferred but not required

● A deep-seated relationship with Jesus Christ

● Commitment to Biblical Principles and teachings both professionally and personally

● Passionate heart for students and their families

● Gifts of leadership, teaching and administration

● Enthusiasm and charisma in communication regarding biblical truths

● Commitment to excellence


● A leader who is a team player and a team builder by working with students, parents and adult volunteers

● Philosophy that parental involvement is key in training students to spiritual maturity

● If married: spouse must be fully supportive of the student ministry and the church

● This ministry is not 9-5. Ministry to students generally occurs in the evenings and weekends as their schedule permits

● Ministry to teens may include events at the schools, at sporting events, plays, concerts and other local gatherings

● Desire to work together with staff in order to move all ministries of HCC in the same direction with the same vision and in unity believing that we are all a part of the body and must work in concert to the good of the kingdom


● Develop a comprehensive student ministry program that incorporates the vision of HCC and created enthusiasm among the teens and church members while following biblical principles and leads teens toward spiritual growth

● Administration of the student ministry includes: planing, organization, direction and coordination of the student activities to be aligned with other activities of the church

● Preparedness to assist and step in for other Ministerial staff as needed

● Develop student ministry goal around leadership, finances, facilities and administrative processes

● Plan and direct all basic activities including but not limited to worship services, Bible studies, camps, conferences, retreats, discipleship programs, mission opportunities and church outreach

● Assure proper care of facilities

● Foster open communication with the parents/guardians of program structure and goals


● Continually build a team of adult volunteers who will build relationships with the students and assist with personal spiritual development

● Provide leadership training to both adult and student leaders/volunteers

● Provide multiple levels of formal and informal communication with the students, parents and volunteers may include face to face, email, group messaging, facebook etc..

● Identify annually student leaders to assist you with responsibilities as needed

● Be able and willing to counsel both students and parents as needed


● Evaluation and selection of teaching materials used in the student program

● Maintain a well planned, balanced program throughout the entire year even when on vacation or personal time off

● Pre-schedule activities and programing with timely notifications to our students and families

● Lead out the development of a budget to provide for ministry needs regarding programing, scholarships and capital needs

If interested in applying for this position please send your resume by email to: Hilliard Church of Christ, Danny Vanscoy at

For more information, contact:
Danny Vanscoy

4300 Avery Rd
Hilliard, OH 43026

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