Student Minister Job Description





Principle Function:

           The Student Minister is responsible to the church for the spiritual development of students in Grades 7-12 by developing, coordinating and implementing activities that lead them to a closer relationship with Christ.


            The Student Minister should have an understanding of and willingness to serve within the doctrinal commitments of the church; have at least 2 years of experience ministering to youth and a desire to teach and mentor youth in biblical truth; excellent written and verbal communication skills; a commitment to the mission of the church; a growing Christian faith and character; and a lifestyle that is congruent with the biblical requirements for leaders (1 Tim 3: 1-13; 2 Tim 2; Titus 1: 5-9).


  1. Responsible for planning and leading Wednesday evening activities (music, games, Video, drama, Bible study).
  2. Responsible for teaching the Student Sunday School class. (FBCY will provide the material).
  3. Responsible for coordinating/planning student ministry events. The Student Minister will be expected to inform students/parents of upcoming events.
  4. Responsible for leading our students in mission work in and around the area, leading them to reach others with the Gospel even outside the area.
  5. Attend all worship services and major events of the church.
  6. Organize/delegate fundraisers, as approved by the Pastor.
  7. Disciple all students and provide a means to aid in their discipleship, making discipleship a high priority in helping students grow spiritually.
  8. Focus on in-reach and outreach by contacting students on a regular basis.
  9. The Student Minister will be expected to attend bi-weekly staff meetings.


  1. The Student Minister will be compensated under the negotiated terms of employment.
  2. Student Minister will work a flexible, part-time schedule; hours worked will be dependent on meeting the responsibilities of the role.
  3. As a part-time staff member, the Student Minister will be entitled to 5 days of vacation upon hiring date. Subsequent vacation days will be accrued according to FBCY Paid Time Off and Sick Leave Guidelines. Part-time employees are eligible for 5 days of Sick Time annually. The Student Minister will also be eligible for 2 weeks of ministry leave, which includes teaching at another church, attending a conference, and leading at another church.
  4. Student Minister must adhere to the FBCY Paid Time Off and Sick Leave Guidelines for Part-Time Employees. A Paid Time Off Request Form must be completed and approved by the Pastor.