Youth Pastor

TerraNova Church
Job Type
Youth/Student Pastor
Irvine, CA
Salary Details
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Contract Type
Closing Date
The Youth Pastor wins when he/she establishes environments and facilitates relationships where students are led to take specific next-steps towards following Jesus.

Job Description

MinistryHub is honored to partner with TerraNova Church in their search for a Youth Pastor. Please direct all applications through MinistryHub and any questions to


Title: Youth Pastor

Department: Next Gen Ministries

Reports to: Next Gen Pastor


Major Components:

  • Consistently casts clear VISION for the Junior High and High School Ministries and works to execute it.
  • Oversees all areas of TEACHING (weekend & mid-week), PROGRAMMING (events/trips), and ADMINISTRATION (database, assimilation process, follow-up, communication with parents, etc.).
  • Recruits, equips, and releases a team of ADULT VOLUNTEERS to shepherd students.
  • Spends a significant amount of time personally INVESTING IN STUDENTS RELATIONALLY, especially STUDENT LEADERS.
  • Champions an INTEGRATED YOUTH MINISTRY and creates accessible opportunities for students to develop relationships with, serve alongside, and incarnate Jesus with TerraNovans in other life stages.

Lives Out:

  • Qualifications for church leadership (1 Timothy 3, Titus 1, 1 Peter 5)
  • Aligns with TerraNova Church Values, Beliefs and Staff Culture

The Leader We Need Is:

  • Relational, gatherer, loves being with teens (and they love being with you)
  • Team-builder, developer, leader of leaders
  • Motivated, self-starter, resilient
  • Team-player, humble, learner
  • Strong sense of calling to youth ministry


Organization Description

What you should know about us:

  • We’re determined to do whatever we can to engage our local community and help people find and fully follow Jesus within the context of the local church.
  • We are uniquely positioned and equipped to engage those who are un-churched, de-churched, and otherwise “far from God.”
  • As a staff, we live out the values of team, excellence, clarity of focus, learning, and grace.
TerraNova Church