Vision: By God's grace, the church seeks to nurture disciples of Jesus who encounter God and one another, and are vibrant, refreshed and equipped for loving service and outreach.
Mission: The church's purpose is to glorify God by knowing Him in community, growing in Christlikeness, and going to serve.
This is a full-time position mainly serving English-speaking 12- to 18-year-olds. The youth pastor will maintain and grow a personal spiritual life; develop good relationships with young people in the community; lead and organize effective youth programs providing fellowship, worship, biblical study, spiritual formation, service, and mission opportunities; provide counseling and discipleship training to church youth to help them grow in their intelligent and faithful commitment to Jesus Christ, and to winsomely seek to introduce other youth in the community to the life of faith in Christ. The youth pastor will serve as a team player and an encourager to other members of the pastoral team, and give spiritual input to help fulfill the overall vision of the church.
Applicants should have a vibrant personal Christian faith, a love of young people and a passion to make disciples, the ability to teach young people, cross-cultural experience, formal Bible training, up-to-date understanding of child protection policies and practice, and experience in working with youth. We are looking for someone who is a gifted communicator with confidence to speak in front of large and small groups, a team player with the ability to encourage and work collaboratively with other volunteers and staff, and with skills in creating programmes and the ability to plan ahead.
*Australian citizens and/or residents only