Youth Pastor

New Day Church

Tacoma, WA USA   MAP

New Day Church (Tacoma, WA) – Youth Pastor

The Big Picture
New Day Church ( is seeking a person qualified to serve in ministry to students by evangelizing and discipling teenagers with the Biblical message of Christ. 
The Candidate
Director of Youth Ministries Responsibilities (60 – 70% of role):
• Coordinate and facilitate weekly programs for middle and high school students
• Develop and lead adult volunteer and student leadership teams
• Attend New Day Church
• Relationally engage with individual & groups of students
• Attend weekly staff meetings
• Lead, plan and participate in student camps/mission trips
• Plan regular service opportunities (Once or twice a year)
• Communicate with parents
• Oversee youth group social media efforts
• Serve once a month on the New Day church board
• Attend student activities (school concerts, plays, & games, etc) on a regular basis
• Regularly teach and help other leaders teach youth groups
• Plan and lead ministry leader teams in quarterly planning meetings

Other Responsibilities (30-40% of role):
Provide other experiences to current needs of the church including any of the following:
• Executive Pastor responsibilities
• Small group development
• Outreach ministries
• Worship
◦ Lead worship 1-2 times per month on Sunday mornings
◦ Recruit and develop worship leader team
◦ Work with worship coordinator to schedule rotation for all weekly Sunday morning services

Required Qualifications:
• A demonstrated depth of Bible understanding
• Good character
• Relational style
• Ability to teach (and to be teachable)
• Agreement with New Day values and mission
• Ability to create and communicate a vision for the youth programs in alignment with New Day values and mission
• Ability to lead a team to work toward achieving the vision for the youth programs
• Clear personal testimony of faith
• High comfort level with technology and social media platforms
• Possess a passion and genuine love with young people and their families
• Ability to both work as a complimentary member of the leadership team, as well as exercising initiative and ability to act as an independent leader.
• Possess a strong desire to live out and share the gospel with students.
• Strong interpersonal relationship skills with both students and adult family members
• Able to respond to changing needs throughout the daily and weekly schedule
• A strong desire to help students grow deeper in their faith as you grow in yours
• Understanding of and willingness to continue to learn about issues facing youth
• Demonstrated ability to intervene for students in crisis in a manner that is appropriate for an adult in this role
• Ability to plan, organize and implement various ministry programs
• Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree in youth ministry or related field, or equivalent related experience.

This is a full-time position (40 hrs/week), roughly ¾ devoted to youth and ¼ to other church ministry.

Estimated $50,000 - $70,000 based on qualifications.

The Process
Please look over this job description and the church website. Along with your resume please answer these questions:
Why do you believe that you might be a good fit as the Youth Pastor at New Day Church?
Describe your experiences in ministry and how you may be qualified to serve as the Youth Pastor at New Day Church?
In just a few sentences please give a summary of your theology and how that is in line with the doctrine of New Day Church?
Please send your resume, the answers to these questions and a link to at least one online message or teaching to

Date Posted: Wed, May 25, 2022   (84 days ago)

Point of Contact:

Jason Lancaster

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