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Jr. High Ministry Intern – First Chinese Baptist Church, Los Angeles

Posted by sedwardyang on September 3, 2009

Leadership Position Description

Position Title: Jr. High Ministry Youth Intern

Principle Function

The Jr. High Ministry Intern position focuses on training and preparation with work in early adolescent youth in a church environment, and to assist Youth Ministry in ministering to Jr. High youth.

Requirements

  1. Definite calling into full-time ministry.
  2. Adhere to Southern Baptist faith and message.
  3. Must have completed first full year in seminary.
  4. Minister and work minimum of 20 hours per week.
  5. Have some experience/understanding of youth/Asian culture.
  6. Internship is a minimum of 1 year and maximum of 2 years.
  7. Work with English-speaking youth, grades 7th-9th.

Specific List of Responsibilities

  1. Assist Minister of Youth in Jr. High Ministry.
  2. Preach in the Youth Service or directly to Jr. High youth.
  3. Attend Youth Ministry Team meetings.
  4. Be prepared to serve in any capacity directed by the Minister of Youth.
  5. Assist in Jr. High Sunday School department
  6. Assist in Jr. High CTP (training)
  7. Assist in RA’s/Acteens (fellowships)
  8. Assist in Jr. High Camp
  9. Attend Youth Service
  10. Attend Children and Youth Prayer Meetings.

Additional Information

  1. First Chinese Baptist Church is primarily ethnic Chinese in Los Angeles Chinatown with multi-generations, and with three languages:  Cantonese, English, and Mandarin.
  2. Compensation is either paid tuition, books, and fees up to $12,000.00 or $1000.00 per month stipend.

If interested, please contact John Ng, 213-687-0814 or email him at this link.

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Youth Minister: Chinese Church in Christ, San Jose

Posted by sedwardyang on August 6, 2009

Chinese Church in Christ, San Jose is looking for a Youth Minister to work alongside our current Youth Minister with students in grades 7-12.  Our group consists of about 120 teenagers about third who are in junior high.  These youth are also mainly American-born Chinese students whose parents immigrated from China, Taiwan, or Southeast Asia.  This is a full time position for anyone who has a love to help youth grow in the knowledge of God and show God’s love and grace to them.

Key Expectations:
Seminary/Bible school graduate
Minimum of 2-3 years of youth ministry experience
Call to long-term ministry
Servant’s attitude
Team mentality
Demonstration of pastor’s heart

Joint Key Responsibilities:
Preaching
Teaching
Shepherding and mentoring students
Developing student leaders
Planning & managing weekly activities
Working primarily with junior high students

Check us out at our website:  http://youth.ccic-sj.org/Home
If interested in this position, please email  Julie Wong @ THIS LINK

Chinese Church in Christ
1490 Saratoga Ave
San Jose, CA 95129

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Youth Director – Chinese Presbyterian Church, Oakland, CA

Posted by sedwardyang on June 23, 2009

POSITION DESCRIPTION:
A full time ministry position to develop and implement programs which foster growing personal relationships with Christ within our youth, educate youth in biblical principles, encourage youth fellowship with peers, as well as with the church body as a whole, and evangelize the youth community. This is an exempt position.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• M. Div, BTh, MTh or equivalent education preferred.
• Two years of field experience required.
• Committed believer in and follower of Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior.
• Belief in the Bible as the Word of God.
• Prefer bilingual (Cantonese/English) ability, with intercultural experience to relate to immigrant families.
• Previous youth, family, or children’s ministry experience.
• Passionate about youth outreach and able to articulate and relate personal faith to effectively reach the spiritual hearts of youth.
• Capable of leading graciously as a servant with self-direction and initiative to fulfill our vision for youth ministries to increase future membership.
• Ability to disciple youth on an individual and small group basis.
• Willingness and ability to reach out to non-Christian youth in the surrounding community.
• Outgoing and able to connect youth with other church members to strength the church family.
• Ability to lead with maturity and work as a team with staff and committee members.
• Motivated and self-disciplined, with strong administrative abilities, program and time management skills.
• Positive record of recruiting and the training lay volunteers to assist with youth ministries.
• Youth and family crisis experience and music/worship skills a plus.
• Willingness to commit to the position on a long-term basis.
• Able to work Saturdays and Sundays (weekday schedule flexible).
RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Develop and implement programs for:
– Saturday, after-school and evening youth group programs for Kindergarten through college and young adults
– Supervision of all EBAYOM programs, especially summer school
– Small discipleship/study groups
– Small groups and/or outreach programs as appropriate for college age young adults
– Community outreach projects
– Sunday school classes and curriculum for K-12th grade

• Schedule and execute summer youth events and retreats.
• Work with staff to recruit, develop, supervise and support lay leader volunteers.
• Apply for grants to fund position and programs.
• Coordinate with other church programs and committees as they relate to youth.
• Plan, schedule and execute four quarterly church-wide activities (i.e. Easter, Harvest, Xmas parties, etc.).
• Serve on annual Retreat committee and coordinate youth programs for the retreat.
• Together with EBAOYM Committee, set program goals and adhere to youth budget.
• Participate in CPC staff meetings, EBAYOM meetings, and monthly Session meetings.
• Attend conferences, seminars or retreats in conjunction with ministry concerns, as cleared through Session.

RELATIONSHIPS:
• Reports to Pastor; Responsible to Session; performance reviews conducted by Session on an annual basis.
• Serves on EBAYOM committee.
• Live as a CPC member, including attendance at worship services and participation as requested.

Please email your Resume to this link: ROLL OVER LINK

Place resume as text. DO NOT ATTACH.

Chinese Presbyterian Church of Oakland
265 Eighth Street
Oakland, CA  94607

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Youth Pastor, Canaan Taiwanese Christian Church, San Jose, CA

Posted by sedwardyang on May 7, 2009

Greetings from Canaan Taiwanese Christian Church! By God’s grace and guidance, we have recently completed our move to our new church location, now conveniently located in the golden triangle area of Silicon Valley, with easy access to all cities in the Bay Area.

I’m writing to you at this time for a very specific request and support.  As you may know, we have been blessed for the last 3 years with Chris Liu (son of Rev Donald Liu) as our Youth Pastor.  He as served faithfully in the youth ministry, and we have witnessed the growth of the our EverGlow youth ministry in both Friday night fellowships, as well as Sunday worship services.  Sadly, Chris has been called to complete his studies in M. Div, and will be leaving us this summer to return to school full time.

We are in search of a fulltime Youth Pastor to continue to lead the EverGlow youth ministry.   As our overall theme this year is “Church Building, Building Church”, youth ministry is one of the key areas that we need to continue to build and nurture for the growth and vitality of CTCC.

We firmly believe God has prepared a special person already. We ask you to join us in prayers to help locate and find this special person in time for summer so our youth ministry can continue and keep the momentum. Attached is a detailed job description, please feel free to forward this to any qualified candidates.

In His Name,

Reverand Ralph Su

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Youth Pastor Job Description

Canaan Taiwanese Christian Church [www.ecanaan.org]
4405 Fortran Ct
San Jose, CA  95134

Job Summary:

The Youth Pastor is a fulltime position responsible for the development and oversight of all CTCC ministries to junior high and senior high youths, with the goal of our youths becoming devoted followers of Jesus Christ.  The Youth Pastor leads the youths through preaching, biblical teaching, fellowship, and outreach ministries; all of which serves to train and equip the youths with a strong Christian foundation in preparation for their young adult life.

Desired Qualifications:

•    One who exhibits a personal and growing relationship with God, a teachable spirit, and a healthy family life.
•    Minimum of a bachelor’s degree; M. Div degree is a plus.  Must have prior experience in youth ministry, and a spiritual life congruent with biblical mandates for leaders (1 Timothy 3:1-7)
•    One who is called to the youth ministry.  Possess passion, patience, and love for the youths, and focused in leading them closer to Jesus Christ.
•    One who has a passion for evangelism and outreach, both personally and at the ministry level.
•    An engaging teacher, with a strong biblical and theological background, who is in agreement with CTCC’s ministry and mission.

Responsibilities:

•    Lead and organize effective youth programs implementing fellowship, worship, biblical teaching, evangelism, as well as short-term mission opportunities.    Current ministries include:

o    Friday night Youth Group
o    Sunday morning Youth Service
o    Sunday School curriculum
o    Wednesday night prayer meeting

•    Recruit, train, and shepherd volunteer youth counselors.  Disciple them for a fruitful ministry.
•    Actively seeks to grow the CTCC youth ministry in meaningful ways.
•    Provide counseling and spiritual direction to youth on an as needed, individual basis.
•    Incorporate regular visitations as part of the ministry to increase communication and understanding with parents and families.
•    Become an active member of the Pastoral staff.  Attend monthly Consistory and Session meetings.
•    Reports to the Senior Pastor, and work closely with the Pastoral staff, as well as the Youth Committee, in developing long term plan and strategy for the youth ministry.

Inquiries & resume can be sent to:

Ralph Su (Email Rev. Su)

408-942-2822 ext 112

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Youth Pastor – Living Grace Christian Church (Orange County, California) {POSITION FILLED}

Posted by sedwardyang on March 15, 2009

Living Grace Christian 福恩靈糧堂, a Cell group church, which is part of Lien-Liang Church Taipei or San Jose River of Life Church (please see rolcc.net), is seeking an English speaking youth coordinator or Pastor.

It is a big opportunity to be a second generation and multi-ethnic group pastor in Orange Country area.

The qualified person must full of Holy Spirit and willing and has ability to lead the youth, will challenge himself to open new cell groups.

Job opening starting on 4/1/2009

Contact:

Rev.  Kevin Liu (Email)
Living Grace Christian 福恩靈糧堂
3009 East Stearns Street
Brea, CA 92821

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Christ United Presbyterian Church (SF) seeks PT Youth Director

Posted by sedwardyang on October 8, 2008

Christ United Presbyterian Church, located in San Francisco’s Japantown, is currently in its 124th year of ministry.  We are seeking an individual, who feels God’s call to fill the position of Youth Director (part-time-18hrs/wk).

Download complete description: yd_job_desciption_sept2008

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Develop and implement year-round programming for middle school and high school youth, that will deepen their understanding of the Christian faith and enable them to live faithfully in today’s world.

QUALIFICATIONS

•    Accepts Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and lives an active Christian life
•    Has a heart for sharing the Gospel
•    Experience in relating and working with youth in a Christian setting
•    Have strong leadership skills
•    Strong communication skills
•    Cultural sensitivity
•    At least 21 years of age

SALARY

$1,200 per month for part-time (18 hours/week)
$ 590/year for travel reimbursements
$ 500/year for professional development

NOTE:    No health or dental benefits
2-year commitment to position preferred

To apply send resume via one of the following ways:
•e-mail to church1700@earthlink.net
•fax to (415) 567-4333

•mail to:
Christ United Presbyterian Church
1700 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

Questions?  Please call (415) 567-3988 and speak with Pastor Grace Kaori Suzuki.

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Hope Christian Fellowship (LA area) seeks Associate Pastor of Youth and Worship • POSITION FILLED!

Posted by sedwardyang on August 13, 2008

ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF YOUTH AND WORSHIP
Come grow with us!

HOPE Christian Fellowship is an evangelical, multi-cultural, non-denominational church in the city of San Gabriel in Los Angeles County, CA. We are a growing cell-based church with a weekly attendance of approximately 250 adults and children (about 35 youth). We believe that our cell groups are central to the community life, ongoing discipleship, and evangelistic lifestyle of our members and are believing God to reveal the person He has called to fill the position of Associate Pastor of Youth and Worship. This position entails leading the youth ministry (60%), leading the worship ministry (25%), supervising the children’s ministry team (10%) and other pastoral responsibilities (5%).

We are seeking a dynamic individual who has a heart-felt calling and strong desire to minister the love of Jesus Christ to junior and senior high youth. “Empowering Youth” is one of our seven core values and we are in search of someone who longs to shape Christ in the lives of our youth. We are seeking an individual who also has experience leading worship for weekly services and prior experience managing staff. The ideal candidate would be a Christ-centered individual who is passionate about cell groups and evangelism (both local and global), loves young people, loves worship, has a strong prayer life and solid biblical knowledge, relates well to people, and is a good relationship builder and team player.

This full-time pastoral position with health and vacation benefits is a great opportunity for an individual to be a part of a church which, by God’s grace, is positioned for future growth. A seminary degree (or equivalent experience) and at least 3 years of full-time pastoral employment, along with youth and worship leadership experience is required. Cross-cultural experience strongly preferred and mid-to-large church experience or church planting is a plus. Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience. If interested, please take a look at our website at www.hopechristianfellowship.net and download a job description and application from our employment page.

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Hope Christian Fellowship seeks Youth and Young Adult pastor (San Gabriel, CA)

Posted by sedwardyang on April 13, 2008

DO YOU HAVE A HEART FOR YOUTH AND YOUNG ADULT CELL MINISTRY?
If so, come grow with us!

HOPE Christian Fellowship is an evangelical, multi-cultural, non-denominational church in the city of San Gabriel in Los Angeles County, CA. We are a growing cell-based church with a weekly attendance of about 250 adults and children (about 35 youth). We believe that our cell groups are central to the community life, ongoing discipleship, and evangelistic lifestyle of our members and are believing God to reveal the person He has called to fill the position of Associate Pastor for Youth and Young Adults.

We are seeking a dynamic individual who has a heart-felt calling and strong desire to minister the love of Jesus Christ to both youth (junior and senior high) and young adults (age 18-26). “Empowering Youth” is one of our seven core values and we are in search of someone who longs to shape Christ in the lives of our youth and young adults and to develop/oversee the church’s cell-based ministry to youth and young adults. We are seeking a Christ-centered individual who is passionate about cell groups and evangelism (both local and global), loves young people, has a strong prayer life and solid biblical knowledge, relates well to people, and is a good relationship builder and team player.

This full-time pastoral position with health and vacation benefits is a great opportunity for an individual to get in on the ground floor of a church which, by God’s grace, is positioned for future growth. A seminary degree (or Master’s degree in related field) and at least 3 years of pastoral experience, along with youth and/or young adult cell ministry leadership experience is required. Cross-cultural experience strongly preferred and mid-to-large church experience or church planting is a plus. Salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience. If interested, please take a look at our website at www.hopechristianfellowship.net and download an application from the employment page or from this link:

hopechristianfellowship_employmentapplication

Please note that we are actively interviewing candidates for this position and are hoping to fill it quickly!

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Youth Pastor – Chinese for Christ of Hayward, CA

Posted by sedwardyang on March 12, 2008

Chinese For Christ Church of Hayward, California is seeking a full-time youth pastor or minister to serve in our English-speaking, Asian-American youth ministry.  The applicant should possess a Master of Divinity degree (or equivalent), be able to work closely with the Senior Pastor and English Pastor, and be familiar with Asian-American culture.  A successful applicant will need to demonstrate a gift of leadership, strong relational and communication skills, and be able to coordinate youth ministry activities for junior high and senior high school students.  Key job functions would include facilitating the Friday night youth fellowship, teaching Sunday school courses, coordinating small groups, caring and visiting church members and seekers, participating in local outreaches and missions, and delivering sermons in our Sunday worship service once a month.  For more information about our church’s values and details about the position, please visit our web page posting at: www.thecrossing.cfcchayward.org/jobpost.htm.

Interested applicants may send a resume and references to:

Thomas Leung,
The Youth Pastoral Search Committee
Chinese For Christ Church of Hayward
22416 Meekland Avenue
Hayward, CA 94541

Phone: 510.581.1630
E-Mail: LINK TO THOMAS LEUNG’S EMAIL
Website: www.thecrossing.cfcchayward.org

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Youth Pastor – Chinese Presbyterian Church of Oakland, CA

Posted by sedwardyang on November 10, 2007

CHINESE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF OAKLAND
JOB DESCRIPTION
FOR
Youth Pastor

REQUIREMENT:

At the beginning, this is a part-time (Halftime 20 hours per week) position. If the staff person proof himself /herself that he/she is capable to develop this program. The call will change to full time position. We require the staff person be a graduate from seminaries recognized by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A), or seminarian who is studying in seminaries recognized by the PCUSA and preferably a bilingual person: Chinese and English. This person should be a mature and dedicated Christian, who can perform assigned duties with minimum supervision. Yet, he/she is accountable to the Pastor and to the Session.

RESPONSIBILITY:

1. To plan, develop, organize, implement, direct and supervise the EBAYOM program (East Bay Asian Youth Outreach Ministry).
2. To develop and organize youth programs, including weekly meetings such as (Youth program on Friday evenings, and activities on Saturday.) Once a week on a weekday, he/she is required to be present at the Church during the after school program to supervise the teaching staff of the EBAYOM program.
3. To research and submit applications to various income sources.
4. To coordinate and supervise the Summer School which is held 8 weeks from 9:00 A.M. to 5:15 P.M. during the weekdays.
5. To provide leadership, guidance and counseling to the Church Sunday School.
6. To assist the pastor if necessary in carrying out his duties for the Church, including but not limited to delivering sermon occasionally, leading worship service, and attending meetings.

REMUNERATION:

1. Annual salary of $28,000, including FICA, pension and medical.
2. Housing and auto allowance of $10,000.
3. Paid vacation of 2 weeks.

CONTACT:

Kwong Chang at kwong_chang@yahoo.com

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