Youth Director Opening

Part Time Youth Director

The youth director position at First Baptist Church of Bluefield is a part time position, entailing an average of 10 hours of work per week (hours average throughout the year – some weeks less, other weeks more) and is a salary position. This individual must have a passion to work with the youth ministry (grades 6-12) of First Baptist Church and endeavor to guide the youth into a deeper and maturing relationship with Jesus Christ. The youth director will work alongside the youth ministry team, under the direction of the pastor and personnel ministry team, to lead and organize an effective youth ministry, implementing fellowship, worship, Biblical teaching, discipleship, and evangelism.


  1. Work in tandem with the youth ministry team to organize, plan, and implement a variety of experiences designed to develop the total person. These experiences may include but are not limited to: Bible studies, worship experiences, mission education, service projects, social activities, fund raising, and retreats.

  2. Assist in the development and implementation of youth Sunday school.

  3. Conduct active outreach to youth for the purpose of evangelism, encouragement, and growth.

  4. Attend staff meetings and youth ministry team meetings.

  5. Model and raise the value of a Christ-centered lifestyle within the youth of the church.

  6. Alongside the youth ministry team, plan and lead Wednesday night youth activities.

  7. Maintain relational, spiritual, and professional trust with church members and staff.


Personal and professional qualifications:

  1. Must profess faith in Jesus Christ and exhibit a commitment to sharing Christ with others.

  2. Must be a baptized (immersed) believer and be willing to become a member of First Baptist Church of Bluefield.

  3. Must have experience leading and communicating with youth.

  4. Must possess good people and organizational skills.

  5. Must be motivated and take initiative.

  6. Must complete a background check and have a valid driver’s license.


Performance standards:


The evaluation for the performance of this position will be conducted as set forth in the latest edition of the personnel manual. First Baptist Church reserves the right to change or reassign job duties, or combine positions at any time deemed appropriate. The church will notify the youth director prior to any changes being implemented.