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Student Pastor – Venice, FL


Position Description:

The Bridge Church in Venice, FL, seeks a Student Pastor who will:
  • Lead a volunteer team that impacts the lives of students in 6th-12th grade.
  • Plan, administer, coordinate, supervise, and evaluate a comprehensive and active Student Ministry of The Bridge Church.
  • Build ministry teams by equipping, administrating, and empowering the lay adult and student to do the work of the ministry
  • Create community through building adult volunteer teams who are focused on making a positive impact on the lives of students Student Engagement
  • Engage with middle school and high school communities to help students find and follow Jesus
  • Interact with students in regular and organic rhythms to create pathways towards discipleship
  • Oversee and teach during the weekly student services with biblical accuracy, engaging students in relevant ways
  • Communication with students, parents, volunteers, and staff in reference to Student Ministry events and activities
  • Develop and maintain an online presence via social media platforms to maintain communication with students and parents
  • Outreach to new students through campus contacts or after school contacts
  • Assist in developing and executing the yearly program, budget, and events as related to Student Ministry
  • Develop strategic goals for outreach and missions opportunities, as it relates to Student Ministry
  • Implement all necessary policies and procedures in support of providing a safe environment for youth
  • Coordinate and/or lead any necessary student camps, retreats, and mission trips
  • Utilize the systems and structures in place to manage attendance and connections with students
  • Preach occasionally as needed and participate in pastoral functions outside of these areas as decided upon with the leadership team and determined by personal passions and gifting

Position Qualifications:

  • Must have experienced a call by God to Student/Youth Ministry and be ordained, commissioned, or licensed by a local church
  • A bachelor’s degree in education is required; an emphasis in Youth Ministry is desired
  • Five years’ experience in a similar position, including experience in a large church setting is necessary
  • Proven track record of successfully leading groups, recruiting, and developing leaders with the same ability to create and manage systems and overseeing volunteers
Interested applicants should send a cover letter & resume to