06 Nov, 2023

Youth Minister - Kingaroy Church of Christ

$34,304 - $41,927 yearly
  • Churches Of Christ in Queensland
  • Kingaroy QLD, Australia
Part time Church Minister / Pastor / Leadership

Job Description

Youth Minister Position Description

We are looking for a Youth Minister to start at our church part-time in early 2024.

Position Details

Position Title: Youth Minister - Kingaroy Church of Christ

Reports to: Lead Pastor - Kingaroy Church of Christ

Agreement: Three year contract, with review after first six months

Salary: $32.98 to $40.31/hr - $34,304.21 to $41,927.37 p.a, based on 20 hrs/wk (Prorata of $65,178 to $79,662 p.a.) - dependent on qualifications

Hours: 20 hrs/wk

Annual Leave: 13 days pa (Prorata of 5wks pa)

Residency: Applicants required to currently reside in Australia

Organisation Overview

Kingaroy Church of Christ is affiliated with Churches of Christ in Queensland and is located in the agricultural town of Kingaroy, in the beautiful South Burnett. Kingaroy Church of Christ has a current membership of 96, and in 2023 an average in person attendance of 128 and online attendance of 8 households per week.


Growing disciples


To be a catalyst for change in your life, in our community, and in the world.

We value:

Unity = A church that cares for one another and recognises our uniqueness as being created in God's image

Maturing Faith = People growing deeper in Christ & living out their faith

Others Focused = The church is not about meeting my needs, but about what I can do for others

Children/Youth = We want to strengthen, encourage, and invest in the next generation

Integrity = Living with integrity honours Christ and His church

Position Overview

To lead the ministries to youth in the church and community, and support activities aligned with the vision and values of Kingaroy Church of Christ.

Position Responsibilities

Biblical Teaching

  1. To lead the Combined Churches Youth Group as a ministry of the Kingaroy Church of Christ
  2. To provide biblical teaching for youth in the church
  3. To encourage biblical centred parenting courses for parents in the church and community
  4. To disciple and mentor emerging leaders in youth ministries
  5. To partner with the Sunday School Coordinator to help children transition into the Youth Group

 Love and fellowship

  1. To encourage the active participation of youth in the church family
  2. To provide pastoral care to youth and families in times of need or grief

 Outreach Focus

  1. Support and promote overseas and local outreach supported by the church
  2. In school settings engage with and care for the youth in the community who have no experience of church


  1. Provide monthly reports to the elders and deacons on ministry accomplishments, activities and needs
  2. Provide a detailed report for the AGM
  3. Be part of an annual performance review by the lead pastor and elders
  4. To undertake two paid days of professional development per year
  5. To maintain an outside spiritual mentor and meet regularly with them
  6. Be eligible for and maintain a current Blue Card


Key Selection Criteria

SC1: Christian Faith

  1. Committed Christ follower
  2. Regular attender at church worship services

SC2: Strong biblical teaching

  1. The completion of or current enrollment in a Bible college diploma or degree course is highly desirable
  2. Demonstrated ability to be a godly role model through engaging and building relationships with youth
  3. Demonstrated level of experience in working with teenagers

 SC3: Leadership

  1. Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills to engage with the church congregation, church leaders and community leaders
  2. Proven organisational skills in leading plans and activities
  3. Have the capacity to lead others well and draw in other/new leaders

 SC4: A care and passion for teenagers and their families

  1. Love for teenagers and strong desire to see them grow into the image of Christ
  2. Ability to engage and connect well with youth and their families

 SC5: A passion for outreach locally and abroad

  1. A desire for the church to be outward focused

 SC6: A passion for discipleship and mentoring

  1. A demonstrated ability to grow youth's spiritual potential


Youth Minister - Duties List

Combined Churches Youth Group [CCYG]

  • Lead CCYG program in regular Friday night activities, and other activities that might include youth serving days (Service Saturdays), and Core Group (Bible Study) prior to regular Friday night activities
  • Mentor CCYG leaders and helpers
  • Run internal training for CCYG leaders and helpers as required
  • Organise external training for CCYG leaders and helpers
  • Ensure CCYG compliance with Churches of Christ Safe Ministries program

 Pastoral Support

  • Provide pastoral support to Kingaroy Church of Christ [KCofC] and CCYG teenagers and their families
  • Organise training/workshops for parents & families on raising teenagers in today's culture


  • Engage the youth of KCofC in Bible study outside of CCYG
  • Engage and involve parents of CCYG teenagers in helping and leading CCYG activities
  • Encourage and mentor [KCofC] teenagers in serving in KCofC services and ministry activities


  • Seek opportunities to engage with local high schools
  • Provide regular written and in person communication to the church on youth ministries


Applications for the position are to include a current resume and cover letter addressing the position responsibilities and key selection criteria, which can be emailed to Andy Dunkin at andydunkin65@gmail.com. (Please keep the address of responsibilities and selection criteria to a maximum of 2-3 pages.) Please include 3-4 referees with phone contact details.

Applications close: Thursday, 29th February 2024, unless position is filled sooner

Additional documentation

Closing Date

29th February 2024

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