Pastor of Female Youth Ministries

  • Boys Town
  • Omaha, NE, USA
  • Jun 21, 2024
Full time Ministry, Campus Ministry, Music Ministry, Pastoral Ministry, Young Adult Ministry, Youth Mission Work

Job Description

Provides pastoral guidance to the youth within the Boys Town community, demonstrates a strong pastoral presence that fosters unity among religions, and serves as a spiritual role model on campus.


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES:

▪Works as part of the multi-faith pastoral team to minister to the youth at Boys Town. Practices the methodology of multi-faith ministry.
▪Organizes and leads weekly and special worship and prayer services.
▪Provides effective teaching and leads by example for pre-adolescent and adolescent youth who come from a variety of environments and faith traditions.
▪Provides spiritual leadership and guidance to youth and adults.
▪Oversees sacramental preparation and associated church records including baby dedications, baptisms, marriages, funerals, and new members; prepares programs for services.
▪Prepares and teaches Bible Studies for adults and youth.
▪Leads high school youth and faith groups.
▪Pastoral services and activities for younger youth.
▪Plans and oversees special events related to children, youth and families, including Sunday School for Family Teacher dependent children, Easter egg hunts, fall festivals, etc.
▪Integrates Boys Town mission and model into all pastoral services, including preaching, speaking engagements, and retreats.
▪Maintains a regular, weekly presence in Boys Town Schools.
▪Demonstrates a passion for effectively leading the congregation at Chambers Chapel.
▪Shows care and compassion for Boys Town youth and the congregation through encouragement and pastoral counseling.
▪Ministers effectively to people in crisis situations.
▪Builds relationships with Boys Town youth and Family Home Program staff.
▪Develops and maintains a cadre of adult volunteers to help with Boys Town ministries.
▪Provides engagement with outside faith communities.
▪Works regularly to welcome new Boys Town Family Home Program staff to campus; identifies, implements, and leads changes necessary to increased Family Home youth and staff participation in church life at Chambers Chapel.
▪Works to build and maintain unity and harmony within the various stakeholders including the Boys Town Employee Resource groups.
▪Works with organization stakeholders to plan, develop, and implement all aspects of a balanced youth ministry in the areas of evangelism, discipleship, service, and outreach.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

▪Must possess a straightforward belief in Jesus as Lord, and the acceptance of the Apostles Creed or Nicene Creed.
▪Exhibits godly character and qualities.
▪Must have a passion for pastoral care and demonstrate strong interpersonal and relational skills, with the ability to discern the needs of youth & staff under pastoral care.
▪Demonstrates the exegetical and homiletic skills necessary to study and effectively communicate the Word of God in a captivating and engaging manner that allows Boys Town youth to apply it to their daily lives.
▪Demonstrates strong interpersonal and relational skills and a passion for pastoral care.
▪Ability to communicate at all levels in the organization and with external business contacts in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
▪Views ministry as a lifestyle, not as a job.
▪Commits to personal regular accountability with other godly individuals and possesses the ability to maintain such relationships.
▪Demonstrates effectiveness in discipleship and ability to inspire and equip members of the congregation.
▪Working knowledge of software applications with a proficient ability to utilize Windows-based programs and Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
▪Ability to work independently, prioritize projects, meet deadlines, and multi-task while maintaining quality standards.
▪Ability to relate well to people of different ages and faith backgrounds.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

▪Bachelor’s from a Bible college, seminary, or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
▪Minimum of 3 or more years of experience in youth or church ministry required.
▪Experience in pastoral ministry required.
▪Available to travel locally as needed required.
▪Available to work evenings and weekends as needed required.
▪Possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record required.
Pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check required.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

▪Experience working with at risk young women.
▪Experience in pastoral ministry with emphasis on youth ministry preferred.


Diversity is more than a commitment at Boys Town—it is the foundation of who we are and what we do.

At Boys Town, we cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team – one that makes better decisions, drives innovation, and delivers better business results.