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Student Pastor

Full Time

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Foster a creative, fun, safe and engaging environment for middle school students to attend on Sunday mornings at Hope:
    • Prepare and communicate lessons as needed
    • Small group volunteers
    • Service Programming
    • Set up and tear down of the environment
  • Serve at the Frisco East campus for students on Wednesday nights as needed.
  • Develop our GROW strategy—to connect middle school and high school students in thriving small groups while maintaining healthy student/adult volunteer ratios in each group:
    • Recruitment volunteers
    • Onboarding new volunteers
    • Train current volunteers
    • Evaluate and coach volunteers
    • Care for volunteers
    • Show appreciation
  • Lead and develop the Student Director at the Prosper campus.
  • Work with the Central Student Staff on various projects, events, volunteer trainings, etc.
  • Launch and lead a mobile midweek service at the Prosper campus.
  • Lead adult volunteers to grow spiritually and learn effective ways to minister to students.
  • Increase our middle school and high school presence in area schools by partnering with FCAs, sports teams, teachers, principals, etc.
  • Promote and encourage student participation in Connect Track.
  • Work with other Campus Student Pastors as well as the Central Student team to direct and enlarge summer youth camps, retreats, missions trips and other events.
  • Develop a strategy with the children’s ministry team to create a good transition for students from 5th to 6th grade.
  • Work under the leadership of the Lead Student Pastor to implement Hope’s mission and cultural values for student ministry at Prosper.
  • Attend and serve at all weekend gatherings (unless otherwise directed) at your campus.
  • Serve as lead communicator/liaison to the parents of middle school and high schoolers at your campus.
  • Aid the campus pastor as needed by facilitating, organizing, and running weekend services.
  • Connect with students, their parents, and volunteers on Sunday’s and Saturdays.
  • Serve in other departments such as children’s ministry, grow, and connections (as needed).
  • Represent Hope Students in Connect Track.
  • Aid the campus pastor as needed in various areas of the campus.


KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
 

  • Is a Christ-follower with a personal commitment to Jesus Christ as his or her Lord and Savior.
  • Is a team player and is driven to serve others.
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills, is humble, gentle, dignified, and respectful of others.
  • Is hard working, teachable, fun loving, dedicated and loyal.
  • Possesses and applies basic knowledge of MAC applications, including but not limited to; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.
  • Ability to react appropriately under pressure, apply good judgment, use sound decision-making & problem-solving skills in a deadline-driven environment.
  • Possesses strong organizational skills, with the ability to adapt to changing priorities and meet expected deadlines.
  • Can prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with an orientation toward accomplishment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and orally) with various individuals throughout the church.
  • Ability to handle confidential matters discretely and efficiently.
  • Flexible in work schedule; i.e. camps, trips, and weekend events.
  • Plan, organize and execute large events.
  • Ability to organize event task lists and the ability to delegate tasks to others.

HOPE’S MISSION AND CULTURE

Must be committed to the mission of Hope Fellowship

  • Love People: We want people to love God with everything they have. Regardless of where you are in with walk of faith, at Hope we strive to create a safe environment for all people to express their love to God. People are welcomed as they are! If you’re still in the discovery process, we want you to simply come and experience God’s love. Weekend messages are formed to speak to those who are at different places in their faith journey. Our heart is that individuals who don’t yet know God, to see and feel the love of God and the love of each other as they walk onto our campus.
  • Connect 
to Hope: The love of Christ is extended through relationship. We feel passionate that you don’t just come and sit! We want you to build friendships and connect with others in an environment that allows you to be real and is encouraging. We believe that connecting with others is not only scriptural but also crucial in experiencing all that God has for you.
  • Grow in Community: Some of us grow best through community and discussion while others grow through study and reflection.Both are ways that God has uniquely created people to grow. Whatever way you grow best, just grow. If we stop growing we stop living the kind of life that God intended us to live. Hope has a variety of ways to help you in your growth journey including classes and Bible Studies, Home Groups and personal growth opportunities.
  • Serve Others: It’s vital that you get plugged in where God has gifted you and to serve within the church, the community, and the world. People matter to God and they matter to us. By serving in one of the many roles at Hope, you’ll make a difference in the body of Christ and will build relationships and grow spiritually.

The person who fills this role will be working with every member of the Hope Students Team, as well as other support teams and outside vendors and guests. This person should reflect the culture statements of Hope Fellowship.

  • Live the Mission – Will have an obvious desire to see students come to Christ which will be evident by their interaction with students, as well as their time invested into the ministry.
  • WE > ME – Has a team focused mindset and attitude. Will set aside personal preference for the betterment of the team and the ministry.
  • Choose Your Lens – Chooses to see busy seasons and added responsibility in the light of ministry growth and personal growth as well as seeing opportunities to make it better rather than complain
  • Make it Better – Always looking for ways to improve and refine systems as well as contributing to group brainstorming sessions
  • Healthy You = Healthy Us – Engages in personal development activities and maintains healthy relationships. Seeks opportunities for personal growth.
  • Towel Over the Arm – Goes the extra mile even when it’s not required. Seeks ways to serve the team as well as other ministries.