Part-Time Pastor of Youth Ministries

Calvary Church of Wayland, Michigan is excited to offer an opportunity for you to develop your pastoral skills while you complete your seminary education, serving alongside a current GRTS student and a recent GRTS graduate!

We're looking for a committed Christian man who has a passion for discipling adolescents in the gospel of Jesus Christ, has spiritual gifts of teaching and leadership, and meets the biblical requirements for church leaders as set forth in 1 Timothy 3:1-13 and Titus 1:5-9.

Experience: Candidates should possess at least 2 years of experience ministering to students (volunteer experience is acceptable).
Education:  Candidates should possess (or be in the process of completing) a bachelor’s degree in youth ministry or other relevant field.
Competencies: Ideal candidates should...

  • be competent to mentor students as an older brother in the faith.
  • be competent to engage students in Christ-centered biblical teaching that intersects with students’ current and future life issues.
  • be able to serve within Calvary's doctrinal commitments.
  • be able to effectively relate to students, parents, adult volunteers, and church staff.
  • have a practical understanding of safe ministry practices.
  • be able to pass a background check.


  • Lead and equip a team of volunteer youth leaders to Engage, Evangelize, Establish, and Equip middle school and high school students in the Christian faith.
  • Function as primary Sunday school teacher for the high school age group (grades 9-12).
  • Equip volunteer leader(s) to teach the middle school Sunday school class (grades 6-8).
  • Plan, lead and teach Wednesday night youth gatherings, involving volunteer leaders appropriately.
  • Lead monthly events during the school year for outreach and fostering leader-student relationships.
  • Attend weekly staff meeting.

Up to 20 hours/week, including Sundays & some evenings.
Up to $15/hour.


Congregation Size: 
100 - 250
(269) 792-2916

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Contact Name: 
John Hicks
304 S. Main Street


How to Apply: 
Please submit your resume with 3 references, as well as a succinct statement of personal doctrinal beliefs, to