A part time ministry staff position responsible for overseeing and developing Christian formation and discipleship for students grades 6-12 and collaborating with the lead pastor/staff.

Responsibilities for Student Ministry (Grades 6 – 12)

  • Shape the vision and provide leadership for Valley Covenant Church’s Student Ministry
  • Recruit and develop adult leaders 
  • Create biblically based and culturally relevant teachings that are age appropriate
  • Build relationships with the students and provide pastoral care for them
  • Communicate with parents & families and coordinate a monthly calendar with the larger church body
  • Connect with the Central Conference of the Evangelical Covenant Church (i.e.: CHIC, camps, retreats, youth workers connection and collegiality with other youth leaders) 
  • Oversee events that foster spiritual, emotional, and intellectual development and maturity including, but not limited to; opportunities to learn and follow Jesus, serve, and participate in outreach events
  • Collaborate and communicate with Student Ministry Team
  • Oversee and manage the Student Ministry Budget
  • Incorporate youth into the overall life of the Valley Covenant Church


  • Committed follower of Jesus Christ with ministry experience 
  • Bachelor’s degree(or in process)
  • Master’s degree (preferred but not required) in Christian Formation or Bible/Theology or a Master of Divinity degree
  • Licensed or ordained (preferred but not required) in the Evangelical Covenant Church


  • Accountable to Interim Lead Pastor in conjunction with the Leadership Team
  • Reports directly to Interim Lead Pastor
  • Perform other responsibilities as requested by Interim Lead Pastor