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Gold Coast Chinese Christian Church
3 Byth Street, Arundel, QLD 4214, Australia

Brief Introduction
Gold Coast Chinese Christian Church was established in Aug. 1990 and the Church moved to the present self-owned premises on Government leased land at 3 Byth Street, Arundel QLD from May 2007. Our mission is to evangelise those in the Gold Coast area for our Lord Jesus Christ.
The Church has a congregation of more than 250, about ¼ are teens and young adults. Most members are from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and other Asian countries. We provide Sunday worship services in Cantonese, Mandarin, and English languages. The Chinese service mainly targets the adult congregations while the English service, at the present stage of Church development, targets the teens and young adults.
The range of services provided by the Church include but not limited to, cell groups, bible study, Sunday school for children, prayer meetings and disciple training.
More information can be found on our website:

Position Description – Youth Ministry Pastor

Position Information:
Position Title: 
Youth Ministry Pastor
Employment Type:
Full time, Contract
Start Date:
1 October 2017
Non-Denominational, Evangelical
Congregation Size:
30-50 (Developing)

General summary of Youth Ministry Pastor Position
The Youth Ministry Pastor (YMP) is mainly to provide spiritual care to the youth congregations aging from about 12 to 30 years old. The major language used is English. The target group of the youth ministry are mainly teens and young adults. These young people mainly consist of two groups:  those who are born and raised in Australia and those who are overseas students studying at universities, mainly coming from China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
As a spiritual leader of the Church, the YMP is required to provide motivation, guidance and training to believers in building up the body of Christ. This position requires a high level of personal commitment and a dedication to the evangelical work and advancement of the Youth Ministry. A fluent level of written and spoken English is required with an understanding and appreciation of Australian culture. Ability of verbal communication with Cantonese or Mandarin is a credit. This position is under the supervision of and reports to the Senior Pastor.

Major roles of the position

The main roles of YMP include but not limited to the following:
1. Organise, lead and develop the English Service to the youth congregations.
2. Provide disciple training including Bible study groups, fellowship, discussion groups, event gatherings or other creative programs.
3. Provide pastoral care and support to youth in need.
4. Devise and implement outreach programs.
5. Assist the Senior Pastor if and when required.

Selection Criteria for Youth Ministry Pastor
1. Bachelor degree in theology or Master of Divinity or equivalent qualification from a recognised institution.
2. Commitment to biblical truth and principles.
3. Demonstrated commitment to Christian youth ministry.
4. Fluency in written and spoken English with understanding of contemporary Australian culture and its implications for young Christians in a cross-cultural setting.
5. Ability to communicate in Cantonese or Mandarin is preferred.

Youth Ministry Pastor – Job Application Process
 (Application closes 30th June 2017)

Thank you for your interest in applying for this position. We have included some brief documents for your perusal. If you wish to find out more about our Church, please visit our website at or email us at
To continue with your application, please email your resume to  with the subject of the email “APPLICATION FOR YMP: {Your name}”. You may ask for a confirmation of receipt of your application by sending another email to
The closing date of this application is 30 June 2017. We will contact you shortly if you have been shortlisted for the position.
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added June 2017

Youth Pastor required - part time -
New Spring Church, Perth (formerly Kelmscott Church of Christ)
Eastwood Baptist Church

Youth Worker (P/T)
Leader required for Friday after school club at Eastwood Baptist Church from July 1.
Committed evangelical Christian required with current.police check.
Phone 98886150.

added May 2016
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Vivid Life Church, Charlestown and Windale (Newcastle/Lake Macquarie Region, NSW).

Vivid Life Church (VLC) is a small but dynamic community of believers who have a mission to love and serve God as we love and serve our community.
We are seeking a passionate and committed Christian with experience working with children and teenagers to develop and implement an ‘urban mission’ based youth outreach directly in the community and also through the local schools.

Initiate, develop and lead specific programmes, ministries and events for youth from 9 to 20 years of age, particularly through local schools and community outreach.
To support and encourage effective team ministry and servant hearted leadership in partnership with VLC’s existing youth and children’s ministries.
Encourage youth leadership and support and release young people to serve in the realm of their gifts.
Essential Requirements
Demonstrated gifts of leadership and evangelism to children/youth
Must hold or be willing to obtain a NSW Working with Children Check (WWCC) Clearance number as a condition of employment
Commitment to “lifelong” learning, prayer, personal discipleship and to live as an example in the church and community
Commitment to the Vision, Values & ethos of VLC and team-style ministry
Commitment to develop communication skills; both written and oral
Well-developed interpersonal skills.

This is a part time (typically 3 days per week) role with equivalent responsibility of an associate pastor.  Remuneration package will be discussed at interview.

To Apply:
If God has placed a calling on your life to serve youth with the Gospel in an urban mission setting, please contact Mark Downey at for further information.
added March 2016
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Youth Pastor at Maitland Baptist Church

Maitland Baptist Church is a unique Christian presence in the Maitland district. We offer a wide variety of experiences for growth and change. As a church we are committed to the local community. We connect with some 1200 families each week through our children ministries such as Sunday Kid’s Church, Crèche, Play Centre (Monday and Tuesday), Long Day Care Centre (79 Place) and our Before and After School Care (12 Centres). In addition, we minister to around 20 to 30 young people through our youth group program which meets every Friday evening.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and energetic person to lead the youth ministry at Maitland Baptist Church. Above all else, the right person will be committed to discipleship and have the capacity to train and encourage leaders. We are looking for someone 2.5 days a week.
Key Responsibilities

1. Developing an innovative approach to youth ministry that focuses on
relationship building, training leaders and discipleship
2. Work with the youth leaders to ensure the development and maintenance of a vision that aligns with Maitland Baptist Church vision, values and purpose
3. Be part of the Family Ministry team which will work together for the common purpose of strategically ministering to families

Exhibit Godly character as a follower of Jesus
Be committed to personal spiritual growth
Be passionate about working with teenagers
Be enthusiastic and energetic
Be theologically trained, currently in training or willing to enter into training
Have previous experience in an equivalent or similar role – including experience in working with teams
Be teachable and humble

How To Apply
Contact: The Office 02 4939 1800 or email: for an information document

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Applications close 20th March 2016.Related Articles
added Feb 2016
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Children’s Ministry Leader | St Bart’s Anglican Parish – Mt Gravat

St Bart’s Anglican Parish is a vibrant thriving parish, committed to children’s ministry and seeking to form young lives in Christ. We are welcoming to people of all ages and provide varied worship services and ministry opportunities to help gather, equip, and empower.

Working 11 hours per fortnight, your role as Children’s Ministry Leader is pivotal in supporting, nurturing and engaging young people who are already a part of our parish, and motivating and inspiring them to grow in their knowledge of the Christian faith and in following Jesus.

You will work alongside the Rector and Assistant Priest to develop the existing program of Children’s Ministry. Working with various volunteers you will prepare lessons and material and be present during Sunday morning services to lead the Youth Ministry Program.

Our successful applicant will be a faithful and prayerful disciple of Christ, a role model for our youth, with a high level of organisational skills and the ability to work autonomously. You will also have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with an adept ability to develop and maintain key relationships within this youth group.

You must be eligible to hold and maintain a Working with Children Blue Card. Qualifications in Youth Work, Counselling or related field are desirable. You must also be a confirmed communicant member of the Anglican Church of Australia, or be willing to be received into the Anglican Church.

For more information about St Bart’s Anglican Parish please visit

Further information, a copy of the position description, or to apply, please contact Bishop Doug Stevens, on 0413 805 010 or email

Applications close Sunday 17th January 2016  

added Jan 2016
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YOUTH PASTOR At Restore Church Castle Hill NSW
Restore Church is a dynamic and developing church committed to equipping everyone to make an impact. Situated in the heart of Castle Hill in Sydney’s expanding North-west, Restore Church is looking for a passionate and capable Youth Pastor to join our growing team and who is ready and willing to accept the challenge of leading our fantastic Youth team and growing and developing our current youth ministry.

The role is an initial part time position (2 days p/w) with scope to expand. Suitable candidates would need to be:

➢    A Passionate Disciple and Kingdom Advocate
➢    An Energetic Self-Starter who leads by example/from the front
➢    Able to demonstrate a heart for youth and young people
➢    Able to think strategically
➢    Strong in communication skills – written and oral
➢    Able to develop purposeful relationships with youth
➢    Able to organise appropriate youth-oriented events

For Further Information about:

A) Restore Church, see our website:
B) The Position Description or Role, please contact our church manager, Natalie Turley at or 8850 0926

To Apply:
 Send your resume: Attn: Adrian Jackson
P:  Restore Church
     47 Britannia Rd,
     Castle Hill, NSW 2154
Applications Close: 30 November, 2015
added Nov 2015
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Maroubra Baptist Church is a group of people focused on loving God and loving people.  Our youth ministry is a significant part of our work and looks to provide a safe place for young people to gather, have fun, and meet God.
We are looking to hire a part time youth leader who will expand our ministry to impact the youth of Maroubra.  Ideally, such a person has a high work ethic, a passion for serving youth and is prepared to do the practical and spiritual/pastoral requirements to get the job done.
Above all, the applicant must have a heart that is fully devoted to Jesus and totally committed to the ministry of Maroubra Baptist Church. Maroubra Baptist Church has members and parents who would happily give enthusiastic support and assistance to the newly appointed Youth Leader.

The 2 days a week would include the care and oversight of the current youth group members (high school years 7-12) and volunteer leaders as well as building a connection with youth from the broader community in the Maroubra area. Currently there are about 20-40 students who attend.
Specific duties would include:
* Oversight of Friday night youth activities
* Participation in Sunday morning church youth activities
* Facilitation of youth small groups

Applicants should have the capacity to build relationships with young people, families, schools, churches, and local community groups.

Excellent communication skills and the capacity to bring confidence to parents are vital to this role.

Required skills:
Proven leadership qualities
Proven ability to relate to youth and parents
Desire to make a difference in the community

Character references from three people and at least one reference from a church pastor are required.

As a first step, please contact Dawn Weber on 9344 3355 or to arrange a time to meet with our pastor.

Remuneration package will be discussed at interview.

added Sept 2015
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Craigmore Christian Centre Pastoral Positions    ADDED August 2015 Filled oct 2015

Wodonga Baptist Church Vic.
Part time Children’s Ministry Leader
Do you love Jesus? Are you passionate about seeing children discover Jesus and grow in their faith journey with Him?
Do you highly value and have experience in developing, empowering and equipping a team of leaders for ministry? Do have experience in Children’s ministry within a church setting? Are you open to what God might have next for you?
In this picturesque regional centre of Wodonga, Victoria we have an exciting 24 hours per week, part time opportunity for an enthusiastic Children’s Ministry Leader to nurture and grow this vital ministry area in our Church.
Contact Details
Please contact Church Administrator Steve Stokes for an Information Pack,
which includes the Position Description and Key Selection Criteria,
if you are interested in this position.

Email: or phone (02) 6056 1777.
Applications close Wednesday August 19 2015.

ADDED July 2015
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Youth Ministry Pastor – Chinese Christian Church
The Gold Coast Chinese Christian Church (GCCCC) is a non-denominational, bible-believing, independent Christian church in Arundel, QLD with a congregation of about 200. GCCCC is seeking a full time pastor for its youth ministry. The primary role of the Youth Ministry Pastor is to build young disciples for Christ by developing and implementing a comprehensive and growing ministry to teens and young adults of GCCCC and the local community.

The applicant should possess a Bachelor degree in theology or Master of Divinity or equivalent qualification from a recognised institution, and a demonstrated commitment to youth ministry. Fluency in written and spoken English is essential. Understanding of contemporary Australian culture and its implication for young Christians in a cross-cultural setting, and an ability to verbally communicate in Cantonese and/or Mandarin will be viewed favourably.

Enquiries and further information can be obtained by contacting You can learn more about the Church from this website:

Application closes:  31 July 2015.
ADDED June 2015
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Harbourside Presbyterian Church in Coffs Harbour full-time Youth/Young
Adults Pastor
to join our growing ministry team. The role can be adapted according to the
gifts, ability and passion of the successful candidate, but the primary role will be ministry
to Youth.
• Lead, plan & develop a vibrant and growing Youth ministry.
• Develop & train Youth Leaders.
• Disciple and pastorally care for Youth, assisting them to grow and mature in Christ.
• Assist with SRE (Scripture) in local schools (High School or Primary)
• Support, disciple & encourage Young Adults.
You will need to have
• A heart & passion for seeing young people come to know & love Jesus and grow in their
relationship with him.
• Prior experience in Youth Ministry.
• Diploma or degree level training in Theology and/or Youth Ministry.
• Ability to work with a small staff team.
• Ability to relate to both Youth and their parents.
• A Reformed/Evangelical outlook in your Christian faith.

The remuneration package is negotiable according to skills and experience.
For more information contact the Senior Pastor Jamie Newans e:
ADDED July 2015
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Youth Leader
We are currently seeking someone who is already a Youth Leader or has an ambition to be a Youth Leader. Our church family is in need of a long term candidate to take on the youth ministry as we currently have a growing number of youth in our church who are passionate, talented, and in need of a mentor.
This position is mostly volunteer, however we are in a position where we can provide 1 days paid work (amount negotiable), and are open to the option of taking the candidate on as an intern. Fortunately there are often paid positions that come up for school chaplains at local schools. These could be another option for more income and an opportunity to influencing the youth of our community. 
The qualities we are looking for are:
A heart for young people
Community minded
A team player
Leadership qualities
Shows initiative
High recommendations from their current and previous Pastors
To find out more about our church and who we are, please visit our website, and for expressions of interest please contact our Senior Pastor Stephen Jobe on 0418150895.
ADDED July 2015
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St Francis Anglican Moranbah is seeking a motivated passionate disciple of Christ to partner with us in our mission field in Central Queensland.

St Francis is a mission focussed church supported by Bush Church Aid Australia.  Currently there is a vacancy for a 3 day a week position as Chaplain in the primary schools soon to be a full time position with the addition of 2 days a week in the high school working for Scripture Union Queensland.

We are looking for someone who is experienced in youth work with a minimum qualification of cert 1V in youth work.
We seek to support and encourage someone who is keen to understand front line mission work and who is keen to start a youth group.
Removal costs to Central Queensland will be covered by the local chaplaincy committee.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is keen to develop skills in the area of mission.  As a church we are committed to supporting and training Christians to be all they can be as they serve our Lord. We are keen to train, equip and empower disciples.   It is an exciting mission field and provides the opportunity to grow in faith and experience.
The right person needs to have:
A certificate 1V in youth work (minimum requirement for chaplaincy with Scripture Union)
A heart and passion for seeing people come to know Jesus
Energy for building ministry from the ground up
Ability to work in a team environment

 For more information on this excellent opportunity please contact Rev Capt Stuart Haynes by phone (0421 170071) or by email
If required accommodation may be able to be supplied. 
ADDED May  2015
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Chinese Chrstian Church is seeking a CHILDREN’S WORKER
Chinese Christian Church (CCC) is a medium-sized church with English, Mandarin and Cantonese ministries. The children’s ministry currently serves over one hundred children from infants to primary school. We are seeking a CHILDREN’S WORKER to further develop our children’s work.

We are a looking for a children’s worker who is gifted in ministering to children and overseeing a children’s ministry.  This pastoral worker will
Oversee the church’s children’s ministry (crèche to Year 6), including the co-ordination, training and support of volunteer leaders
Be the Pastor to children and children’s ministry volunteers

Applicants should have:
Theological qualifications from a recognised Bible college or Seminary
Qualifications in education or early childhood are not essential but highly desirable
Experience in ministering to children within a church context
Experience in discipling, training and building a team of lay leaders
Appreciation of Chinese culture in Australia
Fluent in English is essential, Chinese language skills (especially Mandarin) are highly desirable
Demonstrated ability to relate with both children and parents

The position is full time, but part time applicants will be considered.  A job description for the position is available.  For further inquiries please contact Pastor Derek Cheng (Youth Pastor) by phone (0405 317 136) or email  All applications will be kept strictly confidential.
ADDED Feb 2015
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ADDED Feb 2015
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Children’s Pastor / Children’s Ministry Leader AT
International City Church IN NEWMARKET QLD
International City Church is a dynamic and multicultural connect church located in Newmarket. Our church is part of the Australian Christian Churches network and Assemblies of God movement.

We are currently looking for a Children’s Pastor to oversee the spiritual, emotional and relational growth of our children.

Your responsibilities will include (and are not limited to):
Providing pastoral care to children and their families
Develop vision, strategy and curriculum for the development of this ministry
Planning and implementing children’s ministry programs
Overseeing volunteers and providing direction to the team
Outreach to the children and families in our community

The ideal person will have:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Sound MS Office skills
Good attention to detail
Ability to organise and prioritise tasks
Previous experience in a similar role

If you’re a motivated leader who has a calling for children’s ministry, then we look forward to speaking with you!

To apply, please send your resume to
ADDED Feb 2015
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Connect Church Hurstville  Part-Time Youth and Young Adults Leader/Pastor at Hurstville Sydney NSW Australia)
Connect Church is a church plant seeking a bright, people person who has a clear call on their life toward full time ministry. Applicant needs to have a passion for souls and be competent in Soul Winning.

 The Position
  Youth and young adults pastor/leader
 Responsible for some parts of administration as part of the church leadership team
  Running of a youth meeting and associated programs.
 Specialised meetings and training for young adults.
  Involvement in the ministry of Sunday services including all aspects of serving.
  Involved in the planning of the program for church activities with the senior pastors. Ability to develop 12mth curriculum of fun Spiritual Activities for Youth/Young Adults

We Offer

  The opportunity to be mentored and work with two senior Church Planters with 30 years of experience.
 The opportunity to develop skills in ministry, including pastoral, leadership and administrative skills.
 A paid part-time position from 2-3 days per week
  The opportunity to work with Chinese people living in Sydney.
Note: The remuneration is negotiable and according to skills and experience.

You will have
 Certificate IV in Pastoral Care or willing to study towards a Theological/Diploma/Degree
 Be fluent in English and Mandarin
 Have an appreciation and acceptance of Pentecostal beliefs
 Have a good relationship in your current local church and known the Lord for 5 years

 The successful applicant will also need to demonstrate
 The ability to adhere to the Mission & Values of CONNECT CHURCH
 Be in good health – SPIRIT, SOUL and BODY
 Excellent interpersonal, oral/written Communication skills
 Current First Aid Certificate or willing to complete or update (optional)
  Experience in working with volunteers, primary school children and YOUTH
 Optimistic characteristics and a "can-do" Attitude
 Ability to be Flexible and to work well under Pressure
  A Pro-active Confident approach and an ability to effectively assist volunteers/visitors
 The skill and character to behave in a Courteous and Professional mature manner
 A sound knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and basic data and graphics skills (optional)
  Self Discipline to work diligently and autonomously to ensure completion of tasks

 Where relevant: Please note that it is a condition of employment for any successful applicant to complete the required NSW Working with Children Checks prior to employment and engage in training in Safe Ministry Practices. (This is to be discussed at interview).

There is a potential to consider an overseas applicant if you are an Australian Citizen or are holding a current Australian Work Visa
Resume to include, photo and two (2) written references of current Pastor and Employer
Australian Christian Churches -
Connect Church -

Applications close on 25 Feb 2015- For further inquires, please contact:

Pastor Mark Cavallaro – +61 404 862 896 (

Feb 2015

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