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Youth Pastor

Job Description

The Youth Pastor is a visionary leader of leaders, who helps The Fountain fulfill our calling to disciple youth, and who help youth to fulfill their calling to serve God, our congregation and our community.

This leader has a passion for creatively connecting young people to God and The Fountain through refreshing and relevant soul-impacting experiences.

For a more detailed description please visit: The Fountain’s Youth Pastor Position Description


Leads the development of effective, engaging, and excellent ministries and programming for youth in grades 6-12 and college students that implement fellowship, worship, discipleship, evangelism, and outreach
Establishes and maintains a safe and healthy environment where students feel accepted, affirmed, and connected to each other as a church family
Develops clear and comprehensive growth tracks for students that will empower them to become transformational leaders in their congregation and community
Continually recruits, empowers, trains, and shepherds leaders and volunteers with significant roles and responsibilities that effectively utilizes their diverse gifts, talents and personalities, AND helps them grow in their leadership
Seeks to integrate student ministry into all phases of church life, by helping to create a culture that is intentionally transgenerational and by striving to collaborate with other church ministries
Partners with parents through effective communication of ministry programming and student opportunities
Participates in weekly Lead staff meetings, as well as other church-wide meetings and events
Upholds The Fountain’s core values of Love, Accountability, Collaboration and Excellence, while seeking relevant and age-appropriate opportunities for “growing and serving others”
Continues to evaluate one’s own strengths and weaknesses and be responsible for one’s improvement and professional growth and participates in quarterly evaluations with the Pastoral Team


Personal relationship with Jesus Christ
Authenticity, strong moral character, and integrity
Ability to galvanize teams that are predominately comprised of volunteers to operate at a high level of excellence
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills accompanied by a positive attitude towards students in the church and community
Great computer skills, high proficiency in social media, and ingenuity for developing impactful age-appropriate programming and events on virtual platforms
Passion and determination to create and implement a growing and life-applicable model for student discipleship
Growing knowledge and training in theology, biblical studies, evangelism, and student ministry
Proficient understanding of challenges and needs of young people
Humility, timeliness, flexibility and adaptability
Diligence in holding team members accountable
Courage to take responsibility for one’s mistakes, as well as those that occur within the Youth and College Ministries
Successful passing of an extensive background check that includes professional and character references
A bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant field


To apply for the position of Youth Pastor, please submit your resume and a brief cover letter to [email protected]

For questions, please send an email to [email protected] with “Youth Pastor” in the subject line. No calls, please.

Senior staff will follow up with applicants and schedule interviews* with candidates of interest and consideration.

*Please note that in order to maintain the health and safety of all persons during the COVID-19 pandemic, all interviews will occur online.

For a more detailed description please visit: The Fountain’s Youth Pastor Position Description

The Fountain Church

The Fountain Church was founded in 1996 by Pastor Wayne and Sister Theresa Lomax, with a vision to help people grow holistically and empower them to serve others.

Since its inception, The Fountain continues to grow as a community that is united in our pursuit to know Jesus and follow the path that God has created for us.

The Fountain Church is physically located in the city of Miami Gardens, FL - nestled between Fort Lauderdale and the city of Miami. We are also virtually located on a variety of digital platforms, which we are focusing intentional efforts to grow and develop.

We are looking for staff members that will progressively carry out the vision and mission of our church through innovation, dynamic leadership, strategic planning, and the continual development of ministry teams.