High School Ministry Director

Next Generation · Richland, Washington
Department Next Generation
Employment Type Salary Exempt
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor
Compensation $55,000.00 to 65,000.00 DOE

Bethel Church Job Description

Title: High School Ministry Director

Position Status: Salary Exempt

Reports To: Next Generation Director

Position Summary: The High School Ministry Director is responsible to oversee all aspects of High School Ministry at Bethel’s Richland Campus. This person will be a contributing member to Bethel’s Next Gen Team (5th grade through young adults) with the aim of winning and discipling high school students to Christ through the creation of discipleship pathways for both students and volunteers. This person will integrate Bethel’s overall vision into High School Ministry, while growing and sustaining a large ministry through volunteers.


  • Maintains a personal and mature relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Committed to following the membership covenant of Bethel including supporting church doctrine, regular church attendance, small group participation, and overall engagement as part of the Bethel community
  • Humble, teachable, collaborative and flexible – has the maturity to both lead and follow
  • Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be organized and multitask in a complex environment
  • Committed to personal growth, servant leadership, and healthy relationships
  • Passion to help the next generation of High School students grow and become mature Christians
  • Ability to effectively communicate to various audiences both large and small
  • A demonstrated history of creativity and innovation
  • A strategic mind with the ability to turn vision into strategy and implementation
  • Demonstrated previous success and an ongoing ability to recruit, train, and support volunteers
  • A strong and passionate work ethic – charges hard, and makes things happen
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or 7+ years of experience
  • 3+ years experience leading a high-school ministry


  • Leadership and oversight of all aspects of High School Student Ministry programming (activities, worship, small groups, teaching etc.), strategic planning, communication with parents, volunteers, staff, tracking ministry metrics
  • Develop, assemble, and equip a group of adults to shepherd high school students
  • Teach in the large group setting on a regular basis, develop other teachers to do the same
  • Build relationships, conducts regular informational/training sessions and shows appreciation to volunteers
  • Recruit, develop and equip a student age leadership team
  • Be a contributing member of Bethel sports leadership team
  • Provide pathways to discipleship in multiple contexts (large group gatherings, small groups, retreats, events, activities, ministry trips, etc.)
  • Develop and implement strategy to empower at-home parental discipleship
  • Hire and equip support staff as needed and budget allows
  • Promote connection with students in the local high schools
  • Create a culture that reaches out to multiple communities in the Tri-Cities with logical ties to high schoolers
  • Create a culture of service, both inside and outside the church
  • Prioritize both a culture of Worship and Biblical depth in weekly gatherings
  • Manages and maintain the High School Ministry budget
  • Other duties as assigned

Bethel Church reserves the right to modify job responsibilities at any time

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  • Location
    Richland, Washington
  • Department
    Next Generation
  • Employment Type
    Salary Exempt
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Manager/Supervisor
  • Compensation
    $55,000.00 to 65,000.00 DOE