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High School Pastor

Los Gatos,

California

Venture Christian Church is located in one of the most sought after areas in the country and is full of opportunities to reach those who don’t know Jesus and help mature those in the ministry who are excited about what is ahead for the Student Ministry.

Church Description

Venture Christian Church is establishing itself as a church in the community, for the community. With relevant teaching and engaging ministry environments, Venture is making an impact for the Kingdom. With close to 4,000 people gathering each weekend to worship together and experience God in a deeper way, the people of VCC are being stretched as they seek to reach their neighbors with the good news of Jesus.

Venture has a welcoming vibe and a contemporary expression of worship with an effective and relevant ministry for every age group. Senior Pastor, Tim Lundy, bring a practical, biblical and relational teaching style that not only engages the increasingly diverse congregation, but challenges them toward next steps with Jesus. It’s a big church that connects individuals through small groups and serving opportunities. Venture is a place to call home.

Position Description

The High School Pastor is responsible for all aspects of ensuring the spiritual growth and development of high school students (grades 9-12) and volunteers.

Leadership:

  Develop and articulate purpose, goals, and vision for the Ministry

  Encourage, equip and empower adult volunteer leaders on a regular basis

  Develop and manage the annual budget

  Provide the overall planning, organization and implementation of programs and activities

  Manage team members

  Serve and work with a team of pastoral staff members to implement the overall vision of Venture Christian Church

Family Team Member:

  Serve on the Family Ministry Team along with the Venture Middle School Pastor and Venture Kids Pastor 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  Bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies or equivalent ministry experience

  Strong written and leadership communication skills

  Emotionally Intelligent

  Team player and contributor

  Strong project manager able to solve problems and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment 

  Experience in conflict resolution using good judgment

  Strong organizational skills

  Ability to recruit, train and develop a strong team and volunteer leader base

  Highly relational with parents, volunteers and students.

  Excellent communicator, teacher of High School students

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES:

  Leadership

  Collaborator

  Articulates and models a Christ-centered life

  Actively engaging in the life of the church and ministry outside the daily time at work