Youth Minister Position

Crosswinds Church | Plainfield, IL

Posted Date 10/11/2021

Crosswinds Church in Plainfield, Illinois is looking for a motivated and energetic individual to shepherd our youth and grow our Student Ministries (5th to 12th grade). This part-time position involves leading our youth department in a way that promotes evangelism, discipleship, and participation in missions. Our church is family-orientated, with a desire to grow and reach those who don’t yet know Jesus. The applicant must possess a spiritual calling to Christian Ministry, the ability to lead, shepherd, and communicate the gospel in everyday conversations with youth.


  • Primary shepherd of the youth at Crosswinds
  • Discipleship of youth and ministry to their families
  • Oversee the Student Ministries at Crosswinds Church by organizing fellowship opportunities, youth outreach, and equipping volunteers
  • Develop students to be servants and leaders at Crosswinds and in their community
  • Lead a weekly Bible study for middle school youth on Sunday mornings
  • Be present and provide guidance to the youth and volunteers at all youth events and discipleship times
  • Be involved personally at Crosswinds and encourage youth involvement in the life of the church
  • Plan and lead the youth through missional opportunities
  • Collaborate with the Crosswinds’ staff to fulfill the church’s mission


  • A calling from God to youth ministry
  • Character qualifications found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7
  • Good verbal and social media communication skills
  • Forward thinking visionary to develop and implement innovative programs for youth
  • Team player who enjoys working in a team setting
  • Self-motivated with the ability to balance all the components involved in youth ministry
  • Experience working with grades 5-12


Please email your resume along with three letters of recommendation to:


Highest Level of Education Required
High School
Minimum Experience in Years

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