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Student Ministry Director

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Starpoint Church is a growing church in the Capital District of upstate New York with a passion to “Share and Show” the love of Jesus to our surrounding communities. We are looking for a full-time Student Ministry Director to take our Middle School (6th-8th) and High School (9th-12th) ministries to the next level. We have a great team of Student Ministry Volunteers who are excited and ready to move into this new season of our church. On Easter we just moved into a brand-new building with great new student space that will allow us huge new opportunities to see people come to know Jesus and to grow in their walk with Him. You will be leading a youth group of over 100 students and ministering in an extremely unchurched and post-Christian area. If your heart and experience is in Student Ministries and for the unchurched, we would love to talk to you about this critical position in the life of our church as we look to pour into the next generation.


  • A contagious passion to see all Students get closer to Jesus and reach their friends
  • Effective communication skills (oral and written)
  • An engaging teacher
  • Excellent team building and people management skills
  • Experience in ministry in a medium to larger church setting
  • A self-motivated leader possessing relational skills with staff, volunteers and congregation
  • Undergraduate degree preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with Orange curriculum a plus


  • Be Starpoint’s Youth Ministry expert! Always be learning through books, podcasts, and conferences
  • Cast vision and provide leadership, oversight and care to the student ministry and volunteers
  • Create weekly services utilizing Orange resources for teaching Middle Schoolers and High Schoolers that cause them to know and love Jesus more
  • Ensure live and engaging student worship happens every week
  • Recruit and onboard new volunteers
  • Pray for the ministry, volunteers and students throughout the week
  • Provide quarterly trainings and team buildings for your volunteers
  • Oversee student assimilation system
  • Oversee the student ministry social media channels and ensure consistent posting schedule
  • Communicate with parents weekly via MailChimp/Planning Center
  • Ensure Summer and Winter Camps are amazing experiences for the students
  • Ensure community service projects are happening on at least 3x/year
  • Ensure that combined worship events are happening at least 2x/year
  • Constantly evaluate the ministry and strive to make it better!  


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