Youth Pastor

River of Life Christian Church is seeking a full-time Youth Pastor who has a vision and heart for raising the next generation (6th-12th grade). River of Life is a vibrant church located in the heart of Silicon Valley. We are one of the largest Asian American Churches in North America and we desire to build a glorious church that worships in Spirit and in Truth and reaches the community both locally and globally. 


Basic Job Description: Provide oversight, leadership, preaching, teaching and equipping of leaders and students in the Youth Ministry. 


A. Education and Ministry Experience: 

  • Must be a graduate from an accredited seminary with an M.A. or M.Div. degree or is a graduate from an accredited Bible college with a similar degree 
  • Must have leadership experience for at least 3 years after graduation and have leadership experience in youth ministry for 5+ total years 
  • Experience in cross cultural ministry or Asian American ministry is preferred 


B. Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal, preaching, and teaching skills 
  • Able to lead and attend weekly youth core team meetings 
  • Able to connect with and equip 300+ youth • Able to lead a team of pastors, staff and volunteers that support the corresponding congregation size 
  • Able to connect with parents and communicate efficiently 
  • Worship leading and musical instrument experience preferred but not required 
  • Must embrace our church’s confession of faith and theological stance 
  • Must be fluent in English 


C. Compensation: 

  • Competitive and commensurate upon experience 


D. Benefits: 

  • Health insurance, Paid time off, Dental insurance, 401(k), Vision insurance, Flexible schedule, Tuition reimbursement, Life insurance, Health savings account, Relocation assistance, Professional development assistance and etc. 


E. Application: 

  • Current Resume 
  • Personal Testimony, Statement of Faith, and Philosophy of Ministry 
  • Two Letters of Recommendation (recommended but not required) 
  • Two recent sermons (video/audio files or links

Please contact us at  for this opening. 


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