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FT Youth Minister – Rotorua

The Rotorua District Presbyterian Church (RDPC) is seeking to develop and expand its youth ministries and is looking for a youth minister to join its team. This is an exciting opportunity to invest in the lives of young people and develop new ministries in Rotorua. The youth minister will be enthusiastically backed by the ministry team and leadership teams of the RDPC. This role will report to the RDPC Council and will be a key member of the Rotorua based RDPC Ministry team.

The Youth Minister will be skilled in working with young people and volunteers in an empowering, strengths-based manner, along with possessing strong communication and relational skills. The ministry will develop the existing church based youth group, and establish a new community based youth initiative in Rotorua.

The Youth Minister will help lead the RDPC as it seeks to develop youth ministry across the Rotorua area and enable the church to continue to develop its mission in the Rotorua District. It is essential that the successful applicant demonstrates interaction with others in a manner that is consistent with Christian values and a deep personal Christian faith.
For an application pack including the position description, please email the Rev. Ed Masters,

Applications close for this position at 5pm Friday 24th March 2017.


Job: PT Children’s and Youth Pastor Katikati

St Paul’s Presbyterian Church, Katikati, is seeking a Children’s and Youth Pastor for our growing children’s ministry. Our desire is to help children and young people flourish in their faith in Jesus Christ. A key focus for us is seeing our older children transition into a youth orientated ministry over the coming years. This is a 20 – 25 hour a week position.
The successful applicant will:

  • resource, support and work alongside a team of quality volunteers to run the
  • Sunday children’s ministry
  • initiate and lead a youth group
  • work with parents and caregivers to encourage their children in their faith
  • seek ways of integrating children and young people into congregational life

For more information contact Rev. Reece Frith
021 112 4035
07 549 2286


FT East Taieri Youth Director

Key leadership position in a regional Presbyterian church.

The East Taieri Church (Mosgiel) Dunedin is seeking a passionate, energetic person to lead our youth work in church and community.

Already we impact 200+ young people a week through a vibrant range of church and community-based programmes.  The successful applicant will lead an experienced, well-resourced team of youth workers, interns and a large team of committed volunteers.



PT Children’s and Families Leader – Cromwell

Cromwell & Districts Presbyterian Church

Children’s and Families Leader

          20 hours per week beginning February 2017 (2 years- fixed term)


Cromwell  church is committed to developing in the area of young families and their children.

There is already a solid base of children and young families’ ministries in the church.

The Cromwell community population is experiencing a rapid increase of young families, so there are real opportunities in this area.

     The aims of this position are to:

  1. Grow all children in their understanding of Christ’s love for them
  2. Resource and foster strong family life in the church and community
  3. Help families connect into the Body of Christ, the church
  4. Support the church to further develop a  Kids and Family/whanau-friendly perspective


For further information see the Job Description, and profile. Please send a covering letter and CV with your application.

Enquiries:   after 22.12.16  034453078

Jocelyn 0273137681

Closing date- 22nd January


Job FT: SU Youth Consultant

Wellington, Taranaki, Manawatu, and Hawkes Bay

Are you passionate about:

  • Supporting youth ministry within the churches of New Zealand?
  • Equipping young people to engage with God through scripture?
  • Equipping young Christians to impact their schools and communities for Christ?
  • Developing young Christian leaders?
  • Camping and the use of it, in reaching young people for Christ?

Do you have the skill and the passion for supporting youth pastors and youth leadership teams in their ministry pursuits? Do you have a strong knowledge and the ability to teach on the Treaty of Waitangi

Do you have a strong knowledge and the ability to teach on the Treaty of Waitangi and it’s relevance to youth ministry in New Zealand?

Are you skilled and passionate in the area of music and the performing arts and have a desire to see young people and youth ministries equipped in these areas?

If you answer yes to these things and if you have at least 8 years youth ministry experience then you could be the person we are looking for, to be our youth consultant in this region. The candidate will have to be happy to be located in the greater Wellington area. Please note the job requires a lot of travel and time away from home and can involve weekend and evening work. If you are interested in this job then please contact Neville Bartley by email and ask for a job description.

Applications close for this position on the 12 December 2016


PYM Internship Palmerston North

Are you keen to make a difference in young people’s lives, and want to see your faith and the faith of others grow? Working as a Youth Intern at St David’s Presbyterian Church may be the role for you. You will strengthen our existing Youth Group by working alongside our current leaders and young people. The Youth Intern will be hands on in leading our young people (years 6-13) as well as involved in planning the church youth ministry programme. The programme runs during each school term.


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PYM Internship, Accepting applications for 2017

Beginning the journey into youth ministry as a vocational calling is an exciting, rewarding, and challenging adventure. Our church desperately needs theologically trained, skilled, youth workers who are committed to professional development and who see their ministry in vocational terms. It is our hope and prayer that the Bachelor of Ministry (Bmin) PYM Internship will see a new wave and generation of such youth workers and ministers taking up positions of leadership in our church.