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English Young Adult Pastor

  • Full Time
  • Edmonton
  • This position has been filled.

Website Edmonton Chinese Alliance Church

English Young Adult Pastor Work Profile


Edmonton Chinese Alliance Church (ECAC) is a growing, intergenerational and intercultural community of followers of Jesus. We are a Christ-centered, Spirit empowered, service minded and mission focused church with a vision to help people follow Jesus.

The Young Adults Pastor is responsible for the oversight and development of volunteers and ministry objectives for young adults so that God’s vision for Edmonton Chinese Alliance Church may be furthered. Therefore we are primarily looking for someone who is around 40 of age.

General Duties

  • Teaching/Preaching
  • Discipleship
  • Caring
  • Training
  • Administration

Reporting Relationships

Reports to: The Senior Pastor
Supervises: Council members and other groups of leaders
Partners with: Another English ministry pastor/s

Characteristics and Skills

  • Mature follower of Jesus who has a vibrant and growing relationship with God
  • Spiritual leader in home, church and community
  • A love for people (young adults particular) with excellent people skills
  • Excellent servant-leadership skills
  • Strong desire to develop young adults through mentorship/coaching
  • Passionate and supportive of the church vision
  • Intrinsically motivated
  • Able to think organizationally and develop proper systems
  • Strong interpersonal and public communicator
  • Ability to inviting, equipping and mobilizing volunteers

Primary Duties

Ministry to Young Adults and their families: (60%)

  • Develop and implement a unique ministry and philosophy for young adult ministries that is consistent with the vision and strategies of ECAC
  • Primary leader, communicator and Bible teacher at young adult gatherings and events
  • Communicate and promote young adult ministry within the church and broader community
  • Provide pastoral care for young adults and their families
  • Develop and oversee small groups for young adults (university age to under 40)

Equipping Leaders: (20%)

  • Invite, develop, coach and disciple a group of leaders who share in the implementation of the church vision
  • Develop a prayer support base for ministry
  • Develop a workable discipleship program geared toward young adults

Other Duties: (20%)

  • Develop an annual budget that aligns with ministry plans
  • Participate church weekly prayer meeting
  • Regular preaching in worship services and in other gatherings
  • Working with other pastors for other necessary ministry needs
  • Attend staff meetings and correspondence


  • Clear call to vocational ministry
  • Must be licensed worker in the C&MA
  • Must be willing and work well in a team environment
  • Master or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited Seminary/College
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in young adults ministry equivalent

Hours per week

  • 37.5 hours per week, salary
  • Plus average 5 volunteer hours per week