youth pastor resume example with 7+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Excellent and charismatic leader, organizer and problem-solver. Customer service experience in a variety of roles. Effective communicator and planner.

  • Project Management including estimation and bidding
  • Grounds maintenance including aeration, weeding, trimming, debris removal
  • Landscaping including design, planting, stone installation
  • Preventive and reparative vehicular maintenance
  • Drywalling and carpentry
  • Teaching and training coworkers
  • Customer service and engagement
  • Staff and volunteer management
  • Budget administration
  • Public Speaking
Paola High School Paola, KS, Expected in 05/2010 High School Diploma : - GPA :

Graduated Salutatorian

MidAmerica Nazarene University Olathe, KS Expected in 05/2014 Bachelor of Arts : Pastoral Ministry - GPA :

Graduated Summa Cum Laude with honors.

Work History
Bethany Lutheran Homes - Lead Groundskeeper
Holmen, WI, 04/2020 - Current
  • Supervised team member performance to meet district deadlines and requirements.
  • Instructed team members in groundskeeping practices, including lawn cultivation, pruning and grounds design.
  • Monitored weather conditions to plan work schedules effectively and minimize project delays.
  • Maintained tools and equipment to foster safe and consistent operation.
  • Enhanced visibility and improved shapes of trees and bushes with proper pruning.
Related Companies - Youth Pastor
Jackson, MI, 01/2015 - Current
  • Scheduled and managed teams of youth volunteers.
  • Set goals for youth in church and communicated with parents regarding progress.
  • Oversaw youth ministry budget and tracked all expenses.
  • Planned weekly groups as well as special events and overnight retreats.
  • Raised congregational awareness of needs and contributions of youth to church life and operations.
  • Built lasting relationships with youth and parents or guardians.
  • Provided spiritual care through visitation, counseling and prayer.
  • Led programs such as worship, study, fellowship and service opportunities.
  • Coordinated and spearheaded programs to increase church members' service throughout community.
  • Planned and conducted worship services, wrote sermons and worked with key church leaders to carry out church mission.
City Of Norfolk, Va - Property Manager
Norfolk, VA, 05/2019 - 03/2020
  • Compiled maintenance and repair requests for submission to the necessary department and reached out to local contractors for bid proposals.
  • Maintained company properties, (mowing, lawn and landscape, forestry, building maintenance, building repairs, tree and bush care) for 8+ commerical and residential properties.
  • Used various equipment to remove snow and sprinkled rock salt on walkways to prevent falls.
  • Removed damaged portions of walls, walkways, partitions and other similar structures in preparation for repairs, in addition to preforming necessary repairs
  • Provided facility inspection and maintenance to achieve superior levels of cleanliness and upkeep.
  • Completed partial or full dismantling of equipment to quickly repair or replace defective components and restore functionality.
  • Followed safety precautions to avoid personal injury and provide safe work environment.
  • Cleaned and lubricated parts to keep lawn, landscaping, farm, and off-road equipment operating at peak performance.
  • Monitored buildings for repair needs and completed scheduled preventative maintenance.
  • Cared for grounds, lawn, and plants by mulching, pest-killing, aerating, weeding, fertilizing, grubbing, and trimming; edging around walks, walls and flower beds.
  • Finalized work on building systems by completing basic carpentry and other finish work.
Regal Cinemas Corporation - Groundskeeper Crew Leader
Philadelphia, PA, 10/2015 - 05/2019
  • Diagnosed problems with equipment and performed regular maintenance to keep equipment functional.
  • Mixed and sprayed fertilizers, herbicides and insecticides onto shrubs, trees and grass to maintain soil fertility and defend against weeds and insects.
  • Used shears, pruners and chainsaws to prune and trim hedges and shrubs.
  • Rearranged planting beds and flower gardens seasonally.
  • Applied weed-control and pest-killing chemicals to lawns to protect growth and improve attractiveness.
  • Cared for lawns by mulching, aerating, wedding, grubbing and trimming and edging around walks, walls and flower beds.
  • Followed planned landscaping designs to determine locations for sod, sown grass, flowers and foliage.
  • Communicated with landowners about ground conditions, budgets and repair requirements.
  • Trained new employees on lawn and garden equipment use, closely monitoring use for safety and adherence to company protocols.
  • Instructed team members in groundskeeping practices, including lawn cultivation, pruning and grounds design.
  • Snow removal including the operation of plow trucks, salt spreaders and snow blowers.
Paddy O'Quigley's Pub And Grille - Bartender Shift Manager
City, STATE, 07/2013 - 05/2019
  • Recruited and trained bartenders and barbacks and scouted and auditioned performers for various special events.
  • Took customer orders and capitalized on opportunities to sell special beverage and food options.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies for accuracy.
  • Continuously evaluated business operations to effectively align workflows for optimal area coverage and customer satisfaction.
  • Prepared for and executed new menu implementations.
  • Delivered in-depth training to workers in food preparation and customer-facing roles to promote strong team performance.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Paola High School
  • MidAmerica Nazarene University

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Groundskeeper
  • Youth Pastor
  • Property Manager
  • Groundskeeper Crew Leader
  • Bartender Shift Manager


  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Arts

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