Youth Pastor resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

High-energy Youth Pastor highly effective at building and leading programs for all ages. Knowledgeable about planning weekly classes and services, special events and overnight retreats.

Focused on making a positive impact on youth through mentoring, instruction and activities. Ready to offer 8 years of related experience to a new Youth Pastor position with a growing church.

Background includes building volunteer teams to support church youth activities. Excellent leader, organizer and problem-solver. Practiced at selecting topics, materials and music to support key messages.

Skilled in program management, teaching and counseling. Bringing a strong understanding of youth-related concerns, social media proficiency and a compassionate nature.

Seasoned youth pastor offering 8 years of experience in pastoral care and spiritual leadership to growing church. Committed to creating thriving community and guiding individuals transformed by gospel. Successful background in organizational leadership, ministry program development and mission-oriented strategic planning.

Mission-oriented youth leader successful in developing robust youth ministry programs and serving as positive role model. Highly accomplished in helping youths strengthen personal relationships with God and while providing growth opportunities. Talent in program administration, operations management and spiritual leadership.

Spiritual Minister of Music with 15 years of experience in music ministry. Accomplished in helping community members strengthen relationships with God by guiding individuals throughout service activities.

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

To seek and maintain full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

Hardworking and passionate job seeker with strong organizational skills eager to secure entry-level position. Ready to help team achieve company goals.

  • Used Microsoft Excel to develop inventory tracking spreadsheets.
  • Youth Ministry
  • Professional Relationships
  • Compassionate Care
  • Constructive Feedback
  • Outreach Initiatives
  • Youth Advocacy
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Crisis Management
  • Sermons Preparation
  • Biblical Stewardship
  • Community Outreach Programs
  • Committee Leadership
  • Administrative Leadership
  • Spiritual Care
  • Administering Social Media Accounts
  • Facility Renovation
  • Overnight Retreats
  • Vocational Planning
  • Special Requirements
  • Planning Leadership
  • Team Meetings
  • Public Relations
  • Youth Interviewing
  • Behavior Modification
  • Individualized Lesson Plans
  • Preaching
  • Shepherding
  • Family Ministry
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Faculty and Staff Training
  • Pastoral Counseling
  • Improvement Plans
  • Psychological Issues
  • Bible Studies
Work History
07/2015 to Current Youth Pastor Dental Care Alliance | Southfield, MI,
  • Planned weekly groups as well as special events and overnight retreats.
  • Oversaw youth ministry budget and tracked all expenses.
  • Raised congregational awareness of needs and contributions of youth to church life and operations.
  • Scheduled and managed teams of youth volunteers.
04/2011 to Current Minister of Music St. Moritz Security Service | Belthehem, PA,
  • Planned, organized and led music ministry during worship service by motivating congregational participation and providing direction to choir members and musicians.
  • Provided inspiring and motivational music ministry during worship services, programs and events to uplift, encourage and entertain people with positive messages and values.
  • Promoted and empowered full participation of congregation by singing verses and acclamations designated for choir in dialogue with congregation and enriching liturgy with harmonies.
  • Engaged congregation through musical worship experience by spreading vitality.
05/2021 to 05/2022 Commissioned Security Officer Getgo | Mars, PA,
  • Oversaw daily monitoring and patrolled buildings, grounds, and work sites.
  • Greeted guests professionally and courteously to cultivate welcoming atmosphere while making safety top priority.
  • Checked and verified photo identification prior to granting facility access.
  • Checked identification of persons entering and exiting facility to eliminate unauthorized visitors.
  • Wrote detailed reports on property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons and unusual incidences.
  • Patrolled and monitored premises in company vehicle, on bicycle and by foot.
  • Executed security rules and procedures and calmly and promptly escorted non-compliant individuals out of building.
  • Inspected suspicious activities and monitored premises for criminal acts and rule infractions.
  • Secured personal and company goods against robbery, vandalism and illegal entry.
  • Protected facility and property guests by regularly circulating premises and monitoring surveillance feeds.
  • Reported suspicious activities and persons to law enforcement.
07/2017 to 10/2020 Food Service Manager International Paper Company | Pine Hill, AL,
  • Maintained compliance with company policies and procedures for food safety, sanitation and quality.
  • Maintained effective supply levels by monitoring and reordering food stock and dry goods.
  • Oversaw training of more than 200 offender team members.
  • Set and enforced performance and service standards to keep consistent, high-quality environment devoted to customer satisfaction.
  • Tracked food production levels, meal counts and supply costs.
  • Inspected preparation and storage equipment regularly to assess and maintain performance for cost-effective, safe operations.
  • Limited portion sizes and used garnishes to control food costs.
  • Oversaw food preparation and monitored safety protocols.
  • Maintained kitchen cleanliness and sanitation through correct procedures and scheduled cleaning of surfaces and equipment.
  • Trained staff on proper cooking procedures as well as safety regulations and productivity strategies.
  • Motivated staff to perform at peak efficiency and quality.
  • Kept facility compliant with health codes, sanitation requirements and license regulations, alleviating potentially heavy fines.
  • Reduced health risks and safety hazards by preparing beverage products consistently while creating cleaning schedules, restocking items and sanitizing equipment to adhere to health department standards.
01/2017 to 08/2017 Manager 99 Cents Only | City, STATE,
  • Accomplished multiple tasks within established timeframes.
  • Onboarded new employees with training and new hire documentation.
  • Cross-trained existing employees to maximize team agility and performance.
  • Maximized performance by monitoring daily activities and mentoring team members.
Expected in 06/2022 | Pastoral Studies Christian Leaders Institute, Spring Lake, MI, GPA:
Expected in 08/2021 Specialist In Psychology | Southern New Hampshire University, Hooksett, NH GPA:
Expected in 12/2004 Ged | Jesse H. Jones High, Houston,tx, GPA:
  • Licensed minister - 2005
  • Ordained in 2015

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School Attended

  • Christian Leaders Institute
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • Jesse H. Jones High

Job Titles Held:

  • Youth Pastor
  • Minister of Music
  • Commissioned Security Officer
  • Food Service Manager
  • Manager


  • Specialist In Psychology
  • Ged

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