Principal Role:

The role of the Associate Pastor is to pioneer a growing youth ministry, providing Christ-centered, enthusiastic leadership to recruit, support and maintain participation of youth. The Associate Pastor will collaborate with the Pastor to provide leadership and direction for the whole of Wildwood Chapel.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Function as spiritual and executive leader of Wildwood Chapel’s Youth Program from toddlers to college.

  • Assess, oversee, and select appropriate teaching materials and curriculum for all children/youth ministries.

  • Provide leadership for our annual fall festival.

  • Participate with the Awana program.

  • Provide support, recruit and train youth volunteers.

  • Seek to begin a Youth Sunday School class.

  • Teach in weekly youth group meetings.

  • Seek to engage youth outside of structured groups (school events, casual hang time, etc.)

  • Provide leadership for outreach, missions and fellowship opportunities to the youth as well as church wide opportunities.

  • Provide support and guidance to parents; keep open communication with parents.


Job Description:

  • Fill the pulpit in the absence of the Pastor as well as when called upon

  • Be part of the Sunday service leadership team as available.

  • Attend Deacon meetings (monthly)

  • Meet regularly with the Pastor.

  • Lead weekly youth meetings.

  • Provide oversight/leadership over all children/youth ministries (Jr. church, Awana, youth Sunday school, youth group [currently called Edge].



The Associate Pastor is accountable to the Pastor and Deacon board.


Position Requirements

  • Born again Christian man, with a genuine passion for youth ministry.

  • Education in Biblical studies.

  • Agreement and observance of Wildwood Chapel’s covenant and constitution.

  • Have a working understanding of challenges and needs of young people.

  • Basic knowledge using social media platforms.

  • Basic knowledge using Microsoft Office suite products (Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Excel)

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Lead by example



The Associate Pastor of Wildwood Chapel financial compensation would be between $24,000 - $30,000 as a total package.  This can be broken up however it works best (medical, retirement, housing allowance, cash salary).  Reviewed annually.


Feeling called to apply?

Send your resume to:
Wildwood Chapel
7296 Township Highway 51
Upper Sandusky, OH 43351
Attention: Pastor Steve Miller

OR to:
Attention: Pastor Steve Miller