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Forward Youth

Position: Student Ministry Director

Job Details

Here is a great opportunity for you to invest in a large number of students and volunteer leaders as part of a multi-site church environment.

We are looking for an individual to lead our student ministries (Grade 6-12 and Young Adults) for all church sites while providing shepherding and teaching to students and their parents. This full-time role could be a perfect fit for you if you have spiritual gifts of leadership, teaching, and shepherding.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has a minimum of three years of experience on staff in Youth Ministry in a medium-sized or larger local church environment
  • Shows the ability to develop and empower volunteer leaders
  • Has the ability to provide effective biblical teaching to teenagers and young adults.


Forward Church is based in Waterloo Region and is home to two sites: Cambridge and Kitchener. Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus who love God, love others, and serve the world. We are deeply committed to intentional discipleship and multiplying as a church.

The Director of Student Ministry must be able to agree in belief and practice with our Articles of Faith, Lifestyle Statement, and other Staff Policies.

Contact Details

We are grateful for all who apply but will only respond to those we wish to interview. Please send your resume to Pastor Kirk Giles at kirkg@forwardchurch.ca