Job Alert: Young Adults Ministry Coach

WANTED: Experienced Leader passionate about Young Adults Ministry in our Region.

Tena koutou katoa,

The Northern Baptist Association is looking for a skilled and experienced leader who could be our Young Adults Ministry Coach (2 days a week). 

We are looking for someone passionate about young people and their place in the body of Christ and who would coach and mentor Pastors and Key Leaders who lead this ministry within their local churches or communities; as well as co-ordinate initiatives across our area.  The role has a regional focus (our geographical spread is from the base of the Bombay Hills to the tip of the North Island), is for one year fixed term and is based in Auckland.

If you are keen on this role, please request a job description from Reti Ah-Voa at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Foundations & Youth Ministry

FYM - Foundations of Youth Ministry Block Course

This course aims to introduce students to ideas and practices that are fundamental to youth ministry in New Zealand. It will encourage students to begin the journey of thinking theologically and philosophically about youth ministry. Students will develop pragmatic / practical skills within the ministry context as well as engaging with a range of recent scholarship that highlights various approaches to, and ethos of youth ministry.

This entry level course is for anyone who is interested in exploring youth ministry from both the theory that underpint it, to the practicalities that make it happen. This semester long course will include a teaching block taught by experienced youth practioners, including Carey staff, over one week, in both Auckland and Christchurch.

Course includes:

  • *Theological Foundations of Youth Ministry
  • *Planning and Implementing Programmes
  • *Leading Leaders
  • *Goals and Strategic Thinking
  • *Approaches to Youth Ministry


2017 Course Dates:

Auckland:   9-11 March, 11-13 May
Wellington: 23-25 March, 18-20 May


For more information on this specific course go to: Foundations of Youth Ministry Block Course @ Carey

Student sign up form here

Time to Plan

In the quieter months it’s easier to stop, pray, listen and plan, once that is done then booking venues, sourcing leaders etc. can begin. Planning also has the potential to move us from a place of being stuck to a place of freedom and growth, it keeps us intentional about ministry and the call God has placed on our lives to see ‘young people become lifelong followers of Jesus’.

We have created a planning document which you are welcome to use or adapt for your own ministry. Click here for Planning Document.