Role Information

Position: Associate/ Families Pastor
Church: Caloundra CityLife Baptist Church

CityLife Baptist Church is family of Jesus followers situated in Caloundra on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. The church has a rich history of growth and community impact and is connected closely to Caloundra Christian College, which CityLife founded and shares its current property with. The Families’ Pastor is a strategic role responsible for building a vibrant Christian community within the key demographics of kids and families, youth, and young adult’s ministry. This role will help our next generations to:

  • Love and obey God and regularly engage with Him through His Word and prayer
  • Love people enough to share their faith/evangelise and to model God’s compassion by serving and caring for those in the body and community
  • Boldly & effectively engage culture, and live with a clear sense of identity in Christ
  • Develop significant relationships with others from different generations within the church

The CityLife Families’ Pastor will be responsible for:

  • Oversight of all discipling efforts of all young people attending CityLife, in partnership with their families
  • Direct oversight of kids and families, youth, and young adult’s ministries of CityLife
  • Overseeing and strengthening the Friday night youth ministry program and its current leadership group
  • Develop ways of reaching out to young families and youth of the community
  • Develop collaborative missional pathways for CityLife to engage with Caloundra Christian College
  • Leadership development within the kids and families, youth, and young adult’s teams
  • Championing the cause of young people across the church
  • Contributing to the sound management of CityLife Baptist

Competencies required:

  • Deep and intimate love of God and desire for his kingdom
  • Love for people and a desire to serve
  • Experience in leadership – particularly building teams (including modelling, coaching and mentoring)
  • Be able to teach both young people and adults
  • A heart for missional engagement with the community and evangelism.
  • Be able to pioneer new spaces and ideas
  • Have had theological training/qualifications or currently pursuing them.
  • Previous experience working with children and young people in a church ministry context
  • Current Working with Children Suitability Card

A Position Description and Church profile can be obtained by contacting the church office at or (07) 5491 5044

Applications close on 31st December 2022