Paid Internship/Residency with Housing

This is a one to two-year paid internship/residency with housing in the area of youth and tech.

Internship/Residency Information


This is a one to two-year paid internship/residency with housing provided. A permanent, full-time position could be extended upon completion. The primary duties include administering Jr. and Sr. High Student Ministry as well as 3 to 5 hours of weekly tech responsibilities for the Sunday services. Tech software training is provided.  This is a 30 hour per week position.  


  • Model a Christ-centered lifestyle inside and outside of ministry. 
  • Establish positive and encouraging relationships with students by investing in their lives.
  • Administrate and execute Wednesday evening youth ministry, providing fun activities and  

 a lesson.

  • Develop and lead quarterly outreach events that give students a special opportunity to   

  invite friends to the youth ministry.

  • Attend the youth Sunday school class and teach as needed.   
  • Manage the student ministry budget.
  • Recruit and develop volunteer leaders, empowering them to share in ministry responsibilities.
  • Provide monthly communication to parents using all mediums available.
  • Provide an annual hands-on opportunity for service to the community or a mission trip.


  • Profess faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. 
  • Possess a heart for youth.
  • Take initiative, be self-directed, able to lead a team with respect for all.
  • Teach according to the Biblical doctrine of First Baptist Church (see attached).

Abilities and Skills:

  • Effective communicator and organizer who can recruit and delegate.
  • Knowledge of Youth Ministry and Christian Education concepts and methods.
  • Willing to learn and receive additional training for church service tech and online streaming.


Student or graduate of a school of ministry/Bible college.


Up to $25,000 for 30 hours per week and housing.

Youth Ministry Budget:

Up to $5,000 annually. We also encourage one to two annual fundraisers for goal-oriented projects (mission trips, retreats, etc.)

Contact Info

If interested please contact:

Pastor Brad Martin


700 S. Capitol St. Pekin, IL  65114