We are looking for someone who is ready to go to the next level in their calling. This is the chance to gain ministry experience, be mentored, build a ministry and live on the west coast just minutes from the beach!

The Orchard Community Church (OCC) is a new and thriving church in Southern California. Our mission is to invite people to find hope and experience love through faith in Christ.

We have a full-time position available at 40 hours a week. These hours will include Sunday mornings and weekly office hours. We need a Youth & Family Pastor who will creatively and passionately lead the young people and families of OCC to be the next generation of leaders.

Our Ideal Pastor will be:

A person who has a strong commitment to Christ, his church and scriptures.
A doer with strong leadership skills.
A team player.
One with a strong sense of ownership.
Open to new ideas and change.
Able to recruit and train adult volunteers.
Great organizational skills.
Able to fundraise and promote.
Able to execute and organize youth ministry programs and implement curriculum.                                                         Someone who possesses an eye for excellence.


Oversight of children and youth programs.
Staff and train new teachers.
Develop Schedules & Use Social Media.
Promote and fundraise for winter and summer camps.
Research current trends in Children and Youth  ministry including curriculum and other best practices.

Position Requirements:

Must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.  Four years of theological education at an evangelical seminary, with an M. Div. degree or its equivalent or higher is a major plus!

At least 5 years experience directing or pastoring in youth ministry, management and budgeting.

Endorse, without reservation, the Statement of Faith of the church.


The starting compensation will depend on experience level. 


For more info. or to get an application please email Carlos Maldonado at cmaldonado@orchardcc.org