Quinebaug River Church is a nine year old church plant in partnership with the SEND Network. 

We are called to engage our community with the gospel, make disciples and plant new churches. 

We have a strong heart for and presence in our local community. 

Our youth group is very small and we are excited about expanding gospel opportunities for teens here at River Church and in Eastern CT.


We are looking for a youth pastor to create programming for middle school and high school students with this goal in mind: 

Upon graduation, when asked who discipled them, 

River Youth should confidently answer, "My parents!".

We believe empowering, encouraging and training parents to disciple their children is the best way we can disciple middle and high school students.

Our ideal candidate will help the parents of our students

be their spiritual heroes!


• Meet with parents to discern their heart and spiritual goals for their students.

• Provide weekly programming for students that engages regular attenders and the lost.

• Regular prayer and Bible study with Christian students.

• Monthly fun activities that students would love to invite their friends to.

• Annual summer and winter retreats.

• Build a team of committed and godly adult volunteers.

• Host seminars to encourage and equip parents to disciple their children.

• Maintain a strong and healthy presence on social media and communicate plans and events using church website and Planning Center.


• Loves students and is excited about partnering with their parents.

• Technologically savvy.

• Team player - can give and take instruction.

• 4 year degree strongly preferred.

• 1-2 years of experience leading youth strongly preferred.

• Lives a personal life in accordance with elder qualifications (1 Tim. 3:1-7; Titus 1:6-9).


Submit a resume to:

After reviewing your resume you may be asked to: 

  • participate in individual and group interviews
  • submit teaching lessons and examples of social media posts
  • teach

We've been praying and if you're ready to work hard and see students make decisions of faith, we'd love to meet you!