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Youth Pastor

Opportunity in South America


This opportunity is with TEAM’s ministry partner South America Mission (SAM), an evangelical and interdenominational mission organization with a vision to see the church of Jesus Christ multiplied across South America, transforming local communities and the world by embodying the kingdom of God. SAM works in five countries in South America: Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru, and Paraguay. SAM’s missional emphases include incarnational living, reproducing authentic disciples of Jesus, multiplying churches and church networks, training Godly leaders, and enabling transformational initiatives within the local church.

The Santa Cruz Christian Learning Center (SCCLC) is a premier international K-12 academy in Bolivia’s largest city. Santa Cruz is a bustling metropolis and the SCCLC is a dynamic ministry reaching the lives of students and parents, helping to build up the next generation of leaders.

The role of the Youth Pastor is a challenging and multi-faceted job. Each year, secondary students grades 6-12 are offered Bible courses, weekly Chapel gatherings, weekly youth group nights, annual spiritual retreats, and an annual camp. The SCCLC Youth Pastor with a team of volunteers helps guide the spiritual development of our secondary students and plan many of these events. Each weekday, the youth pastor is available during school hours to meet with students, to join them in the lunchroom, and help disciple those who have the interest to dig deeper into their faith. The duration of this role is for 3 years or more.

Other roles that SCCLC is looking for include:

Elementary Art Teacher

Science Teacher
Math Teacher

9th Grade Algebra I
10th Grade Algebra II and 11th Grade Geometry.
12th Grade Calculus
Language Arts
Social Studies
Special Education Needs


  • Undergraduate degree in Bible, Youth Work, or a Humanitarian Degree from a Bible College
  • At least one year of prior experience as a Youth Pastor or Youth Leader is required

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