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Assistant Youth Pastor

  VFB8OA Adventist Volunteer Service
  Hawaii Conference


  • Assist local church and school leaders with ministry, programming, and spiritual growth of their youth. This will include conducting weeks of prayer, bible study, sermons etc. 
  • Assist Youth Director with the planning, onsite, and follow-up of various Conference Youth Department events including camps, rallies, and missions, etc.
  • Act as mentor for youth in both morality and ministry. Plan with a constituency with various cultural and traditional sensitivities. Follow direction and support efforts of the Youth Director and Local Pastor.
  • You will have weekly meetings with both the local pastor and conference youth director. You will be mentored in ministry and life! Get ready for the best opportunity future pastor could ever ask for!


  • Passionate about living and sharing the Gospel in creative and traditional ways.
  • Experience with starting/developing ministries geared to Youth and Young Adults
  • Gifted and passionate for ministry: speaking, music, Bible study, etc.
  • General Computing skills
  • At least 2 years of College (Religion/Theology) with a 2.5 or higher GPA.
  • Fluent in English


Aloha attire that is modest, with casual Sabbath attire when called for. Khakis and Polo shirts when on campus/church during the week.


Apartment style living will be shared with other pastoral interns based on gender. Some assignments will have housing provided by a host family were a room in their home will be made available.


  • Local travel
  • Insurance
  • Accommodations
  • Utilities

Not Included

  • Travel to and from location
  • Food/Meals


Monthly Living Allowance: USD 650


This assignment is available only for volunteers from the United States or Canada.

Additional Information

Photo credit: facebook.com/pg/HawaiiSDA


A great opportunity if you are looking for more experience working with young people.

Honolulu, United States

On site

9-12 Months

June 2019-May 2020

Age 20-35

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