Youth Pastor with Leadership Responsibilities

Are you a person who is passionate about seeing young people find faith and hope, and enjoys working with both youth and volunteer leaders? Would you like to make a difference in the city of Stockholm? Would you like to work in a church that reaches out to thousands of people every week and aims to reach even more young people? 

In this pastoral roll, you will work with youth and young adults, and together with our youth leaders, you will help develop the work among young people. You will report to our Senior Pastor as the youth work is common for all three language groups in the congregation. You will also lead a small team of youth leaders.

You have a Christian faith that sustains you, you are a committed, positive, and creative person who enjoys preaching. You are particularly passionate about working with youth and enabling them to take their place on their own terms. You will have the opportunity to positively impact the lives of young people. You will work with all kind of pastoral responsibilities.

We believe that the right person has previous experience working with confirmation work and other activities focused on youth.

You are an ordained pastor, preferably within the Uniting Church in Sweden (Equmeniakyrkan). You have a strong commitment to society and knowledge of current issues affecting young people in Sweden and their lives. You are confident in yourself and have experience in leading others.

You need to be able to express yourself fluently in both English and Swedish. 

In Immanuelskyrkan’s vision, everyone is welcome to attend and share in church life and we talk about spreading the gospel not just with words but with practical care and service. Read our vision at this link https://www.immanuel.se/en/about-the-church/our-vision/

We offer you an interesting and ever-changing  job where no day is the same as another. Here you will encounter many exciting challenges and be part of a quite big collegial community. You will also work together with many committed volunteers.

We strive for the congregation’s activities to be characterised by equality and diversity, and we welcome all applicants regardless of age, gender, and other backgrounds. We see it as a positive if you have previous experience working in intercultural settings. 

We will place great emphasis on your personal suitability.

In our recruitment process, we conduct a background check on our final candidate before offering employment. The position is a permanent, full-time position that begins with a probationary period.

The job would begin by agreement.

For more information – Contact the senior pastor for the congregation Carin Dernulf, carin.dernulf@immanuelskyrkan.se

The union contact person is Anna Berndes, anna.berndes@immanuelskyrkan.se

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, you are welcome to contact: 

To apply, please e-mail Alice Forss AND Åke Larsson as above. We will send you a questionnaire that will be a part of your application. The deadline for application is August 4:th 2024.