North Vancouver Regional Youth Ministry Coordinator
The purpose of this position is to grow the youth ministry offered by the Anglican and Lutheran worshipping communities in North Vancouver.
The primary role of the Youth Ministry Coordinator is to refine our regional youth ministry plan, coordinate and be the key person involved in its delivery. This will involve working with the Anglican and Lutheran worshipping communities in North Vancouver to provide Christian programing for adolescents, youth, and young adults that strengthens and encourages their understanding of God’s work in their lives, nurtures a sense of Anglican and Lutheran heritage, and promotes a sense of belonging to the North Vancouver Region.
1. Working with the Youth Ministry support team comprised ofyouth, leaders and volunteers from the region, the Youth Ministry Coordinator will develop and deliver a seven month program plan for regional youth ministry including a budget, timeline, and deliverables.
2. The plan will provide regular regional programming from September 2014 through March 2015 for ages 11-14, 15-18, 19-25 to include the following elements:
3. Program delivery will focus on specific events and will typically include:
Providing enthusiastic participation and leadership;
Target group; Theme; Purpose; Venue – normally one of the seven churches in the region or a public park or other facility (e.g. a rec centre, bowling alley, etc.);
Promotion plan – posters, notices in bulletins, Regional Blog, Facebook, phone tree, etc.; Recruitment of sufficient number of qualified volunteers for the event; Provision of food, snacks and refreshments as needed; Activities plan; Opportunity for evaluative feedback from participants.
4. In addition, the Youth Ministry Coordinator will:
Desirable Skills and Experience
Terms and Conditions
This is a half-time contract position (based on an average of 20 hours per week) beginning August 15, 2014. The initial contract is for a 7 month period with the possibility that the position may continue.
The salary is based on an average of 20 hours per week at an hourly rate commensurate with experience , and is paid on the 23rd of each month by direct deposit via the payroll department of the Diocese of New Westminster.
This position is open to all qualified candidates. If ordained, the candidate must be acceptable by the Bishop of the Diocese of New Westminster and agree to uphold the Bishop’s Expectations for Clergy.
Submit a cover letter and resume as an attachment to [email protected] before July 2, 2014. The cover letter must include contact information for two employment references and one character reference from a person in a leadership position in the faith community where you currently belong.
Only candidates of interest will be contacted; interviews will be conducted mid-July with an anticipated start date of mid-August.