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Children’s Ministry Summer Intern

Children’s Ministry Summer Intern 2019

Culloden Church – 6060 Culloden St. Vancouver, B.C.  www.cullodenchurch.com

 

General Statement of Responsibility:

The Children’s Ministry Summer Intern is responsible for developing, organizing and serving in a variety of summer programs for kids including, but not limited to; summer Sunday school (July & August), and running a kids club in July & August as well as liaising with other neighborhood programs and community groups. The role will facilitate further relational connection & spiritual growth to the kids currently attending Culloden & those in the community.

Note: Funding is approved through Canada Summer Jobs Program

 

Essential Requirements:

–     a committed follower of Jesus

–     anyone between the age of 18 – 30

–     can agree to the Mennonite Brethren Confession of Faith (https://www.mennonitebrethren.ca/mb-beliefs/)

–     previous church experience in leading and equipping volunteers for a children’s ministry & summer kids club & the familiarity with resources needed to execute such a program

–     passionate, caring, and risk-oriented to see children from the community and the church engage with a fun and gospel centered ministry

–     pass a criminal record check to be able to work with children

–     must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident (based on criteria from Canada Summer Jobs Program)

 

Reporting Relationship: Reports to Lead Pastor

 

Terms of Employment:

–     35 hours/week for 10-11 weeks at $16.65/hour

–     starting date (approx. mid-June to end of August)

–     full time

Regular Hours:

–     Sunday:  8:30am – 12pm

–     Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 9 am – 5 pm with ½ hour for lunch (31 hours); Actual hours week by week will be determined as certain events may be periodic in the evening (ie. attend youth events)

–     There will be extra hours during summer kids club time. Flexibility will be needed.

 

Key Responsibilities & Activities each week:

  1. Mentored & Trained
  2. Meet with the Lead Pastor to share, plan for the week, to pray, and follow up on any questions
  3. Participate in a book study to foster spiritual growth & practical training and be stretched to use the gifts God has given you, as well as find more boldness and care for the church and community.
  4. Coordinating a weekly Summer Kids Club
  5. Work with the Lead Pastor and other children’s ministry leaders to develop a core ministry team of volunteers from Culloden to run a weekly summer kids club based out of the church building.
  6. The successful running of this weekly day kids club will include finding a theme, curriculum, food, volunteers & advertising.
  7. Summer Sunday School
  8. As the Sunday School Leader, you are responsible to organize & implement a summer Sunday School program for 10-15 kids ages 4-9 years old.
  9. Responsibilities will include: prepare for the program during the week (activities and crafts); recruit volunteers to assist & communicate so they are prepared for Sunday.
  10. Serving in the Sunday service (ie. music team, kids ministry, greeting, etc)

 

Click here for more information on Children’s Ministry Summer Intern.

Posted on: 2019/05/21


Shipper/Receiver/Driver – MCC Surrey Thrift Shop

The Surrey MCC Thrift Shop is actively engaged in receiving and selling used clothing, furniture, small appliances, housewares, books, toys, jewellery and collectibles with all proceeds designated to support the relief, development, social justice and peace work of Mennonite Central Committee. This particular assignment involves providing support to the shipping, receiving, and retail floor operations of the Shop, all in a manner that is efficient and fostering Christian respect for customers, staff and volunteers. This position reports to the Shop Manager.

This position is available on a 0.6-1.0 FTE salaried arrangement (24 – 40 hours per week) requiring full availability Monday – Saturday. Only those candidates who are legally eligible to work in Canada should apply.

Click here for more information on Shipper/Receiver/Driver – MCC Surrey Thrift Shop.

Posted on: 2019/05/17


Associate Pastor of Youth Ministries

Ministry Description for the Position of

Associate Pastor of Youth Ministries

 

Title: Associate Pastor of Youth Ministries

Reports To:  Board of Elders

 

Salem Church: Purpose and Vision
The purpose of Salem Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ.

The vision of Salem Church is that we will seek to be a church where everyone proclaims the Gospel of Jesus Christ at every opportunity.

All ministries of Salem Church are to align with the church’s doctrinal position and contribute to the realization of our purpose and vision statement.

Position Summary:
The role of Associate Pastor of Youth Ministries exists as a catalyst in seeing the mission of Salem Church fulfilled.  The focus of this pastoral role is to provide biblical direction, oversight, and training for Salem’s Youth Ministry teams and equip parents in their role as disciplers.  To lead and mentor youth in becoming vibrant disciples of Jesus.

Church Profile:
The church has a rich history which began in 1899 with a few settlers coming to a new country.   Today we are a church family of over 300 people.  We are blessed to have both the wisdom of those in their later years together with many young families who have a desire to disciple their children.  In 2016 we moved into a new Christian Education wing including a gymnasium, Sunday School rooms, offices and kitchen.  This much needed expansion has been enjoyed by many and provides opportunity for continued expansion of our ministry.  Our next Associate Pastor of Youth Ministries will have the privilege of ministering to 60 plus students and providing leadership to both our Junior Youth and Senior Youth Ministry Teams.  You can learn a little more about us at www.salemchurch.ca

We are part of the Fellowship of Evangelical Bible Churches (FEBC). www.fellowshipforward.org

Community Profile:
Salem Church is located in Waldheim, Saskatchewan.  Waldheim is an absolutely beautiful community of over 1200 people located only 50 kilometers from the north end of Saskatoon.  Waldheim has a K-12 school with over 400 students.  It is unique from other small towns in that it contains a healthy mix of those who are employed in the community and those who commute to Saskatoon.  This is because of the many amenities and businesses in Waldheim including the head offices for My Mutual Insurance and Mennonite Trust Limited.  There are a growing number of people who have come to appreciate its proximity to Saskatoon while still maintaining the benefits of small town living.   You will find further information at www.waldheim.ca

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Posted on: 2019/05/16


Executive Assistant

ACTS SEMINARIES EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Position Summary:
The Executive Assistant provides administrative support to the ACTS Seminaries Executive Director and the leadership team. This position is the first point of contact for email and telephone inquiries and offers cordial assistance to guests coming through the ACTS Seminaries office. The successful applicant will contribute to efficient and integrated operation of the ACTS Seminaries Office as it serves the member seminaries and our students.

For full position details please visit actsseminaries.com/employment.

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Posted on: 2019/05/15


Associate Pastor of Family Ministries

Ministry Description for the Position of

Associate Pastor of Family Ministries

 

Title: Associate Pastor of Family Ministries

Reports To:  Board of Elders

 

Salem Church: Purpose and Vision

The purpose of Salem Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ.

The vision of Salem Church is that we will seek to be a church where everyone proclaims the Gospel of Jesus Christ at every opportunity.

All ministries of Salem Church are to align with the church’s doctrinal position and contribute to the realization of our purpose and vision statement.

 

Position Purpose:
To provide biblical direction, oversight, and training for Salem’s Family Ministry teams, and to equip parents in their role as primary disciplers of their children.

 

Position Summary:
The role of the Associate Pastor of Family Ministries exists as a catalyst in seeing the purpose and vision of Salem Church fulfilled. He will provide biblical direction, oversight, and training for Family Ministry teams. He will reinforce the significance of biblical foundations in families, in order to see parents become the primary champions for developing vibrant faith in their children, while the church is an empowering co-champion. He will develop and implement a plan for inspiring, equipping, and supporting parents to actively engage in the discipleship of their children. He will promote, and support the Real Life Discipleship model in both our Family and Small Group Ministries.

 

Church Profile:

Salem church has experienced a season of growth that has led to our need for an Associate Pastor of Family Ministries. The church has a rich history which began in 1899 with a few settlers coming to a new country.   Today we are a church family of over 300 people.  We are blessed to have both the wisdom of those in their later years together with many young families who have a desire to disciple their children.  In 2016 we moved into a new Christian Education wing including a gymnasium, Sunday School rooms, offices and kitchen.  This much needed expansion has been enjoyed by many and provides opportunity for continued expansion of our ministry.  The Pastor of Family Ministries is a new role in our church family. You can learn a little more about us at www.salemchurch.ca

We are part of the Fellowship of Evangelical Bible Churches (FEBC). www.fellowshipforward.org

 

Community Profile:

Salem Church is located in Waldheim, Saskatchewan.  Waldheim is an absolutely beautiful community of over 1200 people located only 50 kilometers from the north end of Saskatoon.  Waldheim has a K-12 school with over 400 students.  It is unique from other small towns in that it contains a healthy mix of those who are employed in the community and those who commute to Saskatoon.  This is because of the many amenities and businesses in Waldheim including the head offices for My Mutual Insurance and Mennonite Trust Limited.  There are a growing number of people who have come to appreciate its proximity to Saskatoon while still maintaining the benefits of small town living.   You will find further information at www.waldheim.ca

Click here for more information on Associate Pastor of Family Ministries.

Posted on: 2019/05/15


House Parent Couple

Inner Hope is a diverse and welcoming community made up of East Vancouver youth and families, and a dynamic team of staff and volunteers who are passionate about long-term relationships. We are seeking a dynamic couple to fill the role of House Parents for Inner Hope’s housing program. This is a live-in ministry opportunity for a married couple who are called to a full-life integration approach to ministry with at-risk youth. If you are passionate about inner-city missions, if your values inspire you to walk alongside a vulnerable population, you will thrive in this role!

Our House Parents reside in The Home and foster a family-style environment for up to four residents aged 16-24, managing daily house life and building meaningful relationships with youth and their families. The Home is designed for long-term growth in residents, and we ask House Parents to commit to at least two years in their role.

Youth who apply to live in The Home are seeking structure, support, and accountability in their lives, ideally over a long-term stay. In a substance-free environment shaped by Christian values, the House Parent couple models a healthy relationship and offers residents love, support, and discipleship. It can also be a second home and safe haven for past residents, friends, and family; House Parents nurture this sense of belonging through special events each year.

Responsible to: Director of Programs (Diana Squires)
Start date: Negotiable (approx Aug 2019)

Hours:

  • Live in The Home
  • The Primary House Parent must be committed and available to the home and its residents on a full-time basis; the Secondary House Parent is employed with Inner Hope half-time and may accept other employment or schooling with consideration for how it will impact the role. Both House Parents must be committed to parenting and engaging in home life.
  • 2 evenings off per week. 1 weekend or 1 week off per month (alternating months).

Remuneration:

  • $2500 / month

Benefits:

  • Room & Board (90% non-taxable)
  • $800 / month respite renewal allowance (taxable income)
  • Group Benefits Plan (couple coverage for health and life insurance)
  • Cell phone
  • Opportunities for mentorship, support, and professional development

Position Requirements:

  • Supportive of Inner Hope Youth Ministries (IHYM) Statement of Faith
  • Adherence to IHYM’s Vision, Mission and Values
  • Willingness to adhere to IHYM’s Code of Ethics and all staff policies
  • Minimum two years of college or university
  • Minimum two years of experience working or volunteering with youth, including some experience with inner city youth
  • Strong problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Character, reliability, maturity, and skill level to relate positively with youth and families at risk, and model responsible behaviour
  • Acceptable current criminal record check
  • Married couple age 25+ (House Parents must be older than residents)
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Aboriginal community is an asset
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle (work-related mileage is reimbursed)

Qualities:

  • Cultural humility
  • Compassionate teacher and motivator
  • Patient and self-controlled
  • Healthy boundaries in life and relationships
  • Identifies needs and takes initiative
  • Collaborative, team player
  • Enjoys being around people the majority of the time
  • Open and authentic; able to live with limited privacy in a community setting
  • Able to organize, prioritize, and multi-task
  • Assertive and gentle, able to manage conflict in a coaching and reconciliation-focused manner

Detailed Job Descriptions: www.innerhope.ca/houseparents

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Posted on: 2019/05/14


Religious Educator

Job Title: Religious Educator – (NOC 4217)

# of Vacancies: 1

Term: Full-time, permanent

Company: Endeavour Christian School

Business Address & Location of Work: 312 First Street South, Endeavour, SK S0W 0W0

Wage: $17.50 – $19/hour depending on experience. Housing provided.

Education Requirement: Minimum completion of grade 9

Experience Requirement: Experience considered an asset; must be a member in good standing with the Church of God in Christ Mennonite

Language at workplace: English

 

Job Description:

Endeavour Christian School is an independent school of Endeavour, SK.  The school is currently seeking a teacher responsible for providing instruction to grades 1 to 4 and assisting the congregation at religious services

If you are a member in good standing with the Church of God in Christ Mennonite and are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume and references by email reply to this ad or by mail to Box 151, Endeavour, SK S0W 0W0

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Posted on: 2019/05/14


Volunteer Coordinator

Introduction:

  • Job begins in July 2019
  • Volunteers play a large role in complimenting ICYA staff in living out our mission of bringing hope and future through Christ to at-risk youth and their families living in The North End. We want to ensure our volunteers are matched well with the roles given, that they are properly screened before placed in care of children and youth, that they are trained, equipped, and feel valued
  • This role will involve approximately 20 hours per week.

Duties:

Recruiting:

  • Develop a recruiting strategy for volunteers (commercials, advertisements, posters, brochures, etc.) and work within the allocated budget to have a year round strategy (e.g. Spring push for summer programs and camp volunteers, late summer push for club leaders, lunch program workers, etc.). Continue to promote the best method of recruitment—word of mouth.
  • Volunteers should come both from supporting churches as well as from the local community.
  • Maintain a relationship with local Bible Colleges for recruiting “Field Education” and other student volunteers (e.g. Field Ed. Opportunity Days, on campus visits for recruiting.)
  • In charge of screening all police checks and child abuse registry checks for
    volunteers/staff.
  • Ensure screening is completed on all new volunteers (i.e. application, interview,
    reference checks, etc.)
  • Ensure all volunteer information and requirements are kept up to date (i.e. police checks and training are current.)

Training:

  • Coordinate regular volunteer training days (2-3 times yearly.)
  • In conjunction with ICYA staff, help establish volunteer job descriptions.
  • Help volunteers to understand the biblical principles that drive the ministry and promote a deep love for the people of our community.
  • Meet with new volunteers to train and share vision.
  • To identify topics and themes for training volunteers to accomplish their job (i.e. Abuse Prevention Policy.)

Care:

  • To ensure that regular one-on-one meetings for the purpose of encouragement,
    sharing vision, training, and building relationships are happening with either their immediate supervisor or the volunteer coordinator.
  • Field any concerns or complaints about inappropriate volunteer conduct or lagging commitment levels. Recognition and thanks to volunteers.
  • Communication with volunteers through appropriate means.

Accountability:

  • Regular meetings with the ICYA General Manager for the purpose of evaluation,
    supervision, and prayer.
  • Prepare regular reports for board and council meetings, as requested

Personal:

  • The Volunteer Coordinator will need to seek out training opportunities that will better equip him/her for the ministry.
  • Pursue an active and growing relationship with God.
  • Operate within the Lifestyle and Morality Standards of ICYA.

Other:

  • The Volunteer Coordinator will need to fully understand the positions that volunteers are being placed into. He/She should regularly spend time involved in youth related activities to maintain a connection with front line volunteers and to help keep perspective about our programs.
  • Have an understanding of the various programs within ICYA and work towards
    volunteer strategies that suit the various needs

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Posted on: 2019/05/10


Pastor to Children, Youth and Young Adults

Pastor to Children, Youth and Young Adults

Full Time Position: River West Christian Church (Maternity Coverage)

Targeted Start Date: Aug 2019

 

Overview:

River West Christian Church is a growing multi-generational church family situated in West Edmonton.  We are Christ followers who desire to worship, lead and serve as people intent on following Jesus in all of life.  We belong to the Mennonite Brethren family of Churches.

 

Key Involvement Areas:

  • RWCC Staff Ministry Team
  • Children’s Ministry – General Oversight & Collaboration
  • Youth Ministry – General Oversight & Key Focus
  • Young Adult Ministry – General Oversight & Collaboration

 

Purpose and Role:

This maternity leave position is full time for one year with the possibility of extension. The youth pastor will serve under the leadership of the Transitional Pastor and the Leadership Team of River West Christian Church.

 

In partnership with the staff ministry team, the youth pastor will serve RWCC and focus their gifts and talents in providing oversight to children’s ministry, leadership to the established youth ministry and work collaboratively with the young adults involved in the young adult ministry.

 

Qualifications:

  • Dependent on God – Experiences a healthy, growing relationship with God characterized by surrender and a desire to hear and follow God’s leading.
  • Personally Balanced/Healthy – Knows and is comfortable with him/herself, practices and enjoys a well rounded lifestyle, maintains a stable, supportive family environment and includes the development of friendships and interests beyond vocational ministry.
  • Leads Well – Is experienced and growing as a visionary, transparent leader in pastoral ministry to youth and values growing the church through the empowerment of people in teams.
  • Responsive to Community -Engages the community and genuinely welcomes individuals to take their next step with God.
  • Builds Relationships – Makes the development of authentic relationships a priority.

  

Working Relationships:

Responsible to:

Jesus

Transitional Pastor/Leadership Team

 

Works Closely with:

Children’s Ministry Team

Youth Leadership Team

Youth/Young Adults of the church and community

Staff Ministry Team, Transitional Leaders

 

Responsible for:

Children’s Ministry Team

Youth Leadership Team

Youth Ministry

Young Adults Ministry

 

Responsibilities:

As an ‘equipper of others’ the Youth Pastor will:

  • Pursue a vibrant personal relationship with Jesus.
  • Model and encourage relational ministry.
  • Work collaboratively with the Children’s Ministry team to:
    • Build, develop and resource the volunteers
    • Establish appropriate curriculum
  • Ensure that the overall vision for youth ministries meshes with River West’s mission, values and vision.
  • Build, develop and resource leaders to participate in leading a youth and young adult ministry that calls youth and young adults to become followers of Jesus in all of life.
  • Develop and mentor volunteers
  • Oversee the budget of the children, youth and young adult ministries.
  • Capably handle the administration required to communicate effectively with children, youth, children/youth parents, young adults and the greater church family as necessary.
  • Participate in the Sunday gatherings of the church in collaboration with the Transitional Pastor.
  • Serve in ministries besides youth as time and opportunity allow.

 

Qualifications:

  • Clear passion for Jesus and the ministries of Children, Youth and Young Adults
  • Able to work independently while relating well to the staff ministry team
  • Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree from a Bible College preferred
  • Experience working with children, youth and young adults in either a volunteer or vocational capacity is required
  • Willing to pursue credentialing with Alberta Mennonite Brethren

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Posted on: 2019/05/07


Intercultural Studies Associate

Passionate about justice and serving marginalized communities? The ICS Associate role at CBC is your opportunity to train leaders and educate College students to care for vulnerable neighbours in the Downtown East Side of Vancouver. Must be organized, good with budgets and tracking finances, and able to relate and communicate well with a variety of people. Minimum Bachelor of Arts required.

This part-time role allows you the flexibility to upgrade your education, care for your family, or work on your ‘side hustle’.

Role begins mid-August 2019.

Click here for more information on Intercultural Studies Associate.

Posted on: 2019/05/07


 

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