Children’s Ministry Leader

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St. Andrew's

Term of Office:
3 month probationary term; flexible contract possible after this period

Supervision and Support:
Reports to: Christian Education Committee; and pastor of Youth and Family Ministry

To encourage children into the faith and help them to grow in that relationship; to have fun and provide an alternative experience to the adult style of worship and learning. To help the children experience love and acceptance in a non-threatening environment. To connect with families in the Bolsover community to provide programming

Population served:
Children under the age of 14; Bolsover and area community

Skills, Qualifications and Attributes:

  • need to have a love of the Lord, and be grounded in their faith and personal relationship with Jesus
  • warm & friendly, and enjoy being with children; hospitable
  • teaching skills including experience with children’s programs; computer skills
  • patient; dependable; flexible; creative; musical; good communicator & motivator
  • ability to share knowledge of faith and scriptures and to set a positive example
  • good interpersonal skills with children and parents
  • driver’s license with access to vehicle
  • available Sunday mornings
  • First Aid Training is an asset
  • Successful candidate requires a Police Records Check

Training Provided: Leading with Care

Time Commitment:

  • 8 hours per week: includes preparation and Sunday class time; outreach; once/month all day program
  • Christian Education committee meetings as required

Description of Duties / Responsibilities:

  • plan and prepare lessons in association with CE committee and Family and Youth pastor
  • ensure an appropriate classroom set-up and return the room to its previous form after class
  • assist / lead group activities (e.g. Christmas Pageants, picnic and other special events)
  • track and review attendance, calling student who are absent more than 2 consecutive Sundays
  • follow protocols and procedures
  • help organize and supervise off-site outings with parental permission forms completed
  • inform the Christian Education Committee and Family and Youth pastor of any concerns
  • connect with families in the community (outreach)

Program Location: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church; Bolsover

Remuneration: $15/hour

Please contact Shannon Shearer at sls [dot] shearer [at] bell [dot] net or (705) 879-3475 for additional information.

2016-10-14T12:25:12+00:00 April 21st, 2016|Comments Off on Children’s Ministry Leader