Children and Family Ministry Coordinator

 

Join our St. Andrew’s United Church team as the Children and Family Ministry Coordinator. We are located in North Vancouver near Lion’s Gate Hospital.

 

Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with the Minister, develops an age-appropriate and theologically progressive
    children’s curriculum for Children’s Church
  • Develops stimulating interactive lessons for Children’s Church based on the Bible and liturgical
    seasons, appropriately enhanced through nature study, story-telling, crafts, music, dance and
    other disciplines
  • Attends the opening of worship services, leads children downstairs for Children’s Church and
    returns with the children for communion
  • Provides a pastoral presence to individual children as needed
  • Supports family events involving children—i.e. Teddy Bear Picnic, intergenerational services,
    Spooky Halloween, Christmas pageant
  • Communicates weekly with parents of children attending Children’s Church
  • Writes and contributes information for St. Andrew’s weekly E-News, newsletter, and website as
    requested

 

Qualifications:

  • Early Childhood Education training OR formal teaching qualifications OR equivalent work
    experience in teaching and providing programs for children (camp or church setting or
    after school care is applicable)
  • Experience/history in the United Church of Canada OR in another Christian
    denomination
  • Understanding of child development, particularly faith development
  • Ability to work well independently and with others
  • Microsoft Office skills (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint). WordPress, Twitter,
    Facebook skills an asset

 

Salary: $19.00 per hour (6 hours weekly)

Start Date: September 2019

Position Location: St. Andrew’s United Church, 1044 St. George’s Avenue, North Vancouver

Closing Date: August 31, 2019

 

Résumés to:

office@st-andrews-united.ca