Director of Children and Youth Ministry

Director of Children and Youth Ministry

The Church of the Ascension is looking for a Director of Children and Youth Ministries to work with us as we help our children and youth grow in faith.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and lead volunteers for all areas of the ministry (including recruitment, screening, training, and support)
  • Advocate for and enable the full participation of youth and children in the life of the community – worship, outreach, hospitality, etc
  • Build up a community of mutual care and support amongst the youth, children, and families
  • Coordinate the planning and execution of Sunday school, youth group, and other programs as needed, including managing supplies
  • Attend to the administrative responsibilities related to youth ministries
    • Parish Council meetings; weekly staff meeting; communications (website, social media, email, and phone), record keeping, budgeting, diocesan meetings
  • Participate in the children and youth ministries of the diocese
  • Participate in the effort to reach children and youth in the neighbourhood, building relationships with local community groups, schools, etc.
  • Participate in the community life of the parish, including worship and occasional fellowship events

This position is 20 hrs/week, including Sunday mornings and occasional evenings.

Further details: Director of Children and Youth Ministry Job Description

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