Children & Youth Coordinator

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Published
October 12, 2021
Location
Chilliwack, BC
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Chilliwack
Address:
46420 Brooks Avenue
Posting Expires:
November 16, 2021
Applications Accepted By:
Attn: Captain Matthew Kean, Email: sa.chwk@shaw.ca Mail: Captain Matthew Kean, Corps Officer, 46420 Brooks Avenue, Chilliwack, BC V2P 1C5 Please note 'Child & Youth Coordinator' in the subject line of your email

Description

The Children & Youth Coordinator coordinates activities associated with discipleship and outreach ministries to Kindergarten to Grade 12 aged youth from the Church and the local community.

Hours:   

  • 37.5 hours per week.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Contributes to the spiritual development of children and youth in the Church by mentoring, discipling, encouraging, and modeling appropriate Christian attitudes and behaviours.
  • Coordinates, implements, maintains, and assists in the evaluation of programs/ministries relevant to the children and youth of the church and the community at large; may plan and conduct creative worship services, evangelistic outreach, care programs (including ongoing visitation), and Bible studies as applicable.
  • Prays with and/or leads children, youth and family members to faith in Jesus Christ as opportunity permits.
  • May develop and implement appropriate leadership development and ministry programs for youth and those involved in youth leadership; recruits, orients, and trains volunteer leaders.
  • Oversee all aspects of all the children and youth camps.
  • Plans and conducts creative worship services, youth groups, sports ministries, youth mission teams, evangelistic outreach, pastoral care programs and Bible Studies as applicable.
  • Attends all worship services and available and willing to preach as gifting dictates.
  • Attend all Church related activities/events as it pertains to children and youth ministries.
  • Knows and acts in accordance with security procedures of the Church to ensure the safety and confidentiality of participants and information.
  • Is able to work in adherence to The Salvation Army’s Christian Mission and Values.
  • Maintains written records/logs of activities (including activity reports and statistical information).
  • Participates in the development and management of a departmental budget.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and be willing to work evenings and weekends and contribute volunteer hours if needed.
  • Ability to give oversight to volunteers.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Completion of High School (an alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable).
  • Post-secondary education with an emphasis in Biblical studies or Youth Ministry an asset.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of prior related experience working with children and youth.
  • Criminal Record Check and internal Salvation Army Abuse Registry clearance.
  • Valid Driver’s License and access to vehicle.
  • Police Security Clearance Certificate.
  • Certificate in First Aid, Mental Health First Aid and CPR Training.

 

PREFERRED SKILLS/CAPABILITIES:

The performance of the job requires continuous monitoring of the environment and attentiveness to working safely.

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening
  • A clean drivers abstract
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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