Youth and Family Ministries Coordinator

The Salvation Army Boundless Vancouver
June 10, 2019
Vancouver, Canada
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Interested applicants please submit a cover letter and resume via email, with subject line Youth and Family Ministries Coordinator to:
Closing date
July 31, 2019


The Youth and Family Ministries coordinator is a leadership position recruiting and equipping volunteers and leading ministries in collaboration with the Pastoral Team.

• Permanent Full Time - 35 hours
• Medium amount of travel and some special events.
• Carry a cell phone.



S.M.A.R.T goals will be developed from tasks for Performance Excellence And Coaching reviews.
• Actively recruit, orientate, train and lead volunteers who are interested and committed to being part of Kid’s Time and Youth Ministry (Outreach, Discipleship, Prayer, Evangelism, Worship, Fellowship).
• Lead and train a youth committee to oversee pastoral care of youth and children in BV.
• Lead children and youth to respond to the gospel (Presentation & Prayer).
• Develop and maintain relationships with families encouraging happy and well-developed children and youth, living in peace with God, themselves and with others. Guided by good spiritual values that enrich their lives and allow them to reach their full potential and the welfare of the city.
• Know and act in accordance with security procedures of the The Salvation Army to ensure the safety and confidentiality of participants and information.
• Establish annual plans for ministries and maintain written records/logs of activities, including activity reports and statistical information for ministry evaluation.
• Monitor expenditures to ensure conformity to budget provisions.
• Refer families to BV Gatherings, Community Ministries, Camp Sunrise or other community assistance programs as necessary.
• Participate as an active member of the Mission Board.
• Participate in staff training and development.
• Perform other relevant duties as assigned (set up, clean up, communication).


• Passionate for building gospel-centred relationships with youth and children.
• Has a strong, mature, personal Christian commitment that is able lead and teach from the Bible and the doctrines of the Salvation Army. Specifically, participate in Infinitum - BV spiritual formation and discipleship program.
• A degree in biblical Studies or equivalent work experience with youth.
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work cooperatively and effectively with others.
• A desire to be creative and innovative showing initiative with minimal supervision.
• Excellent administrative, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
• A whole-hearted commitment to support the mission and values of Boundless Vancouver and The Salvation Army.
• A criminal record check and internal Salvation Army child protection registry clearance.

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

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.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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