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Children's Pastor

Children's Pastor

Company: Christian Centre Church
Contact Person: Jessie Knight
4545 Jane Street
Toronto, Ontario , M3N 2K7

Position Description

Full-Time Position (Permanent)

Salary: To be determined

Christian Centre Church is located in the Jane & Finch Community – a highly populated, diverse and largely low-income neighbourhood in North Toronto. Our congregation of approximately 450 is a mix of local residents, suburban commuters and York University students. We have a strong focus on community outreach and integration. At this time, we are asking God to send us a Children’s Pastor who is both equipped and called to serve in this unique ministry context.

Job Description:

  • Oversee all Children’s Ministry initiatives from infancy to Gr. 5, including Sunday School classes, open sessions, mid-week program, outreach programming and special events
  • Effectively recruit, manage, train, develop, motivate, and debrief all Children’s Ministry volunteers on an ongoing basis
  • Actively build relationships with children and their families, including home visits and follow-up
  • Facilitate community outreach initiatives for children and families
  • Integrate children and families from our outreach programming into our church community
  • Ensure all volunteer security clearances are complete and up to date and that there is full compliance to our Plan to Protect Policies
  • A portion of portfolio will include general office administration


  • Comfortable with Pentecostal theology and spirituality
  • Committed to the empowerment of women, racial minorities and the poor
  • Passionate about reaching and discipling children
  • Strong sense of initiative and self-motivation
  • Socially confident and authoritative
  • Strong team building and managerial skills
  • Communication and public speaking skills
  • Efficient with computers and technology
  • Basic office administration skills – typing, proofreading, phone/email, etc.


  • Experience working in a camp or large kids ministry setting
  • Experience in a multi-cultural, urban context (esp. inner city)
  • Willingness to stay long term, move to the community
  • Biblical Degree/Diploma from an accredited post-secondary institution        
  • Managerial experience in a church or non-profit organization
  • Experience with special education – ADHD, special needs, mental health
  • Willingness to take courses in Theology and/or Children’s Ministry
  • Abilities in music, dance or drama

Please submit a one-page cover letter, resume, and two references to:

Christian Centre Church
4545 Jane Street, North York, ON
M3N 2K7

416 661 6770

Affiliated with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada (PAOC)

Posted: December 29, 2015 | Renewed: March 28, 2019 | Expires: August 28, 2019
Posted Under: Pastoral - Children's Ministries
Career ID: [ 2274 ]