Family Ministries Coordinator
Family Ministries Coordinator
Hamilton, Ontario , L8P 4G8
FAMILY MINISTRIES COORDINATOR – Melrose United Church
Position Title: Family Ministries Coordinator
Term of Office: 1 year contract with intention to renew.
Supervision: Minister of Melrose United Church and Christian Development Committee (CDC)
Support: Secretary of Melrose United Church
Purpose of Position: To develop and implement programs with the CDC for children and youth within the church community and the general community.
Duties and Responsibilities
Develop and implement child/youth programming, including Sunday School, within the church(participating in Sunday morning services in collaboration with the minister and music director) Activities can include, but are not limited to the following:
Development or use of a Sunday school curriculum in cooperation with the minister's sermons and the church worship calendar (can include Christmas play, intergenerational services).
Organization of volunteers for activities.
Regular family-centered events throughout the year in consultation with CDC
Faith based youth events (can include early dismissal day programs, after school programs, evening programs, vacation Bible school)..
Attend meetings as required.
Communicate with families and church members through regular emails and newsletter updates as needed. Communicate with Minister and CDC
Reach out to United Churches or other churches in the area for partnerships and opportunities for joint children and youth activities.
Maintain a safe environment for all participants and store all sensitive data collected in an appropriate manner.
Manage program budget effectively.
Ensure appropriate supervision of events.
Develop relationships the families of Melrose United Church to foster a sense of community.
Ensure set up of Sunday school rooms and areas and nursery on Sundays.
Delegate tasks and request assistance for programs when necessary.
Collect regular data on attendance, and event satisfaction to produce reports twice per year to CDC
Collect and pass on contact information for new families to church administrator as appropriate.
Connect new families and children with the Minister and Elder Committee as appropriate
Skills, Experience and Qualifications Required
Experience and desire to work with children of all ages and their families in a Christian setting.
Ability to communicate with children and adults effectively.
Ability to assess needs of situations and develop and implement appropriate ministries.
Good team player and strong people skills.
Provision of a Vulnerable Persons Police Clearance
Limits of Position
Work within the United Church of Canada guidelines.
Up to 10 hours a week (40-50 weeks per year – to be determined) with flex hours.
Interested applicants please apply to:
Gwyneth Xagoraris, Christian Development Committee Chair
or mail application to
Attn: Gwyneth Xagoraris
Melrose United Church
86Homewood Avenue, Hamilton, ON L8P 2M4
We appreciate all applications received; however, we will contact only those candidates
selected for an interview.
Posted Under: Pastoral - Children's Ministries
Career ID: [ 4430 ]