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Youth Ministry Coordinator

Youth Ministry Coordinator

Company: New Life Christian Reformed Church
Contact Person: Alison Pyper
400 Victoria Road North
Guelph, Ontario , N1E 5J7
Phone: 519-823-5851

Position Description

New Life Christian Reformed Church (CRC) Guelph

Youth Ministry Coordinator

Job Description

Title: Youth Ministry Coordinator

General Description:  The Youth Ministry Coordinator is responsible for providing leadership for the high school youth program: planning the program in collaboration with leaders; supervising leaders, mentors and youth; and supporting youth leaders and other volunteers.  This role will help youth to build relationships and to know, see, and be Jesus.

Hours: 20 hours per week

·         Weekday hours, Sundays and approximately four full weekends per year

Key Activities:

Planning and Administrative Preparation Activities

·         Provide leadership during the 2018/19 year of youth group activities in collaboration with youth leaders

·         Plan for summer 2018 Serve project

·         Plan for 2018/19 year of youth education/discipleship sessions

·         Plan logistics for larger events, off-site events

·         Connect with the Classis Huron Youth Ministry Committee and regional youth programs (i.e. Trillium League, All-Ontario events) for schedule planning

·         Network with local high schools and other churches to foster a community for the youth beyond New Life CRC (Youth services, attending worship opportunities at other locations, etc.)

·         Plan the agenda for the Youth Leadership Team meetings along with volunteers

·         Meet with staff regularly

·         Send regular updates to Youth Discipleship Elder

·         Provide regular communication with parents, youth and youth volunteers

Supervision and Relationship Building Activities

·         Attend Sunday evening youth gatherings along with volunteers

·         Attend Sunday morning services

·         Supervise weekends away (August/September camping, Fall Retreat and Leadership Studio, spring retreat, summer service project)

·         Recruit and develop youth leaders

·         Coordinate a youth mentorship program, partnering adults with interested youth

·         Connect the ministry to the vision of New Life CRC


·         Youth Discipleship Branch Elder (point person to be identified annually)

·         Attendance at regular staff meetings led by the New Life CRC Pastor

·         Annual review with and support from Human Resource Support Group

Qualifications & Personal Traits:

·         Committed Christian

·         Good grasp of Reformed World View

·         Strong communication skills (verbal/written)

·         Enthusiastic and relational leader

·         Experience in leading youth

·         Post-secondary training in youth ministry and leadership

Contact by March 30, 2018:

Alison Pyper 

Ministry Coordinator, New Life Christian Reformed Church

400 Victoria Rd. N.  Guelph, ON 

N1E 5J7           



Posted: November 27, 2017 | Renewed: February 5, 2018 | Expires: March 30, 2018
Posted Under: Pastoral - Youth/Youth Worker
Career ID: [ 4638 ]