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Youth Pastor

Youth Pastor

Company: Markham Chinese Baptist Church
Contact Person: Deacon Richard Wong
9580 Woodbine Avenue
Markham, Ontario , L6C 1H8
Phone: 9058876222

Position Description

Work within a team setting to oversee and develop our growing Young Life Division (YLD) ministries, with a focus on youth in grades 7 to 9.

Overview of Church and Community

Currently the church has a team of pastoral staff and 1100+ congregants across four Divisions: English (200+ people), Mandarin (200+ people), Cantonese (550+ people) and Young Life Division (150+ people). The church is strategically situated next to Hwy 404 between Major Mackenzie Drive E. and 16th Avenue in a residential area developed over the past 20 years and is expanding into the north with predominately Asian origin.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the spiritual needs of youth in grades 7 to 9
  • Work with the Children Pastor to develop YLD ministries on Sunday mornings and on weeknights for children/youth from birth to grade 9
  • Work with the Youth Adult Pastor to ensure a smooth transition from Youth Life to English congregation
  • Develop and motivate leaders
  • Preach regularly in the youth service
  • Teach Sunday School
  • Select and review curriculum materials and educational tools
  • Provide visitation and pastoral counselling; reach out to parents
  • Recruit, train and coordinate various activities with volunteers
  • Attend prayer meetings and ministry meetings 

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • With calling from God and with strong passion to serve in the body of Christ
  • Theological education: M.Div. or above from an accredited and recognized theological institution
  • Pastoral experience in North America of similar church size and culture preferred
  • Excellent communication skills in English. Knowledge of Chinese is an asset
  • Strong computer and technological skills.
  • Be a team player and cooperate with other Divisional pastors for ministry alignment and church unity

Contact Information

Deacon Richard Wong
Church Phone Number: 905-887-6222

NB: People with disabilities are welcome and will be accommodated upon successful selection.​

Posted: February 13, 2019 | Renewed: August 16, 2019 | Expires: February 16, 2020
Posted Under: Pastoral - Youth/Youth Worker
Career ID: [ 6431 ]