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Youth Ministries Intern

Youth Ministries Intern

Company: Melrose United Church
Contact Person: Meg Chalmers
Location/Address:
86 Homewood Ave
Hamilton , Ontario , L8P2M4
Phone: (905) 522-1323

Position Description

Melrose United Church has an exciting opportunity for a student seeking experience in Youth Ministry and Leadership. The primary focus of the Youth Ministry Intern Position is to proactively serve the youth and families of Melrose United Church through administration, teaching, and relationship building.

Reports to: Family Ministries Coordinator

Type of position: Unpaid Internship (Fall School Term)

Hours per week: Up to 10

Working Hours

  • Flexible office hours with the opportunity to work partly from home
  • Mandatory Sunday Mornings
  • Occasional Friday evenings for Youth related special events

About Us

Melrose’s Vision is to respond to God’s call by being a people of faith who open our hearts and minds to the true power and love of Jesus Christ.

We live our faith by providing within our changing community a welcoming environment which encourages people of all ages to care for and accept one another.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • With the support of the Family Ministries Coordinator, develop and implement a weekly Sunday morning program for Youth ages 12 and up.
  • Active involvement in All-Ages Family Ministries events
  • Facilitate at minimum one monthly youth group activity
  • Assist with the implementation of confirmation program/classes
  • Attend meetings as required
  • Maintain a safe environment for all participants
  • Demonstrate effective understanding of confidentially
  • Foster a sense of community among youth through relationship building
  • Advertise programs and events through e-mail, bulletin, website and various social media channels
  • Accurately keep record of expenses from the Youth Ministry budget

Skills and Qualifications

  • Passion for working with Youth in a Ministry position
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team, and also independently
  • Comfortable using computer software programs (Microsoft Word etc.)
  • Current Vulnerable Screening Police Check
  • Previous experience working with youth considered an asset
  • Must be able to provide own transportation

All applicants must work within the United Church of Canada’s Guidelines. Please see the following link for more information: https://www.united-church.ca/news/manual-2019-now-online

Interested applicants can submit a resume to:

Meg Chalmers, Family Ministries Coordinator Melrose United Church
mucfamilyministries@gmail.com

Posted: July 5, 2019 | Expires: October 3, 2019
Posted Under: Pastoral - Youth/Youth Worker
Career ID: [ 7076 ]