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Tyndale Youth Ministry Leadership Conference 2019 #TYMLC2019: 

Third annual two day leadership conference for individuals of all ages who work in youth ministry settings whether in the Church or the marketplace from November 15 to 16 this year. The conference will include a mixture of main and breakout sessions on topics of relevance both to youth workers and their students.

Director of Student Ministries- Grace Presbyterian Church (West Hill)

Director of Student Ministries- Grace Presbyterian Church (West Hill)

Company: Grace Presbyterian Church (West Hill)
Contact Person: Dan Nortes
447 Port Union Road
Scarborough, Ontario , M1C 2L6
Phone: 416-284-8424

Position Description

Hours 20 - Salaried


  1. Mature evangelical Christian;
  2. Comfortable with and passionate about students and their communities;
  3. Passionate about youth ministry and inter-generational relationships;
  4. Highly committed to the discipleship of young people;
  5. Desire to work in partnership with other ministries and Christians;
  6. Formal theological training helpful, but not required;


The Director of Student Ministries is responsible for the direction, vision and execution of youth and young adult ministries at Grace Church.  The Director will oversee and lead Bible studies and community-building opportunities for Grace students (approximate ages: 11 – 25 years), while constructing a safe environment in which to explore faith, Christ and life as Christians.  The Director will work with other Grace ministries to seek and provide opportunities to engage Grace youth with the greater congregation in meaningful and active ways, ultimately to encourage positive and meaningful relationships with congregants of all ages as a means of building life-long faith in these students


  • Lead and participate in the life and ministry of Grace Church, including weekly worship services and other community events;
  • Oversight, direction and continued development of mid-week youth Bible studies and fellowships for Junior and Senior High School students (Grades 6-8, 9-12);
  • Oversight, direction and continued development of Young Adult ministries (Approx. ages 18-25);
  • Oversight and direction of the Summer Student Program, including submitting funding applications as necessary; recruiting, hiring, supervising and training of university, and high school students for the summer;
  • Oversight and direction of the Summer Program ( ie soccer camp etc) in July and August including training and supervision of summer volunteers;
  • Participate in the leadership of Grace’s Vacation Bible School;
  • Oversight and direction of the Easter sunrise service;
  • Oversight and direction of Junior High Events;
  • Identify, provide, and create opportunities for leadership and service for Grace students of all ages, encouraging students to be active members of Grace Church;
  • Help develop a local and global mission vision and awareness among the youth of our community (mission education and short term mission opportunities);
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with parents and families of youth, recognizing families as a most important factor in a student’s faith development;
  • Give leadership to and help motivate outreach to the youth of our community (schools and youth places of gathering);


The Director of Student Ministries will report directly to the Senior Pastor and is expected to meet with the Senior Pastor and other team members regularly. He/she will provide regular ministry reports and communication to the Grace Session/Elders (minimally three times a year). Other responsibilities as required and assigned.

Posted: August 29, 2019 | Expires: December 6, 2019
Posted Under: Pastoral - Youth/Youth Worker
Career ID: [ 7259 ]