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Pickering Family Ministries Lead

Pickering Family Ministries Lead

Company: Sanctus Church (formally C4 Church)
599 Bayly Street East
Ajax, Ontario , L1Z 1L4

Position Description


Sanctus Church’s vision is to become a regional church of 10,000 meeting the emotional, physical and spiritual needs of people in Jesus name. The following staff position is critical in helping our church execute on the fulfillment of that vision.


  • This full time, Family Ministries lead position is focused on implementing the Pickering expression of Kids (ages 0-10) and Jr. Youth (ages 10-14) with an emphasis on building teams and coaching volunteer leaders.
  • Utilizing the Orange curriculum and strategies, refining structures and curating content for weekly Kids and Jr. Youth programs.
  • Champion Family Ministries’ partnership with parents/families through quarterly events, resource sharing, and integration within Family Ministries’ initiatives


  • Reports to: Family Ministries Pastor
  • Direct Reports: None


  • A Bachelor’s degree in theology or education
  • 2+ years of vocational experience working in ministry
  • Previous experience working with Orange curriculum


  • Pickering Site
    • Work in partnership with the Family Ministries Team and Site Pastor to implement the vision and strategy for Kids and Jr. Youth
    • Recruit, manage, develop, and appreciate teams of volunteer leaders
    • Execute weekly Kids and Jr. Youth programming with excellence
    • Be a staff point person for families and volunteers
    • Equip and empower parents with select resources to further disciple their family
    • Provide continue prayer for families, volunteers, and ministry
    • Oversee special site specific Family Ministries events and initiatives
    • Room and equipment logistics pertaining to Kids & Jr. Youth programming
  • Central Programming Specialist
    • Select and contextualize Orange curriculum content for Kids and Jr. Youth weekly programming across all sites
    • Refine Kids and Jr. You standardized programming model utilized across all sites
    • Work in partnership with the Family Ministries Team to develop volunteer resources specific to weekly Kids and Jr. Youth programming
  • Parent Partnership Specialist
    • Curate and disseminate a library of parenting resources
    • Develop and refine child dedication/blessing policies and procedures
    • Provide ongoing support to Family Ministry staff and Site Pastors regarding parent ministry
  • Other Duties
    • Working as part of a team, help develop and execute centrally driven Family Ministries events including Summer Camp and Jingle Jam
    • Participate in regularly scheduled meetings with Family Ministries Team, Family Ministries Pastor, Site Pastors and All Staff

Preferred Spiritual Gifts

Leadership, administration and shepherding

Attributes and Skills

  • A love for kids and youth, and a passion for their discipleship
  • Excellent communication skills with people of all ages
  • A relational leadership style and strategic mindset
  • A self-starter able to manage a high volume of details
  • Cognitive agility to troubleshoot unforeseen circumstances under pressure
  • Possess great perseverance and a positive attitude
  • Ability to work well on a team in a fast paced environment
  • Strong follow through and willing to do what it takes to get the job done
  • Theological compatibility with Sanctus Church
Posted: September 10, 2019 | Expires: September 30, 2019
Posted Under: Pastoral - Children's Ministries
Career ID: [ 7282 ]