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Congregational Life Assistant - Summer Internship Opportunity

Congregational Life Assistant - Summer Internship Opportunity

Company: The Peoples Church
374 Sheppard Ave East
North York, Ontario , M2N 3B6

Position Description

Potential Start Date:  May 1, 2023

Possible duration: 16 weeks

This opportunity is related to the Canada Summer Jobs Grant.

Would you like to participate in an internship program in our Congregational Life ministry for 6 -16 weeks?

This opportunity will allow you to gain valuable work experience, leadership and professional development.

You will also have an opportunity to develop new friendships and increase your network.

The Congregational Life Assistant will support several Congregational Life projects, helping the Congregational Life Pastor and Coordinator to implement a variety of initiatives that would increase the church’s engagement in the community.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the development, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive strategy to strengthen our ministry to students and young professionals in order to raise a generation of gospel-centered, globally minded Christians.
  • In partnership with Communications department, assist with the social media strategy to help congregants connect with one another more efficiently
  • Support community building activities occurring at the Connection Centre
  • Support the Congregational Life Pastor with the development of effective strategies to develop and grow (both qualitatively and quantitatively) our ministry to young professionals and singles, including international students by connecting and interacting with them though regular gatherings, Life Groups, and local and global involvement
  • Work closely with our Newcomers Pastor and our Young adults pastor to serve international students, ensuring that they are welcome and engaged in The Peoples Church community
  • Strategize, implement, and oversee the global engagement of our congregants, in partnership with our Global Missions department
  • Seek to get young professionals, both churched and un-churched involved in our church community and engage with all aspects of church life, both locally and through our global partners.
  • Assist with welcoming activities on Sundays and during special events

Qualifications to participate in this internship opportunity:

  • University or college student or graduate
  • Experience in community development, customer service or people engagement, especially in a church setting
  • Demonstration of strong moral character, integrity above reproach and honesty
  • Passionate and intuitive about the challenges facing young professionals both Canadian and internationals, both at church and in the marketplace
  • Experienced in working in an environment that is both culturally and ethnically diverse
  • Creative thinker, who is a team player with a positive attitude and an ability to work independently
  • Culturally Relevant and a good understanding of issues pertaining to faith at work or the interface between faith and culture
  • Ability to lead small group discussions both in-person or online
  • Technologically Savvy
  • Ability to work on Sundays
  • Understand and support mission, vision and values of The Peoples Church

To Apply

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted

Posted: January 22, 2023 | Expires: April 22, 2023
Posted Under: Pastoral
Career ID: [ 11845 ]