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Church or Ministry First Baptist Church Barrie
Location 550 Grove St E., Barrie, ON, L4M 5Z5
Date Posted June 27, 2014
Language English
Job Type Youth + Children
Permanent Position No


First Baptist Church, Barrie, Ontario, is seeking a 2 year contract, full time Children and Youth Ministries Director, to commence employment in August, 2014. The successful candidate will apply their experience and organization skills in building an innovative, sustainable youth ministry structure; provide teaching to children as well as recruiting and training teachers and youth leaders.

The candidate will work co-operatively with other staff members, volunteers and families. A detailed Job Description including Terms and Conditions of employment is available by request by contacting the Church office by phone at 705-728- 5801 or at Resumes will be received until July 25, 2014.

Overview of Church and Community

First Baptist Barrie is a family orientated church located in Barrie Ontario committed to being a multi-generational congregation where every age is welcomed, valued and empowered to grow in faith and the joy of abundant life in Christ.

Role and Responsibilities

The Children and Youth Ministries Director, will be accountable to create and establish a sustainable ministry structure that will develop children and youth to be spiritually committed to the Lord Jesus and His church.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Minimum of a BRE or equivalent in relevant age appropriate Christian ministry.
Proven success in Children and Youth ministry
• A deep commitment to Jesus Christ with a definite calling to ministry to/with young people and their families.
• A working understanding of children and youth ministry needs including the Report “Hemorrhaging Faith”; and structural concepts and models of youth ministry ie: Book “Sustainable Youth Ministry”, Mark DeVries
• An ability to build multi-generational relationships in a collaborative approach.
• A developed depth of Christian maturity, empathy, good and sound judgement, ability to be discreet, tactful, and able to keep confidences.

Preferred Skills

This is an innovative, challenging role requiring an individual who is consultative, proactive in communication, works independently, capable of managing and building strong relationships across all levels of the congregation. You will apply your skills in building an innovative ministry structure; provide teaching to children as well as recruiting and training teachers and youth leaders.


Name: Hess Carisse
Phone number: 705 728-5801
Address: 550 Grove St E, Barrie ON L4M 5Z5

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