Scarborough Chinese Baptist Church Published: April 5, 2022
Location
3223 Kennedy Road, Scarborough, ON Canada M1V 4Y1

Category
Permanent Position
No
Country
Canada

Description

We are seeking an individual to work with the Children’s Ministry Pastor to supervise the Children's Ministry’s SummerFun Camp.

Overview of Church and Community

Scarborough Chinese Baptist Church (SCBC) is a trilingual (English, Cantonese and Mandarin) multigenerational church with about 1,800 members. We are strategically located in Scarborough, Greater Toronto Area, which is one of the most dynamic and multicultural areas in North America. We strive to serve the local community and beyond seeking to be a blessing to all peoples.

Please visit our website at www.scbc.com.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

This position is funded by the Federal Government under the Canada Summer Jobs program, the applicant must:

  • be between 15 and 30 years of age at the beginning of the employment period
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and,
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

 

Education and work experience

  • Pastoral seminary training will be an asset but not essential.
  • Experience in planning and leading camp programs will be an asset
  • Past experience serving in past SummerFun camps is preferable.

Role and Responsibilities

Preparation for camp programs

  • Liaise with the SummerFun 2022 program committee to ensure the smooth planning
  • of the activities with the Children’s Ministry Summer Interns (SI) and for their
  • execution of the in-person camp.
  • Research and develop the teaching/lesson plans and activities for families or children
  • that can meet the government camp safety standard.
  • Participation in the camp program.

Leadership

  • Be involved in the hiring process of mature Christ-followers and qualified candidates
  • for the Summer Intern positions.
  • Be involved in the selection process for volunteers.
  • Work with the Church Administration Team to ensure the Summer Interns are
  • equipped with the tools to accomplish their duties.
  • Provide regular mentorship to the Summer Interns.
  • Identify (or assist in identifying) and encourage the practice of their giftings.
  • Provide/coordinate the appropriate training for the Summer Interns.
  • Lead the Summer Interns to develop and deliver the camp programs.
  • Organize and plan with the Summer Interns for the volunteers’ training.
  • Assess and evaluate the Summer Interns’ performance and progress during their
  • period of employment.
  • Perform exit interviews with the Summer Interns.
  • Perform post-event evaluations for the SummerFun camp program.
  • Lead and manage the Summer Interns as they perform their non-camp-related roles and responsibilities.

Administration

  • Room Booking and Administration.
  • Planning Center Online (PCO) Operation.
  • Managing and monitoring the team’s Google Drive.
  • Checking in with and updating the Children’s Ministry Pastor.
  • Any other related duties assigned by the Pastor of Children Ministry.

Preferred Skills

Capabilities and Characteristics

Passion to serve

  • Passion for serving families with young children.
  • Christ-centered and a strong commitment to God’s mission in the local church.

Personality and Abilities

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to set work priorities and work-time flexibility.
  • Experience or willingness to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Appreciate the team leaders, volunteers, and staff for their good work to encourage the positive team spirit.
  • Respect the Summer Interns’ abilities/decisions to run the program their own ways if there is no violation of SCBC’s core values.
  • Provide an open conversation environment to communicate with all staff/volunteers/parents/children. Listen and pray with them about their concerns at an appropriate time.
  • English speaking of any ethnic background.
  • Fluency in Cantonese and/or Mandarin is an asset.
  • Feel comfortable using/willing to learn about online software such as PCO.

Contact

Please submit a cover letter and resume detailing how you meet the job requirements as soon as possible to summerfun@scbc.com.

Please quote “SummerFun 2022 Summer Supervisor” in the subject line.

Important Information

As SCBC Staff need to have frequent contacts with the congregants and others in the community, all applicants must declare their COVID vaccination status in their application cover letters—whether they have been fully or partially vaccinated. If offered conditional employment with SCBC, all candidates must provide proof of their COVID full vaccination before the employment start date. If candidates request COVID vaccination accommodation based on medical or other valid reasons, such requests will be considered by the Search Committee.

SCBC is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted by a Search Committee member in relation to an employment opportunity, please make your accommodation request, if necessary, at that time. We will take accommodation measures to provide you with a barrier-free selection process. All accommodation requests will be treated confidentially. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Work times may vary depending on the program operation requirements.
  • The work schedule will be discussed during the interview.
  • This is an hourly-based project, therefore statutory holidays are unpaid.
  • SCBC has applied for Canada Summer Jobs funding for the advertised position, if our application is successful it will be funded by the Federal Government under the Summer Job Program accordingly.

For inquiries please contact: summerfun@scbc.com