Banwell Community Church Published: July 11, 2022
Location
2400 Banwell Road, Windsor, ON N8P 1X9

Job Type
Category
Permanent Position
Yes
Country
Canada

Description

The “Youth & Family Ministries Pastor” shall be accountable for leadership of the youth program and oversight of all other family ministries at Banwell Community Church (BCC); the position may alsooversee other miscellaneous areas of church ministry. Overall, it is the expectation that this individual will collaborate with the Senior Pastor in creating and fostering a culture of Christ-centeredness in the familyunit; as a result, the candidate must be willing to act in step with the Senior Pastor’s vision. In training and transitioning kids to youth to young adults and young families, it is expected that the “Youth & FamilyMinistries Pastor” will develop a long-term strategy for multi-generational faith at BCC.

Background Information:

The programs most affecting the family unit (ie. Nursery / Preschool, Children’s Church, Youth Group) are currently coordinated by our teams of committed and seasoned volunteers. The “Youth & Family Ministries Pastor” will be given the freedom to plan, prepare, and implement a rejuvenated family ministries program to coincide with the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions on church attendance. The current volunteer pool is comprised of approximately fifteen individuals across all youth and family ministries.

Organizational Structure:

It is expected that this position will primarily report to (but work alongside) the Senior Pastor. However, since Banwell Community Church is a committee-run organization, this position will also provide monthly reports to the Christian Growth & Nurture (CGN) Committee; any at-work grievances shall be brought to the attention of the Human Resources (HR) Committee.

 

Overview of Church and Community

Banwell Community Church is a CBOQ-member church made up of 200+ active members and another 200+ adherents. At Banwell Community Church, we believe that, as an extension of Christ, we are called to act as a bridge to our world.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

The incumbent will possess, at minimum:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from a Bible College in Canada or the U.S.A.;
  • One year of relevant youth ministry leadership;
  • One year of exposure to general family ministry;
  • Five years of church involvement since first profession of faith;
  • Three references (from work, school, and the community) validating that the candidate is above reproach in satisfying the above criteria.

Role and Responsibilities

The following provides a general outline of the primary responsibilities associated with the position:

  • Ongoing development of family programs (ie. Nursery / Preschool, Children’s Church, Youth Group);
  • Oversight of “Nursery / Preschool” and “Children’s Church” volunteer base; collaboration with staff and volunteers regarding potential improvements to these ministries;
  • Primary leadership of the weekly Youth Ministry while maintaining the existing volunteer base;
  • Relationship-building with church youth / families to mentor and guide through life circumstances; spiritual oversight of the health of family faith;
  • Training / scheduling of volunteers; step in when volunteers are unable to fulfill commitments;
  • Ongoing development of “user’s manual” for adherents interested in volunteering in family ministries;
  • Weekly interaction and reporting at staff meetings; monthly reporting of family ministries updates atChristian Growth & Nurture (CGN) Committee meetings;
  • Preparation and oversight of annual budgets related to youth and family ministries.

Secondary Roles and Responsibilities:

The following provides a general outline of the secondary responsibilities associated with the position:

  • Weekly vision meetings with Senior Pastor to identify milestones for personal spiritual growth;
  • Monthly vision meetings with Senior Pastor to identify milestones for the church’s spiritual growth;
  • Preparation of quarterly personal professional development plan;
  • Assist the Senior Pastor in achieving the milestones identified in monthly vision meetings;
  • Provide technical support for organization’s staff, volunteers, and small group leaders;
  • Community outreach to secondary and post-secondary students;
  • Encourage youth participation in Sunday services;
  • Prepare Sunday service videos, lyrics, slides, etc. in accordance with the service outline;
  • Record video announcements; edit Children's Church videos for use during Sunday services;
  • Participate in the Sunday service (as needed);
  • Communicate with volunteers / staff regarding changes to protocol and / or service structure.

Compensation: It is anticipated that the salary will range from $45,000 to $55,000 per annum, depending on the candidate’s qualifications and experience; annual salary will be the basis for calculating all incentive, pension, and benefit obligations and entitlements. Compensation also includes the eligibility to participate in the BCC Employee Benefits Plan for salaried employees, which includes a healthcare plan, a life insurance plan, and a defined contribution pension plan, all of which are provided through the Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec (CBOQ).

Contact

Submit resume to searchcommittee.bcc@gmail.com

This advertisement will be active until a candidate is selected for the position. At that point, the Search Committee will close the advertisement.

Banwell Community Church welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.