Yorkminster Park Baptist Church Published: March 27, 2024
Location
1585 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4T 1Z9

Job Type
Category
Permanent Position
Yes
Number of Hours per Week
12
Application Deadline
2024/04/30
Country
Canada

Description

YPBC is looking for a part-time Youth Ministry Assistant to support the Director of Family Ministries to minister to Junior High (Grades 6-8) and Senior High (Grade 9-12) youth. The main elements of the youth ministry include building trusting relationships with the youth and helping to nurture their relationship with Jesus, Sunday morning worship and Bible study, special youth nights, service projects, and annual winter retreats.

Overview of Church and Community

Join a dynamic Family Ministries team in a very busy environment. Yorkminster Park is a large church and a very important community hub for Christian worship in mid-town Toronto. The Youth Ministry Assistant is a key member of the Family Ministries team.

Church Purpose | Mission Statement

Yorkminster Park is a place of sanctuary, prayer and peace within the city of Toronto. It is a caring community engaged in outreach and mission in response to the needs within and beyond our walls, and around the world.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Active and growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ, evidenced by action, attitude and behaviour
  • Fully embraces the mission, vision and values of YPBC and Family Ministries
  • A love for God and youth and enthusiasm to inspire and encourage youth in their faith growth
  • A team player who is capable of working independently when necessary
  • Dependable in following through on commitments
  • Teachable spirit
  • Organized and responsible
  • Minimum two years of experience leading Bible studies and youth events, gained in church, camp or equivalent settings, including as a volunteer, intern, or paid staff
  • Technical/video and social media support
  • Musical ability or experience with a worship band is an asset

Role and Responsibilities

  • Build trusting relationships with youth and encourage them to have a close relationship with Jesus
    • To be intentional with conversations/prayer with each youth (following YPBC Protection Plan)
    • Weekly connections via Instagram with youth as well as post scripture messages related to our themes
  • Support Worship Band (Praise Songs)
  • Co-lead DOXA Bible Study every Sunday morning with team of volunteers
  • Attend Youth Retreats - 2 weekend retreats per year (CBOQ’s Avalanche (jr. youth) & Blizzard (sr. youth))
  • Support and assist Family Ministries mission/values
  • Assist with and be available to attend specific intergenerational services and events (e.g., youth events Mission Initiatives, Potluck Luncheons, Christmas/Easter Events, etc.)

Preferred Skills

See Qualifications

Contact

Submit covering letter and resume to: employment@yorkminsterpark.com