Youth Minister

  • Part Time
  • Toronto
  • $22-$24/hour CDN / Hour

Website St. Clement's Church

St. Clement’s is a growing community learning to follow Jesus Christ and transforming lives at Yonge & Eglinton in Toronto. In an age of distractions and self-promotion, we seek a deeper rhythm.

St. Clements is currently seeking a creative and enthusiastic part-time Youth Minister to build community with youth in the Yonge & Eglinton neighbourhood. Through outward engagement, Christ-centred conversation, and pastoral guidance the Youth Minister will encourage youth to explore what learning to follow Jesus looks like for them.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Become a visible presence in the neighbourhood and build connections with local youth-focused organizations
  • Facilitate Sunday morning Youth Ministry
  • Assist with Confirmation preparation
  • Assist with youth led worship services
  • Regularly reach out and connect with youth providing pastoral guidance and support
  • Encourage participation from youth within the parish community through worship, volunteer ministry roles, and special events
  • Facilitate opportunities for social connection among youth
  • Build out a team of volunteer Youth Ministry Leaders
  • Cultivate healthy and supportive partnerships with parents
  • Participate fully as an active member of the staff team
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills, Knowledge and Experience Required:

  • A baptized follower of Jesus who worships regularly with a church community
  • Passionate about fostering faith formation among youth
  • A person with initiative who is able to network and respond creatively to the needs of youth within the parish and in the context of the wider neighbourhood
  • Experience working with pre-teens and teenagers
  • Ability to engage with youth from diverse backgrounds and a willingness to openly explore questions with youth
  • Ability to organize, plan and implement opportunities for connection
  • Passionate about leadership development with experience developing leaders (teenagers and volunteers)
  • Adept with social media
  • Strong communications skills
  • Excited about collaborating with a strong team

Terms:

  • One year contract with potential for renewal
  • Salary range: $22 -$24/hr commensurate with education and experience
    20 hours per week, with a focus on Sunday mornings, Tuesday evenings and Tuesday staff meetings. However, due to the nature of the work, some weeks will involve more hours, which will be balanced with fewer hours other weeks. The most concentrated periods of work are Advent/Christmas, Lent/Holy Week, and September. There are also evening commitments to Midweek Youth Group/Confirmation Class.
  • This position reports to and works closely with our Associate Rector overseeing Family Ministries.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your cover letter and resume to the Associate Rector at [email protected].

The application deadline is May 1st. Applications will be reviewed as received. We thank all applicants, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. St. Clement’s is committed to an equitable and inclusive workplace, seeking to foster and support a broadly diverse staff and community.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@stclementsto.ca