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The Church of Saint John the Evangelist (Anglican), Hamilton, Ontario seeks to offer a regular part-time position with a flexible work schedule of 25 hours per week, which will include some evenings and weekends.

The Children, Youth and Family Coordinator will provide the vision, structure, and coordination necessary to develop, support and administer a holistic program of spiritual development for the children and youth at St. John the Evangelist and community. We are seeking an energetic, experienced, and innovative candidate to engage children, youth, and families in Christian community and discipleship.

Specific accountabilities include …

  • Working with parish leaders to develop and implement a comprehensive curriculum addressing the spiritual formation needs from infancy through to teens.
  • Training, supervising, and energizing volunteer team members.
  • Developing and managing the annual budget for children, youth and family programs.
  • Attending and engaging with children, youth, and family ministry events on a regular basis.
  • Serving as marketing and communications coordinator for all children, youth and family ministry programs.

The candidate must have …

  • A sincere faith in God and a commitment to Christian faith and service.
  • Passion for inspiring children, youth, and families.
  • Exceptional organizational and leadership skills, including delegation and group facilitation.
  • Strong writing, public communication, and computer skills.
  • Post-secondary training/education (preferred) or equivalent experience (considered).
  • First aid certification, or willingness to be sent for training.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
  • The ability to provide a Police Records Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening prior to beginning employment if selected. 

About the Church of Saint John the Evangelist

The Church of Saint John the Evangelist is a parish of the Anglican Diocese of Niagara located in west downtown Hamilton in the Locke Street (Kirkendall) neighbourhood.

We are ordinary people seeking to follow Jesus—a challenging and fulfilling experience that brings joy to our lives in many different ways.

We worship together at different times and in a variety of worship styles. Under normal circumstances, we normally offer two services with programs for children and families each Sunday: our “Discovery Service” with our worship band, and the “Choral Service” with the parish choir and organ. 

We are an open and affirming congregation which seeks to be welcoming and inclusive of all people regardless of race, gender, or sexual orientation. 

How to apply

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), personal information will be used strictly for candidate selection.

We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

To apply, please send a covering letter and copy of your most recent resume to apply@rockonlocke.ca. In your letter, please confirm that you are legally entitled to be employed in Canada and address the following questions:

  • This is a job where you will be leading a team that will disciple young Christians. What is your current involvement with the Christian faith? 
  • What experience do you have working with children and youth in spiritual settings?

We will start to review applications on August 2, 2021 and will keep the post open until the position is filled.