Youth and Children's Ministry
Next Generation Ministry Coordinator – School Age Emphasis
Must be committed to growing in your walk with Christ. Have a day of rest (no church work) one day a week. Meet with God each day to personally worship, pray and be in Scripture. Invest in healthy relationships with family and friends. Commit to a discipleship/mentoring relationship in which you are challenged to grow in your walk with Christ and your work in His Church.
Have a positive and professional relationship with parents, being able to answer questions about Next Gen Ministry programming, curriculum particulars, and philosophy. Work with the Next Gen Team in preparing resources and opportunities for parents to experience and grow in skill as the spiritual heroes of their children.
Participate in weekly Next Gen Team meetings, regular Parent Advisory Team meetings and other teams as required. Expect and seek growth in maturity, confidence and competence as a member of the Next Gen Team through a cooperative strategy of accountability, discipleship and training with the Next Gen Pastor. Utilize strong skills in recruiting, retaining, training and caring for children’s education volunteers. Worship Help design, champion, and coordinate children’s involvement in, and understanding of, the liturgy and broader life of the church. Connect with new families, to inform and integrate them into the Next Gen Ministry and the wider life of Trinity. Help the broader staff team with all set-up, tear-down, and preparations for Sunday morning worship.
Next Gen Ministry
Oversee implementation of Next Gen strategy and philosophy for school age classrooms Implement Next Gen Pastor’s vision for school age classrooms with excellence. Prepare weekly curriculum for school age classrooms. Recruit teachers and helpers for all classrooms. Schedule all necessary volunteers for school age classrooms. Communicate weekly with volunteers and parents about the school age classrooms. Ensure that all volunteers are adequately prepared for their classroom and have all necessary materials. Set up and tear down school age classrooms each Sunday. Serve on rotation for weekly check-in of children and safety monitor in hallways. Teach in classroom and large group settings as appropriate. Communicate and enforce policies to ensure the safety of our children. Strengthen Next Gen Ministry volunteers Encourage all teachers and helpers to be growing in maturity, biblical understanding and relationship with God. Participate in volunteer training events. Meet regularly with school age classroom volunteers to encourage and mentor them towards health and effectiveness in ministry. Observe school age classrooms on a regular basis, giving feedback to teachers for encouragement and growth. Foster peer-to-peer development between volunteers and create a healthy team culture. Participate in other aspects of Next Gen Ministry Consult and cooperate with the Next Gen Team in ministry events outside of the school age emphasis. Participate in the design and implementation of special programs (such as a summer vacation bible school) as appropriate. Help lead the young adult ministry in cooperation with the Next Gen Pastor. Help with youth ministry events as needed.
Additional Considerations: Minimum Qualification:
- Bachelor’s degree
- Two years employed or volunteer experience in ministry
- Commitment to Anglican Distinctives
- Background in early childhood development or education.
- A bachelor or masters degree in applicable fields: Theology, Early Childhood Development, Education, etc.
- Confirmed in the Anglican Church
Benefits: Part Time Position
- No benefits offered