Children & Youth Coordinator

EastRidge Church is a family friendly place where everyone is welcome to worship our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. Located just northeast of Toronto, Stouffville is a growing community of young families in an existing mature community. To accommodate this growth, we are currently seeking a Children and Youth Coordinator to oversee our children's and youth ministries.

Purpose Statement

To participate in the creation of safe and fun environments for children & youth to experience a growing relationship with Jesus Christ through partnerships with volunteers and families.

  • Time will be split between Children: 50% & Youth: 50%
  • Manage the deployment of all Children’s & Youth curriculum and midweek programs
  • Oversee all aspects of two Summer Camps (VBC & Sports Camp)
  • Recruit, train and deploy Children & Youth volunteers at EastRidge, making sure all Health & Safety and Child Protection Policies & Procedures are adhered to
  • Continue to develop and support an increasingly healthy EastRidge Children & Youth volunteer culture
  • Design new strategies to create a welcoming environment for new families
  • Collaboratively plan and implement church-wide events (Special Seasonal Gatherings-Christmas, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day)
  • Anything else assigned from time to time by the Lead Pastor
To be successful in this role, you will be:
  • Accountable
  • A Good Communicator
  • Organized
  • Resourceful
  • A Team Player
  • A degree/diploma in Children’s Ministry/Youth Ministry/Biblical Studies is preferred or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years working experience or 5 years volunteer experience in Children or Youth Ministry
  • Must have excellent interpersonal, customer service, and problem-solving skills
  • Proven leadership skills & have experience in public speaking
  • Must complete a background check
  • A clear and committed Christian
Weekly Schedule:
  • 20 hours per week [May to August]
  • 40 hours per week [September & on]

Deadline to apply: June 30, 2019

To apply, send resume and cover letter to:

Thanks to all those who are interested, only qualified candidates will be contacted.