Summer Employment

Summer Employment Opportunities for 2 Students

Position:   Community Life and Children’s Activity Worker

Location: Grace Presbyterian Church, 1220 Old Tenth Line Rd., 613-824-9260

Hours:  40 hours per week for 12 weeks totaling 480 hours, flexible schedule:  June 5, 2017 – August 25, 2017

Salary: $11.40 per hour funded by a Canada Summer Jobs grant.

Eligibility: Must have attended school full-time 2016-2017 and be enrolled to attend post-secondary school in September, 2017

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and implement a Vacation Bible School (VBS) and assist with the outcome assessment.
  • Develop promotional material to advertise the VBS (Bible camp) and other children’s programs.
  • Recruit, train and supervise a team of volunteer helpers.
  • Develop and implement a children’s program to be run during summer worship services.
  • Provide leadership of midweek children’s activities such as art, sport and crafts in the community.
  • Provide for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of children in our care.
  • Assist in the planning of Gracefest, our outdoor festival of music, food and activities open to the community.
  • Coordinate midweek inter generational  activities.
  • Be available to assist with some church administrative duties.


  • Commitment to the doctrine, vision, mission and core values of Grace Church.
  • Love for the Lord lived out in life.
  • Strong administration and communication skills with all ages.
  • Experience in leading and teaching youth and children.
  • Self-starter, creative, joyful, energetic team player.
  • Must have an updated police records check.

Supervision plan and mentoring plan:

The successful candidates will receive ongoing mentoring,  under the supervision of the Youth Director and the Lead Elder of Children’s Ministries.  Other adult support will be available when required.

Closing date for applications:  May 12, 2017

Send applications to:    

Linda Clarke
Grace Presbyterian Church
1220 Old Tenth Line Road
Orleans, ON K1E 3W7

Please have references available on request.