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: 35 hours per week for 10 weeks, flexible schedule: starting June 17, 2019

Salary: $14.00 per hour funded by a Canada Summer Jobs grant still to be approved

Eligibility: youth aged 15-30, preferably with experience leading children’s programs


Tasks and responsibilities:

· Coordinate and implement a Vacation Bible Camp (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, sports 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.

· Perform some administrative duties including preparing bulletins, answering emails and phone messages.



· 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 pastor, administrative assistant, a professional teacher and other adults involved in children’s ministry.

Closing date for applications: May 10, 2018

Send applications to: Leslie Bryson

Grace Presbyterian Church

1220 Old Tenth Line Road

Orleans, ON K1E 3W7 Email:


Please have references available on request.