Youth Ministry Coordinator

at New Life Church (view profile)
Location Guelph, Canada
Date Posted January 15, 2018
Category Other
Job Type Part-time


New Life Christian Reformed Church (CRC) Guelph Youth Ministry Coordinator

Job Description

Title: Youth Ministry Coordinator

General Description:  The Youth Ministry Coordinator is responsible for providing leadership for the high school youth program: planning the program in collaboration with leaders; supervising leaders, mentors and youth; and supporting youth leaders and other volunteers.  This role will help youth to build relationships and to know, see, and be Jesus.

Hours: 20 hours per week

  • Weekday hours, Sundays and approximately four full weekends per year

Key Activities:

Planning and Administrative Preparation Activities

  • Provide leadership during the 2018/19 year of youth group activities in collaboration with youth leaders
  • Plan for summer 2018 Serve project
  • Plan for 2018/19 year of youth education/discipleship sessions
  • Plan logistics for larger events, off-site events
  • Connect with the Classis Huron Youth Ministry Committee and regional youth programs (i.e. Trillium League, All-Ontario events) for schedule planning
  • Network with local high schools and other churches to foster a community for the youth beyond New Life CRC (Youth services, attending worship opportunities at other locations, etc.)
  • Plan the agenda for the Youth Leadership Team meetings along with volunteers
  • Meet with staff regularly
  • Send regular updates to Youth Discipleship Elder
  • Provide regular communication with parents, youth and youth volunteers

Supervision and Relationship Building Activities

  • Attend Sunday evening youth gatherings along with volunteers
  • Attend Sunday morning services
  • Supervise weekends away (August/September camping, Fall Retreat and Leadership Studio, spring retreat, summer service project)
  • Recruit and develop youth leaders
  • Coordinate a youth mentorship program, partnering adults with interested youth
  • Connect the ministry to the vision of New Life CRC


  • Youth Discipleship Branch Elder (point person to be identified annually)
  • Attendance at regular staff meetings led by the New Life CRC Pastor
  • Annual review with and support from Human Resource Support Group

 Qualifications & Personal Traits:

  • Committed Christian
  • Good grasp of Reformed World View
  • Strong communication skills (verbal/written)
  • Enthusiastic and relational leader
  • Experience in leading youth
  • Post-secondary training in youth ministry and leadership

 Contact: For additional details, please feel free to contact Alison Pyper, New Life CRC Ministry Coordinator at or 519-823-5851.

Please submit your resume and a cover letter sharing your passion for youth ministry to

church by Friday, March 30, 2018.

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