Youth Director

at Amberlea Presbtyerian Church (view profile)
Location Pickering, Canada
Date Posted December 8, 2021
Category Other
Job Type Part-time


Amberlea Presbyterian Church

1820 Whites Rd., Pickering, ON L1V 1R8



Youth Director

Primary Scope of Position:

Amberlea Presbyterian Church is seeking a part time Youth Director to grow and lead ministry to youth and their families in our congregation and our community modeling a Christ-like lifestyle and attitude.

The Youth Director builds relationships with youth (grades 6-12), providing opportunities for youth to grow in deeper connection with Jesus in a safe, fun, welcoming atmosphere.

The Youth Director leads ministry events that reinforce our church's priorities, and becomes actively involved in the life and community of Amberlea.


Job Description:

  • Recruit, equip, direct and care for youth ministry volunteers.
  • Lead planning and execution of youth ministry initiatives.
    • Weekly meetings
    • Sunday worship
    • 1-2 retreats/year
    • Special events
  • Care for and be available to youth in a variety of ways outside of regular programming.
  • attendance at extracurricular activities
  • visitation/communication
  • times of crisis
  • Engage with, support and help to equip parents, recognizing their critical role in the discipleship of their children.
  • Collaborate and participate with other Amberlea ministry teams in a variety of settings that youth and their families may grow such as summer, family, missions and outreach initiatives.
    • Participate in monthly staff meetings.
  • Coordinate consistent and effective communication with youth, parents, congregation and leadership.
  • Report and evaluate the ongoing youth ministry.
    • Provide monthly reports to Session and an annual report to the congregation
    • Manage the youth ministry budget
  • Be aware of resources for developing youth ministry programming and participate in continuing education opportunities.


Qualifications and Characteristics:

  • Live a lifestyle that reflects an authentic commitment to Christ and one that models Christ
  • Respect and appreciation for the Presbyterian expression of faith
  • Strong biblical foundation and knowledge of youth culture and experience in effectively communicating God’s truth to youth in ways they understand
  • Ability to develop, plan, manage, and implement youth ministry.
  • Leadership experience in bold, creative planning (in person and virtual)
  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate including written, verbal and use of different media.
  • Energetic, self-motivated, and a strong ability to lead, organize and serve well with others
  • Willing to follow the Leading with Care policies,  submit to a police check and all health and safety training



  • The Youth Director will be under direct supervision of the Family Ministries Director and ultimately is accountable to the Lead Pastor, Session and congregation.


Hours: 10 hours/week

Job Starting: January 2022

Application Deadline: January 3, 2022

Please submit a resume and cover letter to by January 3, 2022.