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Learning and Engagement Coordinator:

24 hours/week

flexible hours with evenings and weekends required

Pay Rate: $22-24/hour

Description:

St. Philip’s Lutheran Church is a faith community touched by the grace of Christ seeking to connect with God, neighbour and self.   We look to practice hospitality, unite with local partners and nurture the community of Christ.    Children and youth are central to our commitment of building a church without walls.  

We are seeking an individual who is interested in helping children and youth in the congregation and in the neighbourhood grow in understanding themselves and the world around them.  

Responsibilities:

Working with support from a committed pastor and team of volunteers, you would be responsible for

  • Nurturing the faith of children, youth and families in the St. Philip’s community
    • Provide leadership in the development and provision of regular faith forming programs for children
    • Support families and parents in faith formation at home
    • Develop summer programming
    • Provide regular programming for junior and senior youth
  • Meeting identified community needs and offering opportunities for children, youth and families in Central Etobicoke
    • Offer after school and summer programming options
    • Build on the existing programming in food security and homework club
    • Find and foster partnerships with neighbourhood groups
    • Inspire the congregation to get involved in the community programming 

Desired Qualifications:

You are confident, organized, enthusiastic, creative and collaborative team player.  In addition, you have the following qualifications:

  • a passion for helping children and youth develop
  • Christian spirituality,  most likely Lutheran or Anglican   
  • demonstrated experience in developing and implementing children/youth programming
  • demonstrated experience working with volunteers in a leadership capacity
  • demonstrated involvement in community outreach
  • excellent communication skills
  • able to set your own priorities and work plan
  • a postsecondary degree in a related field
  • be available to work in Central Etobicoke in west Toronto
  • be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident legally allowed to work in Canada

Do you want to be part of a vibrant community of faith? Please submit your cover letter and resume, via email, by the end of December 2018 to:  stphilipslutheran@gmail.com

In your cover letter, be sure to describe how your education and experience match the position.   Adding two reference names is also helpful.   

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