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21 May 2019

Temporary Children’s Ministry Summer Intern

Culloden Church – Posted by Culloden Church Anywhere

Job Description

Children’s Ministry Summer Intern 2019

Culloden Church – 6060 Culloden St. Vancouver, B.C.


General Statement of Responsibility:

The Children’s Ministry Summer Intern is responsible for developing, organizing and serving in a variety of summer programs for kids including, but not limited to; summer Sunday school (July & August), and running a kids club in July & August as well as liaising with other neighborhood programs and community groups. The role will facilitate further relational connection & spiritual growth to the kids currently attending Culloden & those in the community.

Note: Funding is approved through Canada Summer Jobs Program


Essential Requirements:

–     a committed follower of Jesus

–     anyone between the age of 18 – 30

–     can agree to the Mennonite Brethren Confession of Faith (

–     previous church experience in leading and equipping volunteers for a children’s ministry & summer kids club & the familiarity with resources needed to execute such a program

–     passionate, caring, and risk-oriented to see children from the community and the church engage with a fun and gospel centered ministry

–     pass a criminal record check to be able to work with children

–     must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident (based on criteria from Canada Summer Jobs Program)


Reporting Relationship: Reports to Lead Pastor


Terms of Employment:

–     35 hours/week for 10-11 weeks at $16.65/hour

–     starting date (approx. mid-June to end of August)

–     full time

Regular Hours:

–     Sunday:  8:30am – 12pm

–     Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 9 am – 5 pm with ½ hour for lunch (31 hours); Actual hours week by week will be determined as certain events may be periodic in the evening (ie. attend youth events)

–     There will be extra hours during summer kids club time. Flexibility will be needed.


Key Responsibilities & Activities each week:

  1. Mentored & Trained
  2. Meet with the Lead Pastor to share, plan for the week, to pray, and follow up on any questions
  3. Participate in a book study to foster spiritual growth & practical training and be stretched to use the gifts God has given you, as well as find more boldness and care for the church and community.
  4. Coordinating a weekly Summer Kids Club
  5. Work with the Lead Pastor and other children’s ministry leaders to develop a core ministry team of volunteers from Culloden to run a weekly summer kids club based out of the church building.
  6. The successful running of this weekly day kids club will include finding a theme, curriculum, food, volunteers & advertising.
  7. Summer Sunday School
  8. As the Sunday School Leader, you are responsible to organize & implement a summer Sunday School program for 10-15 kids ages 4-9 years old.
  9. Responsibilities will include: prepare for the program during the week (activities and crafts); recruit volunteers to assist & communicate so they are prepared for Sunday.
  10. Serving in the Sunday service (ie. music team, kids ministry, greeting, etc)


How to Apply

Send Cover Letter and Resume with 3 references to: Application Deadline May 28, 2019

Job Categories: children's ministry. Job Types: Temporary. Job Tags: B.C., children's ministry, intern, Mennonite Brethren, and summer.

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