First United Mennonite Church in Vancouver is looking for a Summer Service Worker able to focus on three key areas of ministry in South Vancouver this summer: 1) Outreach to neighbourhood children through a drop-in centre program, 2) Outreach to the neighbourhood in general through various special summer events (e.g. community movie nights and meals) and through assisting in our associated Spanish congregation’s Vacation Bible School program (largely run in English), 3) Serving and connecting with First Nations youth through the organization, Inner Hope, and facilitating more opportunities for our congregation to connect as well. There is also scope for the successful applicant to assist in other aspects of the life of the church (mission in the neighbourhood, youth events, worship services, preaching and teaching, pastoral visitation, etc.).
Funding for this job is dependent on the church receiving a Canada Summer Jobs Grant. The job is full time (40 hrs/week) to a maximum of 16 weeks (May-August), at a pay rate of $14.50/hr.
Applicant must be a full-time student, and be planning to return to school in Fall of 2015. The successful applicant will be friendly, willing to meet and connect with new people, committed to work within an Anabaptist church context, and interested in mission, outreach and work with youth. Theological and pastoral training is preferred, but not required.
Deadline for Interested Applicants is Friday, April 17, 2015--- if interested, please send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com or contact the church through fumc.ca.