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Youth and Children’s Coordinator

  Faith Community Church - www.faithcommunitychurch.com.au
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Position: YOUTH & CHILDREN’S COORDINATOR

 

FAITH COMMUNITY CHURCH
www.faithcommunitychurch.com.au

 

ROLE DESCRIPTION:   YOUTH & CHILDRENS COORDINATOR

Title: Youth & Children’s Coordinator

Reports to: FCC Elders

Date of Commencement:  Term 1

Probation period: 6 months

Based at: Faith Community Church, Glenmount Rd, Buderim Q4556

Hours: 24 hours per week (to be worked flexibly including weekends)

Salary level:  Commensurate with the role and previous experience

 

The Faith Community Church (FCC) Youth and Children’s Coordinator role is a PART TIME Permanent position.  The Coordinator will be engaged for 24 hours a week.  During this time the Coordinator will be responsible for the following tasks:

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE

1.    Teach and lead our children and youth to know Jesus and make Jesus known

2.    Develop and deliver a vision and strategy for youth and children at FCC in collaboration with current leaders and elders, finding innovative and contextual ways to do outreach, discipleship and build community amongst the young people

3.    Prepare devotional material for each programme throughout the term

4.    Coordinate and assist other leaders in preparing activities (craft / games) for each programme, including outline of rules and sourcing resources with funds allocated

5.    Communicate and collaborate with the leaders of each programme to coordinate, develop and deliver the programmes for each term

a.    Providing the above-mentioned material in good time before each session

b.    Hearing feedback and making necessary changes to material to improve the outcome

6.    Communicate with parents of the youth/children involved in each programme

7.    Providing information of what is coming up and any actions they need to take to prepare for the programme

8.    Build and maintain a roster of leaders for each children’s and youth programme

9.    Be rostered on periodically throughout the year to assist with the youth and children’s programmes

10. Mentor, train and equip leaders by providing training or source appropriate training programmes so they can grow and improve in leading the different youth and children’s ministries. Ensure each leader has done basic “new leader training” and the required Child Safe training.

11. Work with our FCC Blue Card manager to maintain a register of all leader’s Blue Cards and ensure all details are valid and up to date.

12. Pray regularly for our FCC youth, children and families

13. Social Media of Youth / Children’s ministries – posting, maintaining and monitoring the social media accounts for these ministries – as an avenue for advertising and sharing information

 

OTHER EXPECTATIONS OF THE PERSON IN THIS ROLE

In addition to fulfilling the above responsibilities the Coordinator is expected to:

1.    Have a personal salvation relationship with Jesus Christ

2.    Be consistent and diligent in personal devotions and prayer

3.    Live a life that honours God to the best of their ability

4.    Be an active part of Faith Community Church including attending Sunday services regularly

5.    Attend monthly Business Meetings (7pm, 2nd Monday of each month) at FCC

6.    Attend the FCC youth and children’s programs unless indicated unavailability

7.    Attend and support the Renewed evening service (approx. once a term)

8.    Be involved in Church Camp (usually October / November)

9.    Assist with the Christmas Carols programme in December

10. Seek to develop and expand the kids and youth ministry in line with the purpose and goals of Faith Community Church in collaboration with kids and youth leaders under the leadership of the church elders.

 

ACCOUNTABILITY

The Youth and Children’s Coordinator will be provided with an office space and basic resources in order to complete the above outlined tasks.

The Coordinator will report to the church Elders on a regular basis including a diary of hours and tasks completed for each week

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

KEY REQUIREMENTS OF THE APPLICANT

The applicant must fulfil the following requirements to be considered for the role:

1.    Qualifications: minimum of Cert IV in Youth Ministry (or similar) or be currently in the process of completing the coursework for the qualification or prepared to undertake the study of such a course in order to be equipped for the role

2.    Have a valid Blue Card (Queensland’s Working with Children Check)

3.    Be familiar and up to date with Child Safety Policies

 

OTHER OPTIONAL REQUIREMENTS

The following are preferred but not required:

1.    Have prior experience in a similar role

2.    Have a valid First Aid Certificate

3.    Open drivers’ licence

4.    Car with comprehensive insurance

 

KEY SKILLS GIFTS AND CHARACTERISTICS

The following skills, gifts and personal characteristics are seen as essential for fulfilling this role:

-       Fun

-       Organised

-       Mature

-       Team player

-       People skills

-       Communication skills

-       Passionate about working with children and young people

-       Capable of working with children and young people with special needs

 

HOW TO APPLY

Email a completed copy of the application form (download here) along with your resume and a cover letter addressing the following essential requirements to tech@faithcommunitychurch.com.au.  (Resume must also include contact details for two professional referees)

·       Cover letter including short response (maximum 2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities are relevant for the role, taking into account the requirements of the role and the key skill requirements.

You must address the following:

-       Qualifications – in particular have you completed or are you willing to complete a Cert IV in Youth Ministry?

-       Do you have a valid Blue Card?

-       Have you completed ChildSafe Training?

-       Explain

o   Why you are interested in this role

o   why you think you will be the best person to fulfil this role

o   What particular skills and ideas do you have that will assist in fulfilling this role


APPLICATIONS CLOSE:   28th January 2020

 

 

ABOUT FAITH COMMUNITY CHURCH

Faith Community Church (FCC) is a local, autonomous fellowship of Bible-believing Christians based in Buderim on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, Queensland.  We are believers in Christ of different age groups and from different backgrounds who meet for the common purpose of worshipping and serving the Lord Jesus Christ together and making Him known in our community.

 OUR PURPOSE

Faith Community Church exists in order to fully know God and His Son Jesus Christ - "that we may present everyone mature in Christ Jesus”   (Colossians 1v28 TNIV)

READ MORE

Read more about our vision and what we believe at www.faithcommunitychurch.com.au/about/

 

ABOUT FCC CHILDREN’S MININSTRIES

Faith Community Church has multiple kids programs each week.  

“Kids Club” runs Thursday evenings 5-7pm during the school terms at FCC for grades prep-6.  Boys and girls enjoy an action-packed programme including games, bible stories, singing, quizzes, memory verses, prizes, and craft.  Dinner is included as part of the programme.

During the Sunday service we often have a kid’s story related to the sermon / topic for the day where possible.  This is to engage the children during the first part of the service while they are still part of the main gathering.

During the sermon the kids attend “Kid’s Church” where they learn about God and Jesus through teaching, games and craft activities.

 

 
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Area: Buderim, QLD
Status: Part Time
Date: Respond by 28 Jan
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