Employment

Bergen Missionary Church Fellowship
Youth Worker
Bergen Missionary Church Fellowship is located near Sundre, AB in a rural setting, and is affiliated with the Evangelical Missionary Church of Canada. Our vision is that God will be glorified, and lives transformed by our prayer, care and sharing His Truth., with the core values of personal relationship with God, hospitality, community and respect.

We are currently looking for a Youth Worker who has a love for teens and a desire to see them know Christ and live for Him. This individual will develop relationships that encourage and disciple the church youth. They will be responsible to organize and run weekly youth group events and Bible study

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Youth Worker Position

1. Purpose
– To encourage and disciple church youth (grades 7-12) and to help parents disciple their teens.

2. Placement
a. This is a paid church position. Position may be part or full time and salary is           negotiable depending on experience
b. Approved by the Governing Board on recommendation of the Youth Worker Search Committee
c. Will serve as youth coordinator on the ministry committee, and will work collaboratively with the head pastor
d. Responsible to the Governing Board

3. Ministry
a. Establishing and developing relationships with teens outside of scheduled activities in order to encourage their walk with God
b. Actively organizing and participating in weekly youth group activities and Bible study
c. Helping set direction for the youth group
d. Informally encouraging parents as they disciple their teens
e. Meeting regularly with the pastor for prayer and encouragement
f. Actively praying and seeking God’s guidance for the youth ministry

4. Expectations
a. Have a love for teens and a desire to see them know Christ and live for Him
b. Have basic counselling skills, and good listening and communication skills
c. Have energy to participate with teens in activities, including outdoor activities
d. Be someone who makes youth group fun and relevant
e. Teaching skills an asset
f. Must agree with the confession of faith of the Bergen Missionary Church Fellowship and have a growing relationship with Christ
g. Be a regular attendee at Sunday morning worship services
h. Adhere to Plan to Protect and meet qualifications of policy

5. Qualifications
a. High School Graduate
b. Training and experience in youth work an asset

Send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to bergenyouthworker@gmail.com.   Posting will be open until filled.

Policy Amendments: The Governing Board has the authority to amend this profile with consultation with the Ministry Committee.