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Student Music/Worship and Summer Program Coordinator

Feb 07, 2018

Student Music/Worship and Summer Program Coordinator

First Christian Reformed Church

16 McVicar Street / Red Deer, Alberta / T4N 0M1

First Christian Reformed Church (First CRC) is in search of a student to be employed from May through August of 2018 as a music/worship and summer program coordinator (full-time) to minister to children. First CRC aims to nourish and equip its membership to serve God and community. We actively promote and pursue the stewardship of God's gifts of time, talents, and treasures in service to His Church. The Bible is the foundation of our ministry. Please visit www.firstcrcreddeer.ca to find out more about us.

Objective

The objective of the student position is to assist with organizing, teaching and leading worship for various children ministries in accordance with First CRC’s core values, mission statement and vision with the guidance of Our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. This will be done through providing and organizing creative and participatory worship and educational experiences to help children connect meaningfully with God and each other.

Responsibilities and Duties

● Assist, creatively plan, organize, develop, teach/lead summer events as required, such as but not inclusive of:

    o Summer Sunday School (JAM time)

   o Prepare for Fall JAM time o Vacation Bible School (VBS)

   o Other potential summer camps or other children programs as required.

● Lead worship for the summer events/programs and Sundays as required

● Update poster boards, social media and other communication avenues weekly/monthly with creative theme-related design for the summer events

● Complete administrative tasks for the summer events as required

● Attend staff or volunteer committee meetings as required

● Assist with teaching and leading JAM time on Sunday mornings

● Carry out other assigned projects and tasks as directed

● Complete an informal exit report to the Education Committee to give final feedback on the experience.

Qualifications

A committed Christian with a strong faith that is open to growing. Must be eager and able to assist with planning, leading, and teaching children and leading them in worship. Must be spirit filled, self starter, independent, dedicated and have a passion for children. The individual should be pursuing a secondary education in worship, music, teaching, preaching or another related program. Must be musically talented and be able to lead worship at the summer programs and on Sunday worship as required using a musical instrument as well as singing. Must work well with others in a team setting yet be an independent worker who can work with little supervision. Must have a clean criminal check and abide by all First CRC’s child protection policies.

How to Apply

Please email your cover letter and resume to firstcrcreddeer@gmail.com. Application deadline is February 28th, 2018. Only candidates found to be suitable for the position will be contacted.

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