Job Posting – Family & Community Outreach Coordinator

FAMILY & COMMUNITY OUTREACH COORDINATOR POSITION

This is a new position for St. Andrew’s-Chalmers Presbyterian Church. The position requires someone with enthusiasm and initiative for working with all ages within the congregation and community. The person in this position will equip teachers to lead an existing program for children and youth, help to develop new outreach opportunities within the community.

Accountability
The successful candidate will work closely with the minister on a day-to-day basis, and be accountable to the Session through the minister. The successful candidate will meet monthly with a small group that represents the Session and congregation for feedback, suggestions and encouragement.

Tasks and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will:
• Assist with the spiritual development of children and youth
• Coordinate and encourage teachers and shepherds for the Sunday morning program
• Form a youth group with interested people.
• Work with a group of volunteers to develop “fresh expressions” of the church as we reach out to the surrounding community (ex: Messy Church, Coffee House, Community Discussion groups, New Worshiping Communities)
• Work with others to assist them as they provide fellowship, enrichment, and volunteer opportunities for adults and seniors, especially among those age 55 (e.g. Coffee gathering, games nights, etc.)
• Plan, promote (Social Media), and execute events within and outside the church
• Attend Sunday service regularly in order to develop closer relationships with the congregation

Requirements
The successful candidate will:
• Exhibit a deep sense of Christian faith including a passion and commitment to participate in Christ’s Mission, teach from the Bible and have an understanding of the theology and ethos of The Presbyterian Church in Canada
• Demonstrate experience in the church, preferably in a leadership role working with volunteers children, youth and adults
• Be able to work in a strong team concept
• Possess strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
• Demonstrate initiative, innovation and a positive attitude along with a passion/experience for developing new gatherings of people
• Possess the ability to work collegially with staff, volunteers, and community
• Be required to work 25 hours per week in the congregation, including Sunday morning worship
• Provide an acceptable Vulnerable Sector Screening Check.
• Some theological education or courses would be an asset

Remuneration
The remuneration for this contract position is $25,000 per annum. (Deductions for income tax, CPP and Employment Insurance will be deducted at source as required by law). 2 weeks Vacation.

Candidates can send their cover letters and resumes to: sacpc@powergate.ca.

Winter Coat Drive

The Mission Committee will be having a winter coat drive this September. Any clean coats, jackets, scarves, mitts, etc. would be greatly appreciated. We will be taking these needed items to Evangel Hall. We are looking for all sizes from babies to adult and there is a real need for men’s sizes.

The collection will take place here, at the Church every Saturday and Sunday in September from 10am to 12pm every Saturday  and from 9:30am to 10:30am every Sunday. This should give everyone an opportunity, over the summer, to gather items.

Welcome to our Team!

We are excited to welcome Brenda Moore to the team at St. Andrew’s -Chalmers. Brenda has worked as an office administrator for many years and we are so glad she has joined us. Stop by the office and wish her well!

Exciting Opportunity

We are looking for people who would be able to help with the Audio Visual
of Sunday services. There is an Audio Visual Schedule posted in the Hall. If
you are able to help out, please sign up! Any questions please see Christian
or Rev. Sean. Thank you.

P.A.R.

Consider giving your offering through the Pre-Authorized Remittance Program. This is a convenient and effective way to give faithfully, in a consistent manner, as you have determined. If interested, please pick up a P.A.R. brochure from the table at the back of the Church.

Monday Evening Volleyball

Volleyball for adults will begin again on Monday, September 10 at 6:45 in the hall. This is a mixed, non competitive group and all are welcome to come out for exercise and fun.

Ways to give financially

Giving cash in the collection plate. We are thankful to those who begin their giving this way, or choose to give this way when visiting with us.

Giving by donation envelopes or cheque. Numbered donation envelopes are available from the church office at your request. You can email us or call during office hours. The church is a able to give receipts for tax deduction purposes. These are issued on a yearly basis in February. They can be picked up at the church office, or mailed to you.

Online through the church website www.standrewschalmers.ca or directly through the Canada helps website; look for St. Andrew’s Chalmers, Uxbridge.

Through PAR or pre authorized giving. This form of giving is administered through the United Church of Canada, and is a direct withdrawal from your bank account on a monthly basis. Forms are available from the church office, and donations can be changed or stopped at anytime with two weeks notice required to process the change.

PAR forms are available on the back table or the sanctuary. Speak to Betty Bingham if you have any questions.

Growing Together Fund Applications

The Session has approved an application form for the “Growing Together Fund”. Forms are available from the church office. Application for Mission, Outreach and Special Projects for 2018 will be considered according to the policy approved by the congregation, i.e. $2500 and under, approval is by the Session; $2501 and above, congregational approval is required. There will be four disbursements from the fund per year – February, May, August and November. All applications must be received by the end of the month prior to the disbursement month in order for the Session/congregation to have time to approve and seek the funds through the Trustees. An annual reporting of the funds disbursed will be presented to the congregation.