St Paul’s United Church, Sidney

Start Date: 1st October 2019

Applications close: 31st August 2019

Hours: 25 hours per month; 10 months per year (September – June); flexible hours to begin on 1st October 2019

Pay: $20.00 / hour ($5000 / year), reviewable after 3 months

Part-time salaried position - Term for 1 year; review after 3 months


The Work:

  1. Weekly Children’s Spiritual Growth programme

  • Build and develop a weekly children’s programme at St Paul’s for children age 0-12

  • Work with and supervise our nursery workers

  • Build relationships with families of children

  • Help to draw in children from the local community to be part of the children’s spiritual growth programme

  • Plan and prepare materials for children’s programme on Sundays

  • Build team of volunteers and provide training & leadership & resources

  • Provide leadership of the children’s programme on a Sunday


2. Messy Church

  • Organise a Messy Church event once a month

  • Work with the minister to plan themes for the ten-month period, collect materials & resources

  • Gather volunteer leaders

  • Prepare & plan for the event

  • Lead event with leaders


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Christian Development training and/or experience related to children, youth program development.

  • Experience working in leadership roles with children and/or youth programs.

  • Familiarity and comfort with United Church of Canada theology and setting.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with people of all ages

  • Excellent organizational and coordination skills

  • Ability to work independently


Working Conditions:

  • Requires attendance at St Paul’s on most Sundays between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

  • Occasional evening and weekend hours for children’s activities

  • Flexibility in hours worked throughout the week, dependent on needs 

Reporting Relationships:

  • Work under the supervision of the ministry and as part of a ministry team

  • Accountable to the Spiritual Growth Committee and to Ministry & Personnel Committee



Please send your résumé and covering letter to Judy Bicknell at

St Paul's United Church, 2410 Malaview Avenue, Sidney, BC, V8L 2G4

Tel: 250-656-3213