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Regional communications correspondent required – must be able to travel overseas

Are you a young adult member of a Presbyterian or Uniting church with working experience in communications or a degree in journalism and/or communications?

The PCANZ is assisting one of our international church partner organisations to find a suitably experienced person to act as their regional communications correspondent.

You will be required to attend our church partner’s events within the Pacific region, and possible further afield, and write short articles on, and take images of, these events. The church partner will use these in their worldwide communications.

You must be able to attend a communications training event in Singapore in late August 2017.

This is not a paid role.  The church partner will cover the cost of flights and accommodation and will discuss what expenses will be covered.

Qualifications and skills – you must have some of these:

  • Ability to write to a high standard with good grammar. Preferably have a journalism degree or are studying towards one.
  • Experience working in the field of communications or PR and/or a communications degree or studying towards one.
  • Ability to take well-framed, hi res photographs.
  • Design skills.

Essential:

  • Flexibility and availability to fly to events in NZ and other countries, sometimes at short notice.
  • Able to attend a communications training event in Singapore in late August 2017 for approx. four to five days.

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If you are interested in this role please contact Angela Singer, PCANZ Communications Manager, angela@presbyterian.org.nz by Monday 31 July with your experience, qualifications and availability.

 

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Ministry Coordinator job @ CYC Waihola

Christian Youth Camps Waihola (or CYC Waihola) is a Christian camp located at Lake Waihola in South Otago and is passionate about sharing who Jesus is with young people and advancing the Kingdom of God though camping. People who love God and want to share their faith are the key to this mission.

We have a full-time paid position for a Ministry Coordinator at CYC Waihola whose primary role will be to head up the Ministry side of the CYC Waihola organisation and to support the current Operations Manager in the day to day running of the camp-site.

The CYC Waihola ministry is diverse but the main tasks will be:

  • facilitating the many diverse holiday camps for children and teenagers we run
  • developing the potential of young Christians through leadership at these holiday camps and other leadership events
  • promotion and networking of our holiday camps to schools, churches and other social agencies

The role will also include from time to time:

  • rostered hosting of our on-site accommodation groups and ensuring their safety and that their expectations are being met.
  • various other camp tasks including housekeeping, kitchen and maintenance.

We are looking for applicants who have a sense of God’s call on them, a strong and vibrant faith and who will be compatible with CYC Waihola’s mission and objectives.

Ideally the applicant will:

  • Be physically fit
  • Be a team player
  • Be self-motivated and able to work alone on tasks
  • Have good administration skills and the ability to pick up new computer systems quickly
  • Have a good artistic and design flare
  • Be an excellent leader with good communication skills
  • Be mature, responsible and able to stay calm in emergencies
  • Be good at dealing with all types of people and able to work as part of a team
  • Be confident in their own abilities and able to inspire confidence in others
  • Be able to demonstrate a positive and responsible attitude in all circumstances
  • Have achieved a qualification in outdoor recreation and/or youth work and/or have the relevant experience
  • Have the ability and confidence to train and teach others, whilst remaining teachable and willing to serve

The applicant must:

  • Have had a clean full drivers licence for more than 2 years
  • Either be a New Zealand Citizen or permanent resident or be allowed to work in a long term full-time position in New Zealand

To apply, please email careers@cycwaihola.org.nz and send:

  • a covering letter addressed to the Chairman of CYC Waihola
  • your current CV outlining any relevant qualifications and experience
  • two reference letters with contact details

Applications have been extended until 5pm 18th August 2017.

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VACANCY: Youth Ministry Director

Wellington Boys’ and Girls’ Institute (BGI)

25 to 40 hours per week, negotiable

BGI is contracted by St. John’s Presbyterian church to run junior and senior youth groups. Working together presents an exciting and unique opportunity to work both with the church and the community.

BGI is a not-for-profit Christian organisation that was established by young people from St. John’s Church in 1883. Our close and dynamic team members support each other to run a number of core programmes that sit along a ‘continuum of need’ from early intervention through to innovative youth leadership. This strengths-based model underscores our firm belief in the ability of young people to actively participate in healthy youth development.

We are seeking an experienced youth ministry worker, primarily to coordinate our senior (high school age) youth group. It has a primary focus on building relationships with and supporting about 80 young people their families from a wide variety of backgrounds. The structured aspect of the programme is planning and facilitating an Inner City Friday evening programme that is interesting, fun and welcoming for any young person in Wellington. Other aspects of the role involve supporting other BGI mentoring programmes, Sunday morning teaching and trips away.

The successful candidate will be passionate about, and experienced in, working with this age group. They will hold or be studying towards recognised youth work and theology qualifications. They will also be well organised, and a good team player. Good remuneration for the right person.

Any questions, or for a role description please email Casey – casey@bgi.org.nz.

Applications close 12pm Monday 3 July 2017.

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PT Youth leader position Dunedin.

Mornington Presbyterian Church, Dunedin, is seeking a part time youth leader (10 hours)

The goal of the position is to actively help intermediate and high school age young people to become mature followers of Jesus Christ.

This will be done through:

  1. Build strong relationships with the young people to enable discipling and pastoral care.
  2. Provide opportunities for young people come to faith in Jesus.
  3. Provide opportunities for young people to grow towards Christian maturity.
  4. Develop a team of leaders and volunteers.
  5. Build links with the families of the young people (in conjunction with other ministries in the church)
  6. Maintain good administrative systems.

Here is the job description

For more info contact

peter@morningtonpres.org.nz
021 132 6876

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FT East Taieri Youth Director

Key leadership position in a regional Presbyterian church.

The East Taieri Church (Mosgiel) Dunedin is seeking a passionate, energetic person to lead our youth work in church and community.

Already we impact 200+ young people a week through a vibrant range of church and community-based programmes.  The successful applicant will lead an experienced, well-resourced team of youth workers, interns and a large team of committed volunteers.

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PT Children’s and Families Leader – Cromwell

Cromwell & Districts Presbyterian Church

Children’s and Families Leader

          20 hours per week beginning February 2017 (2 years- fixed term)

 

Cromwell  church is committed to developing in the area of young families and their children.

There is already a solid base of children and young families’ ministries in the church.

The Cromwell community population is experiencing a rapid increase of young families, so there are real opportunities in this area.

     The aims of this position are to:

  1. Grow all children in their understanding of Christ’s love for them
  2. Resource and foster strong family life in the church and community
  3. Help families connect into the Body of Christ, the church
  4. Support the church to further develop a  Kids and Family/whanau-friendly perspective

 

For further information see the Job Description, and profile. Please send a covering letter and CV with your application.

Enquiries: office@cromchurch.co.nz   after 22.12.16    children.families.leader@gmail.com  034453078

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Closing date- 22nd January

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Job FT: SU Youth Consultant

Wellington, Taranaki, Manawatu, and Hawkes Bay

Are you passionate about:

  • Supporting youth ministry within the churches of New Zealand?
  • Equipping young people to engage with God through scripture?
  • Equipping young Christians to impact their schools and communities for Christ?
  • Developing young Christian leaders?
  • Camping and the use of it, in reaching young people for Christ?

Do you have the skill and the passion for supporting youth pastors and youth leadership teams in their ministry pursuits? Do you have a strong knowledge and the ability to teach on the Treaty of Waitangi

Do you have a strong knowledge and the ability to teach on the Treaty of Waitangi and it’s relevance to youth ministry in New Zealand?

Are you skilled and passionate in the area of music and the performing arts and have a desire to see young people and youth ministries equipped in these areas?

If you answer yes to these things and if you have at least 8 years youth ministry experience then you could be the person we are looking for, to be our youth consultant in this region. The candidate will have to be happy to be located in the greater Wellington area. Please note the job requires a lot of travel and time away from home and can involve weekend and evening work. If you are interested in this job then please contact Neville Bartley by email neville.b@sunz.org.nz and ask for a job description.

Applications close for this position on the 12 December 2016

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PYM Internship Palmerston North

Are you keen to make a difference in young people’s lives, and want to see your faith and the faith of others grow? Working as a Youth Intern at St David’s Presbyterian Church may be the role for you. You will strengthen our existing Youth Group by working alongside our current leaders and young people. The Youth Intern will be hands on in leading our young people (years 6-13) as well as involved in planning the church youth ministry programme. The programme runs during each school term.

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PYM Internship, Accepting applications for 2017

Beginning the journey into youth ministry as a vocational calling is an exciting, rewarding, and challenging adventure. Our church desperately needs theologically trained, skilled, youth workers who are committed to professional development and who see their ministry in vocational terms. It is our hope and prayer that the Bachelor of Ministry (Bmin) PYM Internship will see a new wave and generation of such youth workers and ministers taking up positions of leadership in our church.

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