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Massey Presbyterian Church, a multi-cultural evangelical church on the growing northwest edge of Auckland, is looking for a new youth and young adults staff worker: someone who is deeply committed Christian believer, is able to connect warmly with youth, has a strong biblical understanding, is passionate about helping people come to faith and become disciples of Christ, is an effective communicator, has good people skills and is a team player, is energetic, and is able to inspire and build. The role is initially half-time, but could be combined with other work, or study. Expressions of interest to our senior minister, Stuart Lange:

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PT Youth Worker Position – CHCH

John Knox Presbyterian is looking for a Youth worker


That John Knox Presbyterian Church in Rangiora will be a welcoming and nurturing place for young people to develop to their full potential, including their spiritual and personal formation in Christ and His Church


John Knox Presbyterian: JKP is a friendly church that welcomes all ages. We have about 150 households under our pastoral care with an active partnership with Presbyterian Support, whose Support, whose whose facilities occupy the same site. Our Sunday Worship service is a blend of the traditional and contemporary. Our Friday Evening service, (T.G.I.F.) has a youth bias with a community meal beforehand. Our youth (2:42 for year 9-13 and Cornerstone for year 7-8) meet together after the service with a mixture of socials, activities and a devotional input.

The Opportunity:

is to work with youth as well as to develop, lead and mentor a team of volunteer youth
leaders to create a Christ centred ministry at John Knox. A ministry in which:
– youth grow in their faith with Christ,
– grow in their relationship as a faith community,
– and grow in their capacity to serve and transform their community.


20 hours per week (This is 20 hours specifically in the context of John Knox Presbyterian with the potential of 10 hours working through 24-7 YouthWork at Rangiora High.)

The Role Includes:

• Leading and running Youth programmes on Friday evening and events throughout the term.
• Pastorally caring for youth at JKP, mentoring and developing the Christian potential in each
young person at JKP.
• Being part of a team responsible for the T.G.I.F. service on Friday Evenings.
• Connecting the youth into the wider church family at JKP
• Connecting the youth into the wider community with specific attention into Rangiora High
through 24-7 YouthWork.

What you bring to the role:

• A passion for Youth and proven experience in youth ministry.
• A strong desire to see the God-given potential of every young person lived out to the max.
• A strong faith and commitment to God’s Church.
• A hunger to see the church reach out into the schools and wider community
• You must have a sense of fun and live out an active faith with a positive outlook on life.

The Process:

For more information contact Jason King ( or 027 452 7546) for a full Job Description or if you just have questions. Alternatively, you can check out our website or facebook pages for more information about JKP. (
To be eligible to apply, you must hold NZ Residency and have a full, clean NZ drivers’ licence. As a condition of your appointment, you must successfully complete NZ Police vetting. If you intend to apply, send a cover letter with your resume to Jason King by 10th November 2017 to or 17 Skipton Street, Mairehau, Christchurch 8013
(Please provide at least 2 referees we can contact.)


FT Youth Worker Position- Oamaru

Children and Youth Work Position

Weston Presbyterian Church, Oamaru

A vibrant, growing, community church in beautiful Oamaru. Excellent relation with the local school.

Dynamic leadership skill required. 35 hours per week

Application and enquires Rev John Schoneveld

Applications close 16 October 2017


PT Youth Worker Position- Napier

Napier-North Presbyterian Church, (Ahuriri-Putorino Parish)

We are looking for a part-time youth worker to assist with and help develop our ministry to children and teenagers.

Youth mentoring. Currently, we have 3 high school aged boys associated with the church. The youth mentor will spend time with these boys, doing varied activities, but more importantly building trustful relationships in which they are able to explore faith.

K’nect @ Knox: We have a family-focused outreach on the first Sunday of the month, held in the Church hall.  The service aims to be accessible to those with limited experience of Church or Christianity.  The youth mentor will be a key member of the small team which is responsible for planning and running the K’nect services.

Sunday morning programme: We have a small but active kid’s church on Sunday mornings running within and alongside our morning service. Our youth worker may be involved in assisting with this programme.  He/she will be expected to be at Sunday morning worship.

Visiting: spending time outside of the formal programme

Skills: the person we are looking for will have:

  • an evangelical understanding of the Christian faith, and a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, being nurtured by personal Bible study and prayer;
  • Experience working with young people in a church setting.
  • initiative and the ability to work independently, but also to be accountable and willing to serve as a member of a team; and
  • a commitment to becoming an active member of our Church.
  • Preferably a Full drivers licence.

For more information contact Maurice & Kay Craig (Pastors), phone: (06) 835 8778,



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.


  • 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.


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



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 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.


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
021 132 6876


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.



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:   after 22.12.16  034453078

Jocelyn 0273137681

Closing date- 22nd January