Summer Intern

Summer Intern

Job Description
for Summer Intern

Job Category:  Children, Youth, and Outreach Ministry
Employment Type:  Full Time
(30 hours a week: Monday to Thursday, some Friday & Saturdays)
# of Openings:  2
Start and End Dates:  June 28 – August 30, 2021


Glencairn Church is looking for two youth and/or young adults to offer leadership and oversight to the children’s, youth, and administration ministries both in-person and online while also experiencing leadership development.


  1. Youth Ministry (5 hrs per week)
    • Plan, prepare, and lead games/activities
    • Connect with youth and develop relationships
    • Prepare and manage advertisement for youth and parents
  2. Vacation Bible Camp (20 hrs in July; dependent on restrictions)
    • Work with the VBC team in developing the program
    • Help plan, organize, and set up event(s) for children in the community for a week of fun and learning
  3. Children’s Ministry (15 hrs per week)
    • Lead, teach, record, and edit weekly children’s summer programs for Sunday mornings
    • Work with other leaders/helpers to plan and run programs
    • Plan and create 5-10 minute mid-week videos for children, including lessons and other activities
  4. Bridges (5 hrs per week; dependent on restrictions)
    • Participate in bi-monthly food and clothing bank for families in need
    • Collect and sorting food on shelves, and help with distribution
  5. Administration (5-10 hrs per week)
    • Support the church administrator to accomplish tasks such as updating online content on social media and other platforms, website and database management, and programming registration
  6. Other Tasks (5-10 hrs per week)
    • Depending on interests and need, other tasks could be considered that would support different church ministries
    • Possible support with Church in Community team and other events

Skills and Experience

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • Born again, baptized believer
  • Must embrace the Confession of Faith of the Mennonite Brethren Church
  • Open and willing to learn
  • Experience working with children and youth in a ministry context
  • Experience working with diverse individuals and teams of volunteers
  • Experience in helping organizing events
  • Experience with audio and video editing is an asset
  • Proficient with technology, including video conferencing (Google Meet/Zoom) and other recording software


Payment: Hourly wage (30 hours per week at minimum wage)

Application and Contact Information

Submit a resume and cover letter to Pastor Jon Cleland at search@glencairn.ca or click the Apply Now button below.

Posting expires on: June 14, 2021

About the Canada Summer Jobs Program

The Summer Intern position is made possible by the Canada Summer Jobs program, which is “an initiative of the Youth Employment and Skills Strategy, which aims to provide flexible and holistic services to support all young Canadians develop the skills and gain paid work experience to successfully transition in the labour market. This program provides wage subsidies to employers from not-for-profit organizations, the public-sector, and private sector organizations with 50 or fewer full-time employees, to create quality summer work experiences for young people aged 15 to 30 years.



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