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Northgate Church (www.northgate.org.au, soon to be renamed “Live Connection Church”) is located in Belrose on the Northern Beaches of Sydney. We are a vibrant, authentic, local community church bound together by love for one another and our faith in Jesus. We are a family that you can belong to, no matter who you are, where you’re from or what stage of life you are in. Our aim is to help each person become all that God has made them to be.
Planted 13 years ago, we are associated with Churches of Christ, a 200-year-old global movement of Christian unity based on faith in Jesus Christ and the authority of the Bible. We are currently going through an exciting phase of refreshment and renewal and are looking for a part-time Kids’ and/or Youth Worker to join our passionate team to cater for our growing number of families.
Kid’s Minister (2.5 days/wk)
Our Kids’ Minister is a mature and devoted follower of Jesus who is passionate about integrating and discipling children and families into our Church Community. Ideally you will have teaching and/or ministry qualifications and experience and be able to inspire and build a team of volunteers to deliver age-specific ministries in positive and grace-filled environments. You will have proven relational and organisational capability and be a team player as a strategic partner in the overall mission of the church. The role is for 2.5 days a week. Part of this time is allocated as 0.5 days on a Friday afternoon (Kids’ Club), 0.5 days on a Sunday morning (Kids’ Church) and 0.5 days on a weekday morning to run a playgroup, plus Mondays in the church office.
Youth Worker (1 day/wk - can be combined with the Kid’s Minister Role)
Our Youth Minister is a mature and devoted follower of Jesus who is passionate about integrating and discipling youth into our Church Community. Ideally you will have teaching and/or ministry qualifications and experience and be able to inspire and build a team of volunteers to deliver youth-specific ministries (ages 13-18) in positive and grace-filled environments. You will have proven relational and organisational capability and be a team player as a strategic partner in the overall mission of the church. The role is for 1 day a week. It includes 0.5 days on a Friday evening and 0.5 days on a Sunday morning (Youth Live).
School Chaplain (1.5 days/wk - can be combined with the Kid’s Minister Role)
For the right person, an additional 1.5 days is available with our partner K-8 school, Yanginanook, in a chaplaincy role. Applicants need to meet the minimum qualification requirements (a Certificate IV in Youth Work or Pastoral Care/or equivalent & competencies in ‘mental health’ and ‘making appropriate referrals’) and have the ability to provide pastoral care services to the students and their families. The role includes preparing lessons and organising activities and games for small groups of students and helping teachers in a supporting role. This additional role takes the above position/s up to 4 or 5 days/week.
If you would like to apply for our Kids’ Minister and/or Youth Worker role, we would love to hear from you! To apply please email Glenyce at email@example.com with your resume and 2 relevant, short references. The following pages provide specific details about the roles and expectations, and about the church itself.