|Organization Name||Job Categories||Position Type||Region and Location(s)||Career Level||Salary||Ad Online Since||Application Deadline|
|St.Paul's United Church||Seasonal||Student||N/A||2019-05-06||2019-06-30|
2019 will be the fourth year that St. Paul’s United Church (SPUC) has hired a summer student through the Canada Summer Jobs Program that supports summer jobs for post-secondary and high-school students. Candidates must be returning to full-time studies in the Fall.
St. Paul’s in the Cliffside neighbourhood on the Scarborough Bluffs is seeking a self-starting, initiative-taking, creative, and versatile individual as a summer placement for the position of “Summer Program Animator.” The summer program consists of worship, workshops / seminars for seniors, and programs for kids. Other summer objectives and tasks may include research and analysis of needs in the Cliffside area, assisting in identifying opportunities for mission and ministry, developing and organizing the community archives housed at SPUC, and social engagement with the neighbourhood. While that sounds like a lot, we can discuss how these tasks and priorities can be arranged to mesh with your learning goals, interests, and talents.
Overview of responsibilities:
The ideal candidate would be a theological / ministry student who could use this time toward building skills, knowledge, and experience in his/her future vocation as a minister. This position is also suitable for someone interested in working in grass-roots social work, community development and mobilization, working with youth or seniors, or in areas of depressed economic circumstances.
Community ministry / social work in the local context requires the individual to work effectively in a broad range of situations and with individuals coming from diverse backgrounds. This job has therefore been designed with a wide range of tasks that will help the student broaden their experience as well as develop their skills in a variety of directions. Based on the criteria for the Canada Summer Jobs program, these skills are:
The successful candidate will take leadership in designing and implementing the program with creativity, and energy, and will be a self-starter who is able to work independently without immediate support and constant supervision.