Position Vacant: Kids Pastor/Coordinator

Position Vacant: Kids Pastor/Coordinator

Position Vacant: Kids Pastor/Coordinator (part-time)

The Lakes Church (Cairns, QLD) is seeking to appoint a Kids Pastor/Coordinator, responsible for providing leadership to our kids ministry. You may be an experienced pastor/leader or just beginning your ministry journey—if you have a sense of gifting and call, we’d love to hear from you.

You will oversee our Lakes Kids program which operates during both services each Sunday. Lakes Kids is spread across two rooms; Junior & Primary. The Junior room is for our youngest kids, from 2 years old, while the Primary room is for primary aged kids. Teenagers serve alongside adults as Junior Leaders on the Lakes Kids team. You will also have a voice into how our church reaches and ministers to kids and families, a responsibility to develop leaders and a coordinating role in annual events for kids and families.

This is a 2 day per week role. Remuneration is based on Churches of Christ in Queensland recommendations complete with salary-packaging benefits and five weeks of annual leave. Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia, hold or be eligible for a Queensland working with children blue card and be able to be endorsed as a Ministering Person with Churches of Christ in Queensland.

HOW TO APPLY

Your application must include your resume, contact details for three referees (one of whom is a church pastor) and a cover letter that specifically addresses the selection criteria. Selection criteria is available online here.  Applications can be sent to geoffs@thelakes.org.au by Monday 19th April, 2021.

ABOUT THE LAKES CHURCH

The Lakes Church (www.thelakes.church) is a vibrant church in Cairns with a 50 year history of being a welcoming community of all ages. We are affiliated with Churches of Christ in Queensland. We are a community of over 600 people with a heart for loving people and inviting them into a growing relationship with Jesus. The role would complement our staff team of eight, serve our two services each Sunday, empower kids and families and help our church continue to mature and grow.

ABOUT CAIRNS 

Cairns is a safe and friendly tropical city with a casual, relaxed atmosphere. A two-hour flight from Brisbane it is a nature-lover’s paradise, situated perfectly between the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree and Wet Tropics rainforest and the Atherton Tablelands. Cairns is a modern city of approximately 160,000 people with a vibrant arts and cultural scene and thriving café and dining precincts.