Job Title: Community Connector
Posting Date: 22 March 2023
Application Deadline: 12 June 2023
Job Start Date: 3 July 2023
Campus United, the campus ministry network in British Columbia and Yukon (Pacific Mountain Regional Council) of the United Church of Canada, is seeking individuals to fill the role of Community Connector for a one-year contract on a full/part-time (30 hours/week July-August, 10 hours/week September-May) basis.
There are up to two positions available at each following school: Langara College, Selkirk College-Castlegar, Simon Fraser University (SFU), the University of British Columbia (UBC), the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC), and the University of Victoria (UVic).
The Community Connector position is one of meaningful work centred around social justice, spirituality, community, as well as individual and systemic learning. We’re seeking curious, innovative, and compassionate young adults to join the inclusive and open-minded campus ministry teams at Langara, Selkirk, SFU, UBC, UNBC, and UVic.
Community Connectors will work 30 hours per week July 3rd through Aug 25th (including a week-long residential retreat focused on Leadership Development July 3rd-7th) and an average of 10 hours per week throughout the 2023-2024 academic year. This position pays $20 per hour. Successful candidates need to be willing to lead in an affirming (meaning LGBTQIA2S+ inclusive) religious community whose values include bold discipleship, daring social justice, and deep spiritualty. Previous experience with (congregational) church community is an asset, but not required.
Community Connectors will lead from their lived reality and post-secondary knowledge and inform the direction of the ministry. Candidates must attend Langara, Selkirk, SFU, UBC, UNBC, UVic or their affiliate colleges/schools and fulfill the requirements of the Federal Canada Summer Jobs Program listed below:
- be between 15 and 30 years of age at the beginning of the employment period,
- be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment and,
- have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.
Apply online at campusunited.campbrainstaff.com
Email Daniel Martin, Campus Ministry Animator, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.