We need your passionate and faithful leadership

Home groups are the heart of Rendez-vous: where the day starts and ends, where stories are shared and friendships are made. 

You will

  • provide spiritual grounding, faith formation, and leadership development for groups of 10‒12 young people aged 14‒18  over four days, provide a duty of care, ensuring that youth are healthy and safe

You get

  • training, support, an awesome t-shirt, discounted registration, and an unforgettable experience.

To apply

  • Read the complete role description below.
  • Read the Statement on Inclusion and Diversity and the Statement on Indigenous Participation below.

Youth home group leader applications close 15 January 2020 at 5:00 PM Eastern!

Youth Home Group Leader Role Description

Title

  • Youth home group leader

Purpose

  • To provide a safe, supportive home group experience for Rendez-Vous 2020 participants aged 14-18.

Duties

  • Host morning and evening home group check-ins for of 10-12 young people aged 14-18
  • provide spiritual grounding, faith formation and leadership development for groups
  • Provide first-line support, guidance and orientation to Rendez-Vous 2020 participants
  • Escalate issues and incidents to Chaplains for ongoing support
  • Ensure duty of care

Time commitment

  • 4 days from August 11-14
  • 6 hours /day direct responsibility, but on-call throughout the event

Gifts and experience

  • You are 19 or older
  • You love working with young people
  • You have experience leading groups of youth age 13-18
  • You have experience leading faith development activities and spiritual practices for young people
  • You are sensitive to the spiritual and emotional needs of young people
  • We value home group leaders who live and express the diversity of the United Church of Canada

Required training

  • Mandatory volunteer training (about an hour)
  • Two 2-hour training sessions:
    • youth mental health
    • facilitating spiritual practices and faith formation activities

Benefits

  • You get to be at Rendez-Vous 2020!
  • An awesome t-shirt and discounted registration

Reports to

  • Home group leader coordinator