Summerbridge 2021 Job at Mennonite Central Committee – in British Columbia
Location Country Canada
Location Description Summerbridgers will work with their home church in the province of BC
Applications Close Date May 31, 2021
Start Date Jul 01, 2021
Start Date Flexible can be flexible based on project
Term Length 8-12 Weeks
All MCC workers are expected to exhibit a commitment to: a personal Christian faith and discipleship; active membership or participation in a Christian church; and nonviolent peacemaking. MCC is an equal opportunity employer, committed to employment equity. MCC values diversity and invites all qualified candidates to apply.
- Involved in a local Mennonite or Brethren in Christ church
- Age 17 years or older
- Desire to work on a project that will benefit the local church and local community
- Desire to build leadership skills through mentorship and practice
- Preferably a diverse background
- Interested in the work and the values of MCC
- Aptitude to build servant leadership skills
- Interested and committed to embodying the Gospel through actions, reflection and study
- Good interpersonal skills, both with individuals and groups
- Ability to plan, organize and carry out plans
- Interest in community development and/or community outreach
- Good communication skills, both written and oral
- Basic computer skills
- Previous volunteer experience preferred
- Ability to work independently
- Satisfactory police record check
Job Synopsis This is a Summer position that is 8 – 12 weeks in length. This position is available through a partnership between MCC and the church the candidate works with. The position is primarily responsible to the church, but will work with MCC for orientation, a conference, and reports. The MCC coordinator will work with the candidate and the church to help foster leadership development and deeper understanding of service. The salary is paid through contributions from MCC and the church. The position is for 35hr/week paid at minimum wage.
The project proposal, developed with the candidate and the sponsoring church, will outline the job which will benefit both the candidate and the community they serve in.
Possible proposals could involve working with children’s camps, neighbourhood programs, church ministries or any other ideas that would benefit the community the candidate lives in.
The proposal should reflect the MCC values of relief, development and peace in the name of Christ.
Key Responsibilities • Work on the goals outlined in the project proposal and be flexible as opportunities and challenges appear 76.5 %
- Attend a local orientation at the beginning of the term 5%
- Attend a conference in July in Winnipeg (if a first time participant) 8-12%
- Meet with the supervisor once a week 5%
- Complete a report every two weeks, discuss with your supervisor and send to MCC 2.5%
- Complete a final report for MCC 1%
Company: Mennonite Central Committee –
Company Location: British Columbia