Minister of Youth and Families

Parkdale United Church

Parkdale United Church has an exciting opportunity for someone with a passion for youth ministry.  The position of Minister of Youth and Families may be filled by an Ordained, Diaconal or Designated Lay Minister. This is a full time position. Parkdale is a large, dynamic and diverse congregation with a Co-ordinating Minister and a Minister of Pastoral Care. The successful candidate will be expected to spend 60% of their time on developing  and implementing programming for Sunday School and activities for children and youth outside of Sunday, 20% in assisting and occasionally leading in worship services, and a further 20% in attendance at staff, Council, Christian Ed Committee meetings and in personal growth and development through ongoing study.

Parkdale’s Vision  –  to form followers of Jesus in such a way as to transform our community and our world  – summarizes the “why” of our congregational life, and drives all of the programs of ministry that nourish this 500-strong congregation and much of the surrounding community. 

If, after reviewing the Report of the Joint Needs Assessment Committee (see JNAC report, you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, or in formally applying for the position, please contact the Joint Search Committee through its Corresponding Secretary, Zaya Kuyena, at:

Please include a statement of faith with your application.

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429 Parkdale Ave
Ottawa, ON K1Y 1H3
Phone: (613) 728-8656