Summer Intern – Congregational Life Assistant

  • Summer
  • Toronto
  • $20.00/hour CDN / Year
  • Apr 13, 2024

The Peoples Church

Growing the Body of Christ for God's Global Mission


Department: Congregational Life

Reports to: Congregational Life Pastor

Status: Full-Time (May to August 2024)

Position Overview:

The Congregational Life Assistant will support several Congregational Life projects, helping the Congregational Life Pastor and the Congregational Engagement Coordinator to implement a variety of initiatives that would increase the church’s engagement in the community.


Major Responsibilities:

Assist with the development, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive strategy to strengthen our ministry to students and young professionals in order to raise a generation of gospel-centered, globally minded Christians.
In partnership with Communications department, assist with the social media strategy to help congregants connect with one another more efficiently
Support community building activities occurring at the Connection Centre
Support the Congregational Life Pastor with the development of effective strategies to develop and grow (both qualitatively and quantitatively) our ministry to young professionals and singles, including international students by connecting and interacting with them though regular gatherings, Life Groups, and local and global involvement.
Work closely with our Newcomers Pastor and our Young adults pastor to serve international students, ensuring that they are welcome and engaged in The Peoples Church community.
Strategize, implement, and oversee the global engagement of our congregants, in partnership with our Global Missions department.
Seek to get young professionals, both churched and un-churched involved in our church community and engage with all aspects of church life, both locally and through our global partners.
Assist with welcoming activities on Sundays and during special events.


University or college student or graduate, or equivalent.
Experience in community development, customer service or people engagement, especially in a church setting
Demonstrated strong moral character, integrity above reproach and honesty
Passionate and intuitive about the challenges facing young professionals both Canadian and internationals, both at church and in the marketplace
Experienced in working in an environment that is both culturally and ethnically diverse.
Creative thinker, who is a team player with a positive attitude and an ability to work independently.
Culturally relevant and a good understanding of issues pertaining to faith at work or the interface between faith and culture.
Able to lead small group discussions both in-person or online.
Technologically savvy. Knowledge of CRM programs such as Salesforce an asset.
Able to work on Sundays.
Understand and support mission, vision and values of The Peoples Church

Working Conditions:

Full time including Sundays.
Work location is primarily at 374 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario (Bayview & Sheppard). However, some remote and offsite work may be required (i.e. at one of our Refugee houses or during the church’s offsite events).
Vulnerability Sector clearance required.
Interacts regularly with congregants, lay leaders, local and global partners, and community stakeholders.
Support and understand TPC vision, mission and Statement of Faith.

The People Church is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to an employment opportunity, please advise our HR Director of the accommodation measures, if required, which would enable you to be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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