Leadership Team

At GroveYouth, we desire to help students to know, experience, and follow Jesus through equipping, empowering, and releasing leaders to ministry. We seek to develop Christ-centred, Spirit-led leaders through intensive training, opportunities for collaboration, and the development of and invitation to use their Spiritual gifts.

If you are interested in applying, please see the information below, check out our leadership team documents, and contact our youth pastor, Chandra Styles (chandra@forestgrovecc.com // 306.221.8733) with any questions that you have.

For more information about Criminal Record Checks, please contact Lizzie Rowan (lizzie@forestgrovecc.com // 306.370.3922)

QUALIFICATIONS TO APPLY

  • You are a believer in and follower of Jesus Christ.
  • You regularly attend Forest Grove Community Church or another local church for weekly services regularly.
  • You have read and understood the GroveYouth Leadership Team Documents provided below.
  • You have read and understood the Mennonite Brethren Confession of Faith.
  • You must have a successful Criminal Record Check (CRC) before the attending your first program night.
  • Complete the GroveYouth Leader application process.
  • Plan to attend all GroveYouth Leadership Training dates for your team to the best of your ability.
  • Jr. High leaders must be Grade 11 or older.
  • Sr. High small group leaders must be at least 1 year out of high school (some exceptions may be made). Those younger may apply for our program or hospitality teams.

PROCESS TO APPLY

  • Application Process
    • (Application info)
  • Interview
    • If you are a New Applicant, you must sign up for a brief interview below.
    • If you are moving teams or returning from a break that exceeds one year, you will be contacted by the Director of the team you are applying for to plan a time for an interview.
  • References
    • If you are a NEW APPLICANT or are RETURNING AFTER A 1+ YEAR BREAK from serving at GroveYouth you must meet the following requirements:
    • You must sign up for a brief interview below.
    • You must acquire references from two people – one being an adult from Forest Grove Community Church (18+ who is not immediate or extended family) and one being someone who has supervised you – by sending them the link to our reference form. This is your responsibility!
    • References are due on August 28th along with the application deadline. These things are found under the New Applicant heading below.
  • GroveYouth Leader Training
    • Jr. High Training:
      • Friday, September 9 from 6:00-10:00pm (supper provided)
      • Saturday, September 10 time 9:00am-9:00pm (lunch and supper provided)
    • Sr. High Training: 
      • Tuesday, September 6 from 6:00-10:00pm (supper provided)
      • Saturday, September 10 time 9:00am-9:00pm (lunch and supper provided)
  • Criminal Record Check
    • All volunteers over the age of 18 need a successful Criminal Record Check. This must be renewed every four years (check with Lizzie to see if you need one – lizzie@forestgrovecc.com).
    • You can pick up a letter from the church office to waive the fee to take with you to your police station. Bring back the completed check as soon as possible.
  • The GroveYouth Leader Application is now included in the FGCC Volunteer Application process. Fill out this application followed by the Attridge Ministry Application (link provided on confirmation of volunteer application) where you will select “GroveYouth” and fill out the given questions. If you would like to serve in another area of our church, you can indicate that on the application.
    • All leaders, new or returning, will need to fill out the “FGCC Volunteer Application” this year as part of our Safe Place Policy which was updated in 2021.
    • If you are a returning leader who will need to renew their CRC within the next year, you can do so now so your CRC and application will align for the four year renewal.
  • If you are a NEW APPLICANT or are RETURNING AFTER A 1+ YEAR BREAK from serving at GroveYouth you must meet the following requirements:
    • You must sign up for a brief interview below.
    • You must acquire references from two people – one being an adult from Forest Grove Community Church (18+ who is not immediate or extended family) and one being someone who has supervised you – by sending them the link to our reference form. This is your responsibility!
    • References are due on August 28th along with the application deadline. These things are found under the New Applicant heading below.

FIRST PROGRAM NIGHTS:

Sr. High: Tuesday, September 13

Jr. High: Friday, September 16

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS AND FORMS

To apply, please:

  • Read all of the documents provided under the heading that applies to you (Returning Leader OR New Applicant – this includes if you have taken a break from GroveYouth for 1+ years)
  • Fill out the Leadership Application by Saturday, August 27, 2022.
  • You will be contacted by email and phone by Tuesday, August 30, 2022.

RETURNING LEADER

Leader Conduct & Expectations

Leader Roles and Teams

GroveYouth Safe Place Policy

Mennonite Brethren Confession of Faith

*If you are moving from Jr. High to Sr. High or vice versa, you will be contacted by the Director to set an interview.

*If you don’t remember when you last completed a Criminal Record Check, double check with Lizzie (306-370-3922) if you need to renew your CRC before filling out this application.*

FGCC Volunteer Application

NEW APPLICANT

New Leader Package

Leader Conduct & Expectations

GroveYouth Safe Place Policy

Mennonite Brethren Confession of Faith

Reference Form // you are responsible for sending this to both of your references and having them complete it by August 27.

Request Interview Time with the youth ministry staff. (calendly)

FGCC Volunteer Application

HIGH SCHOOL LIT PROGRAM

For more information and to apply, head to our GroveYouth Service Options page.