Student Ministry Leader Application
Thank you for your interest in joining our team and for taking the time to share with us about you. We want you to know that the following information will be confidential and only shared with appropriate pastoral staff as necessary.
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State / Province
Postal / Zip Code
Antigua and Barbuda
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Central African Republic
Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
Papua New Guinea
Republic of the Congo
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sao Tome and Principe
Trinidad and Tobago
Tristan da Cunha
Turks and Caicos Islands
United Arab Emirates
British Virgin Islands
Isle of Man
US Virgin Islands
Wallis and Futuna
Name of Spouse:
Children Names and Ages (if applicable):
Are you a partner of First Christian Church?
How long have you been a member?
How long have you been attending FCC?
How many Sunday Worship Services do you typically attend each month?
Which Sunday service do you normally attend?
Have you ever served in any ministries at FCC?
Which ministries and how long?
Have you accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior?
Have you been baptized?
When and how did you become a Christian?
Describe the difference in your life before you met Christ and now that you know Him:
How would you describe your current spiritual life? (Check all that apply)
What have you been doing intentionally to grow?
Have you ever been in a leadership position?
Have you ever led a small group?
Have you ever had to recruit and lead a team to accomplish a goal?
Tell us about your preferences and personality. Please drag the mouse to rate your personal observations about yourself and your preferences on the following 1-10 scales.
Behind the Scenes
Work with Individuals
Lead a Group or Crowd
Please select the four words that BEST describe you:
Please select the four words that LEAST describe you:
Please list any personal weaknesses or areas where you recognize a need to grow:
Indicate your top three spiritual gifts (Number 1-3, 1 being the highest):
Legal and Lifestyle Questionnaire
Because of our radical commitment to Jesus and our to students, we unapologetically seize every opportunity to make the conditions right so students can grow spiritually, emotionally, and numerically. The following questions are not ones that we like to ask but ones we need to ask in order to continue to protect the emotional and spiritual environment of the Student Ministry. If you answer "yes" to any of the following questions, please explain your answer. We recognize that we are all a work in progress. Answering "yes" to some of these questions does not necessarily disqualify you from serving with students. But we will talk through them in your next step.
Do you have any medical conditions that might be hazardous to others?
Have you ever been accused or convicted of possession or sales of controlled substances or of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs?
Are you currently using any illegal substances?
Have you ever been arrested or convicted for any criminal act more serious than a traffic violation?
Do you have any addictictions? (i.e. alcohol, tobacco, vaping, pornography, etc.)
Are you currently involved in a sexual relationship with someone you are not married to?
Have you, at any time, been involved in or accused, rightly or wrongly, of sexual abuse, misconduct, or harassment?
Have you ever been involved romantically or sexually with any student, or had sexual relations with any minor after you became an adult?
Have you ever been a victim of any form of child abuse?
Would you be willing to share this confidentially with a pastor?
Have you ever been asked to step away from any ministry or work with students or children in any setting, paid or volunteer?
Is there anything about your current or past life that might be a problem if we found out about it later?
Why do you desire to be a student ministry leader?
Tell us why you feel led to become a part of the Student Ministry team at FCC:
What age group of students do you hope to serve with?
Wherever I'm Needed
Please list two people who could be character references for you. Please do not list family members of FCC staff as references.
Background Check Information
In accordance with church policy, all of our StudentLife volunteers will be background checked in order to ensure that we are providing for the safety and integrity of our students and our ministry in every way possible. We want to be as diligent as possible to protect our students, volunteers, and families. The results of your background check will be kept confidential.
Social Security Number:
Driver's License Number:
Driver's License Issuing State:
Waiver and Release
WAIVER AND RELEASE I, the undersigned, give my authorization to First Christian Church representatives - hereinafter referred to as "The Church" - to verify the information given by me on this application form. The Church may contact appropriate government agencies as deemed necessary in order to verify my suitability as a church youth / student ministry worker. I understand that this will include a criminal records check for arrests, convictions, or other information the local, state, or federal criminal enforcement agencies may have regarding me, and I release such information to the following: First Christian Church 6900 Market Avenue N. North Canton, OH 44721 330.456.2600 I am willing to request and submit to The Church background reports on myself from the (state) Department of Social Services central registry. I release The Church and aforementioned agencies from any liability or damages resulting from the acquisition of this information. I waive any present or future claims of privacy resulting from this information for qualifications of volunteer work with First Christian Church. The information contained in this application is correct to the best of my knowledge. I authorize any references or churches listed in this application to give The Church any information (including opinions) that they may have regarding my character and fitness for youth ministry service. In consideration of the receipt and evaluation of this application by The Church, I hereby release any individual, church, youth organization, charity, employer, reference, or any other person or organization, including record custodians, both collectively and individually, from any and all liability for damages of whatever kind or nature that may at any time result to me, my heirs, or family, because of compliance or any attempts to comply with this authorization. I waive any right that I may have to inspect any information provided about me by any person or organization identified by me in this application. Should my application be accepted, I agree to be bound by the constitution, statement of faith, and policies of The Church and to refrain from conduct unbecoming to Christ in the performance of by services on behalf of The Church. If I violate these guidelines, I understand that my volunteer status may be suspended or terminated at any time and without warning. By signing this application, I state that all of the information given about myself is true. I further state that I have carefully read the foregoing release and know the contents thereof, and I sign this release as my own act. This is a legally binding agreement which I have read and understand.
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