The National Vacancy List is produced at the beginning of each month and is distributed electronically and by mail to those ministry personnel in Hamilton Conference who have requested it.  Please contact the Conference Office ( to be added to the distribution list. You are asked to notify us when you no longer require the list.

If a vacancy has been declared at your congregation/pastoral charge the Joint Search Committee will receive a letter of instruction from the Conference Personnel Minister regarding the work that lies ahead of you, as well as the current National Availability List and a complimentary copy of the Pastoral Relations Guide. You are asked to provide the name and mailing address (including e-mail address) and telephone number of the Chairperson of your committee. Please note that this information will appear on the National Vacancy List as the contact person for your Pastoral Charge. The National Availability List will also be sent to this person each month.  Please send this information to the Conference Office at

The National Vacancy List may also be viewed on the Church Leadership Network Web site – a meeting place for leaders throughout The United Church of Canada to build relationships with each other. The CLN is sponsored and staffed by the General Council Office (the CLN Team) with the hope that this connection will help the work of the General Council staff more faithfully address the needs of the whole church. As such, the network is restricted to those who are currently involved in leadership positions within the United Church, or are in the process of becoming church leaders. To sign-up for an account or to sign-in, go to:  Congregational Designated positions are not currently included in the National Vacancy List. Please see below for information regarding congregational postings and lay employee vacancies of which we are aware and for which permission has been given to us to post the contact information. Other Conferences also have job opportunities.


Director of Youth Ministries, Wellington Square United Church, Burlington

Wellington Square United Church is seeking an interim youth minister who will lead a vibrant downtown congregation into the next evolution of youth ministry. This is an amazing opportunity for creativity and innovation both inside and outside of the walls of the church. To apply, please send your resume including your background, qualifications and vision for our Youth Ministry program to by Monday, May 15, 2017. Expected start date is flexible between July 1st and August 15th, 2017. For more details, including a job description, see:

Children and Youth Coordinator, Melrose United Church, Hamilton

This is a one-year contract with intention to renew, for up to 10 hours/week. Click here for job description and application details.

Principal, St. Andrew’s College, Saskatoon

We are a vibrant, ecumenical, intimate, justice-seeking, diverse, inclusive, affirming community of teachers, learners and supporters. A theological college of The United Church of Canada, the College is rooted in a Prairie context and housed in an historic building located on the campus of the University of Saskatchewan. The Principal provides theological vision and academic, pastoral and institutional leadership to the College, and brings life to the College’s mission. This is a full-time position with a 5-year renewable term, beginning July 1, 2018. For more information, visit:

Chaplain, The Bishop’s University, Lennoxville, Quebec

The Bishop’s University/Champlain Regional College Campus Ministry Committee is seeking a full-time Campus Minister for Bishop’s University and Champlain Regional College. The University and College share a campus situated in the bilingual community of Lennoxville (population 5,800), a borough of the city of Sherbrooke (population 154,600), Quebec, located about 150 km southeast of Montreal. The Eastern Townships region is known for offering a welcoming atmosphere, exceptional outdoor recreational opportunities, and a great quality of life.

The Campus Minister serves both Bishop’s University and Champlain Regional College, providing pastoral services to all members of the campus community. The Campus Minister is expected to foster faith development, spirituality and social justice within a multi-faith environment, respecting and supporting the practices and traditions of all faiths. Campus Ministry is supported by the Anglican, United and Presbyterian Church traditions and serves people of all faiths. Click here for full job description and application details.