Part-Time Associate Children's Ministry Director

First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn

Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

Category: Other Ministry Jobs & Christian

Posted on: April 26, 2018

Time Type: Part Time

Job Description:

We are in an exciting place of growth within our Children Ministries at First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn. We are looking for a Part-Time Associate Director of Children's Ministry who will bring creativity, leadership and a passion for teaching children about the love of Jesus. The person will have three areas of responsibility: Volunteer Empowerment, Program Development and Administrative Support.

Associate Director of Children's Ministries 25 hours

Sunday Programing Ministry Coordination 8 hours
(90 children, 25 Volunteers and Nursery Staff)
Guide and lead the Ignite (1st-5th) Sunday program
Recruit, train and inspire volunteers to serve at two services across 8 program offerings.
Lead and empower volunteers to lead large and small group time at Ignite.
Be a presence on the majority of Sundays to lead and guide children and volunteers.
Envision and execute growth strategies in the elementary age group.
Preparing curriculum for elementary age (Ignite).
Organize volunteers to purchase and prepare materials for Ignite & Inspire.
Keep supplies organized with the assistance of volunteers.

Spark/ VBS Ministry Coordination 11 hours
(177 children plus 25 Flicker: 55 volunteers and 150 volunteer hours per week)
To provide the Spark/ VBS leadership team with practical support.
To assist the leadership team in executing tasks related to registration, launch and grouping.
Assist in the recruitment and training of Spark volunteers from the community and church.
Develop new elective offerings to facilitate space for more children.
Model small group leader role and practical discipleship to children by leading a small group.
Organize and recruit volunteer help for the sorting and preparation of small group supplies and spaces.
Manage database and check-in process.

Administrative 6 hours
Schedule nursery care for all church programs.
Manage nursery workers, provide training and monitoring.
Coordinate hiring of new nursery workers.
Ensure all volunteer paperwork is up-to-date to comply with child protection policy.
Process timesheet.
Recruit volunteers to purchase snacks and other nursery essentials.
Track budget receipts and handle volunteer reimbursement requests for all programing.
Track dashboard numbers and include accurate tracking of Spark and VBS session.
Coordinate the purchase of supplies and materials of children's ministries in collaboration with volunteers.
Coordinating logistics on special events.

Experience and qualifications:

Education or Ministry degree preferred


1+ years experience teaching elementary age children in a school or church context
2+ years experience on staff, paid or unpaid, in a Church leadership role
Experience writing curriculum and managing weekly programing for 100+ children


The successful candidate will have a demonstrated passion for teaching children about Jesus, leading volunteer teams and caring for kids in the church and outside of the church.


Evaluations: Performance reviews will be conducted annually by the Children's Ministry Director.
 

About First Presbyterian Church of Glen Ellyn:

We are a suburban Presbyterian church with an active Children's Ministry including a midweek kids program which reaches 170 children from the community. On Sundays we run 70-80 children in kids worship services for nursery, pre-K and grade school ages. We are an active church during the week with intergenerational programs including women's Bible studies, men's groups, mission activities, an active youth group and a thriving preschool.

 

Job Qualifications:

Education or Ministry degree preferred


1+ years experience teaching elementary age children in a school or church context
2+ years experience on staff, paid or unpaid, in a Church leadership role
Experience writing curriculum and managing weekly programing for 100+ children


The successful candidate will have a demonstrated passion for teaching children about Jesus, leading volunteer teams and caring for kids in the church and outside of the church.

 

Position Information:

Job Title:
Part-Time Associate Children's Ministry Director
Time Type:
Part Time
Salary:
Not specified
Organization Type:
Church
Denomination:
Worship Style:
Blended
Church Size:
750 - 1000

Contact Information:

Contact Name:
Cindy West
Address1:
550 N Main Street
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City:
Glen Ellyn
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ZIP Code:
60137
Country:
USA
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