Children’s Ministry Coordinator

at Redeemer Bible Church (view profile)
Location Niagara Falls, Canada
Date Posted July 14, 2022
Category Other
Job Type Part-time

Description

About Redeemer

Redeemer is a community of passionate Jesus followers committed to making the Gospel of Jesus Christ known in the Niagara Region and the world. Our core values are Gospel, Community, and Mission. To learn more, check us out at www.redeemerbible.ca.

About the Children’s Ministry Coordinator Opportunity

We are looking to add a Children’s Ministry Coordinator to our Redeemer team! The Children’s Ministry Coordinator is responsible for leading and growing Redeemer’s Children’s Ministry. The Coordinator will inherit a motivated and excellent team of lay leaders and build upon a strong foundation of ministry built by our previous Coordinator. The Coordinator will also be an integral part of our leadership team and contribute to our overall vision and direction.

Responsibilities

a. General Responsibility

  • Be the point person for all Children’s Ministry initiatives
  • Select/prepare curriculum for all Children's Ministry Programs (Sunday morning, Kids Nights, Camps)
  • Implement curriculum and provide lesson plans for volunteers
  • Connect face-to-face/work with children and/or families outside of regular ministry programs
  • Provide leadership over Sunday morning Kids ministry and mid-week Children's Ministry Programs
  • Recruit and manage volunteers in Children's Ministry programs.
  • Participate in Sunday morning services
  • Lead special extensions of Children’s Ministry

b. Parent Support & Training

  • Develop a parental support and training program aimed at helping parents to understand how to better engage their kids in discussion on key cultural issues.
  • Connecting parents with resources (books, videos, articles, etc.) that will help them to shape a Biblical worldview in their children.

c) Camp Ministry

  • The Children’s Ministry Coordinator is expected to:
    • Provide leadership over our March Break Camp program, our Day Camp program (VBS).

 d) Administrative Responsibilities

  • Connect with parents, grandparents of our children through email, online and take-home resources.
  • Update and Administer Redeemer’s Child Protection Policy
  • Provide initial and ongoing training for volunteers.
  • Utilize Planning Center for volunteer mailing, scheduling, curriculum distribution, etc.
  • Utilize ProPresenter for Children’s Ministry lesson presentations.

e) Graphics & Social Media

  • Work with the Communications Coordinator to develop a communications strategy and brand for Children’s Ministry.
  • Develop and maintain a strong online presence for Children’s Ministry.
  • Create, print/produce graphics and visual content for Children’s Ministry initiatives, including but not limited to:
    • Camp Invitation Postcards
    • Back-to-school
    • Kids night launch
  • Update annual publications such as the Children’s Ministry Handbook in preparation for Volunteer Orientation.

Competencies, Skills & Experience:

  • 2 years of experience in children’s ministry.
  • Degree in relevant field preferred but not required (i.e., ECE, biblical studies, children’s/student ministry)
  • Strong leadership abilities and experience in building, training, and maintaining teams.
  • Ability to work unsupervised, and yet function as a part of our larger staff and ministry team.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office Suite and Google Products (i.e., Gmail, Google Drive, Forms, Hangout, etc.) are preferred.
  • “Clean” criminal/vulnerable sectors check
  • Ability to work from the church at least 2 days (from Mon-Fri) and attend services on Sunday.

 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to carl@redeemerbible.ca.