Children's Ministry Coordinator

First Presbyterian Church 340, 5th Ave S St. Cloud, Minnesota 56301   

This position is part of the Ministerial Residency Program. All students are eligible to apply for this position.

Description:
To Glorify God through the ministry to children of First Presbyterian Church. To that end:

  1. Plan, staff, and evaluate other all year and summer-only educational ministries for children, youth, and families; 
  2. Empower and equip volunteers to assist in all programs related to children's ministry, including the assessment and planning of teacher and training needs; 
  3. Build relationships with parents, students, and staff

Site Supervisor:
The Children's Ministry Coordinator is responsible to the Children, Youth, and Family Committee and the Session through the supervision of the Pastor.   

Responsibilities:

  1. Discern how God's Spirit is at work in the area of children's ministry at FPC; 
  2. Research ideas and current trends for possible additions to children's ministry (including attendance at relevant training workshops in the area of children's ministry; 
  3. Coordinate Sunday School program, Wee Worship, Kids Konnection, and the Vacation Bible School, and Cradle Roll and promote and encourage camp participation; 
  4. Recruit Sunday School teachers and prepare curriculum resources as needed; 
  5. Purchase supplies and curriculum resources to support and enhance children's ministry; 
  6. Attend scheduled church staff and Children, Youth, and Family Committee meetings; 
  7. Maintain children's attendance figures and convey the information to the Administrative Assistant; 
  8. Assist Children, Youth, and Family elder and committee in preparing an annual report and budget request and subsequently monitoring the budget throughout the year; 
  9. Maintain church school calendar in relation to master church calendar; and 
  10. Provide leadership to volunteers in the program.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Demonstrates effective organizational and communication skills 
  2. Teaching experience in Christian Education in Reformed tradition desirable. 
  3. Bachelor's Degree preferred with an education emphasis. 
  4. Dedicated follower of Jesus Christ; 
  5. Ability to work as a team player; and
  6. Good communication skills with children and adults.

Work Schedule:

  • 10 months plus Vacation Bible School Approximately 15 hours per week, hours flexible as needed for the time of the year and seasonal demands.

Compensation:

  • $14-16 per hour.   

Application Instructions:

Submit the following documents to Rev. Darin Seaman at [email protected].

Contacts:

First Presbyterian Church
Rev. Darin Seaman
[email protected]
Graduate Admissions
Andy Dirksen
[email protected]
320-363-2896