Children’s Ministry Coordinator Part time

@ Calvin CRC
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan View on Map
  • Denomination: Christian Reformed
  • Job Category: Children’s Ministry
  • Date Posted: 1 May 2023
  • Application closes: 5 June 2023
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    Job Description

    Calvin Church in Grand Rapids, MI is seeking qualified candidates to fill our newly created Children’s Ministry Coordinator position. In this 10 hour/ week position, the Children’s Ministry Coordinator will foster an atmosphere of welcome for our youngest members (newborn through 5th grade) as well as oversee and coordinate children’s ministries.

    Do you have a passion for connecting and relating to children of all ages, especially those in their elementary years? Are you excited about the idea of helping the youngest church members feel at home and comfortable at church? Calvin Church is looking for someone who can answer those questions with a resounding “Yes!” to coordinate and incorporate programs for our children, newborn through fifth grade.

    • Greet children on Sundays and make them feel welcome and at peace
    • Oversee programs on Sunday mornings (ensuring preparedness and leader availability)
    o Rooms are ready, snacks and drinks available, supplies are full, etc.
    • Organize volunteers and schedules
    • Oversee Wednesday night programs such as Gems/ Cadets
    • Visit Calvin youth at non-church events such as athletic and music activities
    • Provide resources for parents on child raising (become a trusted partner)
    • Be an active member of the Education and Safe Church committees
    • Meet with Minister of Faith Formation (monthly/ as needed)
    • Keep an open line of communication with families
    • Perform other duties as assigned

    • Are a professing church member with a strong Biblical foundation
    • Enjoy building relationships with children and their families
    • Have a desire to problem solve and continually look for areas of improvement
    • Have ability to interact graciously with church staff, committee members, and families
    • Have a “see it, own it, solve it, do it” mentality
    • Thrive in an environment of self-motivation and multi-tasking

    • Previous experience with children’s ministry
    • Experience in children’s education

    Calvin Church is a community of people learning to follow Jesus. As a church, we believe that in Jesus Christ, God is transforming individuals, communities, and the whole world, and we welcome anyone who’s curious about following Jesus to come, visit, and see if you’d like to join what we’re up to.

    Send resume and cover letter by email to Suzi Steketee, Chair of the Education Committee with subject line “Children’s Ministry Coordinator”.

    Application closes: June 5, 2023

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