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Northminster is looking for:

Coordinator of Children’s Ministries

posted: August 3, 2015
location: Evanston, Illinois

At Northminster Presbyterian Church the words “growing in faith, rooted in love” are at the core of who we are and seek to be as a faith community.

The part-time Coordinator of Children’s Ministries at NPC fulfills an important role in helping to create spaces and experiences in which our children will grow in faith while being rooted in love. Responsibilities center on coordinating all aspects of Christian education at Northminster Presbyterian Church for children ages 3-13 while working closely with the Christian Education (CE) committee.

This position averages approximately 20-hours per week over the course of the calendar year and reports to the Associate Pastor.

Responsibilities:

  • Builds relationships with children and parents on Sunday mornings
  • Manages Sunday school registration including all related communications
  • Manages attendance rosters and reports annual averages to Clerk of Session
  • Manages e-mail group communications
  • Manages visitor cards and information
  • Creates communications for Spire, Sunday bulletin and weekly e-mails.
  • Builds relationships with children and parents on Sunday mornings
  • Attends Thursday evening fellowship dinner (ToGather) once a month.
  • Distributes curriculum to teachers (may include copying, scanning, faxing, placing in online shared folders, etc) and offers supplemental crafts and activities as needed.
  • Assists Christian Education committee and Associate Pastor as needed with miscellaneous tasks needed to support the Sunday school program
  • Monitors classrooms on Sunday mornings, trouble shoots teacher needs or absences, fills in as needed for last minute teacher sick calls (a substitute teacher list will be available)
  • Sets up all classrooms with curriculum, technology and supplies in preparation for Sunday morning (preschool, elementary and middle school)
  • Assists Pastoral Staff and volunteers in crafting and implementation of special children’s worship services and family Christmas Eve Service.
  • Delivers children’s sermon twice a quarter
  • Supports volunteer coordinator(s) prepare and run Vacation Bible School
  • Works with Associate Pastor and Family Ministry volunteers to schedule and publicize family ministry events.
  • Attends monthly evening CE meetings
  • Attends staff meetings
  • Meets monthly with Associate Pastor

Skills/Attributes

  • Proficient in computer skills such as word processing
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with both adults and children
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Comfortable working in an unpredictable environment
  • Comfortable with progressive Christian theology within the Reformed Tradition

Send application to: ce@nullnorthminpres.org


Posted

August 3, 2015

Location

Evanston, Illinois

Hourly Rate

Up to $20.00 per hour

Type

Part-time, Entry level

Category

Program management