Position:                       Young Children Ministry Coordinator (YCMC)

Location:                       Kingwood, Texas

Classification:                Part time (estimated 15-20 hrs/wk)

Supervisor:                   Youth Minister (YM) (Sr. Minister until YM hired)

                                                   

Position Summary:

The Young Children Ministry Coordinator (YCMC) leads the ministry of the Kingwood Church of Christ for children from Cradle Roll thru 5th grade.  The YCMC is responsible for development, implementation, and oversight of the biblical curricula, schedules, and activities for the young children’s groups to teach them the foundations of Christianity and to prepare them to transition to the Youth Group. The YCMC is responsible for providing biblically based spiritual leadership and Christian teaching to grow and enhance the spiritual development of the young children of KWCOC. 

 

The YCMC is expected to establish and work with a Children’s Ministry Team of parents and volunteers to accomplish these goals.  Additionally, the YCMC is responsible for working in coordination with the YM and the Youth Ministry Team so when children enter middle school they are prepared and ready to transition into the Youth Group.

 

The period from Cradle Roll through 5th grades is a critical time in the spiritual, mental, emotional and physical development of a young person.  The YCMC must create and maintain a safe environment where children can grow, learn, and prepare themselves for a life of service to God.  The YCMC must be sensitive to the KWCOC and Kingwood area culture to be able to effectively minister to and care for the children.

 

Roles / Responsibilities:

  • Model a Christian example of a servant leader and exhibit a growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Exhibit strong spiritual disciplines (bible study, prayer, service, giving, etc.)
  • Build positive, productive and cooperative relationships with the young children and their parents
  • Ensure a safe, healthy environment for all children in all classes and activities
  • Establish and foster a Children’s Ministry Team comprised of parents and volunteers to develop, plan and implement the Children’s program
  • Recruit volunteers to teach classes and chaperon events
  • Purchase and/or develop and implement curriculum for children’s classes in coordination with the YM and Children’s Ministry Team in alignment with the vision and mission of KWCOC
  • Work with the YM and the Youth and Children’s Ministry Teams to ensure children can easily transition into the Youth program
  • Build positive, productive, and cooperative relationships with the KWCOC team of ministers, staff members, deacons, and volunteers
  • Manage the Children’s ministry budget and overall resources to best meet the needs of the children (determine appropriate number of classes and age ranges for each class to meet the needs of the children and balance available volunteer resources)

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong creative and class lesson preparation skills
  • Good verbal, written, and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to motivate others

 

 

Interested applicants could contact our Young Children Ministry Coordinator Search Committee at:

YCMCsearch@kwcoc.org