Children’s Ministry Coordinator, Grace Heartland Church, Part-time, Elizabethtown KY

Position Title
Children’s Ministry Coordinator
Full-time or Part-time
Company Name
Grace Heartland Church
Location of job
Elizabethtown, KY
Company Address
801 Pear Orchard Road
Contact Email Address
Position Description
Merge Children’s Ministry Mission Statement:
Bringing the church and family together to help kids group to love Jesus passionately, love one another unconditionally, and love others sacrificially

Merge Children’s Ministry Coordinator

The role of the Merge Children’s Ministry Coordinator is to work in cooperation with the Associate Pastor to guide children into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ through a developed, coordinated, and family-integrated children’s ministry.


Personal Characteristics/Skills

• Commitment to Jesus Christ, and active involvement in Grace Heartland Church.

• A clear passion and calling for children’s ministry within the church

• Highly relational, with the ability to recruit, equip and mobilize volunteers and teams

• Proactive, takes initiative, self-directed and works independently without supervision

• Strong communication skills with the ability to resolve issues in a professional manner.

• Has a relentless eye for spatial organization and cleanliness.

• Administrative and organizational skills


• Ideally currently serving in Merge Children’s Ministry (or in children’s ministry elsewhere)

• Background in education or children’s ministry is a plus

• Professional / practical experience leading teams and developing programs

• Undergraduate degree is beneficial (or a willingness/desire to pursue an undergraduate degree)


This is a part-time position working 20 hours/week (approximate schedule: 2 hours on Sunday, 4 hours on Wednesday, and 14 hours during the week). The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed:

• Work with associate pastor to schedule, recruit and equip volunteers for Sunday morning and Wednesday night children’s ministry programs, as well as special events

• Maintain open communication with Merge Children’s Ministry team

• Plans for and implements the training, development, and appreciation of all volunteer teams

• Assist in evaluating, selecting and purchasing a curriculum that effectively teaches the Word of God to the children. The director should develop a family-integrated model by coordinating Sunday and Wednesday curriculum with parental opportunities to teach at home.

• Purchasing and preparing supplies needed for preschool and elementary ministries.

• Remain knowledgeable about the departments, curriculum, ministries and events and assist volunteers in preparing for services and events

• Willing and ready to teach in any classroom as needed

• Able to run registration

• Maintain ministry database and files including, but not limited to: applications, background checks, registration forms, manual check-in, incident reports

• Be able to update social media outlets, website, and church app

• Assist in set-up/tear down of classrooms for Sundays and Wednesdays

• Work with associate pastor in organizing special events such as, but not limited to: Egg Hunt, Trunk or Treat, Family Fun Nights, Vacation Bible School, Baby Dedications, Parent/Volunteer Training Events

• Ensure clean and family friendly environments are maintained.

• Develop and maintain security and first impressions through background checks for all volunteers, recommend facility improvements, and create and enforce necessary policies.

• Resource room maintenance, organization and inventory of materials and supplies.
Contact Name
Adam Castenir
Website Address for Applying Online
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