Position Description for
Kids Ministry Coordinator
North Heights Vision: Find Faith. Discover Purpose. Live Eternal Significance.
Led by the Holy Spirit, North Heights engages all people to find faith in Jesus, discover their God-given purpose and equip them to lead lives of eternal significance.
We are looking for staff to join us in this vision.
Title: – Kids Ministry Coordinator
Reports to: Associate Pastor
Employment Status: Hourly/30 hours per week up to full time
4 Imperatives:
• Build and develop core team for kid’s ministry to help empower people in the ministry of serving and discipling kids.
• Create a safe welcoming environment where kids are valued, loved and safe.
• Provide opportunities for kids to do the things Jesus did.
• Create integration between kids events, Dance Academy, Karate and Kids Ministry.
Summary of Position: A position that oversees, develops, and supports the Kid’s Ministries within North Heights Lutheran Church.
Minimum Qualifications: Education: 4-year bachelor’s degree in related field is preferred. Experience in kid’s ministry will be considered in lieu of academic.
Duties/Areas of Responsibility:
• Lead children in a relationship with Jesus
• Create engaging environments, activities, camps and programming for children from Birth to 5th grade.
• Responsible for recruiting, training, and scheduling volunteers as well as staff within the kid’s ministry.
• Organize & lead team meetings
• Lead and oversee all Kids’ programming for Sundays & Wednesdays, VBS, First Communion classes, Bible classes, etc…
• Remain current in Christian Education programs and outreach by regularly attending seminars and relevant training opportunities
• Recruit, train, supervise and evaluate paid and volunteer staff with current job descriptions and Performance Reviews
• Prepares and submits a Kids Ministry budget to the Associate Pastor within the prescribed time requirements
• Working Sunday mornings & Wednesday nights is required for most of the year
• Adhere to staff core values
• Adhere to the Constitution and Bylaws of North Heights
• Establish and manage measurable quarterly goals that are in alignment with our vision
• Performs other duties as assigned that further the vision of North Heights

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office products such as Word & Excel
• Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing
• Proven ability to recruit, motivate, train and manage others, including non-staff leadership
• Belief that Jesus is the one and only Son of God and the only name that can save a human being. Be filled with the Holy Spirit and demonstrate the use of spiritual gifts.
• A good grasp of the Bible and a belief that the Bible is the inspired Word of God
• Proven success in ministry leadership and organizational skills significant to ministry growth.
• A zealous desire and ability to serve Christ and a passion to see others come to know Jesus and to make Him known
• Interpersonal skills that include listening, speaking truth in love, caring for other’s growth and well-being, clarity of expectation, feedback, and encouragement
• Proficient in understanding child development, brain development and learning styles of children
• Commitment to the congregation and ministry of North Heights Lutheran Church

Expectation in Terms of Hours Worked and Support Staff
• The expectation for this position is 30 hours per week
• Assign an Administrative Assistant, up to 20 hours per week, to assist in facilitating the work requirements
Outcomes required from this position:
Children are:
• Provided opportunities to know the Lord Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord
• Trained, equipped and provided opportunities to disciple others in compliance with the Great Commission given by our Lord Jesus Christ in Matthew 28
• Taught from the scriptures and provided with opportunities to understand the key doctrines of the faith
Staff and Volunteers are:
• Trained, mentored and encouraged within their assigned responsibilities
• Awarded by knowing their purpose and significance in influencing the spiritual future of our children

About North Heights Church

Find faith.
Discover purpose.
Live eternal significance.
Led by the Holy Spirit, North Heights equips all people to find faith in Jesus, discover their God-given purpose, and lead lives of eternal significance.