Nursery, Children and Youth Coordinator


published 11/11/2021

Start: As soon as possible

The position is responsible for supporting the director with children, youth, and family ministry programming, teaching and activities. Reports to the cirector, children, youth and family ministries. This a part time position. United Methodist background is not required but the successful candidate must be in agreement with the standards, theology, and policies of The United Methodist Church.
 
Benefits:

  • Health Insurance – ineligible
  • Flexible Spending – Ineligible
  • Mileage – Ineligible
  • PTO – per HR guidelines
  • Holidays – per HR guidelines
  • FLSA – Non-exempt

Duties:

  • Be present to greet families and students as they arrive on Sunday, Wednesday, and at various events. 
  • The primary focus of the intern is to help ensure that every child is greeted, encouraged, interacted with, and engaged in any program activity.
  • Support Nursery Staff and Children's Ministry Leaders by preparing and setting up materials for lessons, events, crafts, and activities. 
  • Oversee the ministry of the Nursery under the supervision of the Children, Youth, and Family Ministry Coordinator
  • Communicate weekly with Kid’s Ministry Leaders
  • Acts as an Assistant Teacher at the London Bridge program on Friday mornings
  • Understands and adheres to Safe Sanctuary policies.
  • The successful candidate will attend monthly Children’s Ministry Team Meetings as requested
  • Recognized as a leader, in alignment with and supportive of the purpose and core values of The Well
  • Work alongside the Children, Youth and Family Ministry Director to Ensure that all Nursery Staff and Kid’s Ministry Volunteers are trained in Safe Sanctuary practices
  • Within budgetary guidelines, maintain supplies for crafts, snacks and equipment replacement for Nursery Ministry and Kid’s Ministry programming and events.  
  • Establish a schedule for routine cleaning of toys and equipment
  • Provide inspirational/motivational notes, thank you gifts to child care staff
  • Work to maintain/ update the Nursery Space and Mother’s Room Space with the direction of the Children, Youth, and Family Ministry Director.

Kids Church Specifications:

  • Send weekly email updates to Kid’s Ministry Volunteers
  • Maintain organization of the Kid’s Ministry Curriculum, ensuring every Sunday all Kid’s Ministry Leaders have the supplies they need.

Nursery Ministry Specifications:

  • Recruit, train and supervise all nursery staff so as to provide nursery care for all worship services, Wednesday evening activities, Parent’s Night Out, Parent’s Morning Out, and other events.
  • Create and distribute a monthly schedule and communication for Nursery Staff
  • Work alongside the Children, Youth, and Family Ministry Director to Provide an annual training of all Nursery Ministry staff
  • Train new hires
  • Calendar all nursery events with the Building Coordinator
  • Arrange for online sign ups and fee collection for nursery events such as Parents’ Morning Out (PMO) and Parents Night Out (PNO)
  • Provide support to the London Bridge program as an Assistant Teacher on Friday mornings.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a High School diploma.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership skills
  • A heart of service
  • Willingness to grow and try new things
  • Flexible 
  • Exploring a passion for children and youth
  • Role model for children of all ages
  • A growing Christian that feels comfortable sharing their faith with others. 
  • Creative artistic talents in music, drama and are a plus.
  • Maintains a relationship with Jesus Christ, engaging spiritual disciplines (both personal and corporate)
  • Lives in a manner that exemplifies Christ and seeks purpose and meaning in all aspects of life
  • Models the standards and expectations of Christian leadership, including positivity, professionalism, and confidentiality

Core Competencies

  • Organizing. Can gather and organize resources (people, materials, funding, support) to get things done; uses resources effectively and efficiently.
  • Planning. Accurately assess the length and difficulty of a project; sets objectives and goals; breaks down work into process steps; develops schedules and task/ people assignments; anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks; measures performance against goals; evaluates results.
  • Managing vision. Articulates and supports the vision and mission of The Well; talks beyond the here and now to a larger sense of purpose; communicates a compelling and inspired vision for ministry; creates a compelling sense of possibility, hope, and optimism; helps others own the vision.
  • Managing conflict.  Deals with problems quickly and directly; steps up to conflict, seeing them as opportunities; reads situations quickly; focuses when listening; settles disputes collaboratively and equitably; finds common ground and gets cooperation.
  • Interpersonal relationships.  Relates well to and able to work with all kinds of people, inside and outside of the congregation; builds appropriate rapport; builds effective and constructive relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; is regarded as a team player.
  • Trust and integrity. Is widely trusted; seen as direct and truthful; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; adheres to appropriate and effective set of core values during good and bad times; acts in line with those values; practices what he or she preaches.

Compensation:
Rate of compensation will be based on experience, education, and work agreement of hours/week commitment.

Application Info:
For questions, or to apply, contact Annette Jones, Director of Administration, ajones@thewellmn.church or 651-423-2475. Applications should include a resume and cover letter.

Position Type:
Part-time (approximately 28-30 hours/week)

Contact: Annette Jones, Director of Administration

Address: 14770 Canada Ave. W Rosemount MN 55068

Phone: 651-423-2475

Email: Click to email

Website: https://thewellmn.church/


Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

122 West Franklin Avenue, Suite 400 Minneapolis, MN 55404

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(612) 870-0058