Children’s Ministry Assistant

Assists the Children’s Pastor in the daily flow of all childcare needs as well as curriculum creation and development for children’s ministries, leading and scheduling a team of individuals (both paid staff and volunteer base), as well as lead and direct a creative team for theatrical set changes. Responsibilities include:

  • Assist scheduling children’s workers, leading/coordinating volunteers, preparing for Children’s Ministries meetings

  • Maintaining, updating, and retrieving the information from the congregational database system

  • Maintaining spreadsheets and journal logs to ensure that they are compliant with accepted policies and practices of The Crossing Church’s children’s ministries procedures

  • Show care and Christian concern for parents, ministry partners, and children on the telephone, in the office, and at church 

  • Assist/support with a wide variety of clerical/administrative and/or classroom needs, as well as maintain office supplies

  • Assist/attend Special Events, KZ Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday Night service, Elementary Summer Camp (if needed). Support large projects or events, such as: Elementary Camp and Vacation Bible School as needed. 

  • Assist in updating Social media for the Children’s Ministries and maintain the department’s website 

  • Manage the publication of department documentation, and information displays/signs, as requested. General copying and filing for the department and other ministry departments as requested 

Specific Responsibilities For Children’s Pastor

  • Manage appointments and travel arrangements for the Children’s Pastor and staff, as needed

  • Attend meetings/events when necessary to provide administrative support

  • Monitor incoming telephone calls

  • Maintain confidential documentation, using discretion and discernment at all times 

  • Liaison for Children’s Pastor with Children’s Ministries staff, team, and church staff ensuring the department’s classroom/building and other needs are met

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Agreement with The Crossing Church’s Statement of Faith and commitment to live by the Leadership Honor Code and personnel policies and procedures

  • Eagerness and demonstrated effectiveness in working with children

  • Knowledge in teaching and childcare procedures

  • Strong administrative and organizational skills, capable of handling large volumes of information accurately with good understanding of storage and retrieval methods

  • Clear ability to follow procedures, attention to detail, and prioritize work to ensure that it is completed within timelines

  • Values and demonstrates good team work skills

  • Proficiency with PC’s, Word, Excel, Power Point is essential.

  • Familiarity with website maintenance, graphic creation, and video creation and editing preferred

Educational Background

A high school diploma (required) and/or a bachelor's degree (preferred) from an accredited university supported by experience in childcare,   education, or creative arts. Please provide resume and references.

Work Schedule

Generally work five days a week (Sun, Tues – Fri), with other times related to special events.  Anticipate 40 hours a week, depending on tasks.

Reports to Children’s Pastor
Salary Negotiable