Children’s Ministries Assistant

Please respond by sending your resume and cover letter (including references) to Janet Dragone by April 30, 2022 at:
  • Reports to: Associate Pastor
  • Direct Reports: Children’s Ministry Volunteers
  • Position Status:  Part-time, Salaried (approximately 12 hrs per week)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Status:  Exempt
  • Hours: The Children’s Ministry Assistant shall coordinate his/her working schedule with the Associate Pastor
  • SPRC Approval Date: 3-29-2022

Position Summary:

The Children’s Ministry Assistant will be responsible for providing  leadership and oversight for Sunday morning KidzConnect (Children’s Worship) and Children’s Ministry Outreach Events (such as: Easter Egg Hunt, Movie Night, Vacation Bible School).  This person will collaborate with volunteer teams to plan, organize,  and implement these ministry areas.  This person should exhibit a strong spiritual and personal faith, desire for Aldersgate Church to influence the lives of children in our community, foster intentional intergenerational and diverse relationships and bring gifts of creativity, teaching and organization.

Primary Responsibilities and Ministry:

  • Serve as the primary worship leader for Sunday morning KidzConnect (the primary teaching time for children) during the 9am and 11am worship services.  (8:30am-12:30pm)
  • Plan and coordinate outreach events with the Children’s Ministry Team and other volunteer teams, including Vacation Bible School, Easter Eggstravaganza, Fall Festival, and others
  • Envision and collaborate with Associate Pastor to develop teaching curriculum/ themes; coordinate volunteer schedule; organize space, materials and supplies; build relationships with children and families
  • Partner with parents and families to promote spiritual formation
  • Use social media platforms and other methods of communication to promote children’s ministry
  • Create a safe, clean, and welcoming environment for all guests, children and their families


  • Passionate about sharing your faith in Jesus as a means of glorifying God
  • Committed to continued growth of your own faith
  • Experience in helping children to get to know Jesus
  • Adept at relating to and connecting with children of varying ages and their families
  • Skilled in the area of volunteer management
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in the use of digital technology and social media
  • Complete Aldersgate UMC’s Safe Sanctuary Training within 30 days of hire and annually thereafter and comply with the provisions of the Child Protection Policy