Part-time Staff Position:

BAYVIEW KIDS COORDINATOR

Overview

Bayview Glen Church is seeking passionate leaders looking for part-time opportunities to support the great work of Bayview Kids (birth to grade 5) during weekend services. Our goal at Bayview Kids is to “allow children to experience the wonder of God’s love and drag their parents back to church!”

As a Bayview Kids Coordinator, your primary responsibility is to lead a team of volunteers. This is a part-time, hourly position scheduled for 15 hours per week

Position Summary:

  • Serve under and assist the Family Pastor and Children’s Director with building and leading a volunteer team as well as provide leadership to one of Bayview Kids ministry areas:
    • Juniors: Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers & Kindergarten
    • Elementary: Grades 1-6
    • Worship: planning and leading
  • Oversee and assist in preparing classroom environments for weekend services.
  • Assist in developing, managing, preparing and facilitating the Bayview Kids curriculum in one of the aforementioned ministry areas.
  • Assist in providing a safe, fun, meaningful, and engaging worship experience for children during weekend services.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with children, parents, and volunteers.Assist in planning and executing events such as Easter, Fall Festival, Christmas, and Family Experiences.
  • Attend weekly Bayview Kids ministry staff meetings as requested.
  • Be available for other Bayview Kids events including but not limited to Family Fun Day Extravaganza, Family Skate, Summer Camp, Wonder Sessions etc.

Candidate Profile

Capabilities and Characteristics:

  • Spiritually and emotionally mature Christian with a solid knowledge of Scripture and a desire to see kids and families changed by the Gospel.
  • Mission-oriented, fully embracing the overall church vision, mission, and values.
  • High capacity leader with demonstrated expertise in identifying, developing, equipping, and empowering emerging leaders.
  • A person who can envision, develop, take risks, and independently execute plans with excellence yet can also function collaboratively and adapt as needed.
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to oversee the development and implementation of authentic, creative, and engaging programs for children.
  • Empathetic and inspiring leader with a high standard of excellence who is able to recruit, inspire, train, and appreciate Bayview Kids Serve Team members.

Qualifications and Educational Requirements

  • Have or working towards a bachelors degree in related area of study (i.e. theology, child development, education, children’s ministry).
  • Experience in a supervisory experience, preferably in a ministry or childcare.
  • Minimum of one year experience working with children (newborn – grade 6).
  • Proven track record of building strong relationships with people.
  • Experience working or volunteering in a fast-paced, child-friendly environment.
  • Proficient with computers an asset(MS Office and Mac software).
  • Outgoing and passionate about empowering others.
  • Ability to solve problems, resolve conflict, and mentor volunteers when appropriate.
  • Ability to handle confidential matters and material with excellence.
  • Lifting up to 40 lbs. may be required.
  • Experience planning, scheduling, and leading a childcare program or student ministry environment.
  • Strong Biblical knowledge.
  • Experience with training, mentoring and scheduling volunteers.
  • Experience with Planning Centre, or similar church management system/software.

Provides Oversight To:

  • Bayview Kids Serve Teams

Other Information

  • Hiring process: Interviews with Family Pastor and Bayview Kids Director.
  • Complete a criminal background check.

Reports to: Bayview Kids Director

Relates closely with: Bayview Kids Ministry Team, Youth Ministry, Family Ministry, Facilities Team, and Office Administration Team.