Employment (Churches)

Children's Ministry Associate

The Bridge Church, Algonquin, Barrington, Illinois

Part-time opportunity serving with the ministry director to build the children's ministry program at the Saturday night service.

Ministry description

The children's ministry associate will work with the ministry director to manage and organize the ministry program, with special emphasis on building children's ministry at Saturday night service.


  • Have a heart for children
  • Solid biblical knowledge
  • Theological understanding in children's ministry curriculum development
  • Lead through serving
  • Able to communicate Bible stories and truths using a variety of techniques
  • Knowledge of different learning styles and child development stages
  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills working with a wide variety of people
  • Trustworthy
  • Able to thrive in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment


  • Lead, teach and assist in children's classrooms
  • Serve as assistant leader for Sunday morning service and leader for Saturday evening service after completing a training period
  • Fulfill the overall vision, mission and ministry standards of the Bridge Church and the children's ministry
  • Study, prepare and deliver engaging Bible lessons for children in various age groups
  • Ensure the safety and security of children at all times
  • Assist in planning special events for children and attend as many as possible
  • Help recruit, supervise, schedule and monitor volunteers
  • Complete all reading and online training modules as assigned
  • Attend periodic meetings with church staff
  • Have reliable transportation
  • Attend both weekend services

How to apply

To send a resume or ask for a full copy of the job description, contact Kelly Kaufmann.

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