Children’s Ministry Coordinator

Date Posted: January 19, 2024
Hours Per Week: 20
Emmanuel Presbyterian Church
New York, NY, USA
Job Type: Ministry Director
Other Details

Summary: The Children’s Ministry (CM) Coordinator oversees and directs the weekly Sunday programming for Nursery through 6th grade. This includes programming, curriculum, discipleship, and events for CM. The CM Coordinator will work alongside the Executive Pastor to lead a ministry that is gospel-centered, age appropriate, and fits within the overall vision of Emmanuel Presbyterian Church.

Reports to: Executive Pastor

Work Hours: Part-Time (20 hours/week)

Roles and Responsibilities:


  • Organize and coordinate gospel-centered, age appropriate curriculum for all Sunday School classrooms.
  • Interview, hire, schedule, and supervise Sunday morning nursery workers.
  • Ensure that the CM policies and procedures are followed appropriately and updated as needed.
  • Arrive at 9:30am to ensure proper setup of all classrooms.
  • Create and implement a plan to ensure that new families are welcomed.
  • In partnership with the pastors and elders, develop and implement a discipleship strategy for EPC children.

Volunteer engagement

  • Recruit, vet, schedule, and supervise volunteers.
  • Provide weekly guidance on curriculum implementation.
  • Schedule and coordinate 1-2 formal training sessions each year.
  • Implement both informal and formal appreciation of volunteers.

Parent engagement

  • Communicate regularly with parents and inform them of relevant CM matters.
  • Check in with parents semi-regularly to strengthen the partnership between EPC and the family.
  • Resource parents with materials to equip them for the work of spiritually shepherding their children.


  • Organize and execute children’s programming for special events (e.g. Christmas Children’s Choir, Palm Sunday, Easter Egg Hunt, Retreat).
  • Organize and execute events for community building amongst EPC families.
  • Organize and execute events for outreach to the community.


  • Manage and update CM roster of children and families in Planning Center.
  • Oversee storage, maintenance, and replacement of CM equipment and supplies.
  • Track of ministry expenditures and prepare/submit annual budgetary requests.
  • Provide support to other areas/events where childcare is needed (e.g. Friday Morning Women’s group, Morning of Prayer, Sunday Home Fellowship Group).


  • Committed follower of Jesus.
  • Embrace Emmanuel’s vision and values.
  • Minimum four year undergraduate degree.
  • Experience in education or ministry preferred.
  • Highly organized and effective manager with strong communication skills.
  • Exceptional ability to work well with others.
  • Understanding of basic child development and the complex needs of children of a variety of ages and backgrounds.
  • Agree to the Policies and Procedures.
  • Joining Emmanuel as a member and participating in the life of the church are expected.


  • $27/hour
  • Maximum of 6 Sundays away each year.

How To Apply

To Apply:

  • Send cover letter and resume to Tim Chang: [email protected]
  • Include contact information for 2 references.