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Glen Ellyn Bible Church

Children’s Ministries Assistant Director

Glen Ellyn Bible Church
Glen Ellyn, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 07/03/2012
Categories: Church Staff - Church/Ministry
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Glen Ellyn Bible Church, a medium sized (900+ attendance), nondenominational, evangelical church located in the western suburbs of Chicago is looking for an energetic and organized team player to assist in overseeing children’s ministries programming. We are looking for someone with leadership experience in children’s ministries and a demonstrated ability to recruit, equip, and encourage adult volunteers. Experience in event planning is also necessary. This full-time position offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Mail or email your resume.

The Children’s Ministries Assistant Director will be responsible for overseeing special event programming and assisting the CM Director with Sunday morning programming and recruitment. This individual will also be responsible for organizing and supplying materials for the CM rooms in order to facilitate a positive environment for children to develop.

• Develop and equip growing followers of Jesus Christ
• Assist CM Director in recruiting, training and equipping volunteers to best serve the children and families at GEBC
• Organize and lead special events
• Serve on the Children’s Ministries Team for vision casting, ministry direction and planning

• Oversee, recruit, and organize Early Childhood Programming (Birth to Kindergarten) on Sundays
• Oversee, recruit and organize various special events
• Oversee, organize and stock classrooms and resource rooms
• Lead and oversee Missions Education program
• Oversee and work with Childcare Coordinator
• Oversee Volunteer Appreciation
• Oversee content of bulletin boards
• Assist CM Director with recruiting and preparing lessons for special services
• Assist CM Director with Baptism classes
• Co-lead with CM Director the following programs: sports clinics, summer outreach and Summer Sundays
• Participate in conferences, Vision Team meetings and network meetings with local leaders (as deemed appropriate by CM Director)
• Write announcements and manage communications for ministries the CM Assistant Director oversees including: website, e-news, bulletin, postcards, etc.
• Coordinate departmental programming, policies and budget with Director of Operations
• Support Children’s Ministries in all other duties assigned as directed by the CM Director

Bachelor’s Degree Required

Experience working with children and adults (2-3 years preferred)
Experience in administration and event planning

Organized, self-motivated, efficient and ability to multi-task
Knowledge of child development (physically, mentally, spiritually)
Proficient in Microsoft Office
A team player with excellent communication skills

Kristen Marquardt, Children’s Ministries Director
Glen Ellyn Bible Church
501 Hillside Avenue
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-4542
Fax: (630) 469-0478