Coordinator of Children and Youth Ministries (PT)

Knoxville, TN
Type: Lay
Posted Aug 3, 2022
Job Title
Coordinator of Children and Youth Ministries
Name of church or organization
Church of the Good Shepherd
Knoxville, TN
Job Description
The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd (“the Church”) recognizes that even the smallest child is already in relationship with Jesus, the Good Shepherd, and that children and youth all have deep spiritual gifts given by God. Starting with Godly Play, the Church seeks to set young hearts and minds afire with the mystery, wonder and love of God, respecting each child’s spiritual journey while strengthening them individually and in community so that they become Christ’s hands and heart in the world. The Church is currently seeking an energetic and creative individual to build on the existing program structure and draw children and youth to greater engagement! We are seeking growth!

The Coordinator of Children and Youth Ministries is a part-time position supervised by the Rector. The Coordinator works with the Rector, congregational leaders, and church staff to facilitate/lead safe and age-appropriate programming, fellowship, worship, and service opportunities to ensure that children, youth, and their families are engaged in all aspects of parish life. The Coordinator is responsible for development and overseeing the ministries related to children and youth, including but not limited to nursery, Sunday school, youth group, children’s church, Vacation Bible School, and seasonal special events. The Coordinator also works closely with the pastoral staff to ensure that pastoral needs of children, youth and families are met. The Coordinator shall submit:
1. A monthly report to the Rector and the Vestry Liaison to provide a snapshot of the prior months’ activities
2. An annual report to be included as part of the Annual Report to the Congregation by the Vestry.
3. Other reports as requested by the Rector, Vestry, or Diocese.

Type of Commitment
Part Time
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Application Process
Submit cover letter, resume, and three work references to with Children/Youth Coordinator in the subject line.
Application Deadline
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