Family Ministry Coordinator

Baton Rouge, LA
Type: Clergy, Lay
Posted Jul 12, 2021
Job Title
Family Ministry Coordinator
Name of church or organization
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
Address
Baton Rouge, LA
Job Description
The Family Ministry Coordinator is responsible for the strategic development and implementation of a vibrant and active ministry for children, youth, and their parents.  This position will work directly with the Rector, already established Family Ministry Committee, and lay volunteers to create, manage, and coordinate all formation programs, outreach, and fellowship events for youth and parish families.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinate and plan intergenerational events such as VBS, Trunk or Treat, and holiday celebrations, while creating new events and programs to provide fellowship and formation opportunities for our families
  • Hire and coordinate nursery workers to provide childcare on Sunday mornings and special events/holiday services
  • Choose and implement a Sunday school curriculum for all ages (2 – high school) including recruiting, training, and scheduling volunteer teachers
  • Coordinate diocesan Safeguarding program to ensure all volunteers have a current certificate on file
  • Complete oversight of comprehensive Jr High and Sr High youth groups including diocesan events such as Happening, summer mission trips, and coordinating with area Episcopal parishes for events
  • Reach out to new families and continuing communication to bring them into the church fold
  • Work with Outreach Committee to involve families and youth in parish-wide outreach projects in the Baton Rouge community
  • Communicating events and programs to the parish and community on our website and being active on all forms of social media to recruit new families and youth
  • Work with day school leadership and seek opportunities to strengthen the relationship between the church and school, and invite school families to be part of our church family
  • Plan intergenerational events and opportunities for the entire parish to enjoy fellowship together
  • Seek opportunities to support families and encourage parents to deepen their family’s spirituality at home
  • Recruiting and scheduling acolytes for Sunday services

Education/Experience and Skills
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, 3 years experience leading a Christian education program working with children or youth, and be a faithful Christian committed to the Episcopal denomination and teachings.  They must have strong organizational skills and be a team player to work across ministries.  The ideal candidate should be a strong, energetic, and dependable leader; innovative and creative; and constantly looking for ways to expand this ministry.

Salaries and Benefits

  • Competitive salary DOE
  • 403b plan with employer match
  • Medical insurance paid for employees with family coverage options
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Generous paid time off program
Type of Commitment
Full Time with Flexible Hours
Does this job pay?
Yes
Application Process
To apply send resume and cover letter to stlukesbrchurch@gmail.com or by mail to:

Family Ministry Coordinator Search
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
8833 Goodwood Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA  70806

Link to the job posting or application
https://www.stlukesbr.org/news/job-posting-family-ministry-coordinator