Junior Church Coordinator

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The junior church coordinator is responsible to oversee the entire junior church ministry to ensure a smoothly operating, safe and effective program. The coordinator will recruit and assist in training leaders who will touch children’s lives with God’s love, teach them God’s Word and provide fellowship with God’s people—laying a foundation that will keep children interested in the things of God and involved in church.

Ministry Area/Department

Children’s ministry


Junior church coordinator

Accountable To

Associate Pastor/Pastor

Ministry Target

Children (ages 4 to 11)

Position Is


Position May Be Filled By

Church member

Minimum Maturity Level

Stable, maturing Christian

Spiritual Gifts

Administration • Evangelism • Pastor/shepherd

Talents or Abilities Desired

Good organizational skills • Ability to motivate people • Good communicator

Best Personality Traits

Dependable • Expresser-leader

Passion For

Influencing and affecting children’s lives with the gospel of Christ

Length of Service Commitment

One year

Anticipated Time Commitments

1. Doing ministry/preparing for ministry: minimum of four hours a week

2. Participating in meetings/training: one hour bimonthly


1. Participate in training opportunities as offered.

2. Oversee and coordinate all aspects of the junior church ministry.

3. Assist the Christian Education director in training and planning sessions for children’s leaders/workers.

5. Investigate any complaints regarding children’s ministry workers. Discuss complaints/problems with workers when warranted. Document and report serious matters to pastor and proper authorities.

6. Approve all junior church disbursements of funds for supplies and projects, keeping within budgeted amount.

  1. Work with the junior church teacher to plan weekly programs and participate as needed.

8. Pray for the children and junior church ministry workers.


Signature of Nominee: _____________________ Date of Signature: ___________