Children's Ministry Coordinator - Willow Huntley

Children's Ministry
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Job Description

Our Promiseland children’s ministry helps kids from birth to 5th grade explore, wonder, and belong so they can know and follow Jesus. As the part time Promiseland Coordinator you will support Promiseland ministry by focusing on volunteer recruitment, training and retention as well as various family connection events. This role is approximately 15 hours per week.



  • Work with the Promiseland Pastor and key volunteer leaders to recruit, train, schedule and develop a volunteer team for each age group and each teaching environment.
  • With help from the Promiseland Pastor and Huntley Next Gen Pastor, you’ll develop a ministry with highly engaged and motivated volunteers, ensuring they are well equipped, supported, and encouraged.
  • Work alongside Promiseland staff and high capacity volunteers to coach potential and grow volunteer ownership in the ministry.
  • Plan and help lead family connection events.
  • Love and pastor the leaders and volunteers at your campus.
  • Assist with church-wide events and other church initiatives as needed.
  • Be a champion of the vision for reaching people far from God, and helping each take their next step with God.
  • Uphold the values of Promiseland, ensure safety and correct ratios, and deliver a fantastic guest experience.


  • Growing Intentionally -- the Promiseland staff is excited when more people are attending, meeting Jesus, taking steps, and participating than were in the previous year.
  • Volunteer Development -- there is a culture of high volunteer engagement, and Promiseland is led by capable, trained and aligned volunteers.



  • Passion for volunteer based ministry and developing leadership in others
  • Team Building -- can build teams and identify high capacity leaders to build more teams.
  • Developer -- proven track record of developing leaders.
  • Talent Scout -- always on the lookout for new leaders and volunteers
  • Cheerleader -- encouraging volunteers and staff constantly.
  • Organizer -- can effectively manage details personally, and recruit others to do the same.

Personal Characteristics

  • Learner -- can take direction and feedback and has a great desire to learn.
  • Aligned -- knows Willow, loves Willow, has bought-in to the method, philosophy, and direction of our “one church in multiple locations” model.
  • Person of Integrity -- they are a leader worth following in habits, disciplines, and personal decisions.
  • Self-Aware -- knows where they have weakness, and finds others to fill in those gaps.
  • Disciple -- fully devoted to following Jesus in everything they do.

Education & Experience

  • Promiseland Coordinators likely have a high school degree or GED
  • Likely served in a position requiring leadership at a church for 2+ years
  • Has proven experience recruiting volunteers.
  • Has proven experience leading and developing volunteers
  • Has experience caring and shepherding others.

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