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Ridge Point Community Church

Early Childhood Coordinator

Ridge Point Community Church
Holland, Michigan, United States

Date Posted: 07/02/2015
Categories: Christian Education
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 2001 to 2500
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

Ridge Point Community Church exists to

Follow Jesus and

Fearlessly Make Him Known


Position Description

Title:  Early Childhood Coordinator


Function:  Coordinate volunteer staffing and implement curriculum for weekend services. Develop strategies and coordinate logistical support resulting in a safe and nurturing environment for ages 2 years thru preschool.  Assist in promoting the mission and vision of Ridge Kids to families.


Hours:  Part-time, average 32 hours weekly, including weekend and/or possible evening hours




  • Build relationship and network with other Family Ministries both local and national
  • Partner with the Family Ministries Administrative Assistant for updated records of CPR, First Aide training, Children’s Ministry applications and background checks
  • To collaborate with the Family Ministry staff in order to cast vision for the mission of Family Ministries
  • Recruit, train, support and equip the volunteer team members involved in 2s-preschool Programming, both Storytellers and Shepherds in order to maintain consistency and continuity of message
  • Stay current with Children’s Ministry/Family Ministry trends and curriculum
  • Support Early childhood families in becoming primary spiritual leaders of their children



  • To be responsible for updating and maintaining communication specific to Early childhood for parents and faith community (web, Facebook, take homes, etc.)
  • Lead/guide times of development for various teams for the purpose of building community, with continuous communication, training, brainstorming and empowering teams.
  • Participate in planning, vision casting and execution of outreach and child/parent rites of passage and family ministry activities
  • Develop, modify and implement age appropriate curriculum and activities within the strategic goals of the ministry




  • A personal relationship with Jesus Christ that results in a life lived in obedience to the will of      God as described in the Word of God, evident by spiritual fruit and the desire to grow in the Lord
  • Is supportive and loyal  to staff members, volunteers, and the faith community
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to actively share the Gospel with lost people
  • Genuine servant-hood, faith-centeredness, and spiritual maturity
  • Spiritual gifts of leadership, shepherding, and administration



  • Expresses flexibility, cooperation and teach-ability
  • Visionary leader;  forward thinker; self-directed; team oriented
  • Beliefs consistent with Ridge Point’s “Statement of Belief” 


  • Demonstrated ability to recruit, develop, and empower volunteer leaders in healthy ways which      promote their spiritual growth and further the ministry of the church
  • Excellent communication and listening skills – ability to consistently encourage and support      others
  • Equip and empower based on Ephesians 4:11-13



  • Preferred two years experience in church ministry
  • Preferred two years of  proven ability to develop, lead, and motivate volunteer teams
  • Member or willing to become a member of Ridge Point Church within 6 months of employment