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Wooddale Church

Children's Ministry Associate

Wooddale Church
Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States

Date Posted: 07/20/2017
Categories: Children's Pastor - Christian Education - Christian Teacher - Church Staff
Denominations: Non-Denominational
Church Size: 4001 to 5000
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


The Children's Ministry Elementary Associate oversees our childhood ministries for elementary-aged children, along with working on a team to coordinate other ministry events throughout the year.  We have just opened a brand new children’s wing, so this is an incredible opportunity for a ministry-minded creative leader to build a life-changing ministry in a large dynamic church.



  • Elementary Weekend Small Group Programming: Includes Room Hosts, Small Group Leaders, and Small Group helpers.
  • Elementary Weekend large group programming: Including Hosts, Story Tellers and Worship Team.
  • Build, equip, and retain a year-round volunteer team for Elementary Weekend Programming.
  • Recruit, inspire, train and schedule volunteers.
  • Ensure that all volunteers and staff have met appropriate requirements to serve.
  • Consistently invest in, and minister to, volunteers through prayer and team-building events.
  • Implement and edit programming to meet the vision of the ministry.
  • Ensure proper enforcement of policies and procedures for weekend programming.
  • Maintain the Four Values of Relationships, Safety, Fun, and Families.
  • Creatively plan and implement curriculum that connects the Bible to our children.  Can make each week engaging and memorable.
  • Help plan and implement large-scale children’s ministry events.
  • Follow, research, and interview cutting-edge ministries.
  • Plan and implement special events.
  • Partner with the Children’s ministries at other campus locations.
  • Manage a growth-oriented ministry with goals that align to the mission and vision of the church.



  • Ability to empower, inspire, recruit and equip volunteers and staff to minister to children.
  • Must be a self-starter.
  • Ability to work with and learn from others to provide ministry excellence.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills to build relationships, relate well, and minister to the community including parents and families.
  • Understand how to encourage and resource parents who are navigating the elementary years.
  • Effectively communicate the vision of Wooddale’s Children’s Ministry.
  • Ability to research and learn from cutting-edge ministries around the country.
  • Maintain a strong work ethic and build efficient processes.
  • Subscribe to and affirm the Statement of Faith and Covenant of Wooddale Church.
  • Strong skills in details and administration
  • Remain a member in good standing of Wooddale Church.
  • Be a regular participant in public worship at Wooddale Church.



  • Reports to Children’s Pastor
  • Relates to Children’s Ministries and other ministry staff




Benefits offered include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as retirement plans.



EOE – Equal Opportunity Employer