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Salem First Presbyterian Church

Children's Ministry Coordinator

Salem First Presbyterian Church
Salem, Oregon, United States

Date Posted: 10/05/2010
Categories: Christian Education
Denominations: Presbyterian -- PCUSA
Church Size: 501 to 750
Job Type: Part-Time

Job Description:
First Presbyterian Church of Salem, the Oregon State Capitol, is located near Willamette University (the oldest university on the west coast).

We are a church experiencing transition in its life and ministry refocusing our vision from a traditional model to a missional model.

Part of this transition is creating a new part-time position (with hope to develop as full time), for which we are seeking someone with a dynamic personality and skills to revitalize our ministry to children and families with passion and enthusiasm. Salem is a beautiful family friendly city with an excellent school system near many recreational areas for mountain or coastal adventures.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Implements year-round children’s programming.
• Orders, organizes and distributes children’s curriculum materials.
• Coordinates scheduling of all childcare attendants.
• Communicates with participants and interested members to stimulate involvement in the Christian Formation and Discipleship Ministry as representatives of children’s ministry.
• Develops and maintains an active program for recruitment of leaders and volunteers to assist in children’s programming.

Children’s Ministry Coordinator Job Information:

Bachelor degree in education/child development preferred, meaningful experience with children in congregational programming desired.

Part-time year round (20 hours per week/flexible schedule)

First Presbyterian Church
770 Chemeketa Street NE
Salem, OR 97301

$800-$1000 per month, based on skills and experience

To Apply please forward your Cover Letter, Resume, and a short statement about your Christian faith via Email to