Children's Ministry Administrative Assistant | 38 hrs/week | $16-18/hr + Benefits
Bellingham, WA Children's Ministry
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time

Summary of Duties

Serves the Children’s Ministry team by effectively planning, organizing, communicating, and coordinating the day-to-day workflow.

Essential Functions

  • Assist in implementation of long-term strategic planning with a focus on the details
  • Oversee supply prep, ordering, and stocking
  • Oversee prep teams and volunteers as necessary
  • Perform monthly financial tracking and reporting
  • Maintain expertise in all systems required to execute Children’s Ministries including database management/updating, web-site updating, social media management, etc.
  • Create promotional & curriculum support materials utilizing design software
  • Administer the team calendar to maintain efficient timelines
  • Manage the organization and cleanup of ministry preparation and storage areas/supplies
  • Serve as the Children’s Ministry Team communication coordinator
  • Manage weekly tasks: weekly numbers, new student emails, etc.
  • Be available to work Sunday mornings and major holiday weekends and CM events
  • In conjunction with the Children’s Pastor, assist in purchasing/creation/modification of curriculum

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Display an obvious and growing love for Jesus and desire to see lives and communities changed by the Holy Spirit
  • Experience with handling sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality and trust
  • Gifted at administration and a proven track record of serving others
  • Strong organizational skills, builder of strategies and systems, detail oriented
  • Clear and effective communicator both written and verbal
  • Proven success at multitasking, time management, and prioritizing
  • Demonstrated strength in planning and organizing  
  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs
  • Knowledge of current trends in childhood development/programming with awareness of demographics of the families we serve in Whatcom county preferred
  • Experience with Mac, Google, and Microsoft applications