Journey Kids Administrator – West County

The Journey Kids Administrator works to provide the smooth operation and administration of Journey Kids, specifically weekend services. He/she will ensure materials and resources are ready for the weekend and provide administrative support for special events and initiatives. Standard responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Communicate regularly with JK Director and church leadership as to progress, challenges, and needs of the ministry.
  • Create and manage the volunteer weekend schedule, including last minute subs/swaps
  • Coordinate the on-boarding and off-boarding processes for new volunteers
  • Purchase and maintain supplies
  • Manage registration, promotion, and communication for events and initiatives
  • Collaborate with the church administrator and Creative Communications team to create and distribute design work, promo pieces, etc. (print pieces, web and inservice slides, signage, etc.)
  • Manage some JK communication content (website, social media, newsletters)
  • Assist with planning and provide admin support for special events (child dedications, trainings, childcare for events, etc.) and attend as needed
  • Lead weekend prep team and ensure all curriculum materials and resources are ready for weekend services (including class supply bins and media components)
  • Create and manage processes to ensure services run smoothly each weekend (hospitality, attendance rosters, spaces are equipped with necessary supplies, etc.)
  • Maintain and manage Journey Kids spaces
  • Follow-up on facility and technology issues/updates with ministry support
  • Provide initial follow-up with new families
  • Become a “Planning Center Online expert” to manage the JK calendar, create monthly reports, and provide training support to JK greeters/service coordinators for PCO check-ins
  • Reply to general JK communication requests (email, response cards, phone calls)
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings and monthly all-staff meetings
  • Assist the JK Director with other tasks as needed

Spiritual Qualifications

  • Fulfills The Journey’s membership requirements as outlined in the membership covenant
  • Maintains a consistent and meaningful devotional life
  • Is able to skillfully communicate and appropriately employ the Word of God

Personal Qualifications

  • Is reasonably disciplined and organized
  • Exhibits appropriate humility, being aware of both strengths and weaknesses and is continually working on their improvement
  • Possesses an enthusiastic and cheerful disposition
  • Passion for children and families growing in their love for Jesus

Administrative Qualifications

  • Follows through on communication and projects to completion
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work on multiple diverse tasks/projects simultaneously

Status: part-time, non-exempt

Hours: 15-20 hours per week

Schedule: 10-12 hours in the office; 4 hours on Sunday morning; flexible for remainder of hours

Benefits: 403b, accrued vacation, sick leave, and cell phone reimbursement

Reports to Journey Kids Director