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SEEKING: Discovery Kids Early Childhood Coordinator

Interested applicats should submit a resume with a cover letter introducing yourself and your interest in this position to: steve@discoverydavis.org

Job Status: Part-time at 6-8 hours per week, salary is $15/hr.

P​riority Applications due August 31, 2018

DESCRIPTION:
Discovery Christian Church in Davis, CA is seeking a gifted Early Childhood Coordinator (6 months to Pre-K) to assist Discovery’s Family Ministry Team while serving a dynamic congregation of 300­-400 people. The Early Childhood Coordinator schedules servants, recruits and trains new volunteers, and oversees said volunteers to accomplish the general administration of the Sunday Kids program.  He or she also equips and oversees teachers and helpers each week and works to maintain a team of support workers that enhances the Sunday environment including Point People, Greeters, and Administrative Volunteers.  In addition, it is his or her responsibility to create a safe environment for children by ensuring established policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to by all.  The applicant must desire to be a part of building this ministry for future growth and be teachable and eager to grow as he or she leads by example, demonstrating a desire and ability to reach the unchurched people of our city.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Coordinate volunteers and curriculum (preparing materials) for Early Childhood (6 months to pre-K) classes for Sunday morning gatherings at Discovery (Davis High School Theater)
    • Hours: 9 am to 12 pm Sunday
  • Track attendance and family involvement
  • Teach two classes per month (oversee a 3rd and attend worship 4th)
  • Help train and orient volunteers
  • Attend once a month Leadership Community
  • Desired (but optional)
    • Attend weekly staff meeting (Tuesdays at 10:30 am)

EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Previous experience working with children/children’s ministry
  • A desire for future employment in Children’s Ministry
  • Alignment with Discovery’s values/mission
  • Clear background check
  • Ability to be present Sunday mornings (3 hrs) with 3-5 hours of work during the week

APPLICANTS SHOULD DEMONSTRATE:

  • Relational team-building
  • Ability to communicate clearly (in verbal and written form)
  • Growing knowledge and understanding of the Bible
  • Ability to organize people and lead by example
  • Desire to integrate assigned ministries into the broader vision of Discovery
  • Desire and ability to work as a team, combined with a
  • Willingness to listen and learn

Interested applicats should submit a resume with a cover letter introducing yourself and your interest in this position to: steve@discoverydavis.org

About Discovery: We are a 15 year ­old church that teaches the Bible and centers on Christ. We envision an intentionally discipled church that reaches the unchurched people of our city to change our world. Interested individuals should fully embrace our vision and show a heart for reaching people who are presently far from God with the good news of Jesus.

Find out more at w​ww.discoverydavis.org.