August 12, 2016


Current Openings at First Church

Children’s Ministry Assistant

Accountability: Supervised by the Director of Children’s Ministries

Time Required: 6 – 8 hours per week, Sundays (including holidays) plus some weekday or evening hours, with potential additional hours for big weeklong events. Paid hourly

Ministry Focus: All programs, events, and workshops for children, birth though the 5th grade

Weekly Sunday Programs

  • Children’s Time and Children’s Church at West Campus
  • Children’s Sunday School Downtown and West Campus
  • Big Seasonal Children’s and Families Events
  • Spring- Easter Celebrations
  • Summer- Vacation Bible School
  • Fall- Family Events
  • Winter- Christmas Programs
  • Short-term weekend or weekday workshops, classes or special events
  • Example: 3rd grade Bible

General Requirements:
Partnership: able to work cooperatively with and assist the Director of Children’s Ministries Leadership: visible, active, and engaged leader during ministry programs and events
Good Role Model: works to follow the example of Christ, in attitude, word, and deed
Trustworthy: acquire and maintain Safe Gatherings Certification and follow safety procedures
Dependable: regular attendance and involvement in Children’s Ministry programs and events

Ministry Assistant Duties:
Assist Director with the following
• Recruiting, training, and scheduling children’s ministry volunteers
• Planning, evaluating, and preparing lesson plans and curriculum
• Organizing, maintaining, and preparing ministry supplies
• Promoting opportunities for children and families in the church
• Creating Promotional Displays and Children’s Ministry Bulletin Boards
• Providing consistent leadership, able to lead Children’s Church, deliver Children’s Sermons, and to lead and assist volunteer staff in their ministry with children

To apply, contact Cindy Nelson with your resumé at or (785) 841-7500.

If you’re interested in volunteering for First Church, please feel free to contact our office at 785-841-7500 or at