Kids Club Coordinator

Position Overview

Facilitate a daily Kids Club for children ages 5-10 and coordinate morning service opportunities in the community. Provide leadership for participants as they create crafts, plan games, practice songs and implement the Kids Club curriculum provided by YouthWorks. Come to know and love community kids and their families as you work with them for an entire summer. See perspectives change as youth have the chance to show the love of Christ.

Common Community Types
Kids Club is primarily offered in small towns and Native American Reservations. Limited opportunities in small and large urban communities.

“Years later, I still think about the kids I worked with and the impact that they’ve had on me. My perspective has been changed for life”

– Gwen, Kids Club Coordinator

 

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and one year post-high school or equivalent
  • Actively pursuing a relationship with Christ
  • Desire to serve the Church
  • Able to relate to youth
  • Model servant leadership
  • Have a teachable spirit
  • Experience working with children
  • Working understanding of child development and behavior management
  • Confident in leading at-risk children

Team Tasks/Roles

  • Lead morning devotions
  • Participate in evening programming and worship*
  • Facilitate a team of students in meal preparation
  • Engage throughout the day with churches, including youth and Adult Leaders
  • Engage in respectful service and regularly communicate with community partners
  • Site preparations including inventory, shopping and confirming service schedules

*There is a $150 bonus added for qualified guitar, piano, and ukulele players who help facilitate worship on site.

Internship Information

Previous summer staff have received internship credit or relevant work experience fulfilling this role from the following majors: Education, Early Childhood Development, Psychology, Children and Family Ministries, Urban Studies, and more.

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