Children's Summer Programs Coordinator 2019

Rate: $16 per hour
Hours: Full time (30 hours/week)
Date: June 10 - August 21, 2019
Application deadline: May 20, 2019

Send resume and cover letter to:  [email protected]

Job Description:
The Children's Summer Programs Coordinator is a 30 hour/week position for 10-11 weeks.

She/He is responsible for the administration, oversight, and leading of children's outreach ministry (ages 5-12) at Olivet during the summer months. This outreach consists of a bi-weekly drop-in and a week-long Daily Bible Camp. This person will report to and work in partnership with the Children & Ministry Coordinator, as well as additional support from Pastoral and Admin staff. An office area is provided.

Qualifications:

  • Christ follower and desire to grow in His ways
  • Post-secondary education and experience in Early Childhood, or Child & Youth Care, Education, or previous summer camp work, or related fields is desirable
  • Team player and good people skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to plan, develop, organize and carry out ministry programs effectively.
  • Creative thinker, positive attitude, and desire to have fun
  • Clear criminal records check
  • Passion for hanging out with little kids and showing Jesus' love to them
  • Awareness of basic childcare safety policies and procedures (Olivet will orient you to our full policy)

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, and lead bi-weekly drop-ins July through August on Monday and Wednesday mornings (no drop-ins during VBS)
  • Plan, organize, and lead a Daily Vacation Bible Camp, 9-noon August 12-16
  • Communicating with others via phone calls, emails, face-to-face, and public speaking to 90 kids plus youth & adult leaders
  • Select and order appropriate supplies, in consultation with staff
  • Recruit, screen, and train volunteers
  • Lead 2 Sunday mornings
  • Work within the Olivet Kids budget
  • Adhere to main principles, vision and mission of Olivet Kids Ministry