Children’s Ministry Coordinator, West Grove UMC

West Grove United Methodist Church in West Grove, PA is hiring a part time Children’s Ministry Coordinator. The Children’s Ministry Coordinator is responsible for development and implementation for the church children’s program with preschool-6th graders. S/he will build relationships with children and volunteers and coordinate execution of programs that nurture children to grow in the Christian faith. To inquire or apply, please send your resume to


  • Part-time 20 hours per week, 48 weeks per year
  • Start date ~April 1, 2018
  • Vacation: 4 weeks per year, without compensation


  • Successful completion and submission of Pennsylvania child abuse clearance, Pennsylvania criminal background check, Federal Bureau of Investigation clearance, drug testing, and driving record check
  • Coursework within an elementary education program or an accredited pastoral ministry program is helpful but not required

Specific tasks:

  • Design/supervise/facilitate children’s programs, including Sunday School
  • Recruit and support adult volunteers for children’s programs and Sunday School
  • Plan and lead opportunities for children in worship, service and fellowship, to include, for example:
    • Preparing children to take communion
    • Coordinating children’s choir
    • Administer and delegate execution of children’s outreach events, to include, for example: VBS, Easter Eggstravaganza, and Trunk or Treat
  • Meet with Children’s Ministry Coordinators/Pastors at other local churches as necessary
How to Apply

To inquire or apply, please send your resume to