Summer Ministry Coordinator

Summer Ministry Coordinator

Summer Ministry Coordinator

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Job Description

Other Ministries - Part-time

Summer Ministry Coordinator


25+ hours/week paid urban ministry work


$12 – $17/hr depending on experience


3 – 4 days a week with potential weekend and evening volunteering/work. Schedule depending on the candidate. 


Transforming communities through kids by providing long-term, life changing, worldview-expanding relationships, led by Jesus Christ.


As an essential part of the small Community Kids team, the Summer Ministry Coordinator will help plan and run Day Camp, mentoring events, Sidewalk Bible club and church outings. They will also assist in planning other programs and events, and assist families and children in various crisis situations.


Priority 1 – Help Facilitate Bible Club on Tuesdays and Thursdays (Planning, Admin, and execution)

  1. Help Facilitate our Bible Clubs alongside team members — engaging volunteers, assigning sites,  and ensuring each event runs smoothly, including set up and clean up and logistics.

  2. Assist Coordinate rides for kids who need rides. 

  3. Develop Bible Lessons and weekly Devotions for multiple age ranges.

  4. Communicate with volunteers via Facebook Messenger, text, email and coffee dates, ensuring they are up-to-date on programming and know what’s needed from them.

  5. Using the Grow Kids & Youth Ministry App, ensure kids are checked into Bible Club, and train volunteers to use this app as well. 

  6. Help develop a consistent registration process for parents to register their kids into programs.  

  7. Help with our surveys.

Priority 2 – Help with Mentoring and Engaging with kids dealing with the problems

  1. Work with and mentor youth as a staff member and volunteer mentor — this includes maintaining relationships with 3 – 4 kids.

  2. Be prepared to step into social work situations and help families as needed (dealing with behavior and conflict, could include filing CPS reports, delivering food to families or assisting with a housing search).

Priority 3 –  Help with our Camps

  1. Help register kids and families for Camp.

  2. Assist with Logistics of the family camp to help it run smoothly.

  3. Help with the Planning and the implementation of Day Camps.

Priority 4 – Planning and organizing 

  1. Assist in brainstorming ways to help the ministry’s programs ( Bible Club, Basketball Bible Club, Mentoring, Camps & Retreats, Worldview Expanding trips, Mentoring Check-Ins) run smoothly. 

  2. Assist with planning, advertising and running events.

  3. Help with the nitty gritty details of programming and events — cleaning up, setting up, purchasing food, etc. 


  • Prior work in an urban ministry environment is a plus, but not required.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to take ideas from and work alongside both visionaries and detail-oriented people.

  • Focus in stressful situations.

  • Passion for urban youth ministry.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT (2 – 4 hours a month)

  • Check ins, Care Guide

  • Basic Theology 101: Orthodoxy and Orthapraxy 

  • Read, reflect and report on The Third Conversion

  • Read, reflect and report on How to Win Friends and Influence People

  • Read, reflect and report on Luke, Acts, and Romans.

  • Relational fundraising ministry (2 – 4 hours a month)

    • Inform your personal contacts of your work and ask if they would be willing to receive the Community Kids’ prayer newsletter.

    • Continually make needs and opportunities known to people in the community, personally inviting them to participate in the lives of kids with resources that God has given them.

    • Invest in the lives of donors by setting up care appointments to encourage them towards love and good deeds.  


The Summer Ministry Coordinator will work alongside the Mission Vision Director to plan and run programming and manage volunteers. They will work alongside the Executive Director to manage mentors. 



  • Be in relationship with other Christians

  • Maintain a prayer and testimony ministry

  • Participate in prayer meetings at local churches. 

  • Continually share prayer requests and testify to God’s ongoing work in the lives of kids. 

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