Job Opportunities

Children's Ministry Team Lead

Religious | Evangelical Free Church of America

First Free Church
1375 Carman Road
Manchester, MO 63021



Posted: Oct 14, 2021

Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2021


PLEASE NOTE: While some remote work is possible, applicants should be available for on-site work weekly.


  • The Kid Connection (KC) Team Leader’s primary responsibility is to provide oversight and leadership to the KC Staff Team. This includes:
  • Casting vision for children’s ministry at First Free Church in coordination with the Senior Pastor and other Family Ministries Staff.
  • Providing guidance to the team as they develop dynamic, faith-building ministries for the discipleship of children.
  • Spending time working on ministry improvement and equipping staff to equip volunteers who accomplish routine ministry tasks and oversee regular operations.
  • Leading the KC Team on ministry-wide events and initiatives.


This position is a part-time, hourly (non-exempt) position of approximately 20 hours per week.


Lead KC Staff meetings and training.

Coordinate the development of projects and events.

Regularly observe staff and volunteers during KC ministry activities and provide feedback and coaching.

Oversee the KC budget.

Communicate with the Senior Pastor on ministry health, staff expectations, and general planning.

Oversee the selection and implementation of children’s curriculum.

Work with the KC Staff Team to provide training and support for parents.

Ensure staff are developing their leadership pipelines, proactively equipping volunteers, establishing leadership teams, and building a “bench” of capable volunteers.

Salary: Hourly


Personal Qualifications

Character and Commitment

  • Is committed to the vision, values, and beliefs of First Free Church.
  • Loves working with adult staff and seeing them use their gifting to minister effectively.
  • Able to coach and challenge staff to grow in their abilities as leaders of leaders.
  • Understands the value of children’s ministry and partnering with parents to disciple children.
  • A team player with a positive attitude who thrives in a collaborative environment.
  • Has a teachable heart and cooperative spirit.

Maintains a professional demeanor in conduct with staff and volunteers.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Complies with a background check.
  • Proficient with email and Google Docs.

How to Apply

Primary Contact: Heather Wright


Phone: 6367792120

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