VBS Coordinator: Employment Opportunity

Media Presbyterian Church

MISSION:  to love God and love our neighbor

VISION:  to be a Christian community that worships together, serves together, and grows together in faith

 

Position Title:  Vacation Bible School Coordinator

Accountable to:  Children’s Ministry Director

Classification:  Temporary, Part-time

Hours Worked:  approx 2 hours/week in April and May; approx 30 hours/week June - mid-August

Purpose of position:  To organize and coordinate church’s largest outreach program, Vacation Bible School. To help children build a closer relationship with Jesus, with each other, with the Bible and with the church

Qualifications:

  • Commitment to Jesus Christ, and a growing personal relationship with Him
  • Love for children, and ability to interact comfortably with children of all ages
  • Strong Organization and Communication skills
  • Strong Interpersonal skills, comfort recruiting volunteers
  • Strong leader
  • Prefer Education background and/or experience

Responsibilities:

  • Oversees organization, administration and delivery of Vacation Bible School
  • Consults with the Director of Children’s Ministries to implement curriculum
  • Consults with Director of Youth Ministries for coordination of Middle School Program
  • Consults with Facilities Manager to plan logistics of building use, sound and technology needs
  • Recruits and trains volunteers
  • Manages registration and record keeping
  • Represents VBS on the Children’s Ministry Committee
  • Directs brainstorming, preparation, execution and cleanup of VBS decorations for sanctuary and all stations/locations in church
  • Advertises the VBS event to the church and community
  • Abides by Children and Youth Safety Policy, and implements same for VBS volunteers
  • Supports planning and preparation for all stations:  Bible, Crafts, Games, Preschool, Middle School, Nightly Openings/Closings
  • Greets families/children each night.  
  • Coordinates Tshirt design and order
  • Coordinates VBS Sunday Worship Service with Director of Children’s Ministries and Senior Pastor
  • Plans VBS Mission project in coordination with Director of Children’s Ministries
  • Takes responsibility for variety of duties and details that are relative to the VBS program
  • Assists with the evaluation of the success of the program and makes recommendations for improvement for subsequent year(s)