KIDS MINISTRY ASSISTANT

First Baptist Rogers is a Southern Baptist Church in Northwest Arkansas. We conduct eight services every Sunday at three different campuses for over 2,500 people each week. Our mission is to make disciples of all the nations, and our process of discipleship is “come, connect, grow, serve, and go.” The part-time Ministry Assistant will have the following qualifications and fulfill the following responsibilities:

HOURS: Monday through Thursday; 8am-1pm; 20 hours per week.

PRINCIPLE FUNCTION – Responsible to the Kids Pastor to provide secretarial support to the Kids Ministry Team including Kids Ministry Associates.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide secretarial support to the Kids Ministry Team
  • Help to ensure all LIFE Groups are prepared for Sunday and Wednesday programs
    • Includes coordinating and/or printing LIFE Group curriculum
    • Preparing and/or printing papers for AWANA
    • Helping with whatever is needed for the Kids Ministry
    • Finding substitutes for LIFE Groups
    • Count Sunday Kids church offering and submit to Finance each Monday
  • Maintain Kids Ministry LIFE Group classroom supplies (pens, forms, name tags, etc.)
  • Maintain Leader Hub
    • Clean up each week
    • Stock refrigerator
    • Order drinks and snacks from Sam’s as needed
  • ACS database: attendance tracking, follow-up, and running reports
    • Budgets and credit card info: communicate budget status, including submitting credit card expense reports and ensure that receipts are applied to the proper accounts
    • Communications: manage website data, weekly emails, texts and social media; creating, editing and proofing of announcements in various outlets
    • Planning Center: entering, updating and managing event information 
    • Background checks: maintain records of who has or has not had background checks run  
    • Perform other duties as requested by the Office Manager, Kids Pastor or the Discipleship Team

    Various Other Tasks:

    • Upward Sports-Spring and Fall
    • Seasonal events (Trunk or Treat, promotion, etc.)
    • Attend weekly Monday meetings
      • Kids Ministry at 9:00 a.m.
      • Discipleship Meeting at 11:00 a.m.
    • Attend Ministry Assistant meetings (Tuesdays, twice a month)

    Monthly/Quarterly Duties:

    • Receptionist duties once a month
    • Birthday cards for Kids
    • Birthday cards for Leaders
    • Update budget spreadsheet with the monthly transaction history
    • First Connections
      • Ensure supplies are good
      • Print the certificate, have Shay sign and mail to the child

      QUALIFICATIONS

      • Basic office skills (making copies, sending emails, answering phone calls)
      • Knowledge of ACS or similar church data ministry program
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
      • A calling to serve God in a church staff position
      • Flexibility
      • Works well with others
      • Confess to be a born-again Christian and to have made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord
      • Believe the Bible to be the inspired, the only infallible, authoritative, inerrant Word of God
      • Accept FBR's Statement of Faith without reservation
      • Manifest by daily example the highest Christian virtue serving as a Christian role model both in and out of church
      • Demonstrate and uphold the core values of First Baptist Rogers: Christ-likeness, family, church, educational excellence, service, and stewardship
      • Become a member of and faithfully attend and support First Baptist Rogers

      APPLICATION PROCESS

      As part of our application process, you will need to complete both of the following items:

      Culture Index Survey linked here.
      Complete our application here. Once complete, email your application to Kellie Tempel at