Northport First United Methodist Church
Service & Careers

Northport First United Methodist is a great place to worship and grow in faith.  

Current Opening:

Position Description, Requirements and Responsibilities

POSITION: Coordinator of Children’s Activities

DESCRIPTION: The Children’s Coordinator will be responsible for the planning and directing of a comprehensive Children’s program.

REPORTS TO: PPR Contact Person

Requirements and Responsibilities:

  • Must exemplify outstanding Christian attitude and witness.
  • Must support the Church Mission.
  • Must work well with staff and others.
  • Be adaptive to changes recommended to and approved by the Administrative Council.
  • U  DDevelop and plan, in conjunction with the Administrative Council and Pastor, children’s programs for services, activities and special events.
  • Must participate in continuing education as related to children’s programs on an annual basis. (Funding provided by the church)
  • Must comply with all requirements of the church “Safe Sanctuary Program”.
  • Be available to all children that fall within the guidelines of the children’s  program.
  • Plan programs to include topics of interest and concern that will reach all children of the church and the community.
  • Responsible for the planning of short and long range children’s activities and submit a quarterly and annual calendar of plans to the Administrative Council and the PPR Contact Person.
  • Be available to attend Administrative Council meetings and report on children’s related activities or concerns.
  • Maintain discipline and Christian values in the Children’s ministry in cooperation with the Administrative Council.
  • Responsible for coordinating additional programs for children.
  • Recruit and train volunteers along with theme decorating of Children’s facilities.
  • Insure the Children’s facilities are maintained for cleanliness and for the needs of the program.
  • Insure that all children, active and inactive, are provided information on all upcoming events and activities by mail, email, bulletin and newsletter.
  • Develop an inclusive outreach program that reaches out to all children of our community.
  • Work with the Sunday School Superintendent to promote the Sunday School Children’s Program.
  • At no time attempt to manipulate the thinking and desires of the children as a whole that would contradict a Christian attitude and witness.
  • The Children’s program is encouraged, but not limited to, Cokesbury Methodist literature and must be approved by the Pastor.
  • At all times, lead by example.

Compensation Plan:


The salary for this position will be recommended by the PPRC and approved by the Finance Committee. The salary will be based on the education and experience of the applicant.

T
he Children’s Coordinator will be allowed 2 Sunday mornings vacation/sick days per year.

Payday will be the 15th and the 30th of each month.