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Kids’ Ministry Assistant

Sebastian

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt (Part-Time)

Hours: 9 hours per week

Reports to: Director, Ignite Kid’s Ministry

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Job Description

This position provides assistance for Children’s Ministry during church services, Bible studies, events and other activities as determined by the Children’s Ministry Director. As an employee, we expect you to conduct yourself in a manner that reinforces Calvary Chapel’s Beliefs, Core Commitments and Mission Statement of Win, Disciple and Send. For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes. Romans 1:16

Job Requirements

Culture – This is a critical component. As an employee, we expect you to conduct yourself in a manner that reinforces the core values and mission of Calvary Chapel
Work all scheduled shifts and mandatory special events unless time off is requested and granted beforehand by Children’s Ministry Director
Assist the volunteers during services
Assist and interact with the parents during sign in and pick up
Always attend to the children’s needs 
Teach classroom lessons when necessary
Interact with kids—they are your priority! f1
Accompany children to the bathroom; wait outside.  If younger child, you may need to help, keep door cracked
Always wear gloves when changing diapers and wash your hands each time you change a diaper
You must use the planned curriculum and help the children with their crafts during each shift f2
Serve snacks to children 
When shift is over, ALL workers will clean toys, wipe down furniture in room, vacuum carpets, sweep floors and take out all trash to the dumpster
Accompany children to the playground or play areas tending to their needs.  Watch them carefully and make sure the rules are followed to prevent injuries 
While working during service times make sure that ALL classrooms in the buildings utilized during service are cleaned before leaving
Attend all mandatory Staff meetings
Wear Children’s Ministry shirt provided during every work shift 
Able to lift 35 lbs.  Any child over 35 lbs. will require help
Follow all CCM policies and Childcare regulations
Function as a productive part of the church staff and attend staff meetings
Other duties as assigned by Supervisor

Required Skills

Excellent verbal and written communications skills in dealing with parents
Good knowledge of proper grammar and punctuation
Must be able to interact with child(ren) while overseeing the rest of the classroom
Must have good judgment and decision-making skills  

Other Qualifications

Calvary Chapel must be your home church and consider Pastor Mark your senior pastor
Demonstrate a personal relationship with Jesus through spiritual and moral integrity f3
Fruit of the Spirit is consistently displayed in your lifef4 
Be a reflection of God’s love to colleagues and visitorsf5
Mature, ongoing relationship with Christ and regularly attend church service
Servant-heart and optimistic attitudef6 
A dependable team player who understands unity and works well with people f7 
Ability to set boundaries to limit non-work-related communication
Ability to stay within the parameters of the job description when on the clock
Ability to maintain confidentiality of information
Self-starting – can work with little supervision or direction


Scripture References:
f1 Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these. Matthew 19:14
f2 Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old, they will not turn from it. Proverbs 22:6
f3 If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.  For it is with your heart that you believe and 
    are justified, and it is with your mouth that you profess your faith and are saved. Romans 10:9-10)
f4 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Galatians 5:22-23
f5 A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” John 13:34
f6 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves. Philippians 2:3
f7 Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. Ephesians 4:3

OUR BELIEFS

One True and Living God
There is one true and living God eternally existing in three persons: The Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, all equal in power and glory. This triune God created all things, upholds all things, and governs all things. God is all-powerful, all-knowing, and present everywhere. 1 John 5:7-8

The Bible
The Bible consists of the 66 books of the Old and New Testament. The Bible is the only inspired, infallible, and authoritative Word of God. It is God's mind to us. 2 Timothy 3:16; 2 Peter 1:20-21

God the Father
God the Father is an infinite, personal Spirit perfect in every way: holiness, wisdom, power, and love. He hears and answers prayer and interacts with mankind. 1 Corinthians 8:6; Ephesians 4:6; James 1:17

Jesus Christ
Jesus Christ, God's only begotten Son, conceived by the Holy Spirit - fully God and fully man. Born of a virgin, as predicted by Scripture, He lived a sinless life and performed miracles while on Earth. He accepted death on the cross as a sacrifice for our sins and was raised from the dead on the third day. He revealed himself to many before returning to Heaven as predicted in Scripture. 
We believe He will return to earth again.John 1:1; Romans 1:4; Colossians 1:15; Colossians 2:9, 1 Timothy 3:16; Galatians 4:4; Philippians 2:8; 1 Timothy 2:5; 2 Corinthians 5:21; 1 Corinthians 15:3-5; 1 Thessalonians 4:16

The Holy Spirit
The Holy Spirit is the third person of the Godhead. We believe that at salvation the Holy Spirit regenerates and indwells and seals every believer in the Lord Jesus Christ. He is our comforter, helper, teacher, and guide. (1 Corinthians 12:13; Matthew 12:31; Ephesians 4:4-6; John 14:26) The Holy Spirit helps to conform us to the likeness of Christ. We also believe that the Holy Spirit empowers us to live as witnesses for Christ and that comes from an experience of the Holy Spirit coming upon a believer to empower them as we see in the book of Acts. That event of being filled or baptized in the Spirit needs to translate into a lifestyle of continuing to be filled, led, and empowered by the Holy Spirit as Paul teaches in Ephesians 5:18. We believe that all of the gifts of the Holy Spirit are available to His church today just like they were in the Early Church. John 14:16-17; John 16:7-11; Romans 8:9; 1 Corinthians 6:19-20; Ephesians 1:13-14; Acts 1:8; Titus 3:5-6; Romans 12:6-8; 1 Corinthians 12-14; 1 Peter 4:10-11

Humanity
Our sin separates us from a Holy God.  We all sin, both by nature and by choice.  The only way we can have a relationship with God is by turning from our sin and accepting Jesus Christ as both Savior and Lord. Romans 3:21-26.
 
Water Baptism and Communion
We water baptize new believers and regularly take communion. These practices were instituted by Christ, taught by the apostles, and practiced by the early church. God's ordinances demonstrate our living faith and obedience to Christ. Matthew 28:19-20; 1 Corinthians 11:23-25

Marriage
We believe that God created mankind male and female. Men and women are both created in the image of God, and as such, they are equal in value, dignity, and worth, but different in function so as to complement and complete each other. 
God instituted monogamous marriage between male and female as the foundation of the family and the basic structure of human society. Therefore, we perform marriages in accordance with the Bible consistent with the Old and New Testament precepts. 1 Corinthians 7:1-3; Genesis 2:24; Matthew 19:4-6


CALVARY CHAPEL MISSION STATEMENT

WIN a person to Jesus Christ - New converts bring excitement and infuse freshness into a body.
He said to them, "Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation.”  Mark 16:15  
 
DISCIPLE a person in Jesus Christ - Equipping believers gets them grounded in the Word.  During this disciplining process, the person is being conformed to be like Jesus Christ.  God has left all believers here on earth so that the Holy Spirit might indwell and empower them:
To think like Jesus thought……………………………….. Mind of Christ
To minister like Jesus did………………………………….. Works or Ministry of Christ
To be like Jesus…………………………………………………. Character of Christ

“Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.”  Matthew 28:19 -20

SEND a person for Jesus Christ - The world is in darkness and surviving without hope.  Christians have been called to go and bring light and hope to these hurting people.  We must have the compassion of Jesus.
“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth." Acts 1:8

CALVARY CHAPEL CORE COMMITMENTS
If you have made a decision to follow Christ, then the 5 C's are your roadmap to an exciting walk with God! They are the key elements we find in Scripture that helped the disciples turn their world upside down! And for that reason, they're the heart and soul of who we are at CCM. 

COMMIT
Be a growing follower of Christ. A committed Christ follower no longer leads his life; he chooses to follow God in full obedience to Him. 

CELEBRATE
Live the fulfilling lifestyle. Here at CCM we celebrate our new life in Christ 24/7! He knows us by name, He forgives all our sins, He directs our steps, He gives us the power and desire to live for Him.  

CONNECT 
To others in personal vibrant relationships.  

COMMUNICATE
Share the good news to everyone everywhere. Jesus said, "Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation." 

CONTRIBUTE
Your time, passion, talents and possessions.  God’s work on earth is accomplished by Christ followers who give what they have to bless others.
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