River Kidz Administrator

Job purpose

Assist in developing, implementing, and leading all aspects of K-5th grade students and their families at New River Church alongside Next Gen Pastor.  This person will work closely with the River Kidz Director position to accomplish the mission, goals, duties and responsibilities for River Kidz ministry.  

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited too...


  • Serve as a leader for River Kidz families (K-5th grade) following NRC’s mission and vision

  • Lead all River Kidz volunteers in the mission and vision of NRC, leading them into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ

  • Along with the Family Ministries Team, partner with parents and their children, supporting them spiritually and giving them resources to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ

  • Meet with the Family Ministries Team and RK Director weekly to discuss children’s ministry needs

Recruitment, Training and Development:

  • Identify and utilize strategies to recruit and select new volunteers, training, developing and discipling them to grow into servant leaders through clear and responsive communication

  • Assist in planning and coordinating all children’s events with the support of your Family Ministries Team

  • Serve alongside the Family Ministries Team to develop attainable and measurable goals within the department

  • Schedule River Kidz small group leaders  and helpers through PCO; may need to be flexible and resourceful to fill those positions last minute  

Curriculum and Teaching:

  • Develop, adapt and approve curriculum for children alongside the RK Director with approval from direct report

  • Lead and coordinate all events for River Kidz alongside RK Director

  • Gather needed supplies for curriculum, organizing each grades supplies in relation to curriculum


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university preferred.

  • Technical skills with Planning Center modules a plus.

Working conditions

Office Hours: Sundays 8:00a-1:00p; Up to 10 office hours throughout the week (schedule TBD); 15 total hours per week

Other seasonal events such as Christmas Services, July 4th Celebration, Trunk or Treat, Baby D etc. may be required.

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