Children's Ministry Coordinator

First Baptist Church, Fairfield | Fairfield, TX

Posted Date 6/15/2022
First Posted6/15/2022

Title:  Children’s Ministry Coordinator 

Status:  Part-time Reports to:  Senior Pastor

Supervises:  Children’s Ministry Volunteers

Responsibility:  Oversee and lead all ministry to Children’s and related activities

Education/Experience:  Degree preferred, in related field

Minimum 3 years related experience  (Experience in SBC life preferred)

It is impossible to cover everything you would want to know about this opportunity here, so we encourage you to visit our website and our social media pages to learn more about us.  Here are some of the more importatnt details about us and this role:   

FBC Fairfield is located in a rural community approx. 1 hour south of Dallas (on the I45).  With a low cost of living and highly rated schools we are a desirable community for those looking to escape the city and enjoy a better quality of life.  We have a growing community and a wonderful debt free campus which allows us to focus on missions, ministry and church health.

We have recently completed many physical improvements to the campus and our children’s ministry benefits from access to our Christian Life Center (recreational gym) and transportation ministry.  We prefer applicants who are willing to relocate to Fairfield for this position.

We have a team of volunteers in place, but as is always true in children’s ministry - the leader must be able to recruit and train additional volunteers and ministry help.  All our staff and volunteers complete Ministry Safe training and undergo background investigations.

Some of your Duties :          

Enlist, train, develop and manage volunteers for Sundays, Wednesdays evenings and special events, such as Vacation Bible School and Children’s Camp

Plan, promote and supervise a program of children's Christian education, evangelism, discipleship and work with the next level minister to ensure smooth and learned transition in to Youth ministry 

Lead in outreach to prospects who visit the ministry and minister to children, families, and workers in your ministry’s care

Overseeing budgets once approved, Preparing and submitting requests for annual Children's Ministry Needs

Managing ministry volunteer scheduling, background checks and safety training

Managing parent permissions and safety contact information 


Some of the Core Competencies yu will possess:

  • Spiritual and relational warmth, as well as a genuine love for children and your staff
  • A passion for leading the church to reach families through providing safe and loving care for their children and ensuring Christ is shared with even our youngest church members
  • Able to inspire and lead your team to pursue excellence in the development of their ministry to children and families
  • The ability to draw other talented members into ministry and empowers others to lead and create within their abilities


Spiritual:  Have a mature, yet still growing, relationship with Jesus Christ. Possess a calling from God (with the gifts and talents necessary) to lead the Children’s Ministries. Embrace the SBC - BF&M 2000. Staff members are expected to be involved in an intentional relationship with the Pastor (or assigned leader) for the purpose of spiritual growth and making disciples of Christ, they are expected to be regular church attendees and to support their church financially.

We Offer:  This is a PT position and compensation package will be commensurate with experience and education. Some weeks may require 30 hours per week (like VBS week), or as little as 7 hours per week during the summer. Vacation is available and earned based on time of service. For families with small children, Parents Day Out may also be available as a benefit.

To Apply:  No phone calls please! Send required documentation (as listed below) via  Email to: 

Please include:  A letter of interest / introduction, your resume, a list of references, compensation history, and links to webpages, social media, etc.


Our team is seeking to fill this position soon and will carefully consider every applicant. Because of the speed at which we hope to move, we will ony be able to respond to those applicants with which we hope to move forward.  If at any time your desire to be considered changes, please notify us via email. 

Salary11.00 - 18.00 Annual
Part-Time | Bi-vocational
Highest Level of Education Required
Minimum Experience in Years
Our church/ministry is affiliated with the Southern Baptists of Texas Convention.
Our church/ministry understands and affirms the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.
Southern Baptist TEXAN Announcement (max 50 words). Please include whether FT/PT and the City/State.
FBC Fairfield Texas seeks PT/BiVo Children's Ministry Coordinator to lead our growing children's Sun School, Children's Church, & Wednesday evening program. email:

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