Kid’s Ministry – Support Coordinator for Lower Grades


Position Title: Kid’s Ministry – Lower Grades Support Coordinator
Department: Dunwoody Kids Ministry
Reports To: Director of Dunwoody Kids
Status: Part Time, Non-Exempt
Benefits: Not Eligible
Date Prepared: February 22, 2024

Position Overview: The Kids Lower Grades Support Coordinator role works with ages 2-2nd grade. This role is an integral part of connecting with the youngest church attenders and their parents to kick off a strong relationship with God and the church at a formative part of their lives. Dunwoody United Methodist Church is a dynamic, faith-based community committed to sharing the love of God for the transformation of the world. Our staff represents a diversity of spiritual beliefs-membership in the Methodist denomination is not required for most positions.

-Support and Lead Preschool Wednesday Morning Chapel by coordinating Clergy Staff, performing dance moves to songs, and editing lessons for the weekly event.

-Interface between Nursery Staff and Kids staff to ensure Sunday Morning nursery flows smoothly, has enough supplies, and connects parents to the larger church.

-Assist with planning and executing all major Faith moments and events, such as VBS/VBX, Third Grade Bible presentation, and major Holiday celebrations with the larger Kids team.

-Rotate with other staff members to serve as a Kids Worship Leader and Large Group leader on Sunday Mornings.

-Help recruit, train, and coordinate volunteers for Sunday Morning Sunday School along with the Upper grades Support Coordinator.

-Foster an atmosphere of love, respect, and spiritual growth among children and staff.


-Bachelor’s degree Strong Christian faith and alignment with the church’s religious values and mission.

-Proficient with technology, including Google Suite (Sheets, Docs and Drive), Microsoft office (Excel, Word and Powerpoint), Meta Business Suite and Canva

-Strong knowledge of child development; ability to present to young kids and maintain the attention of groups of children; enjoyment of serving with kids required.

-Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills. Ability to multitask and manage resources effectively.

Physical Demands
-Be able to lift/carry up to 30 pounds and be able to be at eye level with children.

-This is a part-time (20 hours) in-office role with most hours being served at the church. Sundays (8:30am-12:30pm) and Wednesdays (8:30-12:30) are required with remaining office hours being
determined to a negotiable schedule upon hiring.

Work authorization requirements:
-Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship.

Other duties:
-Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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Kimberly Cook
(770) 542-1643