Job Title: Children’s Ministry Intern
Type: Part time, non-exempt, temporary position
Hours: 5 hours a week including Sunday morning
Rate: The internship comes with a stipend of $15 an hour.
Reports to: Pastor of Children and Discipleship
Summary: Belmont United Methodist Church is a community of Christ-followers growing in love of God and neighbor. This is what we at Belmont UMC believe Christian discipleship is, what we are to be, and what Jesus meant when he sent his followers to “make disciples.” We believe every person is of sacred worth and created in God’s image. We commit to Jesus’ example of inclusive love, care, and intentional hospitality with persons of every race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, faith story, physical or mental ability, economic status, or political perspective. We respect our diversity of opinion and expressions of faith. Therefore, as God loves us, so let us love and serve in the name of Christ.
This internship is a wonderful opportunity to learn and grow in knowledge and practice of Children’s Ministry. The internship is for approximately 5 hours/week. The most necessary weekly hours are on Sunday from 9:00-11:30 am. The remaining weekly hours are more flexible.
Specific weekly duties include:
Teaching or assisting Children’s Sunday School,
Some record keeping/ roster updating,
Coordinate our acolytes and crucifers (including organizing a training),
Helping to facilitate children taking an active part in worship,
Sending out reminder emails to worship participants each week,
Preparing the weekly Children’s newsletter
Assisting the Children’s Pastor in planning Children’s Ministry events
Assisting in preparation for retreats such as All Church Retreat and Wonderfully Made Retreat
Meet with staff supervisors when needed and maintain good communication
Compliance to Belmont UMC’s Safe Sanctuary policy
Other tasks may arise as needed
A good knowledge of Canva, Microsoft Office, Google Drive and other related programs is most needed
Excellent communication skills..
Must pass a background check and adhere to Safe Sanctuary policy
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be in an office environment. The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets. The person in this position frequently communicates with the public. Must be able to remain in a stationary position 25% of the time. Employee must occasionally lift or move office supplies or other items weighing up to 25 pounds.
Anti-discrimination and anti-harassment policy: Belmont United Methodist Church strives to provide a work environment that is free from discrimination and unlawful harassment. We will not permit discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, military status, veteran status, disability, handicap, or any other legally protected category under applicable federal or state law. This standard of conduct applies to all managers, supervisors, employees, customers, and vendors.