Kids Coordinator Pflugerville at Gateway Church
Austin, TX

Title: Kids Coordinator

Department: NextGen

Reporting Structure: Campus Pastor with a dotted line to the Campus Services Kid’s Lead

Positions Supervised: None

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt / Part-Time

Work Days: Sundays and during the week as needed, not to exceed 20 hours per week.


The Mission of Gateway Church is:

“To help people explore God and become a unified community of growing, multiplying Christ-followers.”

The mission above is not one person’s job on staff at Gateway, it is every person’s job. Every employee will assume responsibility to execute the mission as an individual. In fact, the highest priority and expectation of every Gateway employee is to do this mission in a personal way. To help people explore God (through invitation and volunteer recruitment) and become a unified community (through team building and spiritual care) of growing, multiplying (through deeper spiritual investment and training), Christ-followers.

Summary of Position

The purpose of this position is to lead a Gateway Campus Children’s Ministry (birth through 5th grade). This position will be responsible for developing volunteer teams to provide a children’s ministry consistent with Gateway’s mission. A ministry where kids and families are welcomed as they are, have opportunities to connect with others as they grow closer to Jesus and His purpose for their life.

Primary Functions

  • Policy and procedure for your ministry area are carefully followed to ensure the highest possible standards for safety, security, and sanitation
  • Ministry programing/activities are executed as designed by the Ministry Planning Teams for your ministry area
  • Children experience a fun, attractive, and relational ministry environment where they are taught faithfully and known personally
  • Parents experience excellent service, communication and are provided with opportunities to be involved in the spiritual development of their children
  • Kid’s budgets at your campus are well managed to maintain a surplus in order to account for growth and unexpected expenses
  • All Kid’s environments at your campus are fully staffed with effective and engaging volunteers
  • New volunteers are identified, assimilated, and developed to allow for growth and expansion
  • All kid’s volunteers experience a high level of care and community with other volunteers
  • Volunteers receive coaching and training that equips them to excel in their ministry role
  • Volunteers with high leadership potential are identified and developed to expand the mission of Gateway Church in the Kid’s Ministry and beyond
  • There is an active Core Team of commissioned volunteers who meet with you regularly for ministry evaluation and planning
  • Work with Kid’s and Campus Services leaders from across campuses to plan ministry programing, events and initiatives for all children at Gateway Church
  • Communicate mission, vision and values for Kid’s Ministry in alignment with those of Gateway Church
  • Other duties and shepherding responsibilities as assigned by your Campus Pastor

Secondary Functions

  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications/Skills

  • Associates Degree
  • 2+ years of experience working with children and/or students
  • Proven ability to develop and lead volunteers

Spiritual Criteria

  • Must have an intimate and growing relationship with Christ
  • Must become a commissioned leader at Gateway Church (or be willing to if not currently commissioned)
  • Model standards and expectations of commissioned leaders at Gateway Church

Working Conditions and other information

  • Sunday through Thursday schedule with added responsibilities for holidays and special events as assigned
  • Required attendance at All Staff meetings
  • Easter- all hands-on deck for Saturday/Sunday services and events

(See Holiday Policy in the employee handbook for more information)

  • Christmas- all hands-on deck for our Christmas services and events

(See Holiday Policy in the employee handbook for more information)

  •  Superbull- all hands-on deck for Saturday/Sunday services and events
  • Annual All Staff Retreat- dates are subject to change but typically fall sometime in May
  • Annual Leadership huddle- dates are subject to change but typically fall sometime in August
  • Attend all functions that we require of our Commissioned Core (i.e. Leadership Community, etc.)


Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Gateway Church, where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, pregnancy or any other protected characteristic as established by law.


As a religious institution, it is important that all employees of Gateway Church practice the same beliefs of the church. We therefore reserve the right to exercise this bona fide occupational qualification (BFOQ) in determining which applicants are best suited for positions at our church.


This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and the related BFOQ applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.


Gateway Church
7104 McNeil Dr
Austin, Texas 78729


Julianne Sebring


Austin, TX
Job type
Part Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Not Exempt
Personal Interaction
Working with Children
Church Ministry