Ministry Assistant: Kids’ Community and Pastoral Support at The River Church Community
San Jose, CA 95126

The River is seeking a Ministry Assistant to help with the administration of our Kids’ Community program, to provide logistical support to our broader staff team, and to provide administrative and clerical support to our Lead Pastor and Executive Director. This role would be ideal for a detail-oriented person who is happy in the nuts and bolts execution of tasks and enjoys communicating and problem-solving with a positive attitude. The Ministry Assistant reports to both the Children’s Ministry Director and the Executive Director.


Primary Kids’ Community responsibilities:  (approximately 50% of time)

  • Manage volunteer scheduling and send reminders with weekly materials.
    Prepare Sunday morning supplies and materials, including lessons, activities, and snacks.
  • Proactively manage Kids’ Community supplies, including organization, purchasing, printing/copying, etc.
  • On Sunday mornings, be present at the church building 8 am-1 pm. Help to set up classrooms, welcome volunteers and families, and be the supervising staff member for one service (may attend worship the other service).
  • Recruit and schedule childcare workers for special events and be present to get them set up.
  • Support periodic weekend events (such as volunteer training) or seasonal events (such as summer Maker Camp and St. Nick celebration).

Primary general ministry operations responsibilities:  (approximately 50% of time)

  • Logistics and support for retreats, volunteer meetings, and trainings.
  • Coordinate the catering/meals for various church meetings.
  • Welcome guests and delivery people during the week. Check and sort the mail.
  • Assist in scanning and processing bills and expenses, printing and mailing checks.
  • Serve as a resource to the staff team for technology related questions.
  • Facilitate the communication of information between staff members.
  • Administrative and clerical support for the Lead Pastor and Executive Director

Note: We are also open to hiring a part time role dedicated to Kids’ Community.  If you are interested in a part time role, please note that in your application.

Full job posting can be found at


The River Church Community
670 Lincoln Avenue Suite 200
San Jose, California 95126


Brian Perronne


San Jose, CA 95126
Job type
Full Time
Pay rate
Ordained position
Exempt status
Event Coordination
Organizational Tasks
Preparing Written Documents
Administrative and Support Services
Church Ministry