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Website CEF of Florida Inc., Florida's Heartland Chapter

Child Evangelism Fellowship® is a Bible-centered organization composed of born-again believers whose purpose is to evangelize boys and girls with the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ and to establish (disciple) them in the Word of God and in a local church for Christian living.

Annual Salary $15,000 to $20,000

A ministry coordinator for CEF of Florida Inc., Florida’s Heartland Chapter performs the planning, execution, and supervision of particular Child Evangelism Fellowship® ministries, such as after-school Good News Club® or 5-Day Club®. The ministry coordinator should be able to plan and analyze, demonstrate organizational skills, and motivate people.

General Responsibilities

Charged with starting Child Evangelism Fellowship ministries (Good News Club and 5-Day Club) through church partnerships and training
Identify the needs of teachers and hosts — developing plans that will meet the requirements
Work in cooperation with the Local Director to sustain and expand ministry
Have a strong desire to see Clubs operate in a healthy manner and according to the policies and procedures of CEF of Florida, Inc. and CEF International Headquarters
Executes ministry activity within budget, according to policy, and with Biblical character

Specific Responsibilities

Work with local director to develop teachers and helpers for Good News Clubs through the local churches, as well as teens for the Christian Youth In Action® Training to serve as Summer Missionaries at 5-Day Clubs and other outreaches
Interview and screen new volunteers and determine appropriateness for ministry as well as role assigned
Process new and returning Good News Clubs (e.g., prepare facility requests in a timely manner, confirm Good News Club volunteers, confirm church sponsorship, parent registration forms developed per school)
Promote and help with State Retreats, Camps and Trainings as Chaperone, Small Group Leader, Trainer, etc.
Oversee the operations of 5-Day Clubs and summer outreaches at events and fairs
Update local director regularly on ministry status, concerns, potential problems, keeping excellent documentation on all school and ministry-related matters
Be an ambassador for the Chapter and actively involved in chapter fundraising
Work towards completion of a Children’s Ministry Institute® diploma by taking a minimum of one CMI® course per year
Support ministry activities and work as a team


Be a mature Christian with a demonstrated love of Jesus Christ
In good standing with a local church
Confident about calling to minister to children
Love the local church and other Christian organizations and value them as ministry partners
Willing to abide by the purpose and policies of CEF
Be a continual learner, relevant, strategist, love people, and demonstrate an understanding of how to lead and build a team that is diverse in skills, experience, and culture
Working knowledge of Facebook, Canva, and Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
Must have the ability to take the initiative on tasks and maintain a positive, professional attitude.

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