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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.

A ministry coordinator for CEF of South Dakota, Inc., Sioux Falls Area Chapter performs the planning, execution, and supervision of a particular ministry, 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 in Minnehaha and Lincoln Counties
  • Have a strong desire to see Clubs operate in a healthy manner and according to the policies and procedures of CEF of South Dakota, 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, Google Drive and Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Must have the ability to take the initiative on tasks and maintain a positive, professional attitude.

As a religious organization, Child Evangelism Fellowship Inc. is permitted and reserves the right to prefer employees or prospective employees on the basis of religion. 

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