Employment

With a large body of believers and a diverse set of ministries and partnerships, it takes a coordinated team of staff and volunteers working in close collaboration to support it all. Currently, we are looking to fill positions nurturing our youngest members and friends in our nursery and Children's Ministry.
For details and applications, see the individual sections below.

  • First Lutheran Church is looking for a full-time Director of Children and Family Ministry to develop a culture of faith formation for parents and children, ages birth through grade 5, in a community of trusted relationships.  Join a staff team of 15 serving a large congregation located in the heart of Cedar Rapids with a history of serving the needs of the surrounding community. See www.firstlutherancr.org/about/employment   for job description and application materials.  Salary up to $50,000+ based upon education and experience.  Full tuition offered for Master of Arts in Children, Youth and Family.  ELCA Pension/Medical Benefits. Relocation expenses. 


    Send resume and cover letter to Pr. Steve Knudson at Stevek@firstlutherancr.org.  Application Deadline, June 15, 2022.


    Read more:

    Director of Children & Family Ministries Position Description


    First Lutheran Church Vision for Children and Family Ministry

  • Sunday Mornings, and some evenings as needed.


    Perfect job for someone who loves kids. 


    This position is responsible for providing quality childcare, general oversight of the nursery, and management of the Nursery Attendants.  


    This person should have experience caring for children and working with others.


    Pay is $18 per hour

    Sundays 8:30 am. To 12:30 pm.

    Must be Age 18 or older


    Please review the full position description and fill out the application linked below:

    Nursery LEAD Description      employment application

  • Sunday Mornings, and some evenings as needed.


    Perfect job for someone who loves kids. 


    This position is responsible for providing quality childcare for all children in the nursery. 


    This person should have experience caring for children and working with others.

     

    Pay is $15 per hour

    Sundays 8:30 am. To 12:30 pm.

    Must be Age 16 or older


    Please review the full position description and fill out the application linked below:

    Nursery Attendant Description     Employment Application