Children's Ministry Director

  • Currey Creek Church
  • Sep 19, 2019
Full time Children's Pastor/Director

Job Description

Job Title:                              Children’s Ministry Director
Status:                                  Full-Time

Supervisor Title:                Associate Pastor

 

Job Summary

The role of the Children’s Ministry Director is to lead the Creek Kids ministry at Currey Creek Church. This includes ministry to birth-5th grade children and their parents, leadership of staff and volunteer teams, and vision casting for programs, curriculum, milestones, and events.

 

Ministry Responsibilities

 

Children and Families

  • Pray for Currey Creek children and their families
  • Look for opportunities to engage in meaningful interaction with children and parents on Sunday mornings and throughout the week.
  • Set up appointments to meet with members, attendees, and first time visitors.
  • Oversee communication between the church, children, and families.
  • Provide resources for parents and families as needed.
  • Ensure and enable Gospel-centered and age-appropriate curriculum and teaching.

 

Organize and Empower

  • Provide leadership, direction, and oversight to the Children’s Ministry team of staff, paid workers, and volunteers.
  • Empower staff, paid workers, and volunteers to do the work of the ministry.
  • Oversee the setup and operation of all related children’s ministry environments on Sunday morning, including check-in, individual children’s environments, security, check out, setup and tear down.
  • Lead creative team meetings with the appropriate team members in order to implement the curriculum on Sunday mornings and any additional programs associated with Children’s Ministry.

 

Recruit, Train, and Equip

  • Recruit volunteers who have a passion for Jesus and for children.
  • Train volunteers how to engage with, encourage, and teach children in fun and creative ways.
  • Invite, train, and empower volunteers to lead within the children’s ministry.
  • Ensure a monthly volunteer schedule is communicated.
  • Ensure volunteers are followed up with and onboard.
  • Create systems and events to thank and appreciate children’s ministry volunteers.
  • Train volunteers on all security and safety policies and procedures including background checks, emergency procedures, and Ministry Safe trainings.

 

Other Duties

  • Stay in touch with other vibrant children’s ministries around the country.
  • Pray, brainstorm, dream, and plan how Children’s ministry can continue to develop and grow.
  • Implement new ideas/events/programs as needed that are in alignment with church vision and direction.
  • Oversee the Children’s Ministry budget.
  • Meet weekly with the Associate Pastor to discuss goals, ideas, and vision.
  • Be prepared to share the vision and goals of the children’s ministry to anyone who may ask.
  • Attend all loop and staff meetings.
  • Work closely with student pastor and adult ministries pastor to engage and equip our families.

 

Personal Responsibilities

  • Maintain God ordained priorities in your life by putting Jesus Christ first, your spouse second, your children third and the ministry fourth.
  • Be loyal to the vision and staff of Currey Creek Church and always protect the unity of the church.
  • Exalt God, Engage the Culture, and Enrich the Christ follower on a personal level.

 

Position Requirements

  • 5 - 10 years experience working with children
  • 2 - 4 years experience on a children’s ministry staff at a local church
  • Previous leadership of a church staff and/or church volunteers preferred.